Eliza Noles Highlights Pine Tree Festival Events

by | March 27, 2018 10:36 am

The Rotary Club of Swainsboro held its March 26, 2018 meeting at Catered Creations in Swainsboro.  Ken Warnock welcomed everyone, recognized a visiting Rotarian, and called the meeting to order.

Steven Rigdon gave the invocation and Matt Blackburn led the pledge and Rotary Four-Way Test.

The Rotary member profile was Phil Boatright. Phil holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Georgia Southern University and a Masters of Physician Assistant from the Augusta University (Medical College of Georgia). Phil and Margaret Boatright are expecting their second daughter soon. Phil is employed by Emanuel Medical Center and proudly provides quality healthcare in his own community.

Gail Ware invited all little children and grandchildren of Rotary members to her 11th annual Easter Tea Party and egg hunt for little kids.

Peyton Frye introduced Eliza Noles, Director of Events & Tourism for Swainsboro-Emanuel County Chamber of Commerce. Eliza provided a run down of all the events surrounding the 73rh Annual Pine Tree Festival & Southeast Timber Expos to be help May 4-5, 2018. Noles also highlighted numerous activities leading up to the festival parade day. For the complete listing of Pine Tree Festival events, visit http://www.pinetreefestival.org/calendar/events-1/.

  • April 19 FFA Forestry Field Day 10 AM
  • April 20 Pine Tree Festival Tennis Tournament at East Georgia State College
  • April 28 Pine Tree Festival Beauty Pageants at Swainsboro City Auditorium starting at 10 AM – see Rotarian Dori Durden for detailed pageant information
  • May 4 Rhythm & Pines in Downtown Swainsboro – starting at 6 PM
  • May 5 – Pine Tree Festival Day Downtown Swainsboro
    • Car Show in Downtown Swainsboro 8 AM – 3 PM – Awesome Display of Vintage Cars
    • Knotty Pine 5K & Fun Run 8 AM – 9:30 AM
    • 73rd Annual Pine Tree Festival & Southeast Timber Expo – Lumberjack Challenge
    • Ultimate Air Dogs diving competitions
    • Grill-off and bake-off
    • Arts and crafts vendors
    • Mobile Zip Line (New!)
    • Opening Ceremonies 10 AM
    • The Grand Parade 10:30 AM

Support Emanuel County! Attend all the events at the 73rd Annual Pine Tree Festival & Southeast Timber Expo!

The Rotary Club of Swainsboro is a unit of Rotary International and a member of District #6920.  Swainsboro Rotary supports growing our local economy.

Find out more about Rotary International at www.rotary.org. Also, like Swainsboro Rotary at https://www.facebook.com/SwainsboroRotary.

Article by Gail Ware, Swainsboro Rotary Club Director of Public Relations
Pictured:  Eliza Noles

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