Swainsboro Optimist Club installs new officers
by Whitley Clifton | October 8, 2019 5:26 pm
A Swainsboro evening Optimist Club installation banquet was recently held Thursday, September 26, using the theme of “Friends of Youth, Together with God, we can make a difference,” as the platform for the Shining Star Gateway key to success.
Presiding over this event was Paris Eskew, and the welcome being presented by Olbrionna Coleman. Pastor Harvey Rackins led the prayer of invocation, Harley Paul led the reciting of the pledge to the U.S. flag, and music selections were directed by Tiffany Worthen and featured speaker Reverend Johnathan Hampton.
Following the lighting of candle performed by Mamie Pierce and words ministered by Reverend Hampton came the insulation of officers FY 2019-2020, who were sworn into oath by the Honorably Emanuel County Probate Judge Don F. Wilkes.
Many guests were present for this event and closing remarks were made by President Percey Hodges prior to adjournment of optimist creed.