National President Visits Mississippi
Don Wright, president of the National Exchange Club, America’s premiere service club, will visit several Mississippi Exchange Clubs, Sept. 16-19.
Wright of Tennessee leads 700 clubs with more than 20,000 members throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.
The Mississippi District consists of 29 clubs with over 650 members, all working to improve their communities through programs in Community Service, Americanism, Youth and Child Abuse Prevention.
On Sept. 16, Wright will attend the Exchange Club of Vicksburg noon meeting at Shoney’s Restaurant. Afterwards he expects to visit the Exchange Club of Vicksburg Child Abuse Prevention Center, 3527 Manor Dr., Suite F.
At 6:30 p.m. that same day, Wright will be the speaker at a combined meeting of the Exchange Club of North Jackson and Exchange of Northwoods at Cool Water Café, 1011 Lake Harbour Dr., Ridgeland.
Wright will be the guest speaker the Exchange Club of Meridian at noon Sept. 17 at Ryan’s Family Streak House, 207 South Frontage Rd. Later that day, he will be the speaker at 6:30 p.m. at the Exchange Club House, 197 Cleary Rd., in Richland.
On Sept. 18, Wright will be the guest of the Exchange Club of Batesville for breakfast at 7 a.m. at Batesville Church of Christ, 120 Eureka St. He will then meet with the Exchange Club of Clarksdale at noon at Western Hibachi Buffet, 707 S State St.
Wright will end his state tour by attending the noon meeting of the Exchange Club of Oxford at Oxford University Club, 300 Old Highway 7 N.
Don was installed as the president of the National Exchange Club in July 2013 at the national convention in Greensboro, N.C. He is a member of the Noon Exchange Club of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and has served in a variety of capacities, including Regional 6 Vice President of which Mississippi is a part.
Don is sole proprietor of Billboard Consultants, an outdoor advertising space management service. He has spent his entire life in the billboard business and has been associated with firms in Mobile, Ala.; Albany, Ga.; Chicago, Ill.; Oklahoma City, Okla.; Nashville and Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Don attended the University of South Alabama in Mobile and Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro. He and his wife, Melissa (the chief financial officer for the city of Murfreesboro), have two children and three grandchildren.
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National Exchange Club President Don Wright will visit several Mississippi Clubs, Sept. 16-19
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