Calendar of Events

2017 Promotional Year A Great Success

Georgia Watermelon Association Promotions Calendar

To schedule a queen appearance at your retailer’s location, local event or school,
contact Dawn Cheplick at the GWA Office – 706-845-8575 or email Dawn Cheplick.

Here is everything we’ve done so far in 2017:

March

  •  Exhibit at Farm Day at Dooly County Elementary School
  •  Georgia Ag Week
  • Ag Awareness Week at Lee County Primary School
  • Commerce Primary School
  • Farm Day – Jeff Davis Fairgrounds

April 1

  • Cooper River Bridge Run & In-Store Visits – Charleston SC
  • Queen Training with NWPB, Atlanta GA
  • Flint Riverquarium

May

  • Sutherland Food Show
  • Warren Technical School
  • Smith Barnes Elementary
  • Thomson McDuffie School
  • Claxton Elementary Ag Day
  • Walmart Grand Re-Opening, Cordele GA

June

  • GWA Farm Visits
  • WSST – Cordele
  • Atlanta Food & Wine Festival
  • Kings Bay Naval Base Healthy Lifestyle Event
  • Ross Chastain NasCar Race, Iowa
  • Cordele Watermelon Days Festival & Parade
  • Robins Air Force Base
  • Kroger Stores, Newnan and Peachtree City GA

July

  • Atl & Co. TV Segment/ Fresh Market – Atlanta
  • Chic-fil-A Headquarters
  • Longo’s Promotional Blitz – Toronto
  • Fort Benning Commissary

August

  • Mar-Del National Watermelon Queen Tour
  • FFA Mud Run
  • Marietta Schools

September

  • Farm Day in the Fall – Tift County Schools

October

  • PMA Fresh Summit New Orleans
  • Marine Corps Marathon, Washington DC

 

January 26-28, 2018 – GWA Annual Convention in St. Simons Island

Upcoming NWA Conventions

2018 – Nashville, TN
2019 – Hawaii