january, 2022

21jan(jan 21)2:00 pm22(jan 22)12:00 pmWinter Business Meeting 2022 + 75th Gala +GRSP Plaza Dedication


Event Details

The GRSP Executive Leadership team has moved the location of the Winter Business Meeting, traditionally held in Savannah, to Thomasville at the Courtyard by Marriott for January 21-22, 2022. The dates for the weekend remain the same, just the location has changed, and festivities have been added to commemorate the 75th Anniversary for GRSP. The celebration and dedication events were originally scheduled to occur at Conclave.

See link: Winter Agenda with full details. The Saturday timeline includes a Trustee meeting at 9 a.m. with a short break then move to the Student Selection process around 10 a.m. followed by the dedication of the GRSP Peace Plaza and Will Watt Memorial Fountain at 11:30 a.m., which should last about 20-30 minutes and be finished by 12 Noon.


In addition to the GRSP Winter Trustee Business Meeting, the GRSP 75th Celebration dinner will be held 6:30 p.m. on Friday, January 21, 2022 at the Plaza Restaurant located at 217 Broad St., Thomasville, GA. The event will feature a spotlight on GRSP success, a salute to the Generations of Generosity donors to the GRSP Peace Plaza and Will Watt Memorial Fountain along with Trustee Foundation award recognitions. The dress for the Friday gala is semi-formal (coat and tie with dress pants for men and dress skirts, dress suits or cocktail dress for women).

The Gala dinner registration link is connected with the Rotary Club of Thomasville. If you are not a Rotarian from District 6900, do not login in the blue boxsimply proceed to the next block and type your full information and choose your meal. If bringing a guest, you can select the appropriate option for your attendee as well.

The Gala dinner is $50 per person and includes heavy hot and cold appetizers, salad, baked potato, green beans w/carrots, rolls with one entrée option including prime rib, Greek chicken or salmon. Choice of homemade pies (chocolate, lemon or coconut). Tea, coffee and one drink ticket for wine or beer. Click here to make reservation:

GRSP 75th Celebration Dinner Reservation (thomasvillerotary.org)

Students will not participate in the Winter Business Meeting weekend in Thomasville as they will have just completed their leadership weekend the prior weekend in Atlanta.


21 (Friday) 2:00 pm - 22 (Saturday) 12:00 pm