About US

NOTE: Due to current health and safety recommendations, meetings for members may be held online. If you are interested in joining Sweetwater Camera Club, please complete and submit the Contact Us section.

General Info

A SNAPSHOT About Us:
Established in 1988, Sweetwater Camera Club, Inc. is a Douglasville, Georgia-based group of photo enthusiasts.  We are a rapidly growing, family-friendly camera club, west of Atlanta in Douglas County, Georgia.  Our members are comprised of photography enthusiasts—novice through advanced.  Sweetwater Camera Club, Inc. is an excellent forum for expanding your vision as a photographer, learning new techniques, and sharing your work.  We host a wide variety of interesting, motivating, and educational presentations, along with competitions, critiques, and exhibits throughout the year.

Join us as our guest to see for yourself how this process can inspire and assist you.  We look forward to seeing you soon.  Bring your friends!

Mission Statement:
The purpose of Sweetwater Camera Club, Inc. is to share and promote the art and science of photography in a variety of styles and formats, and to provide a forum for sharing photos with others for the visual education, enjoyment, and recreation as individuals, club members, and as a part of the community.

Volunteering:
Sweetwater Camera Club, Inc. is an unpaid volunteer organization. We appreciate the help, resources, and many contributions from our volunteers.  If you would like to serve the club, please let one of the officers know.  The Vice President of Sweetwater Camera Club makes volunteer assignments where needed.

Social Media – Facebook:
A private group Facebook page is available for all paid members.  Only the Facebook group members can see posts.  Paid club members must request to join.
Search Facebook:  Sweetwater Camera Club – Official Club Site

Members of:

  • North Georgia Camera Club Council  (NG3C) 2007 – 2021
  • Douglas County Chamber of Commerce – 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Cultural Arts Council Satellite of Douglasville/Douglas County, Georgia – 2015 – 2021

2021 Officers:

Janet Newton
President

The President presides at all meetings, administers the affairs of the club, and coordinates the activities of the Board of Directors.

Greg Knobloch
Vice President

The Vice President assists the President, oversees the chairs of all committees, makes volunteer assignments as needed, and maintains an inventory of club property.

Jerry Frost
Treasurer
The Treasurer keeps accurate account of receipts and disbursements, is the custodian of all funds, and pays bills and expenditures.
Dawn Horrex
Secretary

The Secretary keeps an accurate record of the actions of the Board of Directors and the club’s meetings, maintains membership records, and records competition results.

Krystal Horne
Assistant Secretary

The Assistant Secretary aids the Secretary in fulfilling the duties of keeping accurate records for the club.


2021 Committee Members:

PositionMember(s)
Hospitality CommitteeDiane Yancey, Deborah Wofford, Crystal Berry, Dawn Horrex
Communications / PublicationsDirector of Publications Dawn Horrex, Cathy Boemanns, Donna Bowlick, Janet Newton
ExhibitsTawni Blamble, Janet Newton
Cultural Arts Council LiaisonJanet Newton
Technology FacilitatorJames Bender
One-on-One MentorGreg Knobloch
Competition CommitteeGary Bowlick, Lorie Duke, Ted Boemanns, Dawn Horrex, James Bender