The Augusta Exchange Club was established in 1923 when a group of individuals had the desire to utilize their time in ways which they could collectively benefit their community. The primary focus was to accomplish something worthwhile for city, state, and country. Augusta Exchange Club want to help the boys and girls of Augusta and the delinquent and neglected child. In order to reach the goals which they established in that year (1923), they organized Georgia Carolina State Fair for the City of Augusta. Georgia Carolina State Fair was introduced with a huge parade on Broad Street. The fair ran for seven days, generated some money, and immediately distributed those funds to charities in the community.