A lifelong member, Wesley Odom has supported his church with his time, talents, and money.
He currently serves as a teacher and historian. www.fumcpensacola.com
of St. Johnâ€™s Cemetery Foundation
Established in 1876, St. Johnâ€™s Cemetery
is Pensacolaâ€™s largest historic cemetery.
Because of his interest in the areaâ€™s history, Wesley was elected Vice President of the non-profit group that preserves the memory of those interred in St. Johnâ€™s.
has been involved with revamping the website and improving the database. www.stjohnsdb.com
of the Saenger
Pensacolaâ€™s historic Saenger Theater is often the center of activity for the performing arts.
The non-profit group, Friends
of the Saenger, is the theaterâ€™s biggest financial supporter.
has been a patron of this group since 2006.
He has served on the board of directors, assisted with and led fundraisers.
In 2010, he
donated a documentary that he
directed about how Pensacola has been depicted in film and music over the last 90 years.
was one of the large sponsors in the original premiere of this documentary.
He was elected president of the organization in 2010. www.friendsofthesaenger.com
Armada Advisors is located in North Hill, which is a federally recognized historic district. (Wesley Odomâ€™s home is only 5.5 blocks away in the same district.) Wesley has been a member of the neighborhood organization, NHPA, since 1998.
He has served on the board and as president for two terms.
values the unique character of the neighborhood and the importance of historic preservation. www.historicnorthhill.com
Sons of the American Revolution (SAR)
Wesley Odom is proud of his ancestorsâ€™ involvement in the birth of this nation and is a member of the local SAR chapter.
Besides having served as president, he
has orchestrated local events like the Battle of Pensacola celebration that attracted over 2000 people and authored a book, The Longest Siege of the American Revolution: Pensacola. www.battleofpensacola.com
Panhandle Tiger Bay Club
Established in 1977, the Tiger Bay Club
is a diverse, non-partisan group of men and women who are interested in public policy issues and politics.
Wesley Odom was invited to join the group in 2008. www.panhandletigerbay.com