District Conference 2018
 
 
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The Rotary Club of Grand Bend is excited to announce that you can now register for the 2018 District Conference. This exciting weekend starts Friday with an action packed afternoon and an Alternate Program available which includes lunch and a tour of Lambton Shores highlights. There will be a dinner and evening Entertainment.

Saturday there will be a full day focusing on helping you to embrace change in your Club with stimulating speakers and breakout sessions. Those seeking Alternate Programs will find a workshop with local artist Teresa Marie in the morning and an afternoon tour into Huron County with wine and beer tasting as well as some time for shopping. Saturday evening the Gala dinner will be followed by a optional trip to hear a New Orleans Jazz Band called   Red Hot Ramble

Friday, May 4, 2018
Morning:Registration Opens
 House of Friendship Opens
Lunch:
Welcome & Opening Remarks
 Working Lunch - Embracing Change
(we will learn from each other)
Afternoon:Plenary Session - Environmental Concerns
Plastics in the Great Lakes
Dinner:Featured Speaker
Evening:An evening of live entertainment and dancing.
 
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Breakfast:Welcome
Morning:Registration & House of Friendship Open
 Celebration of Life
 Plenary Session - Adapting to Change
 Breakout Session - topics to be determined
Lunch:Youth Exchange and Interact
(we will learn from our youth)
Afternoon:Plenary Session
 Breakout Session - topics to be determined
 Review (what have we learned)
 On to Hanover - next year's conference
Dinner:Featured Speaker
Evening:
An optional Jazz event with Grand Bend's weekend art, food, and music festival.
 
Sunday, May 6, 2018
 No conference activities - stay and enjoy Grand Bend's weekend art, food, and music festival.
Join us in Grand Bend as we Embrace Change featuring;
  • Dynamic Speakers
  • New Challenges
  • Share Successes
  • Rotary Fun Fellowship
  • Explore Grand Bend
  • Enjoy the Art and Music Festival
Conference Chair: Tom McCann - tmccann@hay.net
Conference Registrar: Brian Hall - brian.hall@hay.net
 
Stay at the conference hotel Oakwood Resort or enjoy home hosting by local Rotarians
To reserve a room at the Oakwood Resort - contact the hotel directly by phone at +1 519-238-2324 and ask for the Rotary Conference Rate of $179 (CAD).
Home hosting can be booked via the registration page.