Please note that this years conference begins at noon on Friday May 10 and ends Saturday evening May 11.
 
Registration is OPEN.
 
 
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PLEASE ASK YOUR CLUB TO SUPPORT THE DISTRICT'S YOUTH PROGRAMS AND SERVICES BY BRINGING AN ITEM FOR THE SILENT AUCTION.
 
 ROTARY DISTRICT CONFERENCE 
MAY 10/ 11, 2019
 
                         Professional Development  Friday May 10/19
Time
Activity
0800
Registration Desk open at Pictou County Wellness Centre Lobby
08:30 -12.30
Professional Development program   ( coffee  Break included)
 
  12:30- 13:30
  Lunch  
 
                                    Main Conference
12:00 – 17:00
Registration Desk Open – - Pictou County Wellness Centre Lobby
 
  **Partners program event to be held on Saturday AM.
 
 
 
13:30- 14:15
  • Official Welcome and Opening Ceremonies, Rob introduces Guests.
  • Bringing in of flags:  Canada, USA, France, Rotary and flags of exchange students.  Singing of National Anthems.
  •  Welcome to Pictou County, Warden Parker, Chief Andrea Paul and RI Rep
 
    14:15- 14:45
 
Rev. Charles MacPherson leads memorial service.  Deceased members will be honoured with the planting of trees in their memory at a later date in Acadia park in Westville
14:45 -15 :00
         Presentation of district service awards. ( DG Rob)   
                         
15:00- 15:20
 Coffee Break
 15:30- 1600
Address by Ms. Nina Davey, NS Volunteer Youth of the year,  
And founder of “ Jeana's Girls ”  intro by youth member TBA.
16:15
 Meeting of PDGs in Community room. 
House of Friendship open, Silent auction tables open
16:45
                        Shuttle buses available for transport to hotels
18:00- 18:30
Buses pickup at Hotels for trip to deCoste Centre in Pictou
    18:45-19:45
            Reception and dinner at  deCoste Entertainment Centre 
 ( Host - Pictou Rotary Club)
19:45
  Welcome to New Scotland and the Sounds of Pictou County,
hosted by John “Spyder” MacDonald
        22:00
                     Transportation back to Hotels
 
 
 
 
     
 
 
                
 
 
    Saturday, May 11, 2019 
Time
                                 Activity
0730
 Breakfast Available at Hotels.    Registration Desk Open in the Lobby of the Wellness Centre
8:30- 9:15
   Building  and maintaining membership in your club – Louisa  Horne
                
 
      
    9: 15 _10:00
     RI Foundation, How to make a difference – Stella Roy
   10:00- 10:20
 Coffee break with North Nova High Choir and Band
     10: 00
             Partners Program bus leaves for historic Pictou
    10:20 -10:50
     RI REP Greg Yank Address to Conference      
11:00- 11:30
 Speaker Wayne King ‘Charity Begins at home”
11:30-12:15_
                          Strategic Session Planning 
The “How To” of Strategic Planning – How to Assess your Club to Move Forward.      Facilitated by Alex Twells, Louisa Horne, Doug Logan
   12:30- 14:00
 Lunch with Keynote Speaker Sen. Dan Christmas.  Senator Christmas is the first Mi’kmaw senator to be appointed to the Senate of Canada. Intro by TBA   (Host is Westville Club)
14:00- 1500
                           AGM for District.           
15:00- 15:30
  Coffee Break / 2019 /2020 board meeting.  (House of Friendship open. Final chance to bid on Silent Auction items)
    15:30 16:00
              Presentation of plans for 2019/ 2020 upcoming year in Rotary Louisa Horne. Plus Sydney Conference Presentation.
16:00 – 16:30
              Presentation by Youth Representatives
       
 
16:30-16:45
 Silent Auction winner announcements.
 
 
    16:45
 Buses available for return to hotels.
    18:00
 Bus available for pickup at hotels  for Gala at Summer Street Industries
     18:30
  Meet and Greetat Summer Street with music by the Dave Pos Trio
 19:00
 Hosted by New Glasgow Club. (Allanya Monroe)
Dinner at Summer Street Industries with Guest Speaker
Buhle Dlamini –The Future of Leadership
 
Presentation of Awards; Recognize PHF’s and Major Donors.
Comments by RI Rep and wrap up by DG Rob.
 Changeover to New DG.
 
SUNDAY AM
8:30- 11am 
Rotary Presentation Meeting  at Holiday Inn,   led by Stella Roy 
                 
 
 
 
  Registration is open.
  Major Credit Cards Accepted