District5470 Conference

Posted on Aug 22, 2018
The District Conference is right around the corner and we'll have registration up any day now. While you are waiting for that, feel free to contact the Double Eagle Hotel and Casino and make your room reservations. No online reservations here, Rotarians. We get to call and talk directly to the group sales staff Monday through Friday. Their contact information is here:
 
Kate Wolf
Group Sales  Manager
Kathryn.Wolf@decasino.com
Office:   719-689-5076
Fax :      719-689-5050

-----Or you may contact-------

Jenny Young
Group Sales Assistant
Jenny.Young@decasino.com
 Office:   719-689-5177
Conference Agenda
 
Thursday, October 4
     Registration and Networking Reception. 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. The Hippie Lounge
          Get checked in and connect with old and new friends over snacks. Meet our special celebrity guest host and make plans for dinner on your own tonight if we didn't stuff you with the snacks. There will be a cash bar so bring a pocket full of fivers.
 
     Past District Governor's Dinner. 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Winfield's (Conference Center downstairs)
          Past and Future Past District Governors will meet over dinner to discuss issues relating to the district.
 
Friday, October 5
     Breakfast Buffet. 6:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Lombardi's Restaurant (Casino Lower Level)
          Free buffet breakfast for hotel guests
 
     Conference Session #1. 9 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Conference Center Ballroom
          9:00 - Conference Opening Program. Trip Uholt-emcee
          9:30 - Rotary International President's Representative PDG District 5970 Jill Olsen
          10:15 - IPDG George Small District Awards Presentations
          10:45 - Break - sponsored by Wood's Ridge Vacation Homes
          11:00 - Session 1 Keynote Speaker - Traci Brown - "Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire"
 
     Lunch. 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Gold Creek Room
          Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch with friends but be sure to get back upstairs for the afternoon session
 
      Conference Session #2. 1 p.m. - 3- p.m. Conference Center Ballroom
          1:00 - Rotary Zone Membership Coordinator PDG District 5520 Richard "Dick" Jones - Membership
          2:00 - Session 2 Keynote Speaker - Cody Horton - "Everything Begins with and Idea and Inspiration - Exceeding All Else."
          3:00 - Legislative Session - Club Delegates only.
          3:00 - Membership Round Table - Optional - limited seating - Bob Delavan facilitator - Executive Board Room
 
     Comedy Night Reception and Dinner. 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Gold Creek Room
          Feast with your friends at a stationed buffet and then enjoy the comedy of three talented comedians. There will be a cash bar at this event also.
 
Saturday, October 6
      Breakfast Buffet. 6:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Lombardi's Restaurant (Casino Lower Level)
          Free buffet breakfast for hotel guests
 
     Conference Session #3. 9 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Conference Center Ballroom
          9:00 - Call to order 
          9:05 - Rotary Youth Exchange Flag Ceremony
          9:30 - 2002-03 Rotary Youth Exchange Alum Isabel Werner McKenzie - "My exchange in Olxsztyn, Poland"
          10:00 - Break - sponsored by Mountain Waste and Recycling
          10:15 - Conference Keynote Speaker - Lt Col. Rob "Waldo" Waldman - "Never Fly Solo"
          11:45 - Last words from RI President's Representative and District 5470 Governor.
          11:55 - Adjourn