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District Conference 2024

May 3-4, 2024

Herbert University Center
University of North Florida
12000 Alumni Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224

Who? –District 6970 Rotarians and Rotaractors of all types – new members, incoming club officers and directors, long-standing members, any member ready to be inspired by compelling speakers, and those who want to celebrate another great Rotary year with friends new and old.

There are many comfortable and reasonably-priced lodging options in the St. Johns Town Center / UNF area. We do not have a specific Rotary room block.

Register for the conference: REGISTRATION

Rotary District 6970 Training Assembly Agenda, Friday, May 3, 2024, University of North Florida

9:00 – 11:45 am                 REGISTRATION

10:00 – 11:00 am              ASSISTANT GOVERNORS’ MEETING

DISTRICT ASSEMBLY LUNCHEON

11:15 – 12 noon                 Buffet Lunch

12:00                                   Call to Order, DG John Tabor

Pledge to Flag, DGN Dale Moe

Inspiration, DGND Bo Norton

Welcome/VIP Introductions, DG John Tabor

President’s Rep Comments

Roll Call of Clubs, SEC Steve Crump and SAA Megan Madrid

Business: 2022-23 Expense Approval, TREAS Teresa Harrington

Business: 2024-25 Budget Approval, DGE Mickey Ulmer

Closing Comments, DG John Tabor

Training Plan and Session Locations, DGE Mickey Ulmer

DISTRICT TRAINING

Small Club PRESIDENTS

1:00 – 1:45 pm Leadership Development & Succession Plans

1:55-2:40 pm Managing Projects & Working With Other Clubs

3:00-3:45 pm Team Dynamics & Conflict Resolution

Large Club PRESIDENTS

1:00-1:45 pm Managing Projects & Working With    Other Clubs

1:55-2:40 pm Team Dynamics & Conflict Resolution

3:00-3:45 pm Leadership Development & Succession Plans

All Club SECRETARIES

1:00- 1:45 pm Your Role In Rotary and Information Management

1:55-2:40 pm Working With DACdb & Members’ Data

3:00-3:45 pm Club Records & Attendance Reporting

 All Club TREASURERS

1:00- 1:45 pm Your Role In Rotary & Financial Management

1:55-2:40 pm Effective Budgeting & P&L Analysis

3:00-3:45 pm Dues Billing & Payment Management

All Chairs MEMBERSHIP

1:00-1:45 pm Developing Goals Through Your Club’s MAP

1:55-2:40 pm Engaging & Retaining Club Members

3:00-3:45 pm Effective Recruiting & Sales Training For Your Members

All Chairs PUBLIC IMAGE

1:00-1:45 pm Keep Your Club’s Webpage Updated & Attractive

1:55-2:40 pm The Publicity Toolkit For Club Events & Activities

3:00-3:45 pm Making Every Member The Face Of Rotary

All Chairs FOUNDATION

1:00-1:45 pm Educating Club Members in All Things TRF

1:55-2:40 pm Effective Grants For Local & Global Projects

3:00-3:45 pm Promoting PHS, PPS, & Individual Giving

ADJOURN TO DISTRICT CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES       

                                                                   


Rotary District 6970 Conference Saturday May 4, 2024

District Conf Thursday, May 2, College of Governors dinner at Maggiano’s 5:00pm (invitation only)

District Conf Friday, May 3

4:00 PM                Conference Registration Opens

4:30 PM                Bar Open & Closing remarks, DG John

5:00 PM                Whisky Tasting for Polio (donation to the Polio Fund expected) GRB & DG John

District Conf Saturday, May 4

8:00 AM                Check in / Registration, Patti / Sgt at Arms

8:00 AM                Breakfast Buffet

9:00 AM                Opening comments, DG John

9:05 AM                Invocation

9:08 AM                Pledge

9:15 AM                Mayor Donna Deegan, DG John or Rep. Bean

9:35 AM                Speaker 1:  Patrick Eakes, Zone Dir. Elect

10:32 AM             Speaker 2: Dr. Yohani Kayinamura, RC West Daytona

11:19 AM             Announcements & Awards, DG John

11:40 AM             Buffet lunch

12:30 PM             Speaker 3: Ken Schuppert, RI President’s Representative

1:25 PM                Speaker 4: Barbara Spangler, PDG

2:37 PM                Awards / Recognition    DG John

3:25 PM                Celebration of a Life Well Lived

3:49 PM                Announcements

4:00 PM                Bar Open and light apps

4:00 PM                Major Donor Reception

5:20 PM                Welcome

5:22 PM                Invocation

5:25 PM                Buffet Dinner

5:50 PM                Recognize DGE, DGN, DGND   John, Mickey, Dale, Bo

-Awards: Watson and Williams, DG John

-District Awards, DG John and AGs

-Recognize RIPR Ken, DG John

-RIPR Ken remarks

-Speaker 5: George Robertson-Burnett

-Auction, hosted by GR

-Exchange of pins, John and Mickey

7:30 PM           Final Words and End of Conference, John and Mickey


Register for the conference: REGISTRATION