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District Assembly & Conference

April 28 – 29, 2023

Columbus, Ohio

“Imagine Your Rotary Service… and Take Action!”

ASSEMBLY REGISTRATION CLOSES APRIL 20

The Speakers

Floyd Lancia
Floyd Lancia
Past RI Director and member of Rotary Club of Anthony Wayne, Indiana

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Tijana Ristic
Tijana Ristic
Serbian Country Representative in Rotaract Europe
Positive Peace Activator

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Major General (Retired) Deborah Ashenhurst
Director of the Ohio Department of Veterans Services

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Dustin Dale
Dustin Dale, CVP
International Keynote Speaker, Leadership and Business Expert, Executive Leadership Trainer, Bestselling Author

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Buck Bramlish
Robert (Buck) Bramlish
Executive Director, Franklin County Veterans Service Commission

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Maryjane Shackelford
Maryjane Shackelford

Assistant Rotary Foundation Coordinator

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Jenny Stotts
Jenny Stotts

Assistant Rotary Coordinator

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Erin Mooney
Erin Mooney

Executive Director, Natün Guatemala

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Ed Zirkle and Lola
Ed Zirkle

Photographer – Tri-Village Rotary Club

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Weekend Overview

tentative 3-30-23

FRIDAY
APRIL 28

District Assembly

2023-24 theme

ASSEMBLY REGISTRATION
NOW CLOSED

Mitchell Hall, Columbus State Community College

Leading with Purpose: Developing Club Culture

10:00 am“Meet & Greet” Session with Tijana Ristic

11:00 amRegistration and Fellowship

11:30 am

Lunch

11:45 am

The Next Generation of Leaders: Four-Way Test Speech Contest

12:00 pm

Keynote Speaker: Tijana Ristic, Rotaractor from Serbia
Leading a Culture of Peace

1:00 pm

Leading a Culture of Giving
The Rotary Foundation

2:00 pm

Leading a Culture of Engagement:
Membership Engagement

2:45 pm

Leading a Culture of Service
Interactive Service Project Discussion

3:45 pm

Closing Comments / Wrap Up / Transition to District Conference

 

District Conference Kickoff
“Imagine Your Rotary Service… and Take Action!”

5:30 pm

Friday Evening Reception at the National Veterans Memorial and Museum, Rooftop Garden Area
Catering by Cameron Mitchell Restaurants

  

SATURDAY
APRIL 29

District Conference

RI Theme 22-23 vertical

National Veterans Memorial and Museum

“Imagine Your Rotary Service… and Take Action!”

8:00 – 9:30 AM Registration and Breakfast / House of Friendship and Silent Auction OpenGreat Hall and Entry
9:30 – 9:45 AM Welcome & IntroductionsGreat Hall
9:45 – 10:15 AM Rotary Service – Floyd Lancia, Past RI DirectorGreat Hall
10:15 – 11:15 AM Service ProjectGreat Hall
11:15 – 11:45 AM Service Project Wrap-up / Business Meeting / In MemoriamGreat Hall
11:45- 12:15 PM Lunch – Flag Ceremony Great Hall
12:15  – 12:45 PM International Service – Erin Mooney, Executive Director of Natün GuatamalaGreat Hall
12:45 – 1:00 PM RecognitionsGreat Hall
1:00 – 1:45 PM Service to Country – Major General (retired) Deborah AshenhurstGreat Hall
1:45 – 2:00 PM Overview of Breakout SessionsGreat Hall
2:00 – 2:45 PM Breakout Session #1Ukraine (Ed Zirkle) in Great Hall;
Veterans (Buck Bramlish) in Franklin County Room;
Natün Guatemala (Erin Mooney) in Gallery 33
2:45 – 3:30 PM Breakout Session #2
3:30 – 4:00 PM Breakout Session #3
4:00 – 4:10 PM Transition to Great Hall for Closing TalkGreat Hall
4:10 – 4:15 PM Silent Auction ClosesGreat Hall
4:15 – 5:00 PM Raffle Drawing / Closing Speaker, Dustin DaleGreat Hall
5:00 PM End of Event 

National Veterans Memorial and Museum

“Imagine Your Rotary Service… and Take Action!”

8:00 – 9:30 AM
Registration and Breakfast / House of Friendship and Silent Auction Open   Great Hall and Entry

9:30 – 9:45 AM
Welcome & Introductions   Great Hall

9:45 – 10:15 AM
Rotary Service – Floyd Lancia, Past RI Director   Great Hall

10:15 – 11:15 AM
Service Project   Great Hall

11:15 – 11:45 AM
Service Project Wrap-up / Business Meeting / In Memoriam   Great Hall

11:45- 12:15 PM
Lunch – Flag Ceremony   Great Hall

12:15 – 12:45 PM
International Service – Erin Mooney, Executive Director of Natün Guatamala   Great Hall

12:45 – 1:00 PM
Recognitions  Great Hall

1:00 – 1:45 PM
Service to Country – Major General (retired) Deborah Ashenhurst   Great Hall

1:45 – 2:00 PM
Overview of Breakout Sessions   Great Hall

2:00 – 2:45 PM
Breakout Session #1

  • Ukraine (Ed Zirkle) in Great Hall
  • Veterans (Buck Bramlish) in Franklin County Room
  • Natün Guatemala (Erin Mooney) in Gallery 33

2:45 – 3:30 PM
Breakout Session #2

3:30 – 4:00 PM
Breakout Session #3

4:00 – 4:10 PM
Transition to Great Hall for Closing Talk   Great Hall

4:10 – 4:15 PM
Silent Auction Closes

4:15 – 5:00 PM
Raffle Drawing / Closing Speaker, Dustin Dale

5:00 PM
End of Event

DISCON-combined

Host Hotel

COURTYARD® BY MARRIOTT® COLUMBUS OSU
780 Yard St, Grandview Heights, OH 43212   614-453-4420
Rate: $209+tax/night   BOOK ONLINE
Must book by April 7, 2023
Friday Evening Hospitality after Reception

Assembly

The Event Center at Mitchell Hall
Columbus State Community College
250 Cleveland Ave, Columbus, OH 43215
Free surface parking.
Friday Assembly

Conference

National Veterans Memorial and Museum
300 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Friday Evening Reception and Saturday Conference

ASSEMBLY REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

  • Friday Evening Reception Only, $125
  • Friday Reception plus Saturday Conference, $225
  • Saturday Only, $150

 

 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

Rotarian Conference Registration Options:

  • FULL CONFERENCE PACKAGE – $185
  • Friday Assembly Only (inc lunch) – TBD
  • Friday All Day Only (inc breakfast-lunch-dinner) – TBD
  • Saturday All Day Only (inc breakfast-lunch-dinner) – TBD

ROTARIAN FAMILY REGISTRATION

Meals for Children Attending Includes Friday night dinner and Saturday lunch​.

  • Ages 5-10: 15.00
  • Ages 4 and under: Free

Silent Auction

House of Friendship