The 2018 Rotary District 5790 Conference
All Clubs Celebration of
Rotary: Making a Difference
May 17, 2018 Rotary Club of Arlington 22nd Annual Golf Tournament in Arlington
followed by the District 5790 Leadership Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at DFW Airport
May 18 & 19 All Clubs Celebration at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in the DFW Airport
Keeping with this years theme of Rotary Making a Difference, this year we will be celebrating Rotary's making a difference throughout the world. In particular, that done by our 71 clubs throughout District 5790 both in our communities and beyond our borders.

We be highlighting our clubs accomplishments in 2017-2018, we are having a dinner on Friday that highlights 5 countries (including the exchange students that we have from those countries). Again this year we will be recognizing first responders and those that serve in our armed forces.

On Sunday DGE Gerald to provide the attendees an overview for his vision and goals for District 5790 in 2018-2019.
To encourage attendance from throughout all corners of the district, we will keep the cost to an absolute minimum. we are in seeking event Sponsors.  Several sponsorship's totaling $20,000 to help us meet our goal of minimal member registration cost. We are actively seeking sponsors at various sponsor levels to sponsor various events during the conference. The committee has not established pricing for the sponsor opportunities but each will include special recognition prior to and during the District Conference. The major event sponsors will be recognized on our website and in publicity used to promote the event. If you own or represent an organization that would be interested in being a sponsor, please contact Chris McLucas at 
Thursday, May 17, 2018
This year, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Arlington, District 5790 is starting its All Clubs Celebration with a Golf Tournament hosted by the RC of Arlington at the Tierra Verde Golf Club at 7005 Golf Club Drive in Arlington.
                           This fun event is intended to raise monies for the Webb School College Scholarship Fund. To participate, simply
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After the Golf Tournament, we will be driving to the Hyatt Regency Hotel at the DFW Airport to kick-off our celebration with the district  Leadership Dinner.
District Leadership Dinner (PDG's, Officers, Directors and Committee Chairs by invitation).
6:30 PM – Cocktail Hour          7:00 PM – Introductions         
7:30 PM – Dinner           8:30 PM - Adjourn District Leadership Dinner 
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Friday, May 18, 2018
Registration & Welcome                                11:00 AM
House of Friendship  - Projects Open         11:00 AM
All Clubs Luncheon                                            12:00 PM 
                          Seating                                           12:15 PM 
              Introductions                                           12:30 PM  
      Lunch (plates) lite                                             1:15  PM 
 Speaker Ken Morgan                                             1:45 PM 
 See website story for Ken Morgan by clicking here.
Announcements                                                       1:45  PM 
Adjourn                                                                      2:00 PM
Your Fabulous Foundation and Fabulous Fund Raiser Projects - 2:30 PM                         
  • Dancing with the Stars – Colleyville RC, President Kay Allen
  • Celebrity Dinner – Burkburnett RC, President Lahoma Vaughn
  • Hands on Peace Concert – Fort Worth RC, PEN Rachel Marker
  • Wine Labels for Clothes – Fay Durant
  • Streetside Showers - Grady Ray
  • Phase in Project – Arlington Sunrise RC, Bill Harnagle
  • Rabies – Mineral Wells RC, President David Cairone
  • Trafficking – Arlington Rotary Clubs, DGN Peter Scott 
Break – refreshments                                             3:30 PM
Rotary Making a Difference                         4:00 PM
  • 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Rotary Peace Fellowship Chairman Dr. Jim Quick with Rotary Peace Fellow Kirk Driver
  • 4:30 PM – 4:40 PM Carter Blood Center Presentation
  • 4:40 PM – 4:50 PM Shelter Box Presentation
  • 4:50 PM – 5:00 PM Belize Aquaponic Grow Bed Project Presentation
  • 5:00 PM – 5:10 PM Smiles for Costa Rica Project Presentation
  • 5:10 PM – 5:30 PM Rotary District Grant Chairperson PDG Conrad Heede and Rotary Global Grant Scholar Ingrid Panameno
Cocktail Hour                                                           6:30 PM  
Introductions                                                            7:00 PM  
International Dinner                                              7:10 PM  
Speaker Introduction – RI Representative, PDG Diane Chantler     8:00 PM 

Adjourn                                                                      8:30 PM
Hospitality Hour in Display Area                         9:00 PM  
(beer and wine)
Adjourn                                                                      10:00 PM  
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Fellowship Breakfast (Buffet)                               7:00 AM  
                     Our Fellowship Breakfast will have an amazing opportunity to do a "hands-on" service project during breakfast. We will be partnering    Rise Against Hunger  with their Pack-a-Meal Program. When you join us for breakfast, you can choose to eat first and then join the group of Rotary Pack-a-Meal volunteers on the assembly-line packaging of highly nutritious dehydrated meals comprised of rice, soy, vegetables, and 23 essential vitamins and minerals. Or, you can eat first and join the assembly line after you have finished breakfast.
                     During breakfast, our speaker will be RI Representative PDG Diane Chantler
House of Friendship and Projects Open
Celebrating our Youth                             9:30 AM
     Youth Exchange Students
     Rotaract,Interact, EarlyAct Projects
Break                                                                      10:30 AM  
Business Meeting                                                11:00 AM  
   Call Meeting To Order     
   Roll Call of Clubs 
   Financial Report for 2016-2017 
   RI Representative PDG Diane Chantler 
Break                                                                          12:00 PM  
Lunch - Introductions/Announcements            12:30 PM   
Keynote Speaker – Donna-Lee Young Rubin, CEO Rotoplast      1:15 PM 
Recognition of First Responder's/Military          1:45 PM 
Break                                                                           2:30 PM  
4-Way Test - Speech Contest                    3:00 PM 
Break                                                                            4:00 PM  
Tour of the District – Awards                  4:15 PM 
Break                                                                             5:15 PM  
Cocktail Reception                                                     6:30 PM 
Introductions/Announcements                             7:00 PM  
Dinner                                                                         7:15 PM  
Panel Session on PolioPlus (WHO, UNICEF, Gates Foundation, CDC)     8:00 PM  
  Panelist Derek Ehrhardt            Panelist Elizabeth Thrush
Entertainment                                               8:30 PM  
Adjourn                                                                       9:30 PM 

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