DISTRICT 9670 CONFERENCE 2017 WRAP-UP

 
The 2017 District 9670 Conference, which was held in Dubbo on March 17 -19, has all wrapped up and the organisers have been going through the feedback of the Conference.
 
The event opened with the "Welcome To Country" by Rod Towney, and welcome to Dubbo from the Dubbo Regional Council's General Manager, Michael Kneippe.
 
Over the weekend, the speakers were exceptional, and their presentations varied from each other. 
 
The House of Friendship stalls were booked out and these had a variety of programs and merchandise for you to purchase.
 
The In Memoriam session was solemn and enabled Rotarians to commemorate the lives of those who we have lost over the past 12 months. The District were also able to hold a Memorial Service for PDG Bart Richardson who passed away during the week of the Conference.
 
There was plenty of opportunity to mingle with others - not only during the Conference, but at night with the District Governor's Cocktail Party, Friday night opening and Saturday night official dinner. The Committee decided that there wouldn't be a breakfast planned for the days, as it gave members a chance to experience Dubbo's lifestyle and brilliant cafes.
 
Saturday Night's dinner was once of the best the district has ever had. The local talent of Allyn Smith, Billie Palin and Nathan Byron, singing with the Mighty Big Band, brought the room to a standstill and you could hear a pin drop. They got people up dancing with their many repertoire of songs.
 
Saturday night also saw the Rotary Club of Dubbo South, present PDG Janette Jackson, with a $10,000 donation towards her Partner's Project, End Polio Now.
 
Even thought the hard working, organising Committee had just over a year to put the Conference together, it wouldn't have been made possible without the support of local businesses and we do appreciate this.
 
If you would like to see photos of the weekend, please click here
 
There are also photos of the who received awards. To view these photos, please click here. Thank you Henk Tobbe for the photos.