2019 District Conference

Be sure to mark the dates for the 2019 District 7530 Conference in your planner:  May 2-5, 2019

Download & Print Schedule (updated April 9, 2019)


Thursday, May 2: Council Of Governors’ Dinner
Thursday, May 2: Ellis Vest Golf Tournament

There’s plenty to do outside. The Good Zoo, horseback riding, lake with paddle boats and swimming pools. Have the kids try their hand at aerial fun, as well!






At beautiful Oglebay Resort & Park in Wheeling, WV!

May 2-5: 2019 District 7530 Conference







This resort is very family friendly! Plan on making it a mini-vacation for your family! Amenities can be found at: https://oglebay.com

Come early and stay late! For reservations, contact the resort at:

Phone: 877-436-1797 or 304-243-4000


Refer to: Rotary Conference, booking #37473





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Rotary International District 7530 Conference Schedule

Download & Print Schedule(updated April 9, 2019)

Thursday, May 2
10:10 a.m.    Ellis Vest Golf Tournament – Shotgun Start – Palmer Golf Course
6:15 p.m.      College of Governors Dinner Social/ Cash Bar
7:00 p.m.      College of Governors Dinner and Presentation

Friday, May 3
11:00 a.m.              Opening Ceremony followed by Color Guard;
12:00 -1:30 p.m.    Lunch and Introductions
1:30-4:00 p.m.      Family Activities at Oglebay Park & Local Attractions
1:45-2:45 p.m.       Club Presentations – 5 minutes per club (Theater)
2:45 p.m.                Break
3:00-4:00 p.m.     Club Presentations – 5 minutes per club (Theater)
5:00 p.m.               Reception/Cash Bar
6:00 p.m.               Parade of Banners, followed by Dinner with Keynote Speaker PDG Marge Cole,
Representative of the R.I. President • Followed by Entertainment – Wheeling Park BLuegrass Band

8:00 p.m.               House of Friendship (Banquest Room 23)

Saturday, May 4
7:30 a.m.                 Breakfast
9:00-11:00 a.m.     Rise Against Hunger Packaging (Conference Room 6)
9:00-9:45 a.m.       Breakout Sessions (3)

• 1) Grants – How to apply for a grant; What projects qualify; Where does the money come
from?; Reporting (NOT the official grant meeting that you must attend to apply for a
grant (Terrace Room)
• 2) Club Treasurers – Helpful tips for new treasurers (Banquet Room 1)
• 3) Club Secretaries – Helpful tips for new secretaries (Fort Henry Room)

10:00-10:45 a.m.   Breakout Sessions (3)

• 1) Interact/Rotaract – What are they?; How to organize one; Benefits (Banquet Room 1)
• 2) Public Image/Social Media – How to let the public know about your club (Terrace Room)
• 3) Membership – Tips on growing your club (Fort Henry Room)

10:45-11:00 a.m.    Break
11:00-12:00 p.m.    District 7530 Rotary Youth Exchange Presentation (Banquet Room 1)
12:15-1:15 p.m.       Lunch with Keynote Speaker PDG Marge Cole, Representative of R.I. President
1:30-2:15 p.m.        General Session – The Rotary Foundation (Banquet Room 1)
2:15-3:00 p.m.        District Business Meeting (Banquet Room 1)
3:00-3:15 p.m.        Break

3:30-4:15 p.m.         Breakout Sessions (3)
• 1) All Officers – Dacdb – How to make Dacdb your friend; Accessing reports and data (Fort Henry Room)
• 2) New Members – Learn more about Rotary – terminology, structure, etc. Ask (Terrace Room)
• 3) Networking for Rotary – Creative ways to let people know about your club and find
potential members (Banquet Room 1)

5:30-6:30 p.m.        Reception/Cash Bar
6:30-8:00 p.m.        Dinner with Keynote Speaker Zone 33 Rotary Coordinator PDG Chris Jones
followed by Entertainment – John Marshall High Steel Drum Band)
8:00 p.m.                 House of Friendship (Banquet Room 23)

Sunday, May 5
7:30 a.m.                 Breakfast
9:00 a.m.                Memorial Service
9:30 a.m.                Conference Adjourns