2018 District 7530 Conference

A celebration of the West Virginia Rotarians of District 7530
and the wonderful service projects they perform throughout the year.

for a weekend of fellowship and and business, as we, together steer our District toward its future goals.

See Itinerary below:



Club Presentations


Executive Secretary & Registration


Helpful Details & Registration


Holiday Inn
Three Springs Drive, Weirton, WV 26062.  304-723-5522

Rooms are reserved at $100/night.  Please call to guarantee block room rate.
Hospitality Suite will be available Friday and Saturday nights.

Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites


To make conference reservations, please go to DACdb.
Submit your username and password and once in the site, choose Calendar.




FRIDAY, April 27, 2018
Open from Noon till 6:00 p.m. (Lobby Area)

Noon – 2:00 p.m.:  Lunch/Registration
2:00 p.m.  – 3:30 p.m.:  Opening Ceremony

Parade of Flags and Banners
Ringing of the Bell

Welcome from District Governor Dave Whalen
Welcome/Proclamation from Howard Miller, Mayor of the city of Weirton, and motivation speech from Paul Lauttamus

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.:   Free Time
4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.:  Exchange Student Presentations
6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.:  International Dancers
7:15 p.m. –  Evening Speaker:  Rotary International President’s Representative, PDG Marge Cole, District 5340

Enjoy the Rest of the Evening with your fellow Rotarians:  Hospitality Room Open

SATURDAY, April 28, 2018

Registration Open from 9:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m. (Lobby Area)

Before 9 a.m. :  Breakfast on your own
9 a.m. – 11 a.m. :   Information Sessions
9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. :   Rotary Foundations Presentation
9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.:   Membership Presentation
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.:  New Generation Services Presentation
10:30 – 11 a.m.:  Interact Presentation

11:00 a.m. – Noon:  Club Presentations – 8 clubs
(The Club presentations will be divided into two groups –
First group will present on Saturday morning 11:00 a.m.; Second group presents Saturday afternoon around 3:00 p.m.)

1:00 p.m. – 2 :00 p.m.:  Lunch Speaker:  Rotary International President’s Representative,  PDG  Marge Cole, District 5340
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.:   Business Meeting
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.:  Club Presentations – 8 clubs- allotted 5 minutes each rotating between 2 rooms
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.:  The Bucket List: Bill D’Alesio

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 PM:  Free time
6:00 p.m.:  Cocktails
6:30 p.m.:  Dinner – Formal Attire
Parade of Past District Governors
Opening Prayer
District Governor’s Address
Key Note Speaker: Brigadier General Richard B. Bundy, U.S. Air Force (Ret.)



Keynote Speaker: Brigadier General Richard B. Bundy, USAF, (Ret.)

Brigadier General, Richard B. Bundy, USAF, (Ret.)

General Bundy enlisted in the Air Force in September 1966 and served in Hawaii and the Republic of Vietnam as an air freight specialist. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant through the Air Force ROTC program at San Francisco State University in 1973. During this period he was the commander of the Kenneth F. Winters

Squadron of the Arnold Air Society and the recipient of the Randolph Lovelace Award for 1972-73.

The general completed undergraduate pilot training at Vance AFB, Oklahoma and spent his flying career piloting C-141 and C-5 transport aircraft around the world. He accumulated over 4,100 flying hours traveling to every continent except Antarctica. He held a variety of assignments at the squadron, wing, major command, Air Staff, Joint Staff and Office of the Secretary of Defense levels. He was a squadron, group and wing commander. He retired as the Deputy J-7, Joint Staff, in July 2001.

General Bundy was selected to be the Executive Director of Arnold Air Society (AAS) and Silver Wings (SW) in July 2003. He and his wife Judy supported both organizations at the Executive Management Center for ten years retiring in July 2013. The experience of working with thousands of college students in accomplishing their organizational and personal goals was a highlight in their lives and careers.


Rotary International Representative For the RI President – Marge Cole

Marge Cole

Marge Cole is a Native Californian who grew up in the Los Angeles area.   She graduated from University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and earned a Masters Degree at Syracuse University in New York. She re- turned to California to teach high school Social Studies and English and served as a high school Principal and Director of Student Services before retiring in 2004. While serving as high school principal, she joined the Santee/ Lakeside Rotary Club in 1996. Following retirement, she joined the Mission Valley Rotary Club in San Diego—nearer to her home. She resides in District 5340—San Diego and Imperial Counties, California, USA.

Marge led a Group Study Exchange Team to Central Mexico (D4180) in Spring 2002 and was Club President in 2002-03. At the District level she has held the following positions: GSE Team Leader and Chair; District Rotary Foundation Chair; Ambassadorial Scholar Sponsor; District Governor (2009-10); Council on Legislation Representative (2013); Youth Service Chair; District Grants Chair for the Future Vision Pilot (2010-2013) and Rotary Grants Committee Chair for the District Rotary Foundation Committee (2013-2016).   At the Regional level, she served as Chair of the Southern California/Nevada PETS in 2011 a n d as a Facilitator for PETS. She served on Zone Institute planning committees for the Zones 25 & 26. She was selected as Regional Rotary Foundation Coordinator (RRFC) for Zone 26 (Southern California, Southern Nevada, Arizona, and Hawaii) 2016— 2019.