Rotary District 1010 Conference 2019
Rotary District1010 Conference 2019
District 1010 Conference 2019 - Rotary4U
Annual District Conference
Beach Ballroom Aberdeen on Saturday 19th October 2019
Registration is now OPEN.....
District Governor Alistair McNair invites every D1010 Rotarian, spouses, partners, prospective Rotarians, Rotaractors and E Club members to join him for our 69th annual conference in Aberdeen.
The conference is to be held on Saturday 19th October 2019 at the Beach Ballroom in Aberdeen which is celebrating its 90th Birthday in 2019 with additional activities on the Friday night.
The theme for the weekend is “Rotary 4 U” (as a celebration of what we do, both at home and abroad along with our Rotary Partners and Friends of Rotary). and along with the Rotary International Theme 2019-20 “Rotary Connects the World” together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change; across the globe, in our communities and in ourselves. The object of the conference is to ‘Unite people’ and ‘Take action’.
Our programme for the day is detailed below
Saturday 19th October 2019
8.30am Registration and Rotary Showcase
9.00-9.45 Coffee/Tea/Bacon Rolls
10.00 Welcome Alistair McNair
Title - Rotary 4 U
In this section our guest speakers talk about how their links and partnerships with Local Rotary clubs have benefited their projects and events.
· Moray Rotaract
· Caroline Stirton, Executive Head Teacher Orchardbrae School Aberdeen
11.05 – 11.25 Coffee/Tea – Rotary Showcase
Title - Box set
In this section our guest speakers talk about how their links and partnerships with Rotary clubs have benefited their projects.
· Roz Adamson Aqua Box
· David Glover Shelter box
12.30 – 13.45 Lunch and Rotary Showcase
Title - Polio Close to the finish
In this post lunch session we have speakers talking about their fundraising and an ambassador of Purple 4 Polio.
· Buckhaven and Methil Rotary - Purple Pants
· Colin Powell – Purple 4 Polio Ambassador
14.55 – 15.15 Coffee/Tea/ Rotary Showcase
Title - Connects the world
In our final session we have speakers who will illustrate how Rotary connects the world through Public Image and strong links to projects.
· Garth Arnold – Rotary International Public Image Coordinator
Lorraine Budge – Budge Foundation
16.45 Closing Comments Alistair McNair
Colin Powell: Purple4Polio ambassador
Rotary International Public Image Co-ordinator Region 18
Garth Arnold has been a member of the Rotary Club of Donaghadee since 1994 as a founder member, Rotary Ireland. Donaghadee is a small seaside town east of Belfast in Northern Ireland and has a population of circa 7,000. He has held several offices in the club and was Club President in 2007.
He is currently Rotary International Public Image Co-ordinator for Region 18 and two years ago was District Governor of Ireland. Prior to that, Garth has held several Offices in the District including Membership Services Chair and Assistant Governor. One of his highlights was being awarded a Paul Harris Fellow by his own Club in 2017.
Garth worked his entire career in Financial Services and over the last 12 years, worked for Danske Bank and spent a good part of that travelling to Denmark. Garth took early retirement in December 2016.
He is married to Anne and has two children Grace 18 and Ross 15.
I am really looking forward to seeing you all at your Conference, and hopefully I can get to meet as many of you as possible. Anne and I wish you every success during this Rotary year.
The Weekend Programme
Friday 18th October, evening is a live event with supper organised by the Beach Ballroom.
“Two DECADES in one NIGHT!” - LESS THAN 30 TICKETS REMAIN FOR THIS EVENING - Those who have booked tickets can collect them from Conference Registration Desk on the Friday Night
Dance the night away to the music of your schooldays (some of us!) with the most popular hits from the 70’s and 80’s in two costumed shows by the SOLID SILVER 70’s Show and the ELECTRIC 80’s Show!
This will allow us to “bring a party to a party” and is open to Rotarians and guests, to kick-start the weekend of fun and fellowship.
evening 19th October - A Ceilidh Supper, starts at 8pm with traditional Stovies
served at the interval. Making this an ideal occasion to bring the whole family
of rotary and prospective members together to have a great social evening.
Dress is informal, with a touch of tartan optional. Our entertainment for the evening will be provided courtesy of MacTa.
Rotarians and friends are invited to enjoy as much
or as little of the Rotary Fellowship as they wish, as each item will be
The Conference committee has worked hard to keep costs to a minimum to encourage attendance.
Friday evening live entertainment with one course supper £25.00 per person
Saturday day delegate (which includes breakfast roll on arrival, lunch and tea/coffee) £25.00
Saturday evening Ceilidh (including
Stovies and Tea/coffee) £20.00
Although there is no ‘conference hotel’ as such, Visit Aberdeenshire will be primed to provide information on affordable accommodation where delegates who wish to attend all separate events can relax.
Discounted rates are available from the Doubletree by Hilton (Aberdeen City Centre), when advising you are attending Rotary Conference at the Beach Ballroom and using code. (113066618). This can be entered online or used when calling.
Other hotels in Aberdeen can also be located through the attached link https://rotary1010.hotelplanner.com/
CALLING ALL CLUBS!!! Do you have a story to tell, maybe a project which is making a difference in your community or internationally. Maybe you want to share idea's with your other clubs or try to get some extra support for your clubs activities. Why not take a stand at Rotary Showcase. To book a stand or for more information please email Alistair Robb directly on firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration for Conference, the Friday Evening Entertainment and Saturday Dance can be booked by clicking on the attached link.
Payment can be made by credit/debit card or paypal and booking allows up to 2 people.
We look forward to welcoming you all to