District Conference 2017

District Conference/District Assembly/Foundation Centennial Celebration
April 28-29 in Hot Springs
District Conference will kick off at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2017, with a reception and dinner at The Centre at Forest Lakes, 330 Forest Lakes Blvd, Hot Springs.  All Rotarians who are registered for the Conference are invited to attend.  There will also be special entertainment for Friday night, guest tickets are $25.

On Saturday morning, April 29, 2017, District Conference  will continue at the Clarion Hotel, 4213 Central Ave., Hot Springs, Arkansas.  Breakfast will be served beginning at 8:00 a.m.  The day will be packed full of training opportunities and Rotary fellowship including Foundation Grants training, a District Business session, club awards, and much more.

District Conference will conclude with a Foundation Centennial Celebration Dinner.  This year we are inviting everyone in District 6170 to come and join us for dinner to celebrate the Rotary Foundation Centennial.  If you are registered for District Conference, the cost of the dinner is included in your registration.  If you can’t make the Conference, the cost for the dinner is only $25.00.  Our keynote speaker will be Mr. Carl L. Chinnery.  Carl is a very entertaining speaker and a Rotarian that exemplifies service above self.  He and his wife Jean are from Lees Summit, Missouri.

Registration is now open on DACdb.

Please note the three registration options…you may register for the entire event (first option), or ONLY the Friday dinner, or ONLY the Saturday dinner.

Please make checks payable to RI District 6170, c/o DG Allen Morgan, PO Box 821, Arkadelphia, AR 71923.

 

Hotel Registration

The Clarion Hotel on Lake Hamilton has special rate of $94  1-800-432-5145 or 501-525-0336
Use Rotary District Conference as code

Speakers

Pam Toler

Pam Toler

Pam Toler is a Regional Coordinator for Arkansas State University Childhood Services where she specializes in early childhood education.  In addition to her work with A-State, Pam is the Coordinator of Imagination Library of Saline County, Coordinator of the Bryant Early Education Coalition, and serves on the advisory board for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library-Arkansas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jay Craig

Jay Craig

Dr. Jay Craig, Assistant Governor, District 6110, was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  He grew up, however, in North Little Rock, Arkansas. He was very active in Sports, as well as music.  He played drums with the likes of Conway Twitty, Chuck Berry, and B.J.

Thomas, and also worked in Las Vegas for years as a musician, singer, and comedian.

Jay had a distinguished career as a U.S. Marine. He was both a Reconnaissance

Marine, and an Air Traffic Control Officer. For his action in combat in Vietnam he was awarded the Silver Star Medal, the Bronze Star Medal, The Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, and numerous other awards. Upon his retirement, after twenty years of active service, and having attained the rank of Major, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal.

Jay attended Parker University College of Chiropractic, and became a Doctor of Chiropractic in 1993. He practiced in Tulsa, prior to his retirement there. He was voted Tulsa’s “Best Chiropractic Physician”!

He is a martial artist, a former boxer, and has 2,033 parachute jumps.

He is a 32nd Degree Mason, a Shriner, and is Past Master of the Bristow Masonic Lodge.

He is a Paul Harris Fellow, a member of the Paul Harris Society, Past President of the Rotary Club of Bristow, and a graduate of the Rotary District Leadership Academy. He is a member of the Club Visioning Team, and is a Facilitator at MAPETS. He also volunteers to be the RYLA Camp Doctor every year. He was selected to attend the Rotary Zone Institute in Cincinnati as an “emerging Leader”.

He is very proud of his Native American heritage, and of being an official Warrior of the Comanche Nation.

His interests now are golf, tennis, OU Football, his horses, Rotary Service, and his lovely bride of four years, Frankie.