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Ann Fuge

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District 6220 Exec. Asst.

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What is Rotary’s TriCon 2018?

TriCon 2018 Wisconsin is the combination of three Rotarian District conventions for Districts 6220, 6250 and 6270.

It encompasses all Rotarians from Wisconsin, the UP of Michigan and eastern Minnesota, their significant others and families, and other Rotarians and friends.

Goals for the event are to:

  • Celebrate Rotary
  • Be family friendly
  • Connect with youth and the young-at-heart
  • Present outstanding speakers and programs, and
  • Offer information, learning and excitement to all attendees.

Registration is easy

  • It is very easy to register for TriCon 2018.
  • Cost for Rotarians is only $30.
  • You can come for two days, one day or even a partial day to accommodate your schedule or interest.
  • But you absolutely need to come!
  • Hosted by District Governors Tina Hall (6220), Joe Rusky (6250) and Jeff Reed (6270), the schedule packed event has something for every Rotarian.

Schedule Highlights

Friday, May 4

Noon – Speaker Thom Cod, president of Pathmakers Inc.

2 p.m. – Breakout sessions

  • District Grant Training
  • Leadership Training
  • New Member Orientation

3 p.m. – Breakout sessions

  • Global Grant Training
  • Transitions: Interact and Rotaract as Pathways to Rotary
  • Projects Across the Districts, Club Project Information Sharing

4 p.m. – Breakout sessions

  • Global Grant Training
  • Facilitating Groups: Skills Training for Leaders
  • Club Best Practices Information Sharing

6:30 p.m. – Dinner and Plenary Session 2: Sustainable Development

  • Speaker: Marilyn Fitzgerald, District 6290

Saturday, May 5

7:30 a.m. – Celebrating the Rotary Foundation breakfast

9 a.m. – Plenary Session 3: Membership Development

  • Speaker: Brian King, Director of Membership Development, Rotary International

10 a.m. – Breakout sessions

  • Nuts and Bolts of Youth Programs: Interact/Rotaract/Earlyact
  • Clubs Seeking Partners for Projects
  • Membership Workshop: Assessing Member Satisfaction
  • Young Professionals: benefits of Rotary and Rotaract

11 a.m. – Breakout sessions

  • Getting Involved with Youth Exchange
  • The Rotary Foundation: Doing Good in the World
  • Networking with Young Professionals
  • Noon – Luncheon and Plenary Session 4: Surviving Polio
  • Speaker: Ina Pinkney, chef/author/polio survivor

2 p.m. – Breakout sessions

  • Projects Across the Districts: Club Project Information Sharing
  • Communicating Your Club’s Story: How Can I Improve?
  • Where Your Money Goes: Rotary Foundation Funded Projects
  • Young Professionals: Starting a Rotaract Club
  • Club Treasure Training

3 p.m. – Plenary Session 5: Service Above Self

  • Speaker: Shirley Grace, District Governor 2012-13, Rotary International

4 p.m. – Breakout sessions

  • International Fair
  • Clubs Seeking Partners for Projects
  • Starting A New Club: Satellite, After-Hours, e-Club, etc.

6:30 p.m. – Dinner and Plenary Session 6: Rotary and the World

  • Speaker: Ed Futa, retired General Secretary Rotary International

Sunday, May 6

8 a.m. – Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – Club Sharing Best Practices

9:15 a.m. – Awards

9:45 a.m. – Passing the Gavel