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District Conference 2017:  May 18 – May 21, 2017

Our District Conference will showcase your hard work, enlighten others of the societal progress your efforts have created, and recognize your club successes. It is a chance for you to meet and mingle with Rotarians from across the District, make new friends; and, bring the family together for fun and relaxation. There will be something for everyone (including a few surprises).

HILTON PALM SPRINGS RESORT
400 EAST TAHQUITZ CANYON WAY
PALM SPRINGS, CA 92262
Phone Number:    760-318-8501

Hospitality Suites
The Conference committee has reserved 6 hospitality suites for use at our District Conference.  If you, your club, or your group would like to host a Hospitality Suite, please contact Conference Chair, Luanne Arredondo, at rotarylu@gmail.com to secure your space.  Be sure to indicate Hospitality Suite in your subject line.

Rotary International Representative

Eric has been a Rotarian since 1983 when he was invited to join the Rotary Club of Elkton, MD.  He served as Club President, Governor’s Area Representative, Group Study Exchange incoming Team Chair, Newsletter Editor, Matching Grants Co-Chair, Governor, Permanent Fund Chair, District Trainer and TRF Future Vision Pilot District Chair.   He currently serves as the District’s TRF Stewardship Committee Chair.

Eric has served as a Sergeant-at-Arms at multiple RI conventions, Zones 31-32 Governor Mentoring Committee Chair, Administration Chair for Rotary Zones 31-32 Institute, RI Convention Promotion Coordinator for Zones 31-32, RI Membership Coordinator for Zones 31-32, discussion leader faculty for Rotary Leadership Institute for the Home Division and Zone 33 Division, Rotary Zones 31-32 Foundation Training Team Chair, and Discussion Leader at several Zone 33 Rotary Foundation Training Seminars.  Eric was the co-founder and first General Chair of the Mid-Atlantic PETS (Philadelphia), General Chair of the Chesapeake PETS (Washington, D.C.) and has chaired the Multi-District PETS Alliance.  Eric is the recipient of Rotary’s “Service Above Self” award.  Eric is a major donor to the Rotary Foundation and has been awarded the Rotary Foundation’s “Citation for Meritorious Service” and the “Distinguished Service Award”.
Along with his wife, Irene and daughter, Kendal, Eric resides in Rising Sun, Maryland.  He is employed as a project manager for an industrial construction contractor.  Eric is a graduate of Shenandoah College and Conservatory of Music.  Aside from Rotary, he has served and continues to serve on many various charitable and local government boards and commissions.
In his leisure time, Eric enjoys music of all kinds – he performs with local choral & orchestral groups.  He enjoys reading, traveling and other activities such as golf, collecting antique motorcycles and long-distance motorcycling.  But, most of all, Eric prizes the time he can spend with his family.

Awards Application Information

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Rotary Foundation Members of the Year

Nomination Form 2017

District Events

Club Intent to Participate RYLA
Sep 1st - Apr 27th 2017
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2016 - 2017 Dan Stover Music Contest
Dec 1st - Feb 28th 2017
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2017-2018 District Directory Order Form
Jan 1st - Apr 22nd 2017
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Club 4 Way Test Speech Contest
Feb 1st - Feb 28th 2017
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DACdb University: Grants Module Training Part 1
February 23rd 2017
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Presidents' Advance (2/25/17 - 2/26/17)
Feb 25th - Feb 26th 2017
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Group 4 Way Test Speech Contests
Mar 1st - Mar 31st 2017
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Regional 4 Way Test Speech Contests
Apr 1st - Apr 30th 2017
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District Assembly 2017-18
April 22nd 2017
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