Missouri Arkansas district Moark Kiwanis

67th Annual MO-ARK District Convention

8/3/2017 to 8/6/2017

Ramada Oasis Convention Center, Springfield, MO

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Mo-Ark District Convention Tentative Agenda
 
Thursday: 3 August:
 
 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm  - Meet & Greet for Early arrivals
 
Friday: 4 August:
 
 8:30 am - 5:30  pm - Registration Open (closed during lunch)
 8:30 am - 11:15 am  - Tour #1 Elfindale Mansion and Chapel *
 9:00 am - 5:00 pm  - Hospitality Room Open (closed for lunch)
 9:00 am  - 5:00 pm  - Silent Auction & Information Booths Open
 9:30 am  - 11:45 am  - Earl Collins
 9:30 am  - 12:00 am    Lt. Governor Make Up Training
 
 12:00 pm  - 1:00 pm  -  Members Lunch on your own
 12:00 pm  - 1:00 pm  - Past Governors Lunch/Meeting (invitation only)
 12:00 pm  - 1:30 pm  - Past Governors Partners Lunch (invitation only)
 1:30 pm  - 4:00 pm  - Tour #2 Relics and Antiques Mall *
 1:00 pm  - 4:45 pm  - CLE -- Club President & Secretary Make Up Training
 1:15pm  - 3:00 pm  - 2016/2017 District Board Meeting          
 3:00 pm  - 3:45 pm  - 2017/2018 District Board Meeting 
 4:00 pm  - 5:00 pm  -   District Council Meeting
 4:00 pm  - 5:00 pm  - First Timers Meeting  

 5:30 pm  - 7:30 pm  -   Welcome Dinner 
 
  •   Welcome
  •   Presentation of Colors Jr. ROTC Republic MO High School
  •   Pledge:
  •   Invocation
  •   DINNER
  •   Welcome to Springfield - Springfield Mayor Ken McClure
  •   Aktion Club Report
  •   K-Kids Club Report
  •   Kamp Kiwanis Report
  7:45 pm 9:30pm  - Fun & Fellowship Entertainment Following Dinner
 

Saturday: 5 August:
 
 7:00 am  - 5:30 pm  - Registration Open (closed during lunch)
 700 am  - 4:30 pm  - Silent Auction Open - closes promptly at 4:30 pm, pickup items by 5:30
 7:00 am  - 8:00 am: -  Breakfast honoring Past Lt. Governors (all welcome)
 9:15 am  - 11:45pm  - Tour #3 Springfield Museum of Art *
 8:10am  - 11:15 am  - GENERAL SESSION:   
  
 11:30 am  - 12:00 pm  - Youth Protection
 11:30 am  - 12:00 pm  - Social Media Public Relations and Your Club
 12:15pm  - 2:30pm  - Kiwanis Family Lunch      
  •    Builder’s Club Report
  •    Key Club Report and Remarks: Key Club Governor,  Morgan Wade
  •    CKI Club Report and Remarks: CKI Governor, Boo Koss
  •    Speaker: Service Leadership Programs - John Shertzer, KI
  •    Retire 2016-2017 District Officers
 
 2:45pm  - 5:00pm GENERAL SESSION (House of Delegates)
All Convention Business conducted, including, but not limited to:  Secretary’s and Treasurers’ Reports, addressing any amendments to District By-Laws requiring vote of Delegates; Election of Governor-Elect for 2017-2018 Kiwanis Year; Announcements.    
 
 6:00pm  - 9:00 pm  - Governor’s Banquet
  •     Eliminate Report
  •     Kiwanis International Foundation Report
  •     Earl Collins Report
  •     Message from International Trustee
  •     Farewell Remarks - Roger Jespersen
  •     Install 2017-2018 District Officers
  •     Incoming Governor’s Remarks - Cheryl Andersen
  •     Ruby K Recognition
 
Sunday: 6 August:
 
 8:30am  - 10:00 am  - Closing Session     
Devotional
     Memorial Service - Jeff Hartman
     BREAKFAST
     Exchange Governor and Governor-elect Banners
     Closing remarks & Announcements & Adjournment

 10:15am  - 10:30 am - 2017-2018 District Board Meeting
  
 *TOUR INFORMATION:
 
(all costs including transportation from and return to hotel are included; on your own for your souvenirs & treasures)
 
 Tour 1 - Elfindale mansion and Chapel 
Now a working Bed and Breakfast but with a rich and interesting history.  Tour this beautifully preserved European Victoria Styled Mansion and Private Chapel
 
 Tour 2  - Relics Antiques Mall 
    Enjoy strolling this marvelous antiques mall featuring many wonderful  shops and boutiques.  Find antiques and special gifts and treasurers.  A delightful Tea Room is available for refreshments.
 
 Tour 3 - Springfield Museum of Art
A guided tour of the museum including the current events featuring Watercolor USA and Veterans view - photos of and by Vets.