Inspiration, Celebration and Leadership!
When the calendar year turns the Rotary year is half over.  Come to be inspired for Rotary 2nd half!    Celebrate the midpoint and learn what opportunities still await you! 
You are Invited
Leadership Academy/PETS Orientation/Mid-term
Fri Jan 29 & Sat., Jan. 30, 2016
Radisson Hotel in Roseville, MN.
All District Rotarians, especially Presidents, Presidents- elect, Board Members, Committee chairs, Assistant Governors & Club and  District leaders are strongly encouraged to attend. 
  The 2016 District Leadership Academy is for any Rotarian who wants to learn more about Rotary, meet and interact with other Rotarians and enhance their leadership skills.  With a customer service theme featuring presentations by Minnesota Timberwolves President Chris Wright and Former Rotary International Director Mary Beth Growney Selene, attendees will come away with strategies easily applied to their personal, professional and Rotary lives. 
Mid-Term will be fun, interesting and full of information.  The theme “Making the World Different through Rotary “will include the four initiatives presented to your clubs by District Governor Marlene Gargulak and provide information about many great programs/projects of clubs and the District. 
 The morning session will include a Halftime analysis for the 2015-2016 Rotary year plus much more:
1.     John Rosengren author of eight books, including the short story collection: Life is Just a Party: Portrait of a Teenage Partier (Deaconess) and the nonfiction exposé Blades of Glory: The True Story of a Young Team Bred to Win (Sourcebooks).will be the guest speaker on “Diversity”
2.     Rotary Foundation information
3.     Pollinator Project strategies and How you can BEE involved? 
In the afternoon, learn about programs and projects for your club to DO.  It will be lots of fun! (Watch for more details)
Presidents-Elect Training Orientation:  Get a jump on your NCPETS experience (President 2016-2017 and Presidents-elect nominees) with guest presenter Jim Delaney of Engine for Social Innovation
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW (through SurveyMonkey) Deadline is Jan. 25   Dinner, Breakfast and lunch is included.  Each club can send members FREE as part of their district training fee. (Overnight hotel stays must be booked directly with the Radisson and are the responsibility of the attendee)