Share Your Pearls of Wisdom!

pearls of wisdomThe Zonta Clubs of Area 6 are busy planning fun and a completely educational weekend for the 2018 District 11 Conference! Nancy Dreher and the fabulous Conference Team invite you to Share Your Pearls of Wisdom!!

Earlybird Registration is $265 through September 6, after which it will go up to $300. The Marriott has guaranteed the rate of $149 per night for waterfront rooms with 2 queen beds, until 9/6/18, for reservations from 9/23/18 to 10/2/18. Reservations made after 9/6/18 may be at a higher rate.

Plan to bring your family to Sanibel for fun in the sun!

How to Register

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Conference Hotel

pearls of wisdom

Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa
17260 Harbour Point Drive
Ft. Myers, FL 33908
239-466-4000

Airport code is RSW (Fort Myers, Florida)

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A Note from the Governor:

Dear Members,

We have lots of Pearls for your enjoyment. Additional info (weekly teasers) about all our activities will follow. I am confident this will be a fabulous Zonta educational experience. I hope you stay or arrive early so that you may enjoy all of the wonderful hotel amenities.

Linda Robison
District 11 Governor
2018-2020


Preliminary Agenda

FRIDAY

10am-5pm
Registration is open.

10am
Store Set up begins. This includes Club Tables, Club Auction items with a value of minimum $100 and the District Auction of Designer Handbags, at least one from each area, and a 50/50 raffle.

Start the biennium with these break out sessions:

1-2:30pm
Centennial Readiness at Club, Area & District levels
Treasurers’ Training
Stepping Up to Leadership; It is not as Hard as you think

3pm
Mini Welcome for ALL
Panel Format (Bring your questions, comments, and WISDOM)
Topics:
Membership: Growth and Retention
Service
Advocacy

5-8pm
Dinner on your own or a Sunset Cruise

8-9:30pm
LunaFest & an Early Centennial Celebration
(Guests are welcome)

SATURDAY

8:30am
Lets Begin: Welcome, Pledge, Inspiration & National Anthem.

9-1pm
ERA Next steps - Presented by Florida NOW
Foundation Update (new Projects & more)
Domestic Violence Panel
Lunch and Keynote address re: Stopping Early Marriage

1:30-3pm
Four Hands-On Breakout Sessions. Details to follow.

3:15-4:15pm
Breakout Sessions:
PR - Increasing Visibility
Scholarships
Team building
Leadership

7pm-til...
GALA Dinner with DJ, dancing and entertainment

SUNDAY

8:30am
Memorial Service

9-10:30am
Kick off of D-11 Building Project to Empower

10:45am-1pm
Brunch with Keynote address “Taking Care of YOU so you may be a stronger
advocate and volunteer in your community”
Closing Remarks