Presentation on theme: "1 Why you should Montreal be your city in 2010?. #1 Rotary is not Rotary until you get out of your own club."— Presentation transcript:
1 Why you should Montreal be your city in 2010?
#1 Rotary is not Rotary until you get out of your own club
2006 Malmo-Copenhagen Jeffrey Sachs-Director Earth Institute #2 Find Inspiration… 2006 Malmo-Copenhagen Jeffrey Sachs-Director Earth Institute
District 5960 Recommended Reading List End of Poverty – Jeffrey Sachs Three Cups of Tea – Greg Mortenson Bridging the Class Divide – Linda Stout When Elephants Fly – Carol Batrus Outliers – Malcolm Gladwell The Blue Sweater – Jacqueline Norogratz
Speakers scheduled for Montreal…. #2 …and More Inspiration! Speakers scheduled for Montreal…. Three Cups of Tea Author….Greg Mortenson Rotary Literacy partner and entertainer…Dolly Parton President and CEO of Heifer International….Jo Luck
#3 Meet Rotary Leaders Past President Boyd and Past TRF Chair Giay congratulate speaker Bill Gates, Sr. Past President Wilkinson chats with Rotarians in the House of Friendship.
#4 Learn! Attend workshops such as the annual Polio Plus Update; talk to experts Attend workshops such as the annual Polio Plus Update; talk to experts Find ideas and partners at the Club and District Projects Exhibition! Find ideas and partners at the Club and District Projects Exhibition!
# 4 # 4 Opportunity to volunteer
#5 Explore Personal Interests
#6 Go Because You’ve Never Been Before… Orientation Sessions available for first time attendees
#7 Enjoy Fellowship at the House of Friendship! Strangers are family you have yet to meet…..
#8 Attend your own Affiliate #8 Attend your own Affiliate Event
What more is there to enjoy?
# 9 A Portrait Of Montreal!
The Home Of The 101 st Convention of Rotary International rd June 2010 (The Centennial of “The Rotary Organisation”) Montreal City Panorama Panorama of Place d’Armes in Old Montreal
Enjoy the many faces of Montreal
Palais des Congres (Convention Centre)
Bell Centre (Convention Centre)
The Entrance Gate to China Town Montreal. Don’t Miss It!
The Bonsecours Market in old Montreal seen from Parc du Bassin Bonsecours
Old Montreal a wonderful maze of streets old buildings shops and restaurants to explore!
Olympic Stadium Montreal (1976 Olympics opened May 17 th by the Queen)
Tours and Excursions
City Bike Tours 1.5 to 4 hours French/English Includes: Tour leader, bike, helmet, water, and (heaven help us), Emergency shuttle service Very reasonable fees
What is your reason for attending? What is your reason for attending?
#10 Make memories….
It’s time to register for the annual RI Convention! Online through Member Access Online through Member Access Download a registration form and fax or mail to RI Download a registration form and fax or mail to RI Register before 15 December 2009 Register before 15 December 2009 and save! and save!
…reserve rooms online for yourself or your group, Download forms or reserve online through the RI Web site: Either click the convention logo on the home page or click the Members tab, Events, and then Convention.
…and buy tickets to Host Events! Online at Learn more about Montreal at montreal.org montreal.org Guided boat tours, Cirque du Soleil, Canadien Heritage, Sugar Shack, all hosted by Montreal Rotarians