By now, most clubs have had time to discuss and plan, for those that will be attending the up-coming D.L.C. As a reminder, the conference will take place at the Sertoma Youth Ranch on Saturday October 15 th. The session will start at 9:30 am and conclude close to 3:30 pm .
We are expecting that each club will have at least their four main officers and their new members in attendance. It is of utmost importance that these people be brought up to date on Sertoma’s latest policies, procedures and guidelines. We will also have speakers covering information from our state sponsorships. Those needing travel information can go the website for the Ranch, Sertoma Youth Ranch.com or contact me personally.
What I will need from you no later than FRIDAY, September 30, 2016 is a head count of those attending the conference. For obvious reasons, since we will be feeding everyone and I need an accurate account for the caterer.
As an additional reminder, since this an outdoor facility (covered), dress code for the event will be, VERY casual. The middle of October is usually still pretty warm. This pavilion has ceiling fans, and helps a lot.
Again, I’ll be waiting for your response by the 30 th.
Bud Osborn, District Governor
October 15th, 2016 - District Leadership Conference
S E R T O M A
Heart of Florida District
District Leadership Conference October 15, 2016
Location: SERTOMA YOUTH RANCH 85 Myers Rd., Brooksville, FL Exit 293 I-75
Morning Session Begins At 9:30 am
Lunch Served Noon to 1:00 pm
Afternoon Session from 1:00 pm Till 3:30 pm
Coffee & Pastry in Morning Sandwiches/Salad Dessert Cold Drinks for Lunch ** Music will be provided (There will be a concert that day)
Morning session speakers and topics:
9:30 Welcome/general introduction 10:00 Steve Shadt – Sertoma Youth Ranch, Brooksville
10:30 Debra Golinski – Speech & Hearing Foundation, New Port Richey
11:00 Charles Lake – Camp Endeavor, Dundee (Haines City)
11:30 Bill Catto – F.D.R. / Annual Fund
Afternoon session speakers and topics (Club Officer Training)
1:00 Secretary Class – Bud Osborn
1:45 Treasurer Class – Bev Winesburgh
2:30 Presidents Class – Bill Catto
3:15 Election & Closing Remarks
** All sessions will have a Q & A period
Comments August 1, 2016
Mark your calendars. We will be having a District Leadership Conference on October 15, 2016. The date is critical because two clubs will be having Oktober-Fests that month. One just before and one just after. It will be held at the Sertoma Youth Ranch near Dade City. There will be concert going on at one of the pavilions and we will be at the other. The morning sessions will be geared to the Sertoma Foundation, Sertoma Youth Ranch and to Camp Endeavor, The afternoon will be geared to officers and their club obligation. More details will follow as we get closer to that date. Now is the time to schedule all officers, new or potential officers and some older out of date members to be brought up to date. Tentative schedule will be, morning session from 9:30 till 12 (lunch) and the afternoon sessions from 1 till about 3:30. I’ll keep you posted.
As of today (7-29) there are still a few rooms available for the convention. They are on a first come first serve basis. If some of you have club members that needs to go, there are other hotels in Savannah. This will be the opportunity your club has to get those new officers trained. If you have questions about attending or getting registered, be sure to contact me. We don’t want anyone to miss out on this chance to attend.
There are still a few clubs that have not sent me their club roster with their current email address. Ron Bochenek is getting ready to send out our first quarterly newsletter. He can’t send it without an address. A lot of clubs have expressed that there is a lack of communication in the district. This is part of the solution. Please, if you haven’t, get it to me soon.
Hopefully everyone has gotten their end of year and quarterly reports and their dues payment made.
Hope to see all of you in Savannah,
Bud Osborn, District Governor