Vinings Cumberland
Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
9300 Emerald Coast Parkway
Miramar Beach, FL  32550
United States of America

Registration for the 2019 Rotary District 6900 Conference is Open!

You are cordially invited to join us for the 2019 Rotary District 6900 Conference. This will be a wonderful opportunity to learn about the fantastic work that Rotarians in our District are doing, meet members from other clubs and have fun with your fellow Vinings Cumberland Rotarians and their families. Here is your comprehensive guide to all of the fun and revelry:

Dates: Thursday, April 25th through Sunday, April 28th, 2019

The conference technically begins on Friday afternoon, so arrival on Friday is fine!

Location: Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, 9300 Emerald Coast Parkway, Miramar Beach, FL 32550

Registration Website: http://www.rotary6900.org/conference

Registration Fees: As follows:

$260 per person (adult)

$5 per child between the ages of 6 and 12

$95 per child between the age of 13 and 16

Meals: four meals are included with your registration (Friday dinner, Saturday continental breakfast, Saturday beach party luncheon and Sunday full buffet breakfast). Vinings Cumberland Rotarians have a reservation for dinner at the Marlin Grill (on site) on Saturday, April 27th at 7 PM (at additional cost).

Conference Add-ons: The following events are being offered at additional cost:

            *Grand Prix Dinner, Thursday, April 25th, $65 per person

*Grand Prix Big Wheels Racing Team Event, Thursday, April 25th, 6-9 PM, $100 per team

*Fishing Trip, Friday, April 26th, 7 AM-2 PM, $225 per person (includes food, beverages, equipment and fishing license)

Conference Speakers:

*Janine Stange, National Anthem Girl (sang the National Anthem in all 50 states in 2 years) and Motivational Speaker; Friday opening

*Doug Greenlaw, National Commander, National Order of the Purple Heart; Friday night

*US Attorney Byung "Bjay" Pak, US Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia; Saturday morning

*Saturday night speaker to be announced January 1, 2019

Other Highlights: USAA Advanced Aerobatics Team Showcase (Saturday)

Conference Schedule: See below

Hotel Reservations: http://www.Sandestin.com/23S4E4.aspx

Our group code is 23S4E4; rates vary depending upon room selections

The following are included with hotel reservations completed through the above link only:

*Two complimentary 4-hour bicycle rentals each day of your stay

*One hour of free kayak rentals and one hour of boogie boards, weather permitting

*One hour of free Sandestin tennis court time per unit

*Free access to the Sandestin fitness center

*Free resort tram service

*Preferred beach parking

Children’s Program: Sandestin’s Club KZ” facilitates a variety of fun and interactive games, sports activities, arts & crafts and nature walks that explore the variety of flora and fauna on this amazing Emerald Coast property. Serves children ages 4-12.

*Club KZ Day Programs: 9 AM - 2 PM (call for availability); $55 per resort guest or $65 per non-resort guest, per child, includes lunch

*Club KZ Evenings Out; 6 – 10 PM (call for availability); $50 per child, includes dinner

Transportation to Conference: the ride to Sandestin is approximately 5.5 hours from Atlanta; members usually carpool down.

2019 Rotary District 6900 Conference Schedule

Thursday, April 25, 2019

2:00 PM-5:00 PM:     Registration open, Magnolia Foyer

2:00 PM-6:00 PM:     House of Friendship open for set-up, Azalea Ballroom

6:00-9:00 PM:            A Race to the Finish Dinner and Big Wheels Racing (ticketed event), Grand Lawn

Friday, April 26, 2019

7:00 AM-2:00 PM     Fishing Trip

8:00 AM-3:00 PM     House of Friendship open for set-up, Azalea Ballroom

8:00 AM-4:30 PM     Registration open, Magnolia Foyer

1:00 PM-2:30 PM     Luncheon in honor of 2018-19 Presidents, AGs, and Directors, Bayview Room - Bayside Inn

2:00 PM-3:00 PM      GRSP Rehearsal, Magnolia Ballroom

3:00 PM                     House of Friendship open, Azalea Ballroom

4:30 PM-5:45 PM      Dinner and Reception in honor of all Rotary Clubs in D6900, hosted by DG Court and Annette Dowis, Grand Lawn

6:00 PM-8:00 PM      First General Session, Magnolia Ballroom

8:00 PM-10:30 PM    Hospitality suites open

Saturday, April 27, 2019

8:00 AM-8:45 PM     Continental Breakfast for all attendees, Azalea Foyer

8:00 AM                     House of Friendship open, Azalea Ballroom

8:00 AM-11:00 AM   Registration open, Magnolia Foyer

9:00 AM-11:00 AM   Second General Session, Magnolia Ballroom

12:00 PM-2:00 PM    Beach Party Luncheon, Finz Pool Deck - Finz Restaurant

12:30 PM                    US Aerobatic Team – Flying Aerobatics on the Beach

4:30 PM-5:15 PM      Reception for DGE Jim and Donna Squire, Grand Lawn

5:15 PM-7:15 PM      Third General Session, Magnolia Ballroom

7:15 PM-10:30 PM    Hospitality suites open

7:20 PM                      Clubs on their own for dinner and village fun

Sunday, April 28, 2019

7:30 AM-8:00 AM     Non-denominational Faith Service, Jasmine Room

8:00 AM-9:00 AM     Buffet Breakfast, Magnolia Foyer

8:30 AM-10:30 AM   Fourth General Session, Magnolia Ballroom


We hope you will be able to attend!

Seasoned Vinings Cumberland Rotarians: please ask a new member to join us for this auspicious event.