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      Welcome, incoming Club and District Leaders!   
      PETS, the Presidents Elect Training Seminar, is one of the few hard and fast requirements Rotary International has for Club Presidents.  All Club Presidents are required to attend Presidents Elect Training.  The four districts that encompass Mississippi, Louisiana, and the metro area of Memphis, TN have pooled resources to create Ole Man River PETS (OMR PETS) for the exclusive purpose of assisting incoming club leaders with preparing for and thus having a successful year as Club President.
PETS Agenda
Thursday March 10, 2022
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm  - Welcome Reception hosted by the Natchez Rotary Club - Grand Hotel

FRIDAY - March 11, 2022
7 -12                                 Registration open
8 - 6                                  House of friendship open
8:45 -4:30                         Spouse/Partners Program meet Hotel Lobby
8:00-8:50                          Rotary 101/Rotary Foundation 101
Break 10 min     
9:00 -9:50                         Rotary Online Tools
Break 10 min     
10:00-10:45                      District Session 1
Break 15 min     
11:00-11:45                      District Session 2
11:40 doors open - 1:15   Lunch Plenary Speaker
12:05                                Introduction and Welcome
12:25                                Zone 31 Director Elizabeth Usovicz
12:50 -1:30                       Break Time/House of Friendship
1:30-2:30                          Grant Certification / Foundation
2:30-3:00                          Break Time/House of Friendship
3:00-4:30                          District Session 3
4:30-5:00                          Break Time/House of Friendship
5:00-7:00+                        Cocktail party/ Dine Around

Saturday March 12, 2022
7 -12                                 Registration open
8 -2                                   House of friendship open
9:00 -10:15                       Spouse/Partners Program meet Hotel Lobby
8:00 - 9:10                        Morning Plenary Session
8:36                                  Meet our DGE's - "Imagine Rotary Means to Me"
9:00-9:10                          Break Time/House of Friendship
9:10-10:10                        Small Group 1 
10:10-10:20                      Break Time/House of Friendship
10:20-11:20                      Small Group 2 
11:20-11:45                      Break Time/House of Friendship
11:20-11:45        PHOTOS (All Districts meet at stairs) 11:20 / 11:25 / 11:30 / 11:35
11:45-12:45                       Lunch Plenary
12:20                                 RIPN Gordon McInally presentation
12:45-12:50                       Break Time/House of Friendship
12:50-1:50                         Small Group 3 
1:50-1:55                           Break Time/House of Friendship
1:55-2:55                           Small Group 4 
2:55-3:00                           Break Time/House of Friendship
3:00-3:35                           District Closing Session - Individual Districts

  Rotary Spouse Agenda 

8:30 am----- sign in. (Get bus pass.) Meet in lobby of Natchez Grand/if interested sign up to do the Escape Room with Robin Person at her shop OutsideIn at 112 N. Commerce. (Limited to 6 people each time Choose either 1-2:30 or 3-4:30 this afternoon.)
8:45am ----------Board bus for tour of Rosalie and Gift shop at 9
9:45am---------Board bus for tour of Dunleith at 10
10:45am----------Board bus for tour of House on Ellicott Hill and Gift shop followed by lunch in Ellicott Hall on grounds in back.
12:45pm-------Board bus for trip back to Natchez Grand.
1pm-3pm----- 6 people who already signed up will stay on bus for trip to Robin Person’s shop OutsideIn to do the Escape Room. All others will have free shopping time downtown until 3pm when next group of 6 who signed up board bus for trip to OutsideIn to do the Escape Room.
3pm-------------Finish doing Escape Room board bus back to Natchez Grand. Free time to shop downtown. Second group of 6 board bus for trip to OutsideIn to do escape Room.
4:30pm-------------The second group doing the Escape Room will board bus and return to Natchez Grand.
 9-10am--------Rotary 101 at Natchez Grand
10am--------Board bus for trip to First Presbyterian Church at State and Pearl St. (Enter on State Street side) to see the historic Natchez photo collection.
10:45am---------Board bus for Trinity Church tour
12 noon board bus back to Natchez Grand.
Afternoon free for walking around downtown.
Yours in Rotary Service,
DGE Feico Kempff D6190   
DGE Nathan Lubin D6800
DGE Mark DiBiase  D6820
DGE Regina Weidig  D6840
Hotels:  Room rates: $124 Deluxe Room + Tax

The Grand Hotel - OMR PETS
111 Broadway Street
Natchez MS 39120
601-446-9994 / 866-488-0898

Call Brittney Smith at the Hampton Inn for reservations at both of the hotels below.
130 John R Junkin Drive
Natchez, Mississippi 39120
601-442-9976 / 888-946-4727

The Hampton Inn and Suites - Rotary OMR PETS
627 South Canal Street
Natchez, MS 39120
Phone 601-446-6770
 Attn:  Presidents-Elect
All Incoming Presidents and Secretaries MUST have a My Rotary account in order to conduct business for your club.  To register for an account: 
1. Go to
2. Select My Rotary 
3. Select Sign in /Register 
4. If you do not have an account - Create Account
5. If you have an account sign in using email & password.  
Confirm your club has reported you as the incoming president for your club on in   
My Rotary with correct contact information including cell phone and email address.