Rotary and Rotaract Clubs in District 5890 are invited to send participants to an interactive leadership workshop in northwest Houston on September 23-24, 2017. In this workshop participants will learn how to improve their personal leadership skills that can be used in their club, their vocation and in any community organizations in which they hold a leadership position.

The Leadership Institute will be very interactive and will cover material in the following general topic areas:

Social Styles Listening Skills

Challenges in Leading Diversity Group Activities and Presentations

Problem Solving Empowerment of Others

Inspiring Leadership Team Building

Conflict Management Meeting Management Skills

Ethics Visioning Boards

Clubs may send a maximum of 2 members and the class will be limited to the first 24 who send in a registration fee of $250 by September 15. Registrations received after September 15, 2017, will be $300. The Institute will be held at the Courtyard Houston Northwest Marriott located

at 11050 Louetta Rd., Houston, Texas 77070. Information on the hotel may be found on their website at

Attendees must attend both days of the training and stay overnight at the conference center. The registration fee for the two-day Institute is $250 and covers all materials, four meals beginning with lunch on Saturday, September 23rd and the cost of lodging. Participants will be billeted two per room in non-smoking rooms. Smoking in the room will incur a substantial charge to room occupants beyond the registration fee.

Attendees should arrive at the Courtyard Houston Northwest Marriott no later than 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 23, 2017, and be prepared to stay until the workshop concludes at about

5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 24, 2017. Dress for the institute is business casual. If there are questions about the Institute or to receive a registration form, please contact Gayle Jircik at (713) 594-6305 or