The Rotary Int'l Convention in New Orleans is coming to a close today.  I'm sure Rotarians around the world not only got a great experience by attending the convention, but they got a great "taste of New Orleans".  Only problem is food flavor is directly proportionate to the calorie count!!!!

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For those of us who didn't have the opportunity to attend the convention, below are several links of the convention highlights.

  1. Inside the House of Friendship - "Convention Kick Off - House of Friendship"
  2. Opening Plenary Session - New Orleans Welcomes Rotary Int'l to the "Big Easy"
  3. Second Plenary Session -  "On Monday Rotarians heard from veterans of Hurricane Katrina and learned how to engage with Generation Y."
  4. Third Plenary Session Highlights - Bill Gates, cochair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, served as the keynote speaker for the third plenary session of the 2011 RI Convention. Gates stressed the need to finish the job of eradicating polio.
  5. Fourth Plenary Session Highlights - "In New Orleans, conventiongoers heard from incoming president Kalyan Banerjee and the new general secretary, John Hewko."
Now the photo links start coming in:  

  1. Waller County - Vikki