7790 Schedule of District Conferences May 1, 2, and 3, 2020
Samoset Resort, Rockport, Maine
We are very pleased to share with you the program for the upcoming annual conference of District 7790 at Samoset Resort.
Take a look at our busy schedule. There will be many impressive speakers and plenty of time to meet. We've even made arrangements with the best winery in the area for a wine tasting on Saturday afternoon.
Register now to take advantage of our early bird discount.
Sign up now to take advantage of our early registration discount. https://www.crsadmin.com/EventPortal/Registrations/PublicFill/EventPublicFill.aspx?evtid=fd5904eb-4c82-4c8c-af21-a9bb28969fd0
While you are at it make sure you book your room at the Samoset Resort. https://reservations.samosetresort.com/samoset/?startDate=mm/dd/yyyy&endDate=mm/dd/yyyy&requesttype=invBlockCode&code=ROTA
Friday, May 1st
People arriving early are welcome to take advantage 
of the facilities of the Samoset Resort

11:00  Registration begins 
12:00- 13:00  lunch on your own at the restaurant La Bella Vita restaurant.
13:00 - 16:00 We will take a look at the "model clubs" in our district and share the "best" ideas of our colleagues.
17:00 18:00 Cocktails, House of Friendship
18:00 - 18:15 Presentation by the RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards)  team
18:15 - 20:00 Traditional Cooking of Maine Lobster
20:00 - 22:00 DJ and dancing
Saturday 2nd May
7:00 - 8:00 Breakfast
8:30 - 8:45 Breakfast Speaker: a suicide survivor
8:45 - 10:30 Identifying the signs of suicide and the Gatekeeper program
10:45 - 11:30 The law enforcement perspective on the opiate crisis
                       Bob MacKenzie, Joe Massey, Bill Bonney, Jason Trundy...
11:45 - 12:30 Raising community awareness of CASE: a root cause of the opiate epidemic
13:00 - 14:00 Dinner Keynote Speaker Gordon Smith, Director of Maine Opiate Response
14:00 - 18:30  House of Friendship open
14:00 - 16:30  Wine tasting at the cellar door, pre-registration suggested
17:00 - 18:00 Recognition of Major Donors, by invitation only
17:30 - 18:30 p.m. Welcome cocktail, House of Friendship
18:30 - 20:30 Surf & Turf Dinner
19:00             Keynote Speaker Dr. Elissa Chelser, Jackson Laboratory Bar Harbor
20:30 - 23:00 DJ music and dance
Sunday 3rd May
7:30 - 8:30   Famous Samoset Sunday breakfast
8:30 - 8:45   Memorial for all Rotarians in District 7790 who will die in 2019-2020
8:45 - 9:15   CEO Stella Roy, Polio success in Nigeria
9:15 - 10:00 Club Awards and Distinctions
10:00 - 10:30 Youth Exchange and district affairs
10:30 - 11:00 Changing of the Guard, DG, DGE, DGN
11:00             Departure and farewell time
For just $25, you can join your fellow Rotarians and friends at a fantastic wine-tasting!
The delicious event takes place on Saturday afternoon during the District Conference and runs from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Cellardoor Winery.
Yes, you can enjoy a wine tasting at Cellardoor Winery in a two-hundred-year-old-barn.
It has picturesque views of the vineyard, which is located in Lincolnville close to the Samoset Resort.
Made in Maine, Cellardoor's award-winning wines are created in small,
handcrafted batches with grapes sourced from Cellardoor’s vineyard as well as premier vineyards across the country.
Cellardoor Winery was recently described by the New York Times as, “A bacchanalian playground for wine lovers and casual day-trippers alike.”
Click on the link to register and also check out the rest of the conference events. For more about the Cellardoor Winery, visit its website