DISTRICT TRAINING VIRTUALLY is back for one more year, and registration is now open! You don't want to miss this great training event. Join us April 2! https://d5020.com/DTV2022
 
District Training Virtually
April 2, 2022
Session Descriptions
 
Session #1 - 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
 
Coffee and Chat with DG Lorna Curtis (for current Club Presidents):  You’ve obviously enjoyed the previous opportunities to share a cup of your favorite beverage with District Governor, Lorna Curtis over Zoom.  DG Lorna would love to take this time to hear how you’re feeling about your service as President of your Club as you prepare to hand over the gavel in just a few months. 
 
DACdb for Club Officers & Committee Chairs: (Two opportunities to take this class) Learn how to set up your club officers, committee chairs, add members, edit, delete and more.  Did you know there is an electronic new member form that does all the work for you? Learn how to send a “how to login” message to your entire club with one email, giving them their own personal info, update your club members data by sending one email, set up club assignments, club calendars and lots more! 
 
Imagine!  Energizing Your Way to a Vibrant Club:  You are encouraged to attend this forum and brainstorming session focused on recruiting, attracting, engaging and retaining members.  This is an opportunity to learn how to keep a club vibrant and fun, and to share some effective best practices.  Questions will be welcome since the answer will likely be in the Zoom room! 
 
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Bank…:   Learn how to avoid falling into "bad practices" as a Club treasurer.  This session will rely on real world experiences and heavily involve attendee participation.  Bring your questions!
Public Image Tools For Success (Part One of Two):   Public image is a big job. It covers social media, branding, advertising, public relations, website, club bulletin and more. The presenter is going to walk you through some social media tools that you’ll find helpful to stay on top of things. Attend this session to learn about Facebook & Instagram, specifically Facebook Business Suite and the integrated content calendar. 
 
Session #2 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 am
 
READY for Your Presidential Year?  GET SET with your plans in place!  GO make it a GREAT year!  (for current Presidents-Elect - President in 2022-23):  You have been to PETS, you've done the work to complete your Club Enhancement Plan, set your goals and hopefully have established who will serve on your Board.  Learn the final steps necessary to get you fully prepared for this awesome experience. This session will give you some tips on running great meetings, working cohesively with your Board and all Club members, and answer any questions you have before your term as President 2022-23 begins.  
 
Rotary Foundation Grant Management Training & District Community Grants: This session is NOT a grant qualification session.  Grant qualification for the 2022-2023 Rotary year will be completed online. This session by District 5020’s Foundation leaders will have only a short general presentation and be primarily for participants to ask questions about District Community Grants, and to learn from other Rotarians.  Participants are not required to complete the online qualification course before this session
Imagine Leadership:  If you are willing to open your own leadership toolbox and help others to succeed, you increase the chance and opportunity to make a difference and accomplish things in your personal, professional and volunteer life.  This class will help you take inventory of what leadership skills you currently possess, how to enhance those skills and also what important tools you could add to your own toolbox.
Public Image Tools For Success (Part Two of Two):   Public image is a big job. It covers social media, branding, advertising, public relations, website, club bulletin and more. This session will expose you to some helpful social media tools to stay on top of things. Attend this session to learn about Canva, a free graphic design platform, used to create social media graphics, presentations, posters, documents and other visual content. This extremely user-friendly platform can help bring your content to the next level.
 
YES!  Rotary Needs You!  Ever thought of serving as club president, serving on your board or joining a district leadership committee?  You have talents and skills that will flourish as you step forward to be part of the leadership team for your Rotary Club.   Chart the journey, begin to prepare, and know that this adventure will ultimately deepen and enrich your Rotary experience.   Best of all, you will meet some remarkable people who will truly become part of your ‘Rotary family!’  Get ready to be energized
 
designing. tomorrow. together.  (for current Presidents-Elect Nominees - President in 2023-24):  Will you be President during the 2023-2024 Rotary Year? You really don't want to miss this opportunity! This will be the perfect time to ask the 2023-24 District Governor questions and hear some wild ideas about how things are lining up, and how everyone can have fun during the year while helping to Grow Rotary.
 
Session #3 – 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
 
Rotary Foundation Global Grant Q&A: This session is NOT a grant qualification session.  This session by District 5020’s Foundation leaders will have only a short general presentation and be primarily for participants to ask questions about Global Grants, and to learn from other Rotarians.  Helpful hints will be shared. Participants are not required to complete the online qualification course before this session.
 
Imagine!  Happiness is a Warm Greeting: This session will provide you with some innovative and effective ways to introduce new members to Rotary.  You will learn about the importance of utilizing mentors to help new members feel welcome and engage them in your club.  You will have an opportunity to share your ideas and you will leave with lots of ideas on how to make new members feel they have received a warm greeting!  
See the World: (Two opportunities to take this class) After so many months being locked indoors, it’s time to break out and SEE the WORLD!  One of the best ways is to let the world come to you!  Student visas and passports are renewed and ready to go, so all we need now are clubs to get involved!  This workshop will provide you with an overview of why Rotary is so passionate about Youth Exchange, why clubs get involved, and what it takes to get started!  If your club has been thinking of getting your feet wet in Youth Exchange, or you are just curious about what all the fuss is about, come join us and find out how close you really are to Seeing the World through a Student’s Eyes!
 
DACdb for Club Officers & Committee Chairs: (Two opportunities to take this class) Learn how to set up your club officers, committee chairs, add members, edit, delete and more.  Did you know there is an electronic new member form that does all the work for you?  Learn how to send a “how to login” message to your entire club with one email, giving them their own personal info, update your club members data by sending one email, set up club assignments, club calendars and lots more!
 
 
Session #4 – 2:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
 
Goals Versus Vision:  Can you identify “WHY” people should join your Rotary Club?  Can you list the reasons “WHY” they stay?  In this session, we will help you find the tools and procedures to enable your club to achieve a clear vision, take your goals and turn them into an action or plan and create a positive a club culture where everyone feels valued and able to contribute. 
 
Imagine!  Bungie Jumping Your Club to Membership Growth:  This session will focus on the importance of innovation and adapting to a changing environment in growing Rotary.  It’s a new age and Rotary reflects this.  Learn about different membership and club types and Rotary’s new flexibility in so many areas.  Pick up tips to make your club more attractive to current and potential members.  The presenter has been around the block and is bursting with ideas.
 
 
Are YOU a Champion for The Rotary Foundation in Your Club?  As a Rotary Foundation Champion or your Club’s Rotary Foundation committee member, you will learn to inspire your Club to give to The Rotary Foundation & participate in its activities. Learn how to conduct inspirational Foundation-focused club programs throughout the year, Paul Harris points, Rotary Direct & club member contribution reporting.  Share resources available to become a TRF champion. Bring your questions! 
 
 
See the World: (Two opportunities to take this class) After so many months being locked indoors, it’s time to break out and SEE the WORLD!  One of the best ways is to let the world come to you!  Student visas and passports are renewed and ready to go, so all we need now are clubs to get involved!  This workshop will provide you with an overview of why Rotary is so passionate about Youth Exchange, why clubs get involved, and what it takes to get started!  If your club has been thinking of getting your feet wet in Youth Exchange, or you are just curious about what all the fuss is about, come join us and find out how close you really are to Seeing the World through a Student’s Eyes!