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Rotary International Zones 33-34 2016 Institute

Singing of Let There Be Peace On Earth during the closing session of the 2016 Institute.


Institute Agenda

 Thursday, October 13, 2016

 2:30 pm     PDG Forum

 5:30 pm     Reception

 6:30 pm     Opening Dinner

 9:00 pm     Hospitality Suites and Individual Activities

 Friday, October 14, 2016

 7:00 am     RLI Sponsored Coffee

 8:00 am     Plenary Session – Membership Focus

 10:15 am   Plenary Session – Membership and Other Focus

 12:15 pm   Lunch

 1:45 pm     Plenary Session – Rotary’s Public Image Focus

 2:30 pm     First Lady’s Tea (Spouses/Partners)

 3:30 pm     Adjournment

 6:00 pm     Class Reunion Dinners

 Saturday, October 15, 2016

 7:15 am     Invitation Only Foundation Breakfast – Arch Klumph Society, Major Donors, Bequest Society Members

 8:45 am     Plenary Session – END POLIO NOW Focus

 10:30 am    Plenary Session – Foundation Focus

 12:00 pm    Adjourn – Afternoon Free Time and/or Optional Activities

 2:00 pm      Ceremonial Tree Planting at Mint Museum by RIPE Ian H. S. Riseley (Optional Activity)

 5:30 pm      Director’s Reception

 6:30 pm      Director’s Banquet (Keynote Address by RIPE Ian H. S. Riseley)

 9:00 pm      Hospitality Suites and Individual Activities

 Sunday, October 16, 2016

 7:45 am        Interfaith Worship Service

 8:30 am        Breakfast

 8:50 am        Memorial Service

 9:40 am        Closing Plenary

 11:30 am      Adjourn Institute


Zone Institute 2016

 October 13-16

Zone Leadership Training Seminar 2016 

District Governor Elects & Nominees October 11-13

District Governors October 12-13

Sheraton Charlotte/Le Meridien
555 South McDowell Street
Charlotte, NC 28204
(1) (704) 372-4100




Some Important Information To Help You With Your Plans.

The Leadership Seminar begins for District Governors Elect and Nominees on Tuesday October 11 at 2:30pm and for Governors at Noon on Wednesday.

The Institute starts Thursday, October 13th at the evening Dinner. The Institute will be preceded by a Past District Governor's Forum in the afternoon. It continues thru Sunday, Oct 16th till 11:30 AM.

Sheraton/Le Meridien is a unique hotel complex because it is TWO hotels in one location. All of the Training Sessions for the incoming Governors and the Generals Session will be held in the meeting rooms between the two Hotels. 

The Sheraton Charlotte Hotel and Le Meridien are ideally located in uptown, near many dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Many attractions are within walking distance, such as the Charlotte Convention Center, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, the Panthers’ Bank of America Stadium, and the Bobcats’ Time Warner Arena. Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) can be reached in 15 minutes by car.  

Retreat to one of our 305 renovated guest rooms, filled with everything you need for a comfortable home away from home. Stay connected with wireless High Speed Internet Access, and enjoy a blissful night’s rest in The Sheraton Sweet Sleeper™ Bed.  

At the Link@Sheraton(SM) experienced with Microsoft® in our lobby, surf the web on our terminals or bring your laptop for complimentary wireless High Speed Internet Access. Stay in shape at our Sheraton Fitness center, and relax in the outdoor pool, indoor pool, or hot tub.  

Room Rates:

Sheraton Charlotte Hotel Rates:
Single $149
Double $149
Triple $169
Quad $179

Le Meridien Hotel Rates:
Single $169
Double $169
Triple $179
Quad $189  

The Rates for both Hotels are guaranteed three days before and after the event.


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The fees for the Leadership Seminar and the Zone Institute are as follows:  

District Governor Nominee & Spouse/partner or guest

$725.00 each

District Governor Elect & Spouse/partner or guest

$725.00 each

District Governor & Spouse/partner or guest

$560.00 each

Past District Governor & Spouse/partner or guest

$375.00 each

PRID & Spouse/partner or guest

no fee

Widows/Widowers of Past District Governors & guest

$375.00 each

RI Staff

$560.00 each


Early Bird Registration ends on September 6th - save $100!

Cancellations made prior to September 20, 2016, will receive a refund, less a $50 fee per person, assuming payment has been made.  If no payment has been made, a bill will be sent.  After September 20, 2016, no refund will be given.

The Executive committee has been working for the past year to make this Institute the best ever!

Executive Committee 


RID Joe Mulkerrin 

General Chair

Nancy Barbee


Randy Lickey


Firoz Peera

Operations/Public Relations

David Edwards


Kathryn (Cookie) Quinn Billings


David McCoy

Leadership Seminar

Lee Phares


Gene Windham



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