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Kalahari Resort & Kalahari Water Park
                                    1305 Kalahari Drive
                                     Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin   53965

Call: 1-877-254-5466 for Hotel reservations by March 30, 2016 for Friday night, April 29th,  $119 group rate plus taxes. Mention SWIS District Optimist Group for special rate.  (Reservations for Saturday night April 30th will be $139 plus taxes).

REQUEST Kalahari Water Park Passes at Check-in.  

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION:  REGISTRATION has CLOSED at midnight on  Wednesday April 27.

CONFERENCE COST:   $40.00 for lunch choice/registration;  $20.00 for registration ONLY.
                                      (Chicken, Top Sirloin, & Veggie Lasagna Options)

Scheduled Agenda:   Schedule-at-a-Glance.
Friday, April 29:  
Pizza Party               7:00 - 9:00 PM          Mezzanine in Main Building
Oratorical Contestants, CCDHH, & Essay Winners/Families ONLY are invited to the VIP Information & Pizza Party.  
               Executive Meeting  7:15 - 9:15 PM           Bamboo Room, Main Buildin
              - SWIS District Current/Past/Future Leaders.

               Hospitality Suite      9:00 - 11:00 PM          #3000, SANDS Building
               - ALL Optimists Invited.

Saturday, April 30:
                Past Governor's Breakfast    7:00 - 8:00 AM     Tamarind Room, Main Bldg.
                Welcome Room                      8:00 - NOON        Crown Palm Room, Main Bldg
                  - ALL Optimists, Youth/Families invited for refreshments all morning.
                  - Sign-up for Oratorical Contestants in this room in Morning.
                Opimist Registration              7:30 - 9:30 AM     Table by SUITE D    
                Oratorical Contests               8:00 - 12:15 PM   Cypress Room, Main Bldg
                Oratorical Contests               8:00 - 12:15 PM   Banyan Room, Main Bldg
Both rooms will include Oratorical Youth/Families All Morning.
                  - Both rooms will include Optimists/guests watching contest until 10:00 AM.

 Oratorical Judges Room       8:00 - 1:00 PM     Mahogany Room, Main Bldg

SWIS District Conference   10:00 - 4:00 PM   SUITE D/E Main Bldg.        

                Optimists Business Meeting                                           10:00 -10:30 AM
                                       Welcome; Pledge; Invocation; First Timers Welcome;
                                       Past Governor's Welcome; Minutes, Treasurers Report.
                District / Youth Updates:                                                 
10:30 -11:00 AM
                                       Junior Golf, OI Summit, SWIS Convention/Miller Park-Aug,
                                       Website Support, COER, OI Conv, Tri-Star, 14-15 Awards.

                Break, One & Done Recognition, First Timer Orieintation, OIF Tickets, Raffle
                                       drawing, Fundcrazr info,Creed, etc.              
11:00-12:15 PM
                Lunch & Youth Sharing/Honoring:                                  
12:30 - 3:00 PM
                                       Essay winner, CCDHH Winner, Oratorical Speeches,
                                       Presentation Awards & Plaques to ALL.

               OIF Raffle Drawings, mock NOW Meeting, Creed.              
 3:00 - 4:00 PM

How to register: 

  1. Register and Pay Online: 
    Online registration is open during the registration dates shown above. When open, use the blue 'Register Online' button to submit your registration and pay online using our secure checkout process. This is our preferred choice as it allows us to manage the registrations and payment much more easily. 
  2. Register Online, then Pay By Mail, Phone, or at the Conference: 
    Register during the open registration dates using the blue Register Online button. During the checkout process - simply select the option to Pay By Mail/Phone, or Pay At The Door.  If you prefer to phone-in, mail, or pay at the door - by registering online you help us plan the necessary conference accommodations, make namebadges in advance, coordinate seating and meals based on the number of members and guests registered in advance.
  3. Just show up: 
    Last minute attendees are always welcome at the door. While we prefer the online process so we can plan based on the number of people registering, we'll always have a door registration person at the conference and welcome walk ins.

Our online registration process has changed. So if you have any difficulty registering online, please contact Bonnie Spindler via email, or use our Contact Us form. We'll be happy to help you register, and see if we need to tweak things to make it easier for everyone! 

We look forward to seeing you at the conference!

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