Georgian Bay Hotel and Convention Centre, 10 Vacation Inn Drive, Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 5G4 View on Map
Reservations: 1-800-482-7894, leave a message, they will call back!
Rooms offered include standard, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom suite and 2 bedroom condos.
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Agenda (printable) Updated Aug 8th
Dignitaries from Collingwood, JOOI Governor Mathew and Governor Steve will welcome you to Collingwood!
Breakfast Old Timers Roast and Entertainment
Come early or be prepared to wear the alarm clock! Join us in celebrating the Past and Present Governors.
Governor’s Gala Celebration Dinner & Dance
Come dressed to dine with Governor Steve and Angela, then dance the night away. Silent Auction.
2016 – 2017 Officer Elect Workshops
Governor-Elect Mac Rumble’s Lieutenant Governor, President, Secretary and Treasurer’s Workshop
LD-4 When Bigger, Better Bolder PGI becomes PDP Professional Development Program
The new PDP program is designed to promote member engagement and provide opportunities to develop greater leadership and professional development skills at the same time.
The new PDP (PGI) Program has been redesigned to help members achieve success in a leaner, more focused and timely manner.
Time will be allocated at the end to review progress in the PGI Personal Growth and Development program you have started to get you to the next level. One on one mentoring is available.
MKT-1 Websites & Portals & Technology. Oh my!
A little fearful about using technology with your Club? Come hear how Portalbuzz is helping Optimist Clubs communicate, organize and tackle tasks easily with a Club website and member portal. We’ll provide an overview to the Portalbuzz and you’ll hear from actual Optimist club members that have been working with Portalbuzz.
OIF-2 Club Foundation Rep & What the Foundation Can Do for Your Club
A Club foundation donation is required to meet the Honour Club program next year. Learn how the appointment of a foundation rep in your club can help facilitate donations from member and brainstorm ideas for foundation specific fundraising. Learn about Central Ontario’s initiative to a playground rehabilitation project for the children of Fort McMurray.
NCB-2 Sponsor Another Community Optimist Club – What Works THIS YEAR
Sue Creswell, Tony Edge
There is no greater “giving of oneself to improvement of others,” indeed one of the most altruistic things you can do as a member, than the sponsorship of a new Optimist club in another community. Learn how to start, what questions to ask, what to contact and important steps to follow after someone says “Yes.” You will learn about common hurdles that block progress and how to overcome them. A must session for anyone interested in growth.
Central Ontario District Junior Optimist Octagon International District Convention
The annual JOOI Convention will be taking place – come prepared to see our young Optimists in action
Georgian Bay Hotel and Convention Centre,
10 Vacation Inn Drive, Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 5G4 View on Map
Reservations: 1-800-482-7894, leave a message, they will call back! Indicate "Central Ontario Optimist: for these rates.
Rooms rates if booked before July 12th:
Standard room $175.00 per night
1 bedroom suite $205.00 per night with a 2 night minimum
2 bedroom suite $295.00
2 bedroom condo $295.00.