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Date(s) - 04/28/2017 - 04/29/2017
All Day

Hilton Garden Inn

 April 28-29 at The Hilton Garden Inn, Cedar Falls

All Tickets Include

All meals, and one Ticket to Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra Performance.

Tentative Schedule

SPECIAL PRE-CONFERENCE EVENT.  Open to all Rotarians.  Seating is limited make sure to check the Membership Forum checkbox on the registration form if you wish to attend.

  • 2 to 4 pm Membership Forum – Moderated by RI Director Brad Howard and District 5970 membership chair John Schultz

Friday Conference Begins (4/28) 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm Hilton Garden Inn Ballroom

  • Entertainment
  • Foundation Silent Auction Begins

Saturday (4/29)  All Events located at Hilton Garden Inn Ballroom

  • 7:00 am – 8:15 am Breakfast
  • 7:00 am to 9:00 am  Registration
  • 8:30 am Opening Session
  • 9:00 am Rotary’s Fight vs. Polio – Dave Potratz, Polio Survivor
  • 10:15 am  University of Northern Iowa President Mark Nook
  • 11:30 am – tba
  • Noon – 1:30 pm   D-5970 Lunch Meeting – Keynote Speaker – Brad Howard, Rotary International Director, California  “Rotary’s New Membership”

    Brad will conduct a Membership Forum from 2:00 to 4:00 pm on Friday before the conference.  If you would like to attend just tick the check box in the registration form.

  • District Awards
  • Foundation Awards
  • 1:45 pm  RYLA – Changing Lives – Taylor Burgart, RN at Mayo Clinic
  • 3:00 pm   Rotary Foundation – Doing Good in the World and Iowa – Michelle Gasparian, Rotary Foundation

  • 4:00 pm
  • 5:00 pm  Board Buses to Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center
  • 5:30 pm – 7:15 pm  Rotary Foundation Birthday Reception, Davis Hall, UNI
  • Conclude Foundation Silent Auction
  • Celebrate 100 years of the Rotary Foundation
  • Heavy appetizers, Cash Bar


  • 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Waterloo Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra, Great Hall, GBPAC, UNI

    “Appassionato” Explore sounds connected to the impassioned relationship between two of the Romantic period’s most famous musicians,

    Johannes Brahms and Clara Schumann.

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Hotel Room Reservations

Special rates are available for this event. call: (319) 266-6611 or click button


Jim Coloff

District Governor 2016-17, Rotary District 5970


R Ticket Type Cost Qty.
Full Registration
Includes all events and meals
Student Registration and Youth (under 35) Registration
Student Registration and Young professionals (under 35) use this rate.
Additional Symphony Concert Tickets
For guests who are not registered for the conference. (One symphony ticket is included for conference attendees)