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2014 CENON 2nd Quarter District Conference

2014 CENON 2nd Quarter District Conference
February 14, 2014 at 06:30pm to 09:30pm - February 15, 2014 at 07:30am to 04:00pm

Tickets are $35.00 and

Contact Name: Denise Nacev
Email Address: dnacev@bell.net
Phone Number: (905) 332-7798

General Information
Awards Luncheon & District Conference, February 14 & 15, 2014 (Toronto)

The second quarterly conference will be held at the Radisson Hotel, 401 & Victoria Park, Toronto. Great workshops will be offered by Optimist Certified Trainers.

Training Workshop for 2nd Quarter – Toronto

Catch a Rising Star: Always wonder if you would be good in a leadership role? This session is for you! Come learn what is involved and expected of becoming a leader. You might even decide you want to be a President or Lt. Governor! You might be surprised how much fun you will have along the way.

NOW is the time….New Optimist Recruiting: Membership building in your club does not come easier than this! Add more help to your existing projects and gain new ideas and enthusiasm for your club. The Club that brought in the most new members in CENON’s 2012-2013 M&M year might be willing to share their secrets!

Ontario’s Not-for-Profit Corporations Act provides a modern, legal framework for not-for-profit corporations, including charitable corporations. It sets out how not-for-profit corporations in Ontario are to be created, governed and dissolved. Amendments to more than 80 statutes including ONCA were introduced in the legislature in June 2013. It is anticipated that these amendments will be debated in the legislature in fall 2013. If the amendments are passed by the legislature, ONCA is anticipated to come into force no earlier than six months after passage in order to ensure adequate time for not-for-profit corporations to prepare for transition. Come to this session to find out what your club will need to do to be ready and compliant!

RESERVATIONS: Phone the Radisson Hotel 1-416-493-7000, tell them you are with the CENON group for the group price.

FRIDAY, February 14, 2014

6:30 - 8:30 Registration Desk Open ~ Lobby

6:30 - 8:30 Canadian Children’s Optimist Foundation,
Children’s Cancer Campaign
Central Ontario Leadership Seminar ~ Lobby

7:30 – 9:30 Executive Committee Meeting ~ Courtney B

8:30 - 1:00 Hospitality Suite ~ Room 916 Theme Party colour is RED for Valentines Day

Since this Conference falls on Valentine’s weekend, we are having a red theme. We are asking all Optimists to wear their best red outfit...get creative, we know you can! There will be a prize for the best “red themed” person. We will also be having a few games in the Hospitality Room on the Friday evening. The Hospitality will be open on the Saturday evening as well, so bring your loved one (or ones...) and stay the weekend in Toronto! ~ Hospitality Queens (King) Marijke & Jody

SATURDAY, February 15, 2014

7:30 – 10:00 Registration Desk Open ~ Lobby

8:00 – 10:00 Canadian Children’s Optimist Foundation,
Children’s Cancer Campaign
Central Ontario Leadership Seminar ~ Lobby

8:15 – 9:45 Catch a Rising Star – Gord Holly (Open to all) – Courtney A

8:15 – 9:45 Membership Workshop – Anne Donkers – Courtney B

9:45 – 10:00 Break

10:00 – 11:45 Ontario’s Not-for-Profit Corporations Act Workshop – Steve Indig

– Courtney A and B

12:00 – 2:30 Awards Luncheon ~ Ontario Boardroom

2:30 – 4:00 Board of Directors Meeting (Club Presidents & Reps.) Courtney A & B


Mail completed registrations along with payment to:

or EMAIL information to ladygov01@yahoo.ca and bring payment with you to the conference.

Registrations must be received prior to or by Feb 13, 2014 in order to be considered as pre-registrations.

Early Bird Incentive:

Each Member who registers by January 31st will have their name entered into a draw to receive their Registration Free. Early Bird draw registrations MUST be received prior to February 1, 2014
Download 'Registration Form'
To Register Online Visit 'http://www.cenon.org/meetings/2014-02-registration.pdf'

Map & Directions
55 Hallercrown Place, Toronto, ON