Midwinter Conference

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Shipboard Grain Voyages - Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
with Laurence V. Wade, Commodore, USMS Ret
Join Captain Larry, on a Voyage loading, transporting and discharging 65,000 tons of “Winter Wheat” on board the SS Glacier Bay, an 80,000 DWT Crude Oil Tanker from the Columbia River port of Olympia, Washington to Asaab, Ethiopia. This is about a 3-month Voyage and there were some interesting things that happened on the voyage that will be shared with the audience.

BONUS: The audience will learn how to design and build a first class “Outhouse” and how to cook rice, goat, and chicken on a true charcoal fire!

Your Own Public Service Announcement - Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
With Gayla Bartlett
Ever wanted to be the star of your own Kiwanis production? Well now is your chance. Come to the PR class about Creating a PSA for your club. We will create story boards and scripts then each club will have the chance to be in front of the camera! I will record your PSA bring it back to the production studio edit it and email it to you. This will give you a 35-45 second PSA for your website and Facebook page. As we all know videos and unique photos get more shares and views. So bring your creative touch and get ready to tell the world about our club! This class is guaranteed to be fun :)
Shannon Kinney is Founder and Client Success Officer at Dream Local Digital. Shannon has over 20 years of experience in the development of successful Internet products, online sales and marketing strategies. She has worked on the teams developing successful Internet brands such as cars.com,careerbuilder.com, and over 60 online media properties for newspapers all over the U.S. and Canada. Prior to that, she spent over 10 years in media sales and sales management in Maine. She is an experienced speaker, trainer, advisor and consultant, and has worked with small and large companies alike, and has served more than 40,000 small businesses in online marketing workshops. She has been recognized as a Woman to Watch by Maine Biz, and as a Local Digital Innovator by the Local Media Association.
Building the Brand of You - General Session - Saturday at 9:15 a.m.
with Shannon Kinney
Today's Army: Opportunity for Youth - Saturday Luncheon Speaker
with LTC Ronald E. Anzalone
Learn about today's Army and the great opportunities it has
for our youth. 

LTC Anzalone is a positive speaker and has an exemplary background in the United States Army. Read his full biography here.

Service Projects - Saturday at 3:45 p.m.
with Elyse Denorfia
Interested in adding service projects to your club's repertoire? Learn how to plan and implement service projects in your local community from beginning to end. Learn who to contact in your community to plan the event, how many members you should have to support the event and how to use media to market your club before and after the event to draw in new members.
Thanks to everyone who attended this event!

See below for some of the great events we enjoyed. 

Stay tuned for our next time together.