This is going to be the most fun you have ever had at a conference

Joun us for

Outdoor Stage

Lawn Party


Food Trucks

The Schedule


 KEY: M.S. = Middle Sisters S.S. = South Sisters O.S. = Outdoor Stage F.C. = Food Court

10:00am-10:30amOpening CeremonyJim LussierM.S.
10:30am-10:45amWelcomeDG Cindi O�NeilM.S.
10:45am-11:30amRotary International Strategic InitiativesVicki PulizM.S
11:30am-12:00amMeet and Greet/Corn Hole GamesGwen DeBernardiO.S.
1:00pm-2:00pmOur Lives Are driven by HappinessCatherine SandersonM.S.
2:00pm-2:30pmMaximizing Happiness in RotaryJim LussierM.S.
2:30pm-3:30pmLove is Just Dame Good BusinessSteve FarberM.S.
For Rotarians
3:30pm-3:45pmBreak (Water, Coffee & Tea available in S.S.)S.S.
3:45pm-4:30pmLiving & Performing Rotary’s ValuesJohn BushnellM.S.
4:30pm-5:30pmFree Time – Visit DisplaysS.S.
5:30pm-6:00pmHappy Hour – No Host BarF.C.&S.S.
6:00pm-7:00pmDinnerPDG Cindi O’NeilF.C.&O.S.
7:00pm-10:00pmHigh Street BandO.S.

 KEY: M.S. = Middle Sisters S.S. = South Sisters O.S. = Outdoor Stage F.C. = Food Court

9:00AM-10:00AMSaying YES To ChangeRichard GrovesM.S.
10:00am-10:45amOrganizations Live By Their CultureJim PorterM.S.
10:45am-11:00amBreak (Water, Coffee & Tea available in S.S.)S.S.
11:00am-11:30amRotary’s Road To PeacePaul ChappellM.S.
11:30am-12:00amExtreme Leadership Jam SessionSteve FarberM.S.
12:00pm-12:30pmLunch – 4-Way Speech ContestO.S.-F.C.
1:00pm-2:00pmDesigning Our Future/Youth PanelModeratorM.S.
2:00pm-2:45pmCelebrating Our Performance 2020PDG Cindi O’NeilM.S.
2:45pm-3:00amBreak (Water, Coffee & Tea available in S.S.)S.S.
3:00pm-3:30pmTravel As A Political ActRick Steves/Jim LussierM.S.
3:30pm-4:30pmLeadership is Who You AreMoe CharrickM.S.
4:30pm-5:15pmLife Itself Is Losses & Gains/Celebration LifeJim LussierM.S.
Celebration of LifePDG Cindi O’NeilM.S.
5:15pm-6:00pmHappy Hour-No Host BarF.C.&S.S.
5:15pm-6:00pmLindy Gravel ConcertLindy GravelF.C.&O.S.
7:00pm-7:30pmVR PresentationPaul ChappellO.S.
7:30pm-9:30pmSit-Down MoviesO.S.

The Speakers

Powerful and inspiring speakers

Shaping the future

Cindi O'Neil

Past District Governor

Rotary International’s new area of focus: “Supporting the Environment,” is a fortunate coincidence for Cindi. She will be helping Rotary understand the significance and possible actions that will make supporting the environment a reality.

Steve Farber

Extreme Leadership

Steve Farber is the author of multiple books on leadership including Love is just DAMN GOOD Business. He has been credited with redefining leadership in deeply personal terms and making a difference in businesses, lives and the world around them.

Vicki Puliz

Rotary International Director

Vicki’s “Why” in Rotary is to make a positive difference—whether in youth service, public image, polio eradication, leadership development, education, or growing Rotary through new clubs and supporting Rotarians and Rotaractors.

Paul Chappell

founder of Peace Literacy

A West Point graduate, Iraq War veteran, and former army captain Paul K. Chappell shows why people need to be as well trained in waging peace as soldiers are in waging war. Lecturing around the world, he also teaches college courses and workshops on Peace Literacy. Paul has done many presentations in the Rotary International World.

Richard Groves

Sacred Art of Living Center

Richard has earned four Masters’ degrees in theology, world religions, bio-ethics and law. A chaplain for more than twenty five years, Richard speaks nine languages. He is a popular keynote speaker and workshop presenter whose work has been acclaimed for its ability to speaks to the heart and soul of end-of-life issues.

Catherine Sanderson

Ph.D. The Positive Shift

Catherine Sanderson addresses the psychology of interaction and the Science of Happiness. She is practical, humorous and will suggest ways to pursue happiness that make your life more energetic and full of meaningful relationships. For free, She will treat you to a multitude of many smiles.

Moe Carrick

manager of TEDx Bend

Moe Carrick is a best sell author, consultant, relentless optimist, TEDx speaker and manager of TEDx Bend while also managing Moementum, Inc. Moe truly believes that it is the role of leaders of human organizations to develop an environment when everyone exceeds and reaches their full human potential.

Jim Porter

Chief of Police, Bend, Oregon

Before being a Chief of Police in Bend, Oregon, Jim spent 17 years working with a SWAT team and also in a narcotics division, all of which created high levels of stress. In a very short time, Porter turned the department around, and because of its national reputation—it won the U.S. Department of Justice Officer Wellness Award in 2018.

Youth Board of Directors

We have asked representatives of Rotary’s Youth to share with our Conference attendees what they envision is their greatest fears of the future in our environment, country and world. they will be given an opportunity to share with us their preferred “Vision of the World” they will inherit.

More Inspiration for a higher purpose

Rick Steves

Travel as a Political Act

Jim Lussier

Life Itself is Losses & Gains

John Bushnell

Living & Performing Rotary's Values

High Performing Clubs

In Spite of it ALL. . . We Achieved Success

Four Way Speech Contest

More to come . . .


The “All New” High Street Band

featuring the High Street Horns!!

The signature “Party Band” known Nationwide for playing the Hottest Dance Hits from the 70s, 80s, 90s and Top 40!

“In their colorful zoot suites these guys do a fantastic job engaging their audience. We’ve had the pleasure of the High Street Band perform multiple times for large crowds and they’ve met our expectations every time. Great sound all around!”

Bob Norbie – President/CEO, Special Olympics Montana

District Celebration Golf Tournament

Thursday, August 26, 2021

$60 per player

Registration closes Monday
August 23, 12:00 pm

The Greens at Redmond is a challenging eighteen hole executive public golf course in Central Oregon designed by noted architect Robert Muir Graves. Located just minutes from the Redmond’s city center, the 18-hole course offers many man-made lakes, canals, fountains and numerous sand bunkers with mined white sand. The tees and greens have been planted with Penncross grass and the rolling fairways are 100% bluegrass. There are picturesque rock formations and many views of the Cascade Mountain Range to provide beauty and challenge as you play the course.



District 5110 Special Rate

$179.00/night SOLD OUT

Good for Thursday-Saturday nights Aug 26-28, 2021

Only 40 rooms available per night and will only be guaranteed until July 27th

Comfort Suites Redmond Airport

2243 Southwest Yew Ave Redmond, OR 97756
Phone #: 541-504-8900

This is the District 5110 EXCLUSIVE private registration link


Deschutes County Fairgrounds RV Park and Tent Spaces: Guests must call the Deschutes County Fairgrounds and Expo Center RV Park directly at 541-585-1569, ask for Debora Shuping and then request the Rotary District 5110 RV space rate ($38.00/per night). There is a block of 30 spaces reserved. They are released to the general public on July 15. If you would like to reserve an electrified tenting space, please ask.

Getting There

Join us for the 2020-21 Rotary Celebration in the out of doors!

The Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center is a 132-acre site located in Redmond, Oregon. It is placed strategically at the hub of the tri-county area (Deschutes, Jefferson, and Crook Counties) together known as Central Oregon. It is 15 minutes from Bend, the largest city, 20 minutes from Prineville, 20 minutes from Sisters, 25 minutes from Madras, and 5 minutes from the Redmond Airport.

Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center

3800 SW Airport Way
Redmond, OR 97756

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