Capital District Convention in Roanoke, Virginia April 9 - 12, 2015
We are excited to welcome you to Roanoke, Virginia for the 97th Capital District Convention, April 9-12, 2015! Our host location is The Hotel Roanoke – one of the Grand Old Ladies – a historic hotel known world-wide for glamour and grandeur. This is a landmark year as we are celebrating 100 years of helping others and supporting our communities.
We can’t wait for you to experience life in the Star City – plans for next year’s convention include an optional pre-convention Golf Outing (Thursday, April 9, 2015) at famed Ballyhack Golf Club in Roanoke www.ballyhackgolfclub.com
Tee times have been set aside for DCON attendees between 11 am and 2 pm on Thursday, April 9, 2015. Those who indicate a desire to play should try to form a foursome and call the course at (540) 427-1395 to arrange a time. If one wishes to have us arrange a group, please call Heth Thomas at (540) 871-3740. Tee times are on a first come first served basis. The cost for golf and cart is $60 per player payable at the course upon arrival. Directions to the golf course will be available at the Hotel Roanoke or, if driving straight to the course, the club will email directions. Please request the need for directions when you call for a tee time. For those using a GPS, the address is 3609 Pitzer Road, Roanoke, VA.
Friday (April 10, 2015) will include a delicious optional Roanoke Food Tour www.roanokefoodtours.com, followed by fun times at the Roaring ‘20s Speakeasy & Casino Night
Saturday (April 11, 2015) we will offer an interesting Birdwalk for all of you nature-lovers that highlights Roanoke’s wonderful greenways. Also on Saturday will be the Opening Breakfast, inspirational Fellowship Luncheon featuring renowned speaker and International Past-President Steve Siemens, followed up with the Governor’s Banquet in the evening.
Throughout the convention we will host professional development workshops for Kiwanians, in additional to interesting self-development workshops – including dance lessons, gardening, digital photography – all taught by professionals in our area.
And don’t forget about our vendors! Several of our Kiwanis partners will have displays, as well as items for purchase. Watch www.roanokekiwanis.org and the Capital Kiwanian for updates and register here.