Oratorical students will speak on the topic, "Why My Voice is Important" and CCDHH students will speak on the similar topic, "Why My Opinions Matter." Both scholarship contests are gender neutral and boys and girls compete against one another. Both contests will award scholarship prizes in the following amount: 1st - $2,500; 2nd - $1,500; and 3rd - $1,000.
The Third Quarter PNW District Conference will be hosted by the Tri Cities Optimist Club at the Shilo Inn, Richland, Washington. Reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly as follows:
May 17-18, 2013
Shilo Inn & Suites50 Comstock Street
Richland, WA 99352
Single Queen $74.00
Single King $84.00
Double Queen $94.00
For reservations, please call 509.946.4661 and tell them you are with the Pacific Northwest District Optimist.Conference registration by April 30, 2013 is $85 per person US or Canada. After April 30, 2013 it is $95 per person US or Canada. Register online now or print and mail the registration form today.
In addition to the scholarship contests, the PNW District will welcome Steve Skodak, CFRE, Executive Director, Optimist International Foundation. There will be education and motivational activities, plus the election of lt. governors for the 2013-2014 Optimist International administrative year.
Plan now to join the kids and the adults for the fun.
Hanford Reach photo courtesy of the PNNL on flickr.