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Our Next District Conference

This District Conference will introduce new events and activities affecting all clubs in our District. See the agenda below and plan to join us!

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Grand Island NE
Third Quarter Conference
April 21 6:00-10:00 pm April 22 7:00-5:00

Nebraska District Third Quarter Conference
April 22, 2017

Comfort Inn

3535 West State Street
Grand Island, Nebraska
Optimist rate:  $85 until April 7
(breakfast is included with room)

Grand Island Northwest High School
2710 N. North Road
Grand Island Nebraska

Registration is now $30

PLEASE follow these stept to Register Online:

  • Enter your 2016-17 Club or District Office in "special accommodations" 
  • Each option must be selected and entered one-at-a-time.
  • Select the item -- go to the bottom of the screen and "add to cart"
  • Use "+add another option" to make the next selection
  1. Select the Friday evening pizza if you plan to attend
  2. Select the Saturday breakfast option to eat if you are NOT a hotel guest
  3. Select registration which includes luncheon and rolls at break
  4. Register guests and youth and select lunch for them

Click here for:  Mail in Registration Form

Conference Registrar:  Shellie Zeeb
9323 Valley View Drive, LaVista NE 68128
402-593-1243   -

Problems or questions with registration may also be directed to Ardis Moody
402-540-6409  -


Conference Highlights and Tentative Schedule
Friday night

6:00 - 8:00 Pizza in Hospitaltiy Suite (suggeted donation $5.00)
8:30 - 9:30 Executive Committee Meeting 
                     Hospitality Room at Comfort Inn

7:00 - 8:00   Past Optimist Governors (POG) Breakfast
7:00 - 8:00   First Timers' Breakfast with governor, lt. governors and governor-elect
8:30    Opening Session at Grand Island Northwest
9:00  Business Session
10:00 Listen to Oratorical Contest or participate in "Beading to Beat Autism" activity
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch with Oratorical contestants and families
1:00 Listen to Oratorical Contest of attend workshops
2:00  Business Session - Lt. Governor Elections
3:30  Winners give speeches - We award $5000 in scholarships
4:00 - 5:00 Awards, Drawing, Conference Conclusion and Farewells 

April is Autism Awareness Month
Parents with children on the autism spectrum will present hints and techniques on how to better serve these children when we provide programs and activities in which they participate.  Information will be provided on "Autism Speaks" and "Light it up Blue" for autism.

Zone and Club Attendance Awards 

Your presence counts!  
And.. you will grow and learn and enjoy being more involved in what we do!


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