WELCOME TO ROTARY DISTRICT 5390
  
 
  DISTRICT GOVERNOR 2024-25
 Shawna Secker
 Rotary Club of Billings
dg5390.2024@gmail.com  |  (406) 208-7398  
 

Immediate Past District Governor, Rick Powers,
Rotary Club of Anaconda

District Governor Elect (DGE), Lucy Smith,
Rotary Club of Kalispell

      District Governor Nominee (DGN), Kathy Schulte,
Rotary Club of Missoula

      District Governor Nominee Designee (DGND), Jeff Langlinais,
Rotary Club of Townsend




                                                                                 DG Visit Protocol 
Club & District Events
 
RYLA 2024: July 9th - 13th, 2024
 
Camper Registration Link:
 
Tall pine trees, early morning fresh air and scores of teenagers climbing out of sleeping bags eagerly facing a new day. This is just a small part of the reality of RYLA in District 5390. Camp RYLA will be an incredible experience for young people in your community.  
 
2024 Dates:
 
Club Spot Reservations: March 1st - April 30th.
 
Reservation Cost:  $450/Camper
Only two spots are guaranteed for each club until April 15th, when additional camper reservations can then be requested until April 30th. 
Reservations will close when 115 have been received.
 
Camper Registration: May 1st - June 15th (absolute cutoff).
 
Payments: Original two reservation deposits due April 15th. Payments for any additional camper reservations due June 1st.
 
Refund Requests: Requests due May 15th (final deadline for camper reservation refunds and bus spot refunds). 
 
 
 
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Join us for BBQ Montana Style

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CELEBRATING PAUL HARRIS FELLOWS
Saturday,  August 17, 2024
5:30 pm Happy Hour  •  6 pm Barbecue
Garden City Harvest Community Barn
1657 River Road, Missoula, MT
 
Hosted by: Shawna Secker, Governor, District 5390
 
Special Guest: Geoff Cochran, Annual Giving Officer, Rotary International

Discount hotel rates until July 18
at Comfort Inn University,
1021 E. Broadway Street, Missoula. Call (406) 549-7600
Ask For Rotary Block
 
Registration is Open!!
To register for the event click the link below:
 
 
 
 
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The Waterton Glacier International Peace Park Association (WGIPPA) requests that you
 
SAVE THE DATES for the 2024 WGIPPA ASSEMBLY.
 
 
Above photos are from past Hands Across the Border Ceremonies at Waterton and East Glacier Assemblies
This year’s Assembly will be held at the Glacier Park Lodge in East Glacier, MT on September 19 – 22, 2024
 
The Assembly is hosted by 4  Rotary Districts in Canada and the U.S. and is held annually to celebrate the existing Peace among Canada, the United States, and Indigenous Peoples, and to promote Peace worldwide.
 
Some of the highlights planned for the 2024 Assembly include programs from Indigenous storytellers, a biographical author an early WGIPPA proponent, a banquet followed by a noted keynote speaker, and evening entertainment by “Montana’s Troubadour” – a renowned Indigenous musician and poet.  
 
To make HOTEL RESERVATIONS, contact Central Reservations and ask for the WGIPPA room block, by email, phone, or fax: glacierpark@pursuitcollection.com, phone (406) 892-2525, or fax (702) 914-5081.
 
Online ASSEMBLY REGISTRATION DIRECTIONS will be publicized SOON – watch for updates at: watertonglacierpeacepark.org.
 
The complete detailed Assembly agenda is still under development and will be publicized later in early summer of 2024. Please watch for news of that release at watertonglacierpeacepark.org.
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Columbia Falls Tippy-Tap Project 
 
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For more information on these and other events, look under UPCOMING EVENTS, below.
RI Club & District Support
The Rotary International Club and District Support Representative for our district and clubs is:
 
Nick Taylor    Associate Officer   847-866-3429    Nick.Taylor@Rotary.org
 
They can help you with Rotary Resources and Services; Administrative Procedures, Board Policy/Rotary Constitutional Documents, and navigating MyRotary.og and conducting Rotary business online.
DISTRICT NEWS
Big Sky News is now available:  Click on the "Read More" below for news and articles from district clubs.
 
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