Saturday, May 25, 2019

District 7980 Conference-Mystic 2020-April 24 to 26, 2020 in Mystic Connecticut




MYSTIC 2020
District 7980 Conference
Mystic Marriott, April 24 to 26, 2020

At this District Conference

Paul Harris Lunch


District Training Assembly
This is this years Training Assembly folder, 2020 will be even better. Be on the lookout for the schedule and plan.





Jeffry Cadorette


Director 2018-20 
Rotary Club of Media 
Pennsylvania, USA 
Jeffry Cadorette had a 25-year career as a physical therapist in private practice as president and CEO of Physical Therapy Associates of Delaware County in Pennsylvania until merging his practice with Riddle Memorial Hospital to form the Riddle Rehabilitation Institute and Riddle Sports Medicine. He is now associate broker and executive vice president at Media Real Estate Co., where he is active in all phases of commercial real estate sales and leasing, tenant representation, and new project development.

A Rotarian since 1977, Cadorette has served RI as a committee member, Council on Legislation delegate, international training leader, seminar trainer, and president’s representative. He was worldwide coordinator of Rotary Foundation alumni coordinators from 2010-11.

Cadorette is a Foundation Benefactor and Major Donor and has received the Citation for Meritorious Service, the Distinguished Service Award, and RI’s Service Above Self Award.


Four Way Test Speech Contest on Saturday
The finals of the four way test speech contest is at the lunch on Saturday. This is always a great inspiring event and you get to vote for the winner.


Talk on the Environment, the Oceans and STEM

STEPHEN M. COAN, PH.D. of Mystic Aquarium

Dr. Stephen M. Coan is president and chief executive officer of Sea Research Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization which operates Mystic Aquarium and JASON Learning.  Committed to protecting the ocean environment, Sea Research Foundation accomplishes this through public engagement in conservation, STEM education, and research programs related to the ocean environment.
 Mystic Aquarium is the largest cultural attraction in Southeastern New England with annual attendance of 750,000.  JASON Learning is a digital based STEM curriculum that annually reaches 3 million students throughout the world.
 Dr. Coan has been an officer of Sea Research Foundation since 2001. He was appointed chief operating officer in 2004, and completed a radical restructuring of the organization’s financial platform, including reduction of $20 million in debt. He became president and CEO in 2006.   Under his stewardship, Sea Research Foundation has enjoyed record setting fund raising, and took over management of JASON Learning from National Geographic Society in 2010.  In 2014, Mystic Aquarium was awarded the National Medal for Museum and Library Service at the White House in recognition of its unique array of community and national programs serving at-risk youth and people with special needs. 
Prior to joining Sea Research Foundation, Dr. Coan was the chief education officer of the JASON Foundation for Education, now known as JASON Learning. He has served as executive director of two educational organizations and held faculty appointments at Tufts University, Bentley College and Cambridge College. He is a trustee of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, Horizons in Windham, Conn., the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation in Baltimore, Md., and a founding trustee of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association.
 Dr. Coan earned his bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University and both a Masters in Management degree and a doctorate in social policy from the Heller Graduate School at Brandeis. 

Robots from High School Robot Teams for you and your kids to play with





Naval History

A Speaker on our Naval History


This is the Petrel a research vessel which looks for sunken ships and found the Indianapolis(A destroyer) and the Wasp(an aircraft carrier) both sunk during WW II.




The Indianapolis sunk during WW II after delivering parts for the atomic bomb




We hope to have an Admiral talk about finding the Indianapolis and Wasp, he was on the Petrel during both discoveries

On Saturday

Interact and Rotaract

Youth Exchange











A Taste Of RYLA-Didn't you always want to know what goes on at RYLA



This is chairs, you won't be doing that at Mystic 2020. But you will learn about leadership the RYLA way

On Sunday
Nominee for Director
Election for Council of Legislation

Talks by Clubs on What they do really well

Rest of Sunday
Find a Restaurant for Lunch with Some Rotarians
Go to Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport, Naval Museum or...

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