At least 600 Rotarians from the 46 clubs under Rotary International District 3870 are expected to attend the 2018 District Convention on May 11 to 13 at Limketkai Luxe Hotel and the Atrium here in Cagayan de Oro City. The DISCON is one of the most anticipated Rotary events of the year as it recognizes and celebrates club and district accomplishments.
This year’s DISCON is hosted by the Rotary Club of Kalayaan CdO, the charter Club of 2017-2018 District Governor Rosalinda “Linda” Deleste.
RI Representative Muhammad Faiz Kidwai from Pakistan is the Keynote Speaker of the convention. Five (5) renowned speakers will also be speaking during the DISCON’s Plenary Sessions: Senator Bongbong Marcos, ANCs One for the Money Host and TV Personality Salve Duplito, including TV 5’s Alagang Kapatid Foundation Inc. Executive Director Menchie Silvestre.
In recognition of Rotary’s important role in the community, the City Government of Cagayan de Oro, through Vice Mayor Kikang Uy and the members of the 18th City Council, declared May 6 to 12 as Rotary Week here in the City of Golden Friendship. Rotary for many years now has served and continues to serve the community through service projects under Rotary’s 6 Areas of Focus: Peace and conflict prevention/resolution, Disease prevention and treatment, Water and sanitation, Maternal and child health, Basic education and literacy, and Economic and community development.
DisCon Chairperson PAG Gigi Go is optimistic that the City’s hosting will strengthen and solidify the presence of various Rotary Clubs in the city and with in the region. Expected to attend are Rotarians from Cagayan de Oro, Bukidnon, Camiguin, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, Sultan Kudarat, Misamis Oriental, North Cotabato and Maguindanao.
Press Release from Discon Media Group