May 032021

May 4, 2021- 6:15 PM – Via Zoom 

District 7770 Conference – Family of Rotary – It’s a Virtual Life Come dressed to impress and bring along your favorite beverage. Prepare for a night of celebration and  acknowledgment for a monumental 2020-2021 Rotary year. 

The “Family of Rotary” and sub theme “It’s a Virtual Life” for this year’s 2020-2021 District 7770 Conference could  not have been more right. This is truly a year where we have seen the impact of all family; those within our  homes, our Rotary clubs, and our communities across the globe. 

Don Hovis Sr and Donald Hovis Jr, the father and son duo, who co-chair of this event, giving a nod to the “Family  of Rotary”. We have tried to capture portions of what we have come to expect at a conference; Keynote Speaker,  Necrology to honor those who have passed on during Rotary Years 2019-2020 and 2020—2021 and the awards  with recognition of clubs and Rotarians who have shown true leadership. 

Keynote Speaker: Jamey Chadwell, Coastal Carolina Football Coach 

Coaching and Rotary – It’s not so different.”  

Jamey Chadwell was named the third head coach in Coastal Carolina football history on January 18,  2019. Chadwell received several Coach of the Year honors. He was named the 2020 Walter Camp  Coach of the Year, the Associated Press Coach of the Year, The Home Depot College Football  Coach of the Year, the 2020 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year, the Sporting News’ 2020 Coach of  the Year, the 2020 CBS Sports/247Sports Coach of the Year, and the Paul “Bear” Bryant Group of 5  2020 Conference Coach of the Year. He was also the winner of the 2020 George Munger College  Coach of the Year Award and was chosen by fans as The Premier Coach of College Football by  Premier Players, Inc.  

Chadwell was also named the 2020 Sun Belt Coach of the Year, the 2020 Werner Ladder AFCA FBS  Region 2 Coach of the Year and honored by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) with the  2020 Grant Teaff Coach of the Year Award. 

Just would not be a Conference without Awards and Recognitions – 

All our traditional awards, along with some new innovative awards. Thank you to AG Deborah Huntsberry for  chairing the Awards.  

Recognizing District 7770 Clubs 

Club Citation, Club of the Year, Public Image, Membership, Foundation, Public Image will be joined by three new  awards. Those are Just Different, Be a Blessing and Ten Star Rotarian Campaign honoring PDG Paul Allen. 

Recognizing District Leaders 

District 7770 individual awards, Rotarian of the Year and various District Service Awards will also be announced. Join our family meeting of celebration! We’ll be watching for you. 

DG Pauline 

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