7:30 p.m. Buses depart for House of Culture, Government House
8:00 p.m. 40th Anniversary Dinner and Show –Belize/Michigan Partners
Sir Colville Young, Governor General, and Lady Norma Young Rt. Hon. George Price - former Prime Minister
The Belize-Michigan Partners host an evening of cultural presentations, food, drinks and music to celebrate 40 years of Partnership. Plus free raffles.
Music by the All Stars Steel Band
Entertainment by: Belizean Cabaret,
Lela Vernon, Mark Anthony Christie, Belize East Indian and Chinese Dancers, San
Jose and Garifuna Larunihati Dancers.
Master of Ceremonies: Rene Villanueva, Sr.
Saturday, November 18
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Convention Registration
Concurrent Sessions - Choose from among the interactive workshops or discussion groups on important topics for your chapter/partnership.
8:30 a.m. to In Search of Excellence - Rechartering 2007 An opportunity for all participants to review and comment on the provisions for the
next three year cycle on rechartering chapter membership.
Corporate Sponsors for Education and Youth Programs
Corporate philanthropy trends point toward youth and education as priorities. Is this
an opportunity for Partners?
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Board Meeting
Open to all. Observe the Partners of the Americas Board of Directors during its Business Meeting. Among the agenda items is a discussion of advisory resolutions presented by the Congress.
9:30 a.m. t Ready or Not - you are leading the Change Camille Donnelly, Michigan/Belize, will facilitates this skills building workshop for chapter leaders facing transition in leadership and expanding membership
Accessing Partners Resources Partners staff lead a discussion on benefits of membership in Partners of the Americas and how to access those resources available for all Partnerships.