DARE to Reach, Stretch, Grow 

Don’t miss the Final Fall Conference in District 36

Saturday, November 18, 2017 – 8am to 6pm

(Registration starts at 8am) – Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852


The Bethesda North Marriott Conference Center is currently undergoing construction on our parking lot to expand it into a parking garage. During the construction of our new parking garage, the conference center parking will not be accessible.

Satellite parking will be a few blocks from the hotel and we will provide shuttle service to transport individuals from the parking location to the conference center and back….for FREE!

Driving directions to our off-site location, located at 6120 & 6130 Executive Blvd:

270 driving south:
Rockville Pike, either direction:


Old Georgetown Road, from 495:
We thank you for your patience and understanding.


Get ready to experience:

  • Table Topics and Humorous Speech Contests
  • An information session on the new Pathways Program
  • Dynamic speakers
  • Education sessions
  • Networking
  • On the spot Club Coaching and Mentoring
  • Dancing!!!

Purchase your ticket by clicking here!

The keynote will be delivered by “The Magical Speaker” Donny Crandell !
Donny has been a semi-finalist in the World Championship of Public Speaking two years in a row (2015-2016). He has spoken at many different venues including: universities, conferences, churches, military bases and fortune 500 companies. In 2017, he became recognized as an Accredited Speaker by Toastmasters International.
Donny Crandell believes “It’s All About Connecting.”  As a Speaker, Educator, Chaplain, Entertainer and Writer, he connects with his audience through inspiring, motivating, training and educating by creating a fun and enjoyable experience for all.
Liz Fletcher Brown
Josef Martens
Gwen Kinsey


Hotel reservations can be made by clicking the link to the below website or by calling the numbers below. Reservations must be made no later than October 27, 2017.


Reservations by phone:
Reservations Toll Free: 1-877-212-5752
Reservations Local Phone: 1-301-822-9200

Hotel Website :



Looking for an opportunity to serve District 36 will enjoying the Conference? Consider volunteering to help with the conference. Volunteers are needed for registration, room set up, directing participants to the right conference room, helping organize the lunch service, and did someone say parade? Well need a volunteer to help organize a small District themed parade. Contact Program Quality Director or Volunteer Coordinator Desiree Payne for more details.


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