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Save the Date for the 2018 Kids’ Chance of America Annual Meeting!

Hosted by Kids’ Chance of Michigan on May 3-5, 2018

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Kids’ Chance of Michigan cordially invites the entire Kids’ Chance community to join us on May 3-5, 2018, for the 2018 Kids’ Chance of America Annual Meeting in Detroit, Michigan, at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center.

  • The festivities will begin on Thursday evening with tours through the landmark GM Renaissance Center.
  • The KCOA Board Meeting and Council of State Organizations meetings will take place on Friday morning, the afternoon will feature focus groups and the Annual Meeting, and the day will culminate with the President’s Reception and Dinner.
  • Saturday will be devoted to Kids’ Chance College, which will offer a series of presentations and workshops designed to educate and empower participants with the tools to strengthen and grow their state organizations.
  • The final event of the Annual Meeting will be a cruise along the waterway of Lake St. Clair and the Detroit River aboard the luxury yacht, The Infinity.

You do not want to miss this wonderful opportunity to obtain valuable information and build lasting connections with the volunteers in other Kids’ Chance organizations nation-wide!

Full Schedule

Thursday, May 3, 2018

5:30 – 7:30pm Registration Area Open
7:30 – 8:30pm Tour of the Renaissance Center
The one hour walking tour will take visitors through the landmark Renaissance Center and will outline the rich history that General Motors shares with the city of Detroit. Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour begins at 7:30pm. Attendees are encouraged to consider dining at the Renaissance prior to the tour. There are over 20 dining options in the complex.

Friday, May 4, 2018

 8:00am-9:30am Breakfast on your own
9:30am – 11:30am Council of State Organizations
11:30 – 1:30pm Grab and Go Lunch Luncheon
Attendees will have the opportunity to have lunch while attending up to two of four focus groups which will be offered.
11:30 – 12:30pm Focus Groups I
12:30 – 1:30pm Focus Groups II
2:00 – 4:00pm Kids’ Chance Annual Meeting
6:00- 7:00pm President’s Reception
Join Kids’ Chance of America President for light refreshments.
7:00pm Kids’ Chance Dinner
Plated dinner with Keynote Speaker and Student Recipient Presentations

Saturday, May 4, 2018

Kids’ Chance College, Sponsored by Coventry

8:00 – 8:45am Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 10:45am Scholarship 101/Kim Stezala, Scholarship Consultant
10:45 – 11:00am  Break
11:00 – noon Session II
Noon – 1:15pm Lunch and Keynote
1:30 – 3:00pm Marketing 101 Workshop
3:00pm Kids’ Chance College Concludes
6:30 – 10:00pm Dinner Cruise on The Infinity
The 2018 Annual Meeting will conclude with a cruise along the waterway of Lake St. Clair and the Detroit River aboard the luxury yacht, The Infinity. Exceptional cuisine and drinks will be offered while attendees enjoy skyline views and inspiring music.

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