Thunder Bay (Nor-West/Port Arthur)
Minneapolis (Mpls. Northstar)
September 10 – 13 Thunder Bay (Port Arthur/Nor-West)
Some of our past conventions. Please check our district Facebook page photo albums for highlights of our fun times.
Cancelled – Covid
Cancelled – Covid
The 2018 Convention – Magic on the Mississippi – was held in St. Paul September 13-16, hosted by the ORYG Gyro Club.
The 2016 District 7 & Gyro International Convention was hosted by the McKenzie Island Gyro Club in Red Lake, Ontario. It was held July 11-17.
2013 – 2008
The 2013 District VII Convention was held at the Airlane Hotel in Thunder Bay, ON. The convention was hosted by the Fort William Gyro Club, with help from the Port Arthur and NorWest clubs.
The 2012 District 7 Convention was hosted by the McKenzie Island Gyro Club. The theme was ‘Gilligan’s Island’. Attendees came dressed as their favourite character from the show. Click here to see the photos on the District 7 Facebook page.
Click here to view a recent article about Ed Fahlgren, one of the founders of the McKenzie Island Gyro Club, a Past Governor of District 7, and Past International President (1971-72).
The 2011 District 7 Convention was hosted by the Metro Gyro Club of Minneapolis. It was held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bloomington, MN. Activities included tours of the MN Landscape Arboretum and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, both led by Metro Gyro members who volunteer at these great facilities.
In 2010, District 7 hosted the Gyro International Convention in St. Paul, lead by the Oryg Club. The convention theme was “Rollin’ on the River”. The convention was held at the Crown Plaza Hotel overlooking the Mississippi river in downtown St. Paul. Friday evening festivities took place aboard a riverboat cruising on the river.
The 2009 District 7 Convention was held in Thunder Bay, August 20-23, with the Fort William, Port Arthur and NorWest clubs teaming up to host. The NorWester Resort Hotel served as convention headquarters.
The 2008 District Convention was hosted by the Minneapolis North Star club. We gathered at the Inn on Lake Superior in Canal Park in Duluth, September 4-7.