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Get the Scoop On Summit!
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Get the Scoop On Summit!

by Michelle Bayes DTM 2021 Summit Manager Registration is now OPEN for the 2021 Summit to be held Saturday, November 13th at the Marriott DFW/Westlake!!!  Be one of the first FIFTY people to register for any of the education options and you will get EXCLUSIVE SUMMIT SWAG with your registration materials.  Be one of the...

Reflections on Toastmasters International Convention 2021
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Reflections on Toastmasters International Convention 2021

by Ninfa Flewitt DTM District Director The second virtual convention of Toastmasters International took place in August, and your Trio was fully present for the Opening Ceremony, education sessions, business meeting, contests, and candidate showcase.  Much work went into this event, and it was evident! Toastmasters International changed the platform this year to create a...

Community Leader Speaker Series
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Community Leader Speaker Series

by Sallie Spradlin Jett VPPR – San Angelo Toastmasters Are you looking for a strategy that may help your club grow its membership? I want to share with you an initiative our club launched this summer called the Community Leader Speaker Series. HERE’S THE BACK STORY… After I did my officer training this past spring...

Another Productive “VBM” In The Books
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Another Productive “VBM” In The Books

by Kelley Rene District 25 Admin Manager The gavel sounded the start of the first D25 Virtual Business Meeting of 2021-2022 on Sunday, September 12th. Ninfa Flewitt, the current District Director, called the meeting to order. With an established quorum verified by Jodie Sanders, John Bergs motioned to adopt the 2020-2021 Year-end Audit Report, Larry...

TI Convention Education Session Review
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TI Convention Education Session Review

by Marcheta Gardner DTM Program Quality Director The Toastmasters International Annual Convention is an event that we, as Toastmasters, look forward to with anticipation and wonderment. What will be done differently this year?  Well, the 2021 TI Convention did not disappoint! One of the areas of focus for me, as PQD, was the Education portion....

LOOKING BACKWARD…LOOKING FORWARD
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LOOKING BACKWARD…LOOKING FORWARD

by Joyce Trimble DTM Co-Chair 2021 Banquet Chair The featured photo above shows the smiling faces of the District 25 2020-2021 Awards Banquet Committee, all dedicated D25 members. As a Co-Chair for the August 14 celebration, looking backward has been both a rewarding and an enlightening adventure. Rewarding as I saw happy faces coming together...

Honoring  Wally Funk: An American Space Pioneer
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Honoring Wally Funk: An American Space Pioneer

by Ankur Bora Life is an endless unfolding, an endless process of self-discovery, and an endless dialogue. It is built out of the experience of humankind. One must only listen. The ingredients are there. Put them together and a beautiful story is created — or if you are a Toastmaster, a memorable speech! In 1961,...

2021 International Convention – Stage Presence Track, ROCK Your Presentation
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2021 International Convention – Stage Presence Track, ROCK Your Presentation

by Bob Conrad ACG President World Renowned Grand Prairie Toastmasters Let me start off by saying this was the best $25 I’ve ever spent in Toastmasters. I’ve physically attended two International Conventions and found the presenters excellent. This was my first hybrid TMI conference and it was well worth the money. I was able to...

Have Slide-Deck Will Train!
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Have Slide-Deck Will Train!

by Chuck Mencke DTM D25 Webmaster District 25 just finished its first round of Toastmasters Leadership Institute Club Officer training. I was honored to be part of the training team. I also had the opportunity to conduct club officer training in 10 additional countries. This speaks to District 25’s reputation. We’re not only known for...