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A day in the Life of…
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A day in the Life of…

By Joyce Trimble, DTM A Day in the Life of the D25 Club Growth Director, who if elected would be the next year’s Program Quality Director with a new destination…The Summit….ended with two tired adventurers.  But Jamie Pickering was right, a first-time event would be fun. What is a Summit? Where are going to have...

Summit – FAQ
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Summit – FAQ

-By Joyce Trimble, DTM When is it? The Summit is a one-day event by members and for members to be held on November 10, 2018. Where is it? The Summit will be held at the Norris Conference Centers, 304 Houston Street, Fort Worth, Texas.    There is free garage, on street, and valet parking available. Why...

Basic Facts about the Pathways Program
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Basic Facts about the Pathways Program

-By Greg Pick, DTM Education Programs Pathways rolled out in District 25 on February 13, 2018, in District 25.  The transition period is the period from February 13, 2018, through June 30, 2020.  During this period, any member in our district who had been a member prior to February 13, 2018, can complete education awards under the traditional...

Volunteering at TLI is rewarding
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Volunteering at TLI is rewarding

-By Ernestina Pinones I volunteered to help at the TLI held at Stacey’s Furniture and Texas Wesleyan University. It was a “Golden” opportunity to meet new people and reconnect with old friends.  As I saw attendees enjoying the breakfast treats, the lunches, and the beverages, I was proud to have helped a little in refilling...

Celebrating
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Celebrating

By Joyce Trimble, DTM Cambridge English Dictionary defines celebrating as taking part in a special enjoyable activity to show that a particular occasion is important.   The word is further defined as meaning solemn. Celebrating can also be defined as the Annual D25 Awards Banquet on August 11.  We honored each of you – attempting to...

Eye on the Prize – Susan Gardner
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Eye on the Prize – Susan Gardner

-By Susan Gardner, DTM During this incredibly HOT Texas summer, it is important that we continually keep an eye on the prize…RAIN AND COOLER TEMPS!  But at the same time as we are sweltering in this heat, daily plans and life go on which brings me to the Muppets Leadership Lesson #2:  BE SURE TO TAKE TIME...

D25’s Training ROCKS!
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D25’s Training ROCKS!

By Chuck Mencke, DTM One of things that I’ve grown to love about Toastmasters is our commitment to training. I have participated in many volunteer organizations, but none of them focus on training like Toastmasters does. They want their leaders to be successful and are committed to helping them in every way possible. This year,...

DidJa Know? Level 1 Is the Same for All Paths in Pathways!
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DidJa Know? Level 1 Is the Same for All Paths in Pathways!

By Steven Timmons, DTM As you start into any Pathways journey, you may feel like a spelunker in a cave. Today we hope to remove some of that mystery and get you on your way. Level 1 consists of 3 required projects. Each project is to be completed sequentially. Don’t jump ahead. There is a...

The Best Training
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The Best Training

– Jamie Pickering, DTM, Program Quality Director TLI is the best place to learn skills that will help you lead your club, gain confidence about your role, and get great tips on raising your kids.  Ok, we won’t specifically help you with that last one, but we will help you be a stronger more confident...