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Embarking on “Our Next Great Adventure”

by Krystal Besaw Annual Conference Chair As Toastmasters, we are constantly on a journey of self-discovery and growth, and this year’s annual conference theme, “Our Next Great Adventure,” encapsulates this spirit perfectly. It’s a rallying call to all members to embrace the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in their personal and professional development. At…

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Finishing The Year Strong Yet Making A Path Forward

by John Aparicio Division D Director Serving as Division D Director has been quite a daring adventure. I did not know what I was in for with the ‘23 – ‘24 year. I was met with challenges at every turn but was determined to keep sharing my sunshine no matter what! Whether it was grief…

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D25 Speakers Bureau Takes ToastmastersD25 Speakers Bureau Takes Toastmasters To The Next Level To The Next Level

by Kelley Rene DTM Speaker’s Bureau Chair The District 25 Speakers Bureau is an elite group of seasoned speakers ready to step up to the podium as the need arises. Membership auditions — open to Toastmasters within the District — entail delivering a ten-minute speech with excellence. Throughout the year, members provide training through Saturday…

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MARCH 2024 OPEN HOUSE WINNER – THUMBS UP TOASTMASTERS

by Phylliss Christian-Daniels DTM Club Growth Director Congratulations to Thumbs Up Toastmasters for creating a productive meeting that consisted of celebrating your Charterversary (37 years) along with achieving a Golden Gavel status and having two guests in attendance! A Toastmasters open house serves as an invaluable entrance into the life-changing world of public speaking and…

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Investing In Success: The Importance of Paying Toastmasters Club Dues

by Phylliss Christian-Daniels DTM Club Growth Director In the world of Toastmasters, where individuals strive to become proficient communicators and leaders, one often overlooked investment stands out: paying club dues. While the idea of parting with hard-earned money may seem intimidating, the benefits far outweigh the costs. Here’s why investing in paying club dues is…

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Leadership Lessons: Empowering Teams in Toastmasters

by Shameika McAllister DTM Division B Director Shameika McAllister, Division B Director in Toastmasters, shares invaluable insights into leadership, organizational management, accomplishments, challenges, and plans for a smooth transition for her successor. Through her experiences, she highlights key lessons and strategies that can benefit leaders in various fields. One of the fundamental lessons Shameika has…

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Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders: A Teen Leadership Workshop

by Karen Coleman DTM In the heart of Coppell, Texas, a group of passionate individuals came together with a singular goal: to empower the youth of their community through the art of leadership and communication. Alongside a dedicated team, an innovative workshop was collaboratively developed to instill essential skills in the next generation of leaders.…

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OUTSTANDING MEMBER – FEBRUARY 2024

by Emily Murray DTM District Director Are you familiar with the theme song from the old cartoon show Gummi Bears? Editing it just slightly for this month’s Outstanding Member of the Month we get: Dashing and daring, courageous and caring, Faithful and friendly with stories to share!………. Bouncing here and there and everywhere! High adventure that’s beyond…

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A Bridging-The-Gap Experience

by Lydeisha Gossett  If you were born between 1901 and 2025, you belong to one of the seven generations alive today. In my family, the oldest living members are Boomers. I belong to Generation X. My oldest child is a Millennial, followed by three in Generation Z. The youngest generation is Generation Alpha, which includes…

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Embracing The Finish Line

by Phylliss Christian-Daniels DTM Club Growth Director As a Club Growth Director in Toastmasters, the journey to success is paved with challenges and victories alike. Embracing the finish line entails more than just crossing it; it also requires leaving a lasting impact on the Toastmasters community. I want to share with you four strategies that…

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TI 2024 Convention Resources To Boost Excitement!

  March 11, 2024 Dear Leaders, What an amazing centennial celebration this year’s convention will be—set to take place where it all began 100 years ago in Southern California. Help spread the excitement about the 2024 International Convention—a once-in-a-lifetime milestone event that will be hosted in Anaheim, California, U.S., August 14–17—by utilizing Art Deco-themed promotional…

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