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Toastmasters: Embrace Contest Season Together

by David Winkowski DTM Division E Director I remember the first Area Contest I attended. I had been a Toastmaster for maybe a couple of years. Our president was working on her DTM and was also serving as our Area Director. She needed helpers, and I volunteered to be the Sergeant-at-Arms. I did not know…

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Letter of Gratitude to District 25 from Aundrea Payne

from Aundrea Payne International Speech Contest Regional Finalist To District 25, I have been trying to find the right words for you for weeks. I’m still speechless. (Someone, please press the unmute button!) Reflecting on this journey brings tears to my eyes. I realize how lucky I am to represent this INCREDIBLE DISTRICT. This journey…

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And the Winners Are!

by Jerrod Blackman MBA, DL4, EC1 2022-2023 District Contest Coordinator Time has flown by and another Contest Season comes to its conclusion for District 25.  The previously recorded 2022-2023 District 25 International Speech and Table Topics contests were recorded and winners were revealed during the Annual Conference Watch Party. Clark Pfarner served as our Contest…

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Ready for Takeoff

by Fursey Gotuaco, DL2 It began with the club-level contest and ended with the Semi-Finals of the World Championship of Public Speaking …. In between, I zoomed in and out of Toastmaster clubs around the world. What an amazing experience!!! COVID 19 changed the landscape of the international speech contest. It took away the warm…

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