Category: club events

Happy Holidays!
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Happy Holidays!

By Diana Patton, DTM, District Webmaster Clubs took the challenge from our District Director seriously when she reminded each member, club, area, and division to keep the momentum going through the holidays by having strong meetings and perhaps a party or special holiday meeting. Check out pictures from events through the holiday season. For all...

Thanks for The Memories
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Thanks for The Memories

By Diana Patton Thanks to everyone that takes pictures of special club, area, division and district events and provides them to me for creating a photo album for each event. Years ago a friend of my daughter who was an college exchange student from England would say over and over again “Time for a photo”...

305 Celebrates 73 Years
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305 Celebrates 73 Years

by Charlie Bowles First Texas Toastmasters club has been operating since 1945 “I call this meeting of the Wichita Falls Toastmasters to order.” With that, President Steven Marsh started the evening just the way another club leader did 73 years earlier. On that April day in 1945, Dr. Louis E. Tompkins officially began the Wichita...

Blue Plate Special
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Blue Plate Special

Blue Plate Specials don’t invoke images of what gourmets call “fine dining”, rather, images of a low-priced meal that usually changes daily at diners and cafes. UNTIL…Mr. Cooper Speaks decided to offer their members a shorter version of a meeting once a month. As a corporate club, many Mr. Coopers find it challenging to step...

My Education Journey
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My Education Journey

My Toastmasters Education Journey by Bobby Madera – October 2017 In February 2015, I saw a few AT&T Irving NOC Toastmasters Open House flyers placed at work that said I could become a better speaker and leader with the added benefit of being a self-development goal for work. When I was personally invited by Whitney...

Toastmasters Help Warrior Mentorship Program
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Toastmasters Help Warrior Mentorship Program

Allies in Service is a non-profit organization that provides employment support and referral services to service members, veterans and their spouses in the DFW area. One of the programs Allies in Service offers is mentoring from executives with a variety of companies in the DFW area through the Warrior Mentorship Program. Organizers from American Airlines and the Warrior...

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A Contest Call to Action

Speech contests, which begin at the area level September 22, give us a chance to validate our tagline of Toastmasters: “Where Leaders are Made.” By getting involved, you’ll grow your skills, gain friends, and help make these contests beneficial for all. Please consider the following roles you can perform: Contestant or test speaker: We’d like...

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ATOS Charter Celebration

September 8th was a great day! ATOS Toastmasters was officially welcomed into District 25 during their charter celebration. Many of you may be asking, “What is a charter celebration?” It is when a brand new club and its charter members receive their certificates. I was privileged to be able to attend this meeting. Two of...

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Welcome MLCC Toastmasters Club!

Welcome MLCC Toastmasters Club! On Wednesday, September 6, MLCC Toastmasters Club formally celebrated  with a Charter Ceremony where various dignitaries unveiled and presented the club’s Toastmasters International MLCC Toastmasters banner, presented them with a club charter certificate, and presented all the charter members with certificates.  I am very proud of MLCC Toastmasters for all of their...

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Dyess in Afghanistan

Dyess Toastmasters of Abilene, TX has had many of their members deploy. Their club presently has an extension meeting in Bagram, Afghanistan. We keep the same format as a Dyess TMs meeting.  Since we only had three paying TMs members here we have allowed guests to provide an “unofficial” icebreaker to build rapport. TM Nelson has...