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Special Spark Added to Spook-A-Thon Meeting!
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Special Spark Added to Spook-A-Thon Meeting!

By Jesse Ford, District Logistics Manager   I am a member of and count myself blessed to be the Vice President Education for the corporate club Mr. Cooper Speaks. We meet every Wednesday at noon in one of our conference rooms but that is not what I wanted to share. On October 30, we had...

Celebrating 50 Years in Waco
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Celebrating 50 Years in Waco

By Robi Ley, DTM, District Director On April 3, 2019, the Waco Early Birds celebrated 50 years as a Toastmasters chapter.  It was a great meeting with every current member showing up, plus five visitors, some traveling from as far as Arizona.  The level of Toastmasters experience ranged from Don Ferris (a charter member) and...

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...