Category: Club Growth

Rules of the Road-Club Success Workshop
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Rules of the Road-Club Success Workshop

By Chris Raneri, DTM, Club Growth Director Remember when we could just make up our own rules to conduct business in our Toastmasters clubs?  Oh wait! We always had to follow parliamentary procedures, we just didn’t know what they were or how to implement them.  Club business like elections, passing motions, and budgeting are common...

Membership Renewals Being Accepted!
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Membership Renewals Being Accepted!

By Diana Patton, DTM, District Webmaster The following letter was emailed to club officers from Toastmasters International January 14, 2019 Dear Club Officer, Membership dues payments for the next renewal period are now being accepted. To keep your club in good standing, please submit all payments on or before April 1. To pay online through Club...

Lead with Love
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Lead with Love

By Chris Raneri, DTM, Club Growth Director District 25 is blessed with an abundance of wonderful and dedicated district leaders – both former and current.  It is not often that I get the pleasure of spending time with special leaders outside of our district.  Recently, I was able to spend some valuable time with the...

Smiling Stars Charter!
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Smiling Stars Charter!

  Smiling Stars held their charter celebration in Irving on October 15. They meet every first and third Sunday at 11:45 pm. Smiling Stars are in Division G, Area 74. Congratulations to all 24 members of Smiling Stars!

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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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A Day that Changed My Life

July 17, 2013.  The date isn’t important; it’s the events of that day that I will never forget because they changed my life. After months of anticipation, Nationstar Mortgage was hosting a Toastmasters Demo Meeting.  Over 50 interested employees had RSVP’d to the catered event.  Their eagerness to learn more was not the energy that...

3 Ways to Share Your News
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3 Ways to Share Your News

We want to hear what is happening with you and your club. 1. Join the d25 Toastmasters Bulletin Board on Facebook and post your exciting news to share with the rest of District 25. 2. Send pictures of your event, along with the date and a brief description, to pics@d25toastmasters.org. Then the images will be posted in...

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What do you mean we’re not special?

While all Toastmasters Club are special, not all are considered Advanced or Specialty Clubs. If you’re like me, you may not have originally understood what an Advanced or Specialty Club is and how they differ from other Toastmasters Clubs. Now that I am a member of an Advanced Club and a Specialty Club, in addition to...

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Contests Are The Perfect Opportunity

It’s October. Fall is in the air.  Contests are happening everywhere.  Contests are wonderful opportunities to introduce your friends, neighbors, and co-workers to Toastmasters.  People may not want to visit a “club”, but a speech contest?  Free food?  No one is going to ask me to speak?  Sure!  Why not? We are adding new clubs,...

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District 25 Is Growing!

What an exciting time to be part of District 25 Toastmasters. Our family of clubs is growing. We have added one new club so far this month. Welcome CoServ Toastmasters! This group is going to be a wonderful addition to our district. But that’s not all! There are more on the way. Something to Talk...