Category: Conferences

Home / Conferences
My Service Journey
Post

My Service Journey

by Les Condit, DTM Toastmasters has helped me to be a better speaker and to learn new leadership skills that are necessary to be successful in working with a volunteer type organization. I admit that when I became an Area Director it was because it was something that I needed in order to meet the...

Invitation to the Spring Conference
Post

Invitation to the Spring Conference

Fellow Adventurers of District 25, You’re invited to the upcoming District Spring Conference. As we travel on our journeys, we all have adventures that come along the way. Whether it’s getting that first education award, stepping up to leadership or stepping outside the club for the first time, we all have our own journey and...

First Timers
Post

First Timers

by Kathy Bergs When I joined Toastmasters back in 2013 I had no idea that nine months later I would be First Timer Chair for the fall conference. The conference theme was “Get On Board.” I was amazed at how many first timers did get on board. When I heard that Steve Blake was going...

Contests
Post

Contests

The evening started with a group that was inquisitive about the coming event!  Although they had competed at the Area and Division levels, the District level brought about a sense of cautious optimism.  The first contest was for Speech Evaluation.  We proceeded through the briefings without a hitch.  The contest started on time… something we...

Post

2017 Fall Conference DTM Ceremony Participants

Hello Fellow Toastmasters Have you received or will you receive your DTM by November 4? If yes, will you be a part of the ceremony Saturday night, November 18th? Please help me out by answering the following questions by October 21st and send them to John Bergs, DTM Chair at jkbergs86@yahoo.com. 1)       Name: 2)      Home...

Post

District Speech Contest Winners

International Speech Contest Winners First place, Hannah Seals, SPEAK UNITED Toastmasters Second place, Ram Ganapathy, Heart of Texas Bridge Gappers Third place, Thomas Torlincasi, Plus-Two Toastmasters Also competing: Edward Babino, Nationstar Speaks Barbara Bellis, Highway to Excellence Karen Chilton Coleman, ICE Breakers Sonya Rundles, Shining Stars Table Topics Speech Contest Winners First place, Steve Foss,...

Post

HRC Texas Toasters are Winners

Chuck and Terry Mencke donated an amazing prize package of Toastmasters International manuals and branded materials to the District Conference, including all advanced manuals,  Competent Communicator manual, Competent Leader manual, Toastmasters International timing cards, and Toastmasters International timing watch. A drawing was held during the District Conference. Every club who had a member register for the...

Post

One First Timers’ Perspective on the District Conference

Having attended many professional conferences, this one ranked among the very best.  The spring conference was much more than I anticipated. With the amazing Toastmasters in the contests, some of which had just started their Journey to Excellence, I was inspired. The education sessions really encouraged me to apply the principles to my professional career. The keynote...