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What’s In A Word?
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What’s In A Word?

By Joyce Trimble, Contest Coordinator One word, in and of itself, is just an utterance.  When you combine singular utterances, they become a living thought and information worthy to be shared. Such is the case of words given me by fellow Toastmasters about our upcoming speech contest season.  Together these words tell the story of why District 25...

Division Contest Winners!
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Division Contest Winners!

By Diana Patton, DTM, District Webmaster It’s been an exciting contest season. Club winners moved to Area contests then winners from 35 Area Table Topics and International Contests completed at the seven Division level contest. Our Division contest winners will compete during the Annual District Conference. Friday night May 3, is the Table Topics contest....

Division Humorous Speech Contest Winners
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Division Humorous Speech Contest Winners

By Elizabeth Gray, District Chief Judge We have come to the end of the fall Humorous Speech Contests.  Due to a change in Toastmasters International rules, we will no longer have a district-level fall speech contest.  Spring contest season will return to two contests with competition through District level.  Spring 2019 we will have Table...

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”...

What’s New for Contests this Fall
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What’s New for Contests this Fall

By Jamie Pickering, Program Quality Director Have you heard?  Contests are looking a little different this Fall season in District 25.  This season we will crown 7 Division Winners of the Humorous Speech Contest!  Before we do that, the Area Contests will take place in groups of 2 or 3, still announcing a winner for...

Greetings from the Southern Side of District 25
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Greetings from the Southern Side of District 25

In an active and involved Toastmasters District, I want to take a few moments and share with you the activities of Areas of 44 and 45. Encompassed within these two districts are clubs from Burleson/Cleburne to the city of Waco. This is a wide area. More importantly, these districts include some great Toastmasters. One such...

Being an Area Contest Chair
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Being an Area Contest Chair

by Michael Duckworth Area 53 Tall Tales and International Speech Contest As a new (less than one year) member of Toastmasters, I was honored to be asked to chair the Area 53 Tall Tales and International Speech Contest on March 10th. There are many details involved in presenting a successful speech contest. However, the outline...

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