Category: district events

Consider Leadership
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Consider Leadership

By Greg Pick, DTM, District Leadership Chair For over 90 years the Toastmasters program has demonstrated its ability to develop and improve communication and leadership skills. In addition to club officer positions, there are numerous leadership opportunities within Toastmasters once you venture outside your club.  The various positions will improve skills you already have, foster...

Is that music I hear?
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Is that music I hear?

By Joyce Trimble, DTM You may have been one of fortunate Toastmasters to hear classic guitar music playing during the last year’s area and division speech contests.  You maybe one of the fortunate to hear the strumming of a well-trained guitarist during the next season as well.   But who is that smiling face that also...

We traveled by Map!
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We traveled by Map!

By Jamie Pickering, Program Quality Director Everything I ever needed to know I learned from Muppets, and you!  On November 10 the gavel went down on a new destination for District 25, the Summit.  Dana Morgan Barnes, Past District 26 Governor dialed in our compasses to a new direction.  All eyes were on her In...

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...

Winter TLI Season is near….
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Winter TLI Season is near….

By Tammy Kasterke, DTM, Training Chair 2018-2019   Winter TLI Season is near….  Give me a “T”!  Give me an “L”!  Give me an “I”!     Give me a “V–O–L–U–N–T–E–E–R”! What does that spell?  Opportunity, Opportunity, Opportunity!  I want Y-O-U to be on my TLI Team! In case you’ve not met me yet, I’m Tammy...

Benefits of Being a Leader
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Benefits of Being a Leader

Greg Pick, DTM, Immediate Past District Director, District Leadership Chair   For over 90 years the Toastmasters program has demonstrated its ability to develop and improve communication and leadership skills. In addition to club officer positions, there are numerous leadership opportunities within Toastmasters once you venture outside your club.  The various positions will improve skills...

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”...

There Is No Test Like Production
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There Is No Test Like Production

By Steven Timmons, PublicRelations Manager Once, I was on a large IT project involving about 150 people. During a major part of our implementation, someone posted a sign in the breakroom that read, “There is no test like production”. For those that are not that familiar with Information Technology, you spend a great deal of...

Fall Business Meeting – Its Virtual!
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Fall Business Meeting – Its Virtual!

By Greg Pick, Immediate Past District Director Fall Business Meeting – Its Virtual! Why At the August 20 22, 2017, Board of Directors (Board) meeting, Toastmasters International changed the Protocols related to conducting business meetings.  The changes specified there will be at least two business meetings each year.  The annual business meeting to elect officers...

District 25 Awards Banquet
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District 25 Awards Banquet

Hi fellow travelers, It has been quite a Journey so far, but we are not finished, yet! Please make plans to attend our awards banquet on August 11th so we can celebrate one another’s successes together. At the ceremony we will be “Celebrating . . . Our Steps.” Registration will open in June. I look...