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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...

D25’s International Visitor
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D25’s International Visitor

by Jamie Pickering Help me welcome, President Deepak…, International Vice Deepak…, Toastmasters International First Vice President Deepak Menon! It took us a couple times to get the title right, but we’ll never mistake the impact Deepak Menon had on our district. The plan was simple; hand out some corporate awards, make some marketing calls, attend...

D25 Spring Conference 2018: A First Timer’s Experience
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D25 Spring Conference 2018: A First Timer’s Experience

by Melissa Southerland A low hum of conversation surrounds you. Excitement is in the air. The District 25 2018 Spring Conference has arrived! You nervously walk up to the first timers table and are cheerfully greeted by Amanda Vasquez. “Great to see you! Her exhilarating demeanor makes you even more enthusiastic about the adventure that...

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Linda Williams Presents to the Presidents

Attendees at the Presidents Breakfast on January 14th at Texas Wesleyan were privileged to hear Past Region 3 Advisor Linda Williams. Her presentation “The Mysterious Link Between Toastmasters and Extraordinary Abilities” was given with her usual eagerness, enthusiasm and engaging manner. Her audience was also eager, enthused and engaged. Afterward, she was mobbed by admirers...

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What a Celebration!

District 25 members and families had a wonderful time “Celebrating Excellence” in beautiful Capp Smith Park on Saturday, June 18th. In spite of the heat, about 60 people enjoyed the afternoon together. Rose and Steven Timmons went all out as the Special Event Chairs. Good food and drink were in abundance, and everyone took full...

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Celebrate Excellence! with a Day in the Park

Howdy Y’all, Ok, Grammarian, get over it… This is Texas, where y’all is a perfectly good word. Being that it is Texas, it is a great time to CELEBRATE! Celebrate what, you ask. Well, we are celebrating Excellence! To be exact, the Excellence that has been Achieved by District 25’s wonderful members and clubs during...