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Ice Breakers – The Zoom Experience
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Ice Breakers – The Zoom Experience

by Joyce Trimble, DTM Mr. Cooper Speaks President, Andres Aguilar, recently contacted new and season speakers to share their experiences with ice breakers and virtual meetings.   Enjoy the insight of 3 Mr. Cooper Speak members. Mani Jonnalagadda and her Ice Breaker experience:  “I joined Toast Masters to learn and grow my speaking abilities and my goal is to...

24 Hours of Toastmasters
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24 Hours of Toastmasters

By Greg Pick, DTM, Past District Director My friend Nadia called two weeks before the planned 24 hours of Toastmasters event with the theme “Together Towards Tomorrow.”  She asked me for a favor, “Would I be willing to fill a role in the 24 hours of Toastmasters event?”  I was pleased and honored that a friend...

Update on Speakathons from Toastmasters
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Update on Speakathons from Toastmasters

By Jamie Pickering, DTM, District Director The following information was sent from Toastmasters International. April 21, 2020 Dear Club President and Vice President Education, We know that due to the evolving impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), some members are having difficulties finding opportunities to present speeches in the club setting. Because of this, Toastmasters International...

D25 Speech & Evaluation Party!
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D25 Speech & Evaluation Party!

By Jamie Pickering, DTM, District Director   D25 Clubs are Hosting Speech & Evaluation Parties! Click on date for Zoom Link June 1, Monday, 7:00PM-8:30PM** June 11, Thursday, 7:00PM-8:30PM** June 15, Monday, 7:00PM-8:30PM** *sponsored by Panther City Toastmasters **sponsored by Highway to Excellence *** sponsored by Afterburners **** sponsored by Arlington Nooners Parties that have...

Engage!
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Engage!

By Steven Timmons, DTM Have you engaged in Pathways? If not, then this article has important information for you to consider. A definition of engage as a verb is 1. Occupy, attract, or involve (someone’s interest or attention). 2. Participate or become involved in. Follow me as I discuss engagement. As the Toastmasters year winds...

Leadership Award Submission Extension
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Leadership Award Submission Extension

  By Jamie Pickering, DTM, District Director Toastmasters International is extending the deadline for specific aspects of the Advanced Leadership Silver. In summary, this extension allows – 1. Successful Club Coaches to file for Club Coach Credit AND Year of District Service up to June 30, 2021. 2. Club Mentors, assigned no later than December...

Guide for Conducting Online Toastmasters Meetings
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Guide for Conducting Online Toastmasters Meetings

Compiled by Chuck Mencke, DTM – District 25 Toastmasters – 03/19/20 This document contains several guides to help you and your club conduct effective online meetings for your Toastmasters club. I’ve gathered these documents from Toastmaster friends from around the globe that I’ve gotten to know while attending online meetings over the last few years....