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Extra Special Touch to DTM Recognition
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Extra Special Touch to DTM Recognition

By Diana Patton, Past District Governor 2011-2012 Ever since our 2010-2011 Toastmaster year, someone who has never been a Toastmaster has been adding that extra special touch to our Distinguished Toastmaster ceremony at conferences and now our first Summit. Annaclaire Taitt has graciously created those little velvet pouches personalized with the names of those being...

My Education Journey
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My Education Journey

by Les Condit, DTM I wanted to make it to DTM very early on in my Toastmaster’s journey. I was working at a steady pace toward education awards in my own club. Speeches and awards slowed down while I was doing 2 years of service for District 25, but I picked up speed once I...

Finishing the year STRONG and Satisfied
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Finishing the year STRONG and Satisfied

by Greg Pick Hi fellow members, It’s hard to believe we only have about 7 weeks until the end of the 2017-2018 Toastmasters year! Have you achieved the goals you established at the beginning of our year together? If you have, congratulations! If you’ve not reached them, there is still time! Perhaps take a goal...

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My Education Journey

My Education Journey Our Toastmasters journey is truly self-paced. My personal journey is an example. It took me 2½ years to complete my first 10 speeches and 5 years to earn my Old Competent Leader (now called Advanced Leader Bronze (ALB)). Another 8 years passed before I completed my Advanced Communicator Bronze (ACB). Once I...

3 Things I Learned Early
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3 Things I Learned Early

It has been four years since I joined Toastmasters, but I remember how excited I was to be in a club with people from my community who were interested in improving their speaking skills. I also remember how confused I was. Here are three things I learned that helped me in my Toastmasters Education Journey....

My Education Journey
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My Education Journey

My Toastmasters Education Journey by Bobby Madera – October 2017 In February 2015, I saw a few AT&T Irving NOC Toastmasters Open House flyers placed at work that said I could become a better speaker and leader with the added benefit of being a self-development goal for work. When I was personally invited by Whitney...

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Pathways is Coming! Are You Ready?

District 25 Ambassador Visits to Start Hi, members of District 25. Change is coming! Change is coming! This past Sunday, September 10, 2017, our Chief Ambassador, Susan Gardner, provided the kickoff training to the assigned Ambassadors for thePathways Groups. The ambassadors for your clubs will be listed on our Pathways page soon and they will be...