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Little Ole Me
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Little Ole Me

By Brandi Wesley, Area 21 Director I am truly grateful for all of the leadership opportunities I’ve had this year and am looking forward to all that is to come. Earlier this year, I made a decision to be a part of an organization, knowing there were benefits to my personal and professional growth. But...

Empowered By My First Area Council
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Empowered By My First Area Council

By Kelley Rene Daniels   Saturday’s Area Council meeting was a first of many Toastmaster firsts for me this year. But it didn’t take long to realize this wasn’t just another hybrid meeting. “Fly Like An Eagle” by The Steve Miller Band blasted through the speakers while in-person attendees buzzed about the conference room. It...

First Timers Experience
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First Timers Experience

By Rahmana Warren, FirstTimer   Hi, I’m Rahmana Warren, member of the Ft PMI chapter, I want to share my first timers experience with you! It was exciting to see all of the clubs members that attended from the D25 area and meet so many wonderful people, educational sessions with awesome mentors and  the rewarding...

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...

First Timers
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First Timers

by Kathy Bergs When I joined Toastmasters back in 2013 I had no idea that nine months later I would be First Timer Chair for the fall conference. The conference theme was “Get On Board.” I was amazed at how many first timers did get on board. When I heard that Steve Blake was going...

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One First Timers’ Perspective on the District Conference

Having attended many professional conferences, this one ranked among the very best.  The spring conference was much more than I anticipated. With the amazing Toastmasters in the contests, some of which had just started their Journey to Excellence, I was inspired. The education sessions really encouraged me to apply the principles to my professional career. The keynote...