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Treasurer Plus Mentor Times Two Equals A Triple Threat
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Treasurer Plus Mentor Times Two Equals A Triple Threat

by Helena Studmire, SR3 – Treasurer, NCTCOG Toastmasters The 2019-2020 Toastmaster year has been quite interesting, to say the least. I was elected as Treasurer for my club, NCTCOG Toastmasters, in June 2019. On a Friday in late summer 2019, I began the process of mentoring a new Toastmaster member, Evan. The next day, on...

Perseverance & Persistence – My Toastmasters Leadership Journey!
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Perseverance & Persistence – My Toastmasters Leadership Journey!

Perseverance & Persistence – My Toastmasters Leadership Journey! By Chuck Mencke, DTM, Division D Director – 2019-2020 Thinking back a decade or so, I fondly remember my first Toastmasters meeting at Plus Two Toastmasters October 2009. My wife, Terry, and I walked into the meeting not knowing what to expect. Why Toastmasters? What was going...

My Favorite Role
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My Favorite Role

By Greg Pick, DTM, Past District Director, Area 33 Director   This year I am honored to once again serve as an Area Director. Working with Area 33, I have found this second tour more rewarding than the first time. One reason is because I know a whole lot more about the job this time...

Let’s keep connected: a message from Deepak Menon
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Let’s keep connected: a message from Deepak Menon

The following is email sent to Toastmasters members  from President Deepak Menon due to COVID-19   March 24, 2020 My dear fellow Toastmasters and friends, The pandemic caused by the coronavirus is now affecting all aspects of our personal and professional lives with so many activities on hold. For us, as Toastmasters, this is unsettling...

All Work?
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All Work?

By Ninfa Flewitt, DTM, Division A Director We’ve heard the saying, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” At D25, it seems like your District Leaders are all work. Believe me that we do work… a lot! We work to make the District stronger for you! With Contest Season in full swing,...

Where Will Pathways Take You?
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Where Will Pathways Take You?

By Steven Timmons, DTM The real question to start with is, “Where Do You Want to Go?”. You see, it is always about having a goal and then creating a plan to get you there. Pathways is simply a tool and it is partly up to you (as with every tool) to figure out how...