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Mansfield Member Is in the Picture — in Israel

Toastmaster Ruth Edwards recently visited Israel. She had pictures taken of her on a beach in Tel Aviv and in Jerusalem near the Via Dolorosa. Of course she had taken along her copy of Toastmaster magazine to help fill those long hours on the plane. Ruth is a charter member of the Mansfield Sunrise Toastmasters Club, which is completing its...


Torlincasi Demonstrates His Toastmasters Skills Under Fire at Neighborhood Meeting

Last Tuesday, April 10th, I served as a volunteer moderator for a highly contentious neighborhood association meeting. The Fort Worth city staffer who recruited me found me on our D25 Toastmasters website under the Speakers Bureau. The meeting lasted more than 3 1/2 hours, during which 98 different people spoke at least once. It became...


Tea and Toastmasters in Argentina!

Vera Patel of Fighter Enterprise Club was recently in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and paid a visit to the Mate Museum in Tigre. Mate is the herbal tea that is a South American custom, and also the name of the container for it. Surely that is the world’s largest mate behind her. And that’s probably mate in her right...


Awards for Weatherholt, Fighter Enterprise Club

Larry Weatherholt, Systems Engineer on the F-22 program at Lockheed Martin, recently completed his Advanced Communicator Silver award. This achievement was recognized by his management through a SPOT award. Spot awards reward exemplary performance, and Larry received a cash reward. An accomplished speaker, Larry is a member of the Fighter Enterprise Toastmasters Club, one of...


Toastmaster Tim Tyran Is Flying High

Tim as Contest Master Nothing seems to be impossible for this former commuter airline pilot who now works as a Senior Safety Analyst at American Airlines. Timothy Tyran is also a DJ, a musician, an ice-hockey fan and a member of the Flagship Speakers Toastmasters Club since January, 2011. He joined the club because he...


Invitation to a Book Signing

  Harry Hall of Irving Toastmasters has written a book called Help!  Everyone is Staring at Me, which he will be signing on Saturday, Sept 17, from 3:30-5:30 pm at Crystal’s Pizza and Spaghetti, 930 W. Airport Fwy (Hwy 183), in Irving.     Public speaking is the number one fear in America (death is...


A Lifetime of Service Rewarded

At the 2011 International Convention in Las Vegas, Toastmasters International President Pat Johnson, DTM, presented a Presidential Citation to me saying “Celebrating nearly 60 years in Toastmasters, Rex has served the organization in countless noteworthy positions. He has given a lifetime of service to this organization and is one of the few remaining Toastmasters who...

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