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143 Countries Just Like Me
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143 Countries Just Like Me

By Jamie Pickering, DTM, District Director   The Denver International convention was my third convention to attend, but I’d been hearing about them for years.  I remember watching our past trios prepare for being gone a week, assigning tasks and setting out of office email notices.  These past three years, attending myself has been an...

Convention Review
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Convention Review

By Sushma Kanugo, EC4   As a Toastmaster I always wondered of “What is the Ultimate Goal that can be achieved in Toastmasters?” I started to google and started doing some research. I found so many videos about the World Championship of Public Speaking and Toastmasters Conventions. I was amazed and fascinated to listen to...

Chicago – City of Big Shoulders
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Chicago – City of Big Shoulders

By Robi Ley, District Director Although Chicago got its nickname for the plethora of agriculture, manufacturing, and other industries it supports, that title was so very appropriate this year at the 2018 Toastmasters International Convention. These past eight days, we were able to mingle with some of the biggest shoulders in our Toastmasters world. You’ve...

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David McCallister Honored with Presidential Citation for Exemplary Service

On August 13, David McCallister received the Presidential Citation at the Hall of Fame at the 2015 Toastmasters International Convention.  He was one of only 14 honored this year with this citation. David McCallister receiving Presidential Citation plaque Presidential Citation Lapel Pin David McCallister was District Governor for District 25 2009-2010.  During that year District25...

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Proud Moments and Special Memories

Let me share a few special memories from the 2015 Toastmasters International Convention with everyone. Our district was well represented this year at the convention and those present were able to share in some proud moments for District 25. Chuck, Cindy and Jodie with Region 3 Advisor Monnica Lamb Jodie Sanders, Chuck Mencke and I...

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Make Your Club’s Vote Count!

All presidents and secretaries should have received information by now from Toastmasters International advising how to assign your proxy for the Annual Business meeting to be held on Saturday, August 15. As provided in the Bylaws of Toastmasters International, Article X, Section 5, a Toastmasters club in good standing is entitled to two votes at...

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Reflecting on Kuala Lumpur

Cindy, Jodie and I attended two days of intense leadership training mixed with interviews of the candidates running for International positions. We finished our days of training anticipating the start of the 83rd International Convention. It is the first convention held outside North America! This year’s opening flag ceremony is not one I will soon...

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