In just 2 months, Toastmasters will assemble from around the world in Vancouver, British Columbia. What would it be like to hear the contestants for the World Champion of Public Speaking award?
Here are the semifinalists, including a contestant from District 15 (our district, encompassing southern Idaho, northern Utah, and eastern Oregon).
Will you be going?
: Early-bird prices end soon. July 3 … and booking of hotel by July 24 to receive the group rate. UPDATE More info here.
Pathways is the entirely new program — updating, in some cases, tracks that have been in place since the 1970s. THIS IS A HUGE DEAL!
Learn more about what’s right around the corner for you in your Toastmasters experience.
Visit the Pathways page on the Toastmasters website — complete with videos and tons of information. This will effect YOU!
(And bring your questions to the next River Speakers meeting. Melanie is our liaison for all Pathways questions.)
The 86th annual International Convention will be in August — practically next door — in Vancouver, British Columbia!
This may be your only opportunity to attend and participate at this level! Previous conventions have been in Washington DC and Malaysia.
Read more about it on the
Toastmasters page for the 2017 international convention.
For both Android and iOS/Apple: here’s
a video about it plus the link.
This short article from Fortune (mag.) highlights Toastmasters’ evolution to make leadership an equal partner in purpose — and why millennials really should consider joining a Toastmasters club.
And yes, we’d love to have you
visit us. Contact us if you have any questions.
We’re finalizing our chartering paperwork, and once it’s completed you — who’ve submitted your Toastmasters application — are added to the records at
Toastmasters.org, and you may wish to double-check your profile information. For example, your Toastmasters magazine will go to the address on record there. To view (or make changes to) your profile:
Go to the
Toastmasters.org website. Sign in using the link at the top of the page.
Now, using the second-layer menu, click on “My Toastmasters” (below the “Find a club” button).
Under “My Toastmasters” choose “Profile.”
You can view and change your records. Your member number appears in a box to the right of your name.
A New Hampshire club was chartered in a ceremony earlier this month and
enjoyed a visit from a delegation of high-ranking officers from Toastmasters International.
The article mentions a key truth about Toastmasters: “You will get out of this experience what you put into it.”