Archive for September 2018
Don’t Miss the Central Akron Advanced Toastmasters Speech-a-Thon!
Speech-a-Thons are exciting special events. You don’t get the chance to attend–or participate in one–every day, but now is your chance! Central Akron Advanced Toastmasters is hosting a Speech-a-Thon Saturday, October 6, from 10 am to noon in Akron. Toastmasters and non-Toastmasters are invited to attend. Go to enjoy the action–5 prepared speeches and 5 evaluations…Read More
Sad News about a Fellow Toastmaster
Long-time Toastmaster Eugene F. “Gene” Wetzel passed away on Friday, September 21. Gene was a founding member of Club 912, Brecksville – Nordonia Hills Gaveliers. He served as lieutenant governor of Division B from 1981 to 1982 (under District Governor Ben Supinski), and he was the first member of Club 912 to earn DTM in…Read More
The “Thrill of Defeat”? Come Hear Maureen Zappala Inspire You!
Have you ever experienced the fun and excitement of a new Toastmasters club’s first official meeting? Have you ever heard Maureen Zappala speak? You have a chance to do both memorable things this Thursday. Thursday Night Toastmasters invites you to join them as they hold a Chartering Ceremony on September 27, 2018, at 7 pm. You…Read More
Submit Your Nomination for Toastmaster of the Year!
Do you know a Toastmaster who did a spectacular job last year (2017-2018)? Do you feel that person should be recognized for his or her efforts? Now is your opportunity to nominate a fellow Toastmaster for Toastmaster of the Year! Recognition is also available for Area Director of the Year, and Division Director of the Year for those people you…Read More
15 Clubs Join Magnificent 7 Race
With the first round of training complete, 15 clubs* have had all 7 of their officers trained, putting those clubs in the running for Magnificent 7 distinction. Congratulations! It’s no small feat to get everyone trained, but it’s so worth it. Plus, if these clubs do it again in round 2, they will complete the…Read More
Message from the District Director: Where Will Your Toastmasters Journey Lead?
When the weather turns cold, my dad dons a beret. As kids, my siblings and I would ask him why he chose a beret and not some other kind of hat. He explained that a “man of distinction” – a distinguished man – wore a beret. When we’d see another man wearing a beret (a…Read More