Exciting Lineup of Spring Conference Presenters – Check Them Out! Millennials in Charge?The New Voice of Toastmasters in the 21st Century  What’s the best way to get young members into our Toastmasters clubs? Invite them to engage!   Over time, our clubs must adapt to the “Millennial” mindset. This new attitude brings energy and fresh ideas into our…

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Mark Ostrander, writer for Swagelok Company Do you admire people who can speak well in front of any audience? Have you wondered how they learned to be so at ease while talking? Do you wish you could be a better communicator? Like most skills, speaking and communicating effectively comes down to practice, repetition, and having…

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On Saturday, April 16 more than 130 people attended the Toastmasters District 10 Spring Conference held at Malone University Johnson Center in Canton, Ohio. Conference co-chairs were Marsha Friedman and Christina McNutt. District 10 Director Jenilee Taylor began the day with the District annual meeting, where District business was discussed and voted on. District leaders…

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The Top Ten Reasons to Attend the District 10 Spring Conference By Vicky Nann, DTM, District Public Relations Manager You’ve seen the emails: the ones urging you to “register now” and “volunteer to help” and “donate gift bag items.” Maybe your area director or club officers have mentioned the conference. Maybe you’ve been to the District…

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By Vicky Nann, DTM Having the edge when you’re looking for work can make the difference between continuing the search and landing your dream job. But how do you gain that edge? On Saturday, November 7, 45 people attended Mastering the Job Search, a free workshop for job seekers.   Organized by Toastmaster Lisa Newburger, a health…

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On Saturday, October 24, over 160 Toastmasters and guests enjoyed a day of Toastmasters education and training sessions, networking opportunities, food and fun. “Attendance was the best in several years,” said Club Quality Director Dave Wiley. He attributes the high turnout to the roster of speakers, including morning keynote and special guest International Director Ross…

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CLEVELAND, OHIO, August 28, 2015 — The world’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to developing public speaking and leadership skills, Toastmasters International, announced new top leadership for Toastmasters International District 10. District 10 comprises much of Northeastern Ohio and boasts approximately 2,000 members. The three newly elected leaders are District Director Jenilee Grabenhorst Taylor, Program Quality…

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Kitty Brandal, Ph.D., of Huron, Ohio, outshone over 250 local participants to win the district-level competition of the Toastmasters International Speech Contest, representing District 10 (Northeastern Ohio). Dr. Brandal has qualified to advance to the semifinal rounds of the contest. She is vying for one of 10 spots in the World Championship of Public Speaking…

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By Vicky Nann, DTM, District Public Relations Manager If you’re a Toastmaster, you’ve surely heard the word “Distinguished.” Perhaps you’ve been urged to become a “Distinguished Toastmaster,” or to help your club become a “Distinguished club.” And yes, that capital D is important. Because in Toastmasters, “Distinguished” (with a capital D) means more than awesome…

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Are you interested in an elected District 10 leadership position? Or is there a fellow member you believe is interested and who you would like to nominate for an elected district office? Elected district offices are: District Governor Lt. Gov. of Education and Training Lt. Gov. of Marketing Division Governor – Central, East, North, South…

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