Tag Archives: Garden City Toastmasters

Persuasive Speaking – Final Approach to Advanced Communicator Gold

I’ve been working towards my Distinguished Toastmasters (DTM) designation in fits and starts. My most recent run at it was from last July through September, in which I completed all five speech projects in the Interpersonal Communication manual. I have … Continue reading

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This is not your father’s Pi!

Despite a rapid start and quick spurt of massive progress, I still ended up taking over a year to complete my Advanced Communicator Silver (ACS) at Toastmasters. Did I finish my DTM in 2013? No. Recalibrating my goal, looking at … Continue reading

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The Way of the Student

In a recent video blog I included clips from an interview with departing Garden City Toastmasters member Joe Litman. During that interview he spoke about The Way of the Student – an initiative he started to help people his age … Continue reading

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The Garden City Shake

My home club, Garden City Toastmasters, is not the first club to make a Harlem Shake video. But our video does have the best special effects! A few members had suggested a while ago that we make a Harlem Shake … Continue reading

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Article from 1952 – Toastmasters’ Club Holds Charter Night

My Toastmasters club, Garden City Toastmasters, is celebrating our 60th Anniversary this week. My personal highlight of last week was discovering the newspaper article that covered the chartering of the club. It was published in the St. Catharines Standard on … Continue reading

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