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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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The Demonstration Talk

I gave a speech at Garden City Toastmasters this week. I presented Project #3 from the Speaking To Inform manual. This particular project is The Demonstration Talk. My objectives were, Prepare a demonstration speech to clearly explain a process, product, … Continue reading

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The Conference Experience

I wanted to express my sincere gratitude for your work on the conference, the selection committee and coordinating my family and my involvement with the luncheon. I know these conferences are a lot of work and I thank you for … Continue reading

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Spring Conference – menu of workshops

Here’s a menu of workshops that will be offered at the Toastmasters District 86 Spring Conference in Burlington during the weekend of April 19-21. NAME WORKSHOP TITLE WORKSHOP SYNOPSIS Pauline Duncan-Thrasher Amazing Leadership Content Rich Workshop about motivation triggers for … Continue reading

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Spring Conference – Communication and Leadership Nominations

The Toastmasters District 86 Spring Conference starts on April 19. That’s next month. There is lots of work that needs to be done, and all those things which for months I’ve been saying there’s still lots of time, that’s not … Continue reading

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Rewriting

The other night I rewrote the opening scene of my work in progress, Mission: Dawn. It wasn’t a major rewrite, mostly tightening things up. I originally wrote the opening scene years a decade ago. I had always envisioned it starting … Continue reading

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District 86 – Whats Up, Toasties?

There are some exciting things happening in District 86 these days. Here is a snapshot of a few of them. BLACK WALNUT TOASTMASTERS CLUB 35th ANNIVERSARY, Kitchener ON. Black Walnut club is celebrating their 35th Anniversary at the Walper Hotel … Continue reading

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