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Toastmasters Convention 2015: Board of Directors Briefing

This year’s Toastmasters International Convention kicked off with the Board of Directors briefing. This is always an interesting event, and gives us (as members) a view into what is in progress and what is coming in our organization. This event … Continue reading

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July 2015 Achievements

Congratulations to the District 22 members who completed awards in July 2015. We have 2 new DTMs in Fred Gruhn! and Rex Pawlak! as well as 49 other awards submitted this month. Note: Don’t forget the 10,000 Speeches program we’re running … Continue reading

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Interesting District 22 Contest Facts

On August 15th, the Best Speakers in Toastmasters will get together to compete for the World Championship of Public Speaking in the dry heat of Las Vegas, Nevada. In honor of our competitor, Ed Young, we’ve compiled some interesting statistics … Continue reading

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What are your values?

What do you value most? Is it Integrity, Teamwork, or Best Evaluator Ribbons? The question really speaks to what drives the decisions you make. When it comes to Club Leadership, the Distinguished Club Program guide has a section within the Club … Continue reading

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Revitalized Education Program part II

As mentioned in Part I, the Revitalized Education Program, or REP, will be coming to Toastmasters around the world towards the end of 2016. I promised in this segment to share a bit more about the format for the new program … Continue reading

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Revitalized Education Program – part 1

The Revitalized Education Program, or REP, will be coming to Toastmasters around the world towards the end of 2016.  This program consists of a substantial rewrite of our existing education materials, improving our already excellent program and providing a clearer … Continue reading

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Toastmasters Leader Letter

Here are some highlights from the July Leader Letter: Updated Speech Contest Rulebook You can now purchase a printed copy or download a free version of the Speech Contest Rulebook, which is effective July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016. Read about … Continue reading

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This blog is back!

District 22 is bringing back the blog! More info to follow from the District Leadership Team very soon. 2015-2016 District Director:  April Hendrickson Program Quality Director: Jim Christine Club Growth Director: Christine Kramer Public Relations Manager: Larry Wilson Administrative Manager: Sharla … Continue reading

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We still miss you

Martha Hoffman, DTM Lt Governor Marketing and Rob Christeson, DTM District Governor Are some friends missing from your club? Maybe they didn’t renew this October for some reason. If you are missing them, why not give them a call. Give … Continue reading

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What’s on your agenda?

Rob Christeson, DTM District Governor What does your agenda tell your members and guests about your club? If you aren’t putting your best foot forward with a quality agenda, you could be losing potential members, not to mention causing aggravation … Continue reading

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