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2016 Toastmasters Convention – Pathways Update

Coming this week at the international convention, Toastmasters International is scheduled to have a Pathways booth for members to see a demo of the new program. As a reminder, Pathways is our new educational program, coming from the REP efforts … Continue reading

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D22 AD-DD Training 2016

The 2016-2017 District team held their training on July 23, 2016. Over 40 members of the team attended and participated in the event, focused on continuing outstanding support to the 2000+ members of 118 clubs across Kansas and Western Missouri. … Continue reading

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Toastmasters Education Program news

District 22, Just this week, Toastmasters International held a webinar for their Chief Ambassadors and District Trios around the world in preparation for the 2017 roll-out of the new educational program. Rather than drone on about the news, I’ve formatted … Continue reading

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Area Director Visits – Spring 2016

As an Area Director, one of your goals is to make a minimum of 2 visits per year to each club in your area. We’re at the point in this year where you should be scheduling your spring visits (Feb – Apr). … Continue reading

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Officer Training references

Here are some links to useful information for club officers: Register for TLI/Officer Training – Monday, Jan 25 – Liberty MO (evening) Saturday, Feb 6 – Springfield Club Leadership Handbook District 22 Blog – (where you are now) good to … Continue reading

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Lead Anyway – KC Metro TLI

Rich Hopkins rocked it at the Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI) in Kansas City Missouri today. In his keynote session, Lead Anyway, Rich spoke about how we are all leaders and especially not to discount the effect we can have on … Continue reading

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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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