The END OF TOASTMASTER YEAR is fast approaching! We take this opportunity to look back at some of the things that Drummoyne Toastmasters has been involved in.
- This year, we had an influx of new talent with each of our new members presenting their Ice Breaker Speeches with the stage presence of seasoned Toastmasters!
A huge welcome to our newest members: Sam, Alex, Emma, Lily, Lynette, and Suzy!
- In July 2017, we celebrated the 93rd birthday of one of the founding members of our club, Marjorie Seddon!
Marjorie was also voted unanimously as our club’s 1st Honorary Member.You are a perfect example of what we can do after retirement – keep our minds sharp and continue to contribute at Toastmasters!You are an inspiration to us all!
- District 70 Toastmasters come together to celebrate the launch of the new Pathways Education System.
Our existing members, along with our new members, have now enrolled into Pathways. This means that 76% of our club is directly on track with their chosen courses. We are sure to get more variety in our meetings as each member follows their own chosen pathway!
- Matt Tonkiss – Distrtict 70 International Speech Winner
- Kingi Biddle – Keynote Speaker at the District 70 Semi-Annual Conference
This Year’s Club Representatives
- Michael Patterson – Area 31 International Speech & Speech Evaluation Winner, Represented our club at the District 70 International Speech & Speech Evaluation Contests
- Tim Hunter – Area 31 Table Topics Winner, Represented our club at the District 70 Table Topics Contest
Examples of Where Toastmasters Can Take You
For those who have wondered where Toastmasters can help you in your career or lifestyle choices, let us introduce you to 4 Toastmasters who have taken what they have learned at Toastmasters to the next level:
- Gabriella Kovac – author and one of our members who is currently speaking in front of various audiences promoting her book, Georgina: Holocaust Memoirs
- Kingi Biddle, QSM – Key Note & Motivational Speaker, Maori Elder
- Douglas Kruger, CSP – International Speaker and Business Author
- Nalraj Arunasalam, DTM – businessman, philanthropist and Toastmasters’ 2017-2018 International President