Entries by Alan Warburton DTM

A Record-Setting Year

Congratulations District 21 Clubs! Today is the last day of the 2016-2017 Toastmasters year and we continue to have more District 21 clubs moving to the Distinguished level! Here are the results up to yesterday, June 29: 72 of our 152 clubs are distinguished That’s 47.37% of our clubs—the highest level since the district split […]

Kudos to Distinguished Clubs!

  District 21 can be very proud that we have won the Toastmasters International Education and Training Award for 2016-2017! This award is provided to districts that surpass 40% of their clubs being distinguished. We went past this mark earlier this week and now have 43.42% of our clubs distinguished – a total of 66 […]

Two days to go!

With just TWO DAYS TO GO until the deadline, ELEVEN District 21 clubs have already qualified for the “Talk up Toastmasters” award: Niteshifters   (Div. A) Rise and Shine   (Div. B) Island Excellence  (Div. C) White Rock Club   (Div. F) Spontaneous Speakers (Div. F) Surrey Club   (Div. F) Taxmasters (Div. F) Chilliwack TM   (Div. G) Kelowna Club […]

Introducing 2017-2018 Leadership Nominees

Hello Toastmasters, Please see below the report from the District 21 Leadership Committee with the names of nominated candidates for District 21 leadership positions for 2017-2018. These names will be put forward for election at the District 21 Council Annual Meeting on April 22nd at the Spring Conference in Surrey. I would like to thank all […]

EIGHT Clubs are “TALK UP TM” Winners!

With 18 days to go to the deadline … EIGHT District 21 clubs have already qualified for the “Talk up Toastmasters” award. Amazing!! Niteshifters   (Div. A) Rise and Shine   (Div. B)  Island Excellence   (Div. C) White Rock Club   (Div. F) Surrey Club   (Div. F) Chilliwack TM   (Div. G) Kelowna Club   (Div. K) Kelowna AM […]

Three D21 Club Winners and Counting!

You can still win $150 for your club! THREE D21 clubs have already achieved the “Talk up Toastmasters” award and are entered for the draw. Congratulations to:  NITESHIFTERS (Division A) ISLAND EXCELLENCE (Division C) CHILLIWACK TM (Division G) Each has added 5 new members and a number of other clubs are very close with 3 or 4 new […]

The Amazing Value of Toastmasters

Hi District 21 Toastmasters, During Ted Corcoran’s visit in January, I had the privilege of acting as the workshop leader for the club presidents in all four geographic areas around our district. I met some incredibly inspirational presidents who are very dedicated to the success of their clubs. One of these presidents was Hersh Kalles, […]

It’s Official!

As you can see, the Government of BC has proclaimed that February is Toastmasters Month in British Columbia. This is a very proud time for all Toastmasters in our province and it is also an excellent time to share the many benefits of the Toastmasters program with family, friends and colleagues. Across District 21, many […]

Seize the Stage says Ted

Fellow District 21 Toastmasters, Ted Corcoran’s inspirational visit to District 21 wrapped up in Nanaimo on Sunday, January 22nd. Amazingly, in the ten days that Ted was in D21 he completed more than a CC of speeches!! He delivered a total of eight keynote speeches at our four COTS (two speeches at each COT – 45 minutes […]