Entries by Alan Warburton DTM

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 […]

Outstanding Conference Experience

Hi D21 Members, On the weekend of November 11-13, 180 D21 members enjoyed an amazing Fall Conference at the Tigh-Na-Mara Resort in Parksville on Vancouver Island. The setting was stunning and the conference itself was outstanding! The program was carefully designed and beautifully delivered by our co-chairs, Kristin Nickells and Phyllis Nielsen, and their committee. […]