Entries by District Editor

Who will win the D21 Spring Speech Contests?

Meet the contestants! Evaluation Contest (April 22/1:00 pm – 3:00 pm) Division A              Suzanne Viau Division B              Karen Burgess Division C              Katie Healey Division E              Barb Westlake Division F              Angelika Bendrich Division G             Ray Hill Division K              Wade Paterson Division L              Heidi […]

Contest Season wraps up for Div E

~ submitted by Yuhan Chen (originally posted March 9, 2017) April 12, 2017 saw the culmination of District 21’s Division E Spring contests. Shawn Gold (International Speech contest) and Yuhan Chen (Evaluation contest) were co-chairs for the event, held at Richmond Nature Park. We had around 60 people attending, including D21 Director, Alan Warburton; D21 […]

Rootin’ Tootin’ Open House

March 8, 2017 Submitted by Beverley Steeves, VP Education Professional Edge Toastcrumbs  The morning was ambushed  by  twelve rootin tootin six shooters, a number of Calamity Jane’s and Jesse James’s.  Amongst the unsavoury gang,  there were clearly cattle rustlers, bank robbers, drinkers, gamblers and saddle bums.  The mob came from the either Tombstone or Early […]

Anniversary Celebrations in April

Victoria Beaver Toastmasters Club #790 (Victoria) – 62nd Saanich Peninsula (Sidney) – 38th TRU (Kamloops) – 38th Norvic (Victoria) – 34th             Richmond (Richmond) – 32nd                      Global Speakers (Richmond) – 23rd Chamber Sunrisers (Nanaimo) – 20th Master Motivators (Victoria) – 17th Good News (Surrey) – 17th North Delta Power Talkers (Delta) – 18th Campbell River (Campbell River) – 12th Sooke Harbour (Sooke) – 7th […]

When The Door Is Closed, Look For A Window

Submitted by Letty Louie, Area 52 Director The Kwantlen Toastmasters meet every Wednesday from 5:30-7:00 pm, at Kwantlen Polytechnic University Surrey campus. On March 1, 2017 the KPU Surrey campus was closed in preparation for the upcoming KPU Surrey Open House, making the Kwantlen Toastmasters’ usual meeting room unavailable. As a result, the Kwantlen Toastmasters […]

Be the Best You Can Be

Fellow Toastmaster, Contest season is in full swing. Are you a contestant? How about a judge? A big part of contest season is bringing people together. It is always a pleasure for me to meet Toastmasters from other clubs. We are all here for our own reasons  but we are all working the same program. […]

Speech Evaluation

Article based on interview by Val Adolph   Noel Bentley DTM, is known in his two clubs, White Rock Toastmasters and Professional Edge as a consummate speech evaluator. Here he shares some of his thoughts on that valuable Toastmaster skill – Speech Evaluation. FIRST Every single Toastmaster is more than capable of evaluating a speech. […]

The Captain’s Story

Readers & Debaters Toastmasters Hosts captain of fatal BC Ferry voyage By Alex Greer, VPPR On the evening of 16 March (one day shy of St. Patrick`s Day) Readers and Debaters Toastmasters held its first ever book-oriented meeting with a published author as the guest speaker. On deck was Colin Henthorne, the captain of the […]

Seeking Pathways Guides

Hello District 21 members, Are you at least a Competent Communicator? Are you an experienced presenter? Are you excited about the impending arrival of the Pathways Learning Experience? Would you like to be a Pathways Guide? Can you commit to a 6-month appointment? Could you visit up to 10 clubs to present the new program […]