Entries by John Sherber DTM

Final tally shows 24 clubs win blue ribbons

Good day to all, The final counts are in, and two dozen super-achieving clubs had all 7 of their officers trained during the 2017 Winter Club Officer Training (COT). Kudos go out to the many members who took the time to share leadership knowledge and experience with their fellow officers. As always, these info-packed sessions are […]

Is it March already?

Working on the theme “Every Toastmaster deserves to be in a Distinguished Club” my message today is to thank you for starting us out on such a successful year. The team building we have been working on is moving us forward. There is strength in numbers. Our Club Officer Trainings and most recently our District […]

The Numbers Tell All

Good day Toastmasters, As an update on our D21 numbers, I’ve harvested some key statistics so you can have a glimpse of how your club’s goals are moving ahead. Most importantly, my sincere thanks to all the club members who are contributing to club goals. We are all working together to improve ourselves and, with […]

Club Officer Training UPDATE

How are we doing on our mid-year training? We are flying through February and mid-year CLUB OFFICER TRAINING (COT) is ongoing, with some really strong numbers chalked up and makeup sessions slated in the next few weeks. Last summer, our first District Officer Training saw a smashing 100% turnout: 50 out of 50! Area and […]

Club Officer Training

Good day to all members of D21, The good news is I am giving you 8 weeks notice about COT(Club Officer Training so we can get as many officers of your clubs trained. I am inviting all Toastmaster members to come too. Why????? We will be doing something extraordinary.   The Trio and our special guest “Ted Corcoran PIP” (Past International […]

Conference good bye’s

The ‘buzz’ is still here.  Can you feel it? The District 21 Fall Conference at Tigh-Na-Mara was a fabulous event.  The district “thanks” go out to so many people, I think you know who you are. Special thanks to Doug (Huggy) Anderson for his 48th! 1st Timers Reception. Working through the months our mentor Chris […]

Are you familiar with 5-7-9?

Are you familiar with 5-7-9? I have seen a lot of Districts use the program. 5 Distinguished 7 Select Distinguished 9 President’s Distinguished We have a few clubs who deserve some recognition as they have already hit goal #5 in Sept!!!! What can we learn from them that could assist us with reaching the goal […]

Speech Contests

Good day to all DD’s and AD’s, Division Directors please forward the dates and corresponding info relating to your contest to me as soon as you can. There may be a possibility of one of the Trio attending. Have you considered asking for donations from sponsors to assist you with the event? Would you ensure […]

Kudos to the remote club “Toastmentors”

Kudos to the remote club “Toastmentors” Kudos go out to the RCOT (Remote club officer training) facilitators from the remote club “Toastmentors”. These members took huge amounts of time to call these executive members and arrange for them to attend the sessions offered. That phone call takes time but it is a personal touch that […]