Across The Miles

In the past year, as virtually all clubs around the world met online, countless members have taken advantage to visit other clubs, not only across cities or across districts, but across countries and time zones! Perhaps you have dropped by one, two, or many yourself. But have you consider actually joining one?

BC Toastmaster Celebrates 50 Years

“I stood back, guided and filled in the gaps.”

Distinguished Toastmaster Frank Coldicott recently returned from a visit with his daughter in Australia. While he was there, father and daughter, both wood crafters, designed and constructed homemade Adroinnock chairs.  While Frank’s daughter is still exploring her abilities, Frank said he was most content to stand back, guide and fill the gaps in her training.

Much like he has done for our Morningstars Toastmasters club on the Sunshine Coast in Gibsons, British Columbia and many clubs across British Columbia, Canada.

Beat the Clock Club Membership Contest

Program Dates: May 1 – June 30

Toastmasters are taught to run meetings on time, finish speeches on time and reach membership goals on time. In that spirit, “Beat the Clock” is a great motivator for finishing the year on schedule—and with a bang. The goal for your club is to earn the “Beat the Clock” award! Make this a contest in your club to encourage every member to get involved. Clubs adding five new, dual, or reinstated members during May and June receive a “Beat the Clock” ribbon to display on the club’s banner.

Communication Programs

Not sure what to do after you get your CC?  Overwhelmed by all the Advanced Communication Manuals?  District 4, in Californais,  has in depth details of what is in Competent Communication and beyond! It's great resources for anyone who is about to finish their CC and curious what they can do afterwards.


Toastmasters: catalyst to a more confident you

When I joined Toastmasters I thought my only task was saying speeches.

Now, after 2 years of being part of Toastmasters, I realize that the club is built on generosity, a
team environment, filled with practice, followed by constructive feedback on how to grow and
improve. Toastmasters serves as a tool to expand one’s comfort zone through gentle
challenges. As well as, structured lessons that fit your individual needs and goals.
Let’s take this year, as an example of how Toastmasters can be tailored to your individual