Advanced Toastmasters Club

Start Date
Meeting Length
2.25 hours

ADVANCED LEADERS LAB ("ALL")
Toastmasters of North Vancouver

Date
: Saturday, May 15th, 2021 (3rd Saturday)

Time:  Gather 10:00 am. Meeting 10:15 am - 12:15 pm

Meeting / Program: 2 Speakers, 2 Evaluators with audience mini-evaluations, plus Workshop: “Storytelling” by Michael Davis.

Michael Davis has been a Toastmaster since 1994. He is the founder of Speaking CPR, author of 'THE Book on Storytelling', and a presentation skills trainer. His mission is to help speakers effectively use their most influential business communication tool: their stories.  His unsurpassed knowledge of storytelling has coached ‘TEDx’ speakers.

To join meeting on Zoom, see club website for Information.

We look forward to seeing you all there.  Guests are welcome.

Changes due to coronavirus (COVID-19) - online meetings on ZOOM for social and physical distancing.

Typical Meeting Location:  (151 West Esplanade Ave., North Vancouver, BC. Enter ICBC Building off Esplanade to Security Desk.)

Contact:  Guests and for further information, please contact: Ray Miller, VP-PR, Advanced Leaders Lab  r.neilmiller@gmail.com

Club Website:  https://advancedleaderslab.com/

Event type
Admission
Free
Start Date
Meeting Length
2.25 hours

ADVANCED LEADERS LAB ("ALL")

Date: Saturday, July 18, 2020 (3rd Saturday)

Time:  Gather 10:00 am. Meeting 10:15 am - 12:15 pm

Speakers and Evaluations, plus Workshop by Ray Miller, "Learning Advanced ZOOM Features", including a Question & Answer session.  Ray will be hosting a Workshop to dive into some of the more advanced Zoom features that he has learned since the start of our current social isolation world.

2020-21 Club officers induction ceremony with Margaret Page, Toastmasters International 1st Vice President

Guests are welcome. Please contact Ray Miller at r.neilmiller@gmail.com to register as a Guest and receive the Zoom meeting details.

Changes due to coronavirus (COVID-19) - online meetings on ZOOM for social and physical distancing. See details on club website.

Usual Meeting Location: 151 West Esplanade Ave., North Vancouver, BC. Enter ICBC Building off Esplanade to Security Desk.

Website:  https://advancedleaderslab.com

Event type
Admission
Free
Start Date
Meeting Length
2.25 hours

ADVANCED SPEAKERS CLUB - "ASK" Toastmasters

When: Friday, March 26, 2021 (4th Friday)

Time: Gather 6:45 pm, Meeting 7:00 - 9:00 pm (Pacific Time). Room opens at 6:30 pm.

Where:  Online with Zoom

Meeting Theme:  What's Your Sign?”  Explore and debate the merits of Astrology!

Come and share in this fun, entertaining thematic meeting.

Menu:  We suggest you may want to eat before the meeting, so you can enjoy this online experience. Bring you own beverage: coffee, tea, water.

Cost:  No charge for this online meeting.

Co-chairs:  Helen Worth helenworth22@gmail.com and Diana Del Negro ddelnegro11@gmail.com

Guests: To RSVP, and/or for Zoom information, please contact VP Public Relations, Lise Minovitz, DTM at L_Minovitz@hotmail.com

Please join the meeting by 6:45 pm to ensure everybody can speak, hear and see properly.

GUESTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!

Websitehttps://advancedspeakers.toastmastersclubs.org

Changes due to coronavirus (COVID-19) -- online meeting on ZOOM for social and physical distancing.

General Meeting Information: Usual monthly dinner meetings planned by Co-chairs around unique themes in various locations in the greater Vancouver area are currently suspended. Online meetings are ongoing, attracting guests from around the world!

Event type
Admission
Free
Start Date
Meeting Length
2.25 hours

ADVANCED SPEAKERS CLUB - "ASK" Toastmasters

When: Friday, February 26, 2021 (4th Friday)

Time: Gather 6:45 pm, Meeting 7:00 - 9:00 pm (Pacific Time). Room opens at 6:30 pm.

Where:  Online with Zoom

Meeting Theme:  Yummm and Lovely! … Chocolate and Roses!

Come and share in this fun, entertaining thematic meeting.

Menu:  We suggest you may want to eat before the meeting, so you can enjoy this online experience. Bring you own beverage: coffee, tea, water.

Cost:  No charge for this online meeting.

Co-chairs:  Co-Chairs: Marilynn Knoch mjoyknoch@gmail.com and Doug Anderson doug@pacific-first.com

Guests: To RSVP, and/or for Zoom information, please contact VP Public Relations, Lise Minovitz, DTM at L_Minovitz@hotmail.com

Please join the meeting by 6:45 pm to ensure everybody can speak, hear and see properly.

GUESTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!

Websitehttps://advancedspeakers.toastmastersclubs.org

Changes due to coronavirus (COVID-19) -- online meeting on ZOOM for social and physical distancing.

General Meeting Information: Usual monthly dinner meetings planned by Co-chairs around unique themes in various locations in the greater Vancouver area are currently suspended. Online meetings are ongoing, attracting guests from around the world!

Event type
Admission
Free
Start Date
Meeting Length
2 hours

ADVANCED SPEAKERS CLUB - "ASK" Toastmasters

When: Friday, October 23, 2020  (4th Friday)

Time: Gather 6:45 pm, Meeting 7:00 - 9:00 pm.

Where:  Online with Zoom

Meeting Theme:  ”Thanksgiving Favorites”

Come and share what you enjoy most about this time of year.  Is it the colours, the food, the sweater weather, or time with friends and family?

Menu:   We suggest you may want to eat before the meeting, so you can enjoy this online experience. Bring you own beverage: coffee, tea, water.

Cost: No charge for this online meeting.

Co-chairs:  Darren Frew at frew.darren@gmail.com and Margaret Li at carmine2023@outlook.com

To RSVP and get ZOOM information, please contact Darren Frew at frew.darren@gmail.com OR Margaret Li at carmine2023@outlook.com

Please join the meeting by 6:45 pm to ensure everybody can speak, hear and see properly.

GUESTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!

Website: https://advancedspeakers.toastmastersclubs.org

Changes due to coronavirus (COVID-19) – online meeting on ZOOM for social and physical distancing.

NOTE: Usual monthly dinner meetings in various locations in the greater Vancouver area are currently suspended. Online meetings are ongoing.

Event type
Admission
Free
Start Date
Meeting Length
2 hours

ADVANCED SPEAKERS CLUB - "ASK" Toastmasters

Date: Friday, September 25, 2020  (4th Friday)

Time: Gather 6:45 pm, Meeting 7:00 - 9:00 pm.

Meeting Theme: "Fall: a Season for Renewal,
   Connections, and Learning Opportunities"

September is the season for harvest. We are looking forward to connecting and sharing the new things we have brought into our lives. It may be a course, a book, an outfit, a recipe, a show, or a different style of family gatherings, traveling, or dining out.

What new or changed thing are you bringing into your life this fall?  
Join us to learn, share, and apply something new!


Featured Speakers
* Margaret Page, DTM, Toastmasters International President-Elect, 2020-2021
* Fai Murray, DTM, Member of District 21 Trio, 2014-2015
* Reg Boaler, DTM, World Champion of Public Speaking Semifinalist, 2015

Location:  Online with Zoom

Menu:   We suggest you may want to eat before the meeting, so you can enjoy this online experience. Bring you own beverage: coffee, tea, water.

Cost: No charge for this online meeting.

Co-Chairs:  Merrilee Miller at m_miller77@hotmail.com and Isabel Zhu at zhurzt_hello@yahoo.com

To RSVP and get Zoom information, please contact Merrilee Miller at m_miller77@hotmail.com.  Zoom link will be sent to all members and approved guests.

Please join the call by 6:45 pm to ensure everybody can speak, hear and see properly.

GUESTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!

Website: https://advancedspeakers.toastmastersclubs.org

NOTE: Monthly dinner meetings in the greater Vancouver area are currently suspended. Online meetings are ongoing.

 

Event type
Admission
Free
Start Date
Meeting Length
7 pm - 9:30 pm

Advanced Speakers Club/Klub ("ASK") celebrates 37th Anniversary Birthday Bash, Chartered in 1981.
Dress like it's the 1980s.
Come join the fun at this dinner meeting.

Date: Friday, June 22
Location: Chateau Granville, Burrard Room, 1100 Granville Street, Vancouver.
Time: 6:30 pm arrive, 7:00 pm Call to Order
Cost: $25.00. Reservations are required.  RSVP with menu choices.
Menu Choices:

Appetizer (Choose One)
1.  Mixed Local Lettuces, Radish, Cucumber, Apple Cider Vinaigrette, OR
2. 
 Soup of the day

Entree (Choose One)
1.      Herb Crusted Pork with chef's choice vegetables, Mashed potatoes, OR
2.      Vegetarian Risotto, OR
3.      Grilled Chicken with a mushroom sauce, chef's choice vegetables and mashed potatoes

NOTES:  If you have any dietary restriction, let us know when you select your food
-$9 + Taxes for House Wine and House Beer.
-Parking: $8 + Taxes (Please pay at hotel reception to get the discounted rate)

RSVP Reply with menu choices for Appetizer and Entree to Darren Frew frew.darren@gmail.com &/or Dorothea Hendriks info@dorotheahendriks.com.

Details: https://advancedspeakers.toastmastersclubs.org/directions.html

Event type
Admission
$25.00
Start Date
Meeting Length
2.25 hours

ADVANCED SPEAKERS CLUB - "ASK" Toastmasters
Invites you to join this marathon celebration in "Holidays Around the World" with
24-Hours of Toastmasters and Culture

DATESunday, December 13, 2020

TIME 12:00 pm (noon)- 2:00 pm (Pacific Standard Time).
 Join in at 11:50 am 

THEMEThe Most Wonderful Time of the Year

CO-CHAIRS:  Margaret Page  DTM
, and Dorothy Miller, DTM, with 12 Toastmasters clubs coordinated through Mike Brown, Past District 21 Director

REGISTER for this free online event:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/127523376853

MEETING DETAILS:  Advanced Speakers Club (ASK) will be one of twelve Toastmasters clubs from around the world that will present a 24-hour marathon celebrating December holiday traditions.  Each club will produce a 2-hour meeting segment and then hand off the meeting to the next club. 

Meetings will start in Japan and end in Hawaii.  Drop into the meeting any time – or challenge yourself to take in the whole marathon!

Which clubs will participate? What countries? Which holidays? Learn the answers as we lead up to this exciting Toastmasters event.  Some countries include Japan, Australia, Malaysia, Ireland, Bahamas, Canada and Hawaii in the United States of America.  See full chart of clubs, themes and Countries under District 96 Toastmasters.ca Events / Calendar on Saturday, December 12 at 4:00 pm PST

Advanced Speakers Club's exciting meeting will feature:

* Storytelling
* Carol-oking
* Holiday-Themed Table Topics
* Interactive Team Games
* And, Much Much More!

Don’t miss this event of the season!

REGISTER for this free online event:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/127523376853

For more information, please contact our meeting co-chairs:  Margaret Page margaret@margaretpage.com OR Dorothy Miller dorothymiller.tm@gmail.com

Club Website:  https://advancedspeakers.toastmastersclubs.org/

GUESTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!

Event type
Admission
Free
Start Date
Meeting Length
2.25 hours

ADVANCED SPEAKERS CLUB - "ASK" Toastmasters

When: Friday, June 25, 2021 (4th Friday)

Time: Gather 6:45 pm, Meeting 7:00 - 9:00 pm (Pacific Time). Room opens at 6:30 pm.

Where:  Online with Zoom

Meeting ThemeAdvanced Speakers Club 40th Anniversary ... "40 Years Young"

Come and share in this fun, entertaining thematic meeting.  Join us as we celebrate.

Keynote Speaker
     
Margaret Page, DTM, International President-Elect, "ASK: More Precious than Rubies”  

Charter Member Speakers:
    
Marg Hope, DTM, Accredited Speaker, Past International Director

     Doug Anderson, DTM, President Citation Winner
     John Noonan, DTM, Accredited Speaker, Past International President

Other Featured Events: Musical Video Slideshow | Test Your Toastmasters Trivia | Longstanding Members Tributes

Menu:  We suggest you may want to eat before the meeting, so you can enjoy this online experience. Bring you own beverage: coffee, tea, water.

Cost:  No charge for this online meeting.

Co-chairs:  Fai Murray, DTM at fai.murray@gmail.com and Janet Cho, DTM at jcwen85@gmail.com 

Guests: To RSVP and get Zoom information, please contact VP Public Relations, Lise Monovitz, DTM at L_Minovitz@hotmail.com

Please join the meeting by 6:45 pm to ensure everybody can speak, hear and see properly.

GUESTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!

Websitehttps://advancedspeakers.toastmastersclubs.org

General Meeting Information: In ordinary times, co-chairs plan monthly dinner meetings around unique themes at different locations on the 4th Friday of each month.  During the pandemic, the club meeting is online for fun, entertaining thematic meetings, and attracting guests from around the world!  

Event type
Admission
Free
Start Date

ROYAL INVITATION: ASK Advanced Speakers Club/Klub next meeting will be a Royal Affair!
Princess Fai and Princess Narrinder are commanded by The Queen to invite all ASK members and guests to the Royal Pre-Wedding Reception [Dinner] of His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales with Miss Meghan Markle!
Dress: Crowns & Tiaras, (Hair Fascinators, Hats, or Flowers)
Location: Frankie's Italian Kitchen located at 765 Beatty Street, Vancouver, BC.
Date: Friday, April 27th, 2018.
Time: Gather at 6:30 pm; meeting starts 7:00 pm sharp.
Cost: $25.00.
Menu Choices:
1. Chicken Linguini - grilled chicken, sun-dried tomato pesto, cream, tomato, herbs, OR
2. Spaghetti & Meatballs - house-made family recipe, beef, veal, and pork, roasted and simmered in tomato sauce, OR
3. Spaghetti Primavera - fresh vegetables in tomato sauce.
All served with either Minestrone Soup or Green seasonal salad.
RSVP: Fai Murray Fai.Murray@gmail.com or Narinder Bharti Narinder_lal@hotmail.com.
Invitation open to the first 30 VIP acceptances only. Guests are always welcome to our meetings!

Event type
Admission
$25.00
Start Date
Meeting Length
3.25 hr

Advanced Speakers Club (ASK) Annual Brunch Meeting & Christmas Auction
Bring: an unwrapped item or service for auction, any value.

The theme is “Talking Around the Christmas Tree”.  That perfect get together to evoke that Christmas feeling with stories, carols and good will.

Date:   Sunday, December 9th, 2018
Time:   10:00 am Gather and Networking
            10:30 am Brunch
            11:00 am Call to Order
            12:00 pm End of Meeting
            12:15 pm Reconvene for Christmas Auction

Location:  The Holiday Inn Express, 700 Old Lillooet Road, North Vancouver
Cost:  $25.00 + bring unwrapped item to auction (any value).  Seasonal item, gift basket, gift certificate, books, bottles, home baking, new clothing, warm blanket, tickets.
CoChairs:  John Noonan, Carl Vanderspek, Margaret Page [604-741-1866 
margaret@margaretpage.com]
RSVP to reserve your seat. Reply by December 3rd to John Noonan at 604-984-6083 or johnnoonan@shaw.ca

Event type
Admission
$25.00
Start Date
Meeting Length
2.5 hours

ASK – Advanced Speakers Club Toastmasters

Dinner and Speech and Evaluation Contests

** NOTE:  Venue Change (since earlier notice)

Date:  Friday, January 25th, 2019

Time:  6:15 pm to 900 pm.  To accommodate the contests, we ask you to come between 6:15 to 6:30 as the food will be served between 6:30 and 7:00 pm. The contest will start at 7:15 pm and we cannot have any food service or interruptions during the contest speeches.

** LocationPink Pearl Chinese Seafood Restaurant at 1132 East Hastings Street, Vancouver

Cost:  $25.00 includes dinner and meeting

CoChairs:  Marilynn Knoch and Hartaj Toor

RSVP:  Reservations are required.  Please reply to Marilynn Knoch mjoyknoch@gmail.com

 

Event type
Admission
$25.00
Start Date
Meeting Length
2.25 hr

ASK Advanced Speakers Club monthly dinner meeting
Date:   Friday, November 23, 2018
Time:   6:30 pm Meet & Greet, 7:00 pm Call to Order
Location:  Chateau Granville, 1100 Granville Street, Vancouver.  Parking & Transit accessible.
Cost:  $25.00   Set menu.  No Host Bar.
MENU - Set Business Dinner:  Chef's soup, mixed organic greens, selection of sandwiches, fresh vegetables & dip, assorted dessert squares, coffee & specialty teas.  Wines and beer available on own tab.


Theme: "Autumn: To Hibernate or Not to Hibernate?"

RSVP (by Nov. 19) Reservations required to CoChairs Darren Frew at frew.darren@gmail.com and Fai Murray at fai.murray@gmail.com

Event type
Admission
$25.00
Start Date
Meeting Length
2.5 hours

Advanced Speakers Club/Klub (ASK) dinner meeting
When: Friday, September 28, 2018 at 6:30 pm
Where: White Spot, 405 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver
Cost:  $25.00.  Reply is required with Menu Choices (appetizer/entree below)
RSVP by Sunday, September 23rd (preferred) to Vladimira_TM@yahoo.com

We’re looking forward to another incredible ASK meeting with 3 Speakers plus an Education Session.
Instead of Table Topics, find out more about Pathways, "Beyond the Basics", by special guest, Maureen McBeath, DTM.

Future Base Camp Champs: YOU!
Special Base Camp Guide: Maureen McBeath, DTM
Base Camp Guides: Vladimira Horvathova, DTM at Vladimira_TM@yahoo.com
Lydia Burchell, DTM at ilovetoastmasters@gmail.com

Choose your side salad:
-
Signature mix green Spot salad tossed in house dressing, or
- Ceasar salad

Choose your entrée:
- Salmon Spot Salad
- The Legendary Burger
-  Mediterranean Chicken Burger
-  Spaghetti & Meatballs
-  2 piece Fish & Chips

Please review the menu. RSVP by Sunday, September 23, 2018 at vladimira_tm@yahoo.com what you’d like to order.
Your order will save your seat and confirm your responsibility of the $25.00 payment at the door by cash or check.

We’ll end the evening with three fantastic speeches as well as a sweet dessert.

Event type
Admission
$25.00
Start Date
Meeting Length
3 Hours

Advanced Speakers Club (ASK) Summer BBQ - Membership has privileges.
Our next meeting will take place at a private home on Wednesday, July 18th from 6-9pm.


1.      July 18, 2018 (yes, it’s a WED)
2.      Plan to arrive about 6 pm and leave about 9 pm
3.      BBQ planned plus lots of salads, veggies, sides & desserts
4.      Coffee, tea, water, soft drinks, wine & beer – if you want something special, please bring it with you
5.      Program:  we’re planning a planning meeting – working together we’ll map out the coming year – possible visit from some very special guests – more on that soon.
6.      Dress is casual for  this meeting – be comfortable

It is a "member's only" meeting and is free of charge.

See you all (members only) there!

Event type
Admission
FREE
Start Date
Meeting Length
2.5 hours

DIVISION H CLUBS, hosted by ADVANCED LEADERS LAB (“ALL”), gather for SPECIAL EVENT with Speakers, Evaluators with Round Robin mini-evaluations by audience, plus two Table Topics Sessions.

Date:  Saturday, November 24, 2018

Time:  10:00 am arrive, 10:15 am call to order. 12:30 pm adjourn.

Location: 280-145 Chadwick Court, North Vancouver, along east walkway between Lonsdale Quay SeaBus and Lonsdale Quay Market, beside Coffee Bun near Starbucks.  NOTE: The locked building has a glassed-in round foyer - somebody will be there to greet you. The meetings are on the 2nd floor in room 280.  Be aware that this location is locked and not accessible once the meeting starts.

Cost:  Free.

Program:  Fall gathering of Toastmasters clubs in Division H (North Shore/Sunshine Coast/Whistler) with Education speaker Charles Jeffery, Division H Director, plus 2 Speakers, 2 Evaluators (including audience mini-evaluations), and 2 Table Topics Sessions.  Eleanor Kroeger and Louisa Davis will be attending. Participants as Table Topics Speakers will be drawn from meeting audience attendees. 

Contact: Chairman, Merrilee Miller 604-985-6295  m_miller77@hotmail.com
               Division H Director, Charles Jeffery  charles.j.jeffery@gmail.com

Everyone is welcome.

Event type
Admission
Free
Start Date
Meeting Length
24 hours

ASK Toastmasters Invites you to join this marathon celebration in "Holidays Around the World" with
24-Hours of Toastmasters and Culture

DATE:  Beginning Saturday, December 12 into Sunday, December 13, 2020

TIME:  Beginning 12:00 am GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) with a club in Japan on its Sunday, December 13 ==>. which is actually 4:00 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time) on Saturday, December 12

ADDENDUM:  ASK Toastmasters meeting will be 12:00 pm (noon) - 2:00 pm (Pacific Standard Time).  Join in at 11:50 am (see District 96 Toastmasters.ca  Events / Calendar on December 13)

MEETING DETAILS:  Advanced Speakers Club (ASK) will be one of twelve Toastmasters clubs from around the world that will present a 24-hour marathon celebrating December holiday traditions.  Each club will produce a 2-hour meeting segment and then hand off the meeting to the next club. 

Meetings will start in Japan and end in Hawaii.  Drop into the meeting any time – or challenge yourself to take in the whole marathon!

Which clubs will participate? What countries? Which holidays?  The poster picture above lists the countries in this 24-hour meeting -- one for each 2 hours. Note Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 8 hours ahead of Vancouver, BC's Pacific Standard Time (PST) .. so subtract 8 hours to decide it you could potentially attend those. Register on EventBrite is required for Zoom link. 24 Hours of meetings start at 12 am GMT or 4 pm PST on Saturday, Dec. 12), continues through Vancouver 12-2 pm PST in Vancouver, then USA with Texas at 2-3 pm PST and ending in Hawaii at 3-4 pm PST.

Here are the Countries from the Chart schedule photo but converted from GMT to PST.
JAPAN - 4 pm PST (Sat. Dec. 12 in Vancouver) - but 9 am in Japan (Sun. Dec. 13)
AUSTRALIA - 6 pm PST
MALAYSIA - 8 pm PST
CHINA - 10 pm PST
INDIA - 12 am midnight PST (Dec. 13 in Vancouver)
OMAN - 2 am PST
KENYA - 4 am PST
IRELAND - 6 am PST
BRAZIL - 8 am PST
BAHAMAS - 10 am PST
VANCOUVER (CANADA) - 12 noon PST
TEXAS (USA) - 2 pm PST
HAWAII (USA) - 3 pm ending at 4 pm PST

Don’t miss this event of the season!

REGISTER for this free online event:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/127523376853

For more information, please contact our meeting co-chairs:  Margaret Page margaret@margaretpage.com OR Dorothy Miller dorothymiller.tm@gmail.com

Club Website:  https://advancedspeakers.toastmastersclubs.org/

GUESTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!

Event type
Admission
Free
Start Date
Meeting Length
2 hours

At Speak Your Mind Toastmasters we love to speak our minds!

Where every meeting is a fast-paced, often irreverent, and always humorous good time.

Jump into the fray and share whatever issue is on your mind... 

We welcome guests from all over!

Feel free to join us for one of the most dynamic, engaging and rip-roaring fun online meetings you'll ever attend... when meeting online, we host our meetings on Zoom at Zoom Room 721 182 385. 

To RSVP, email us here.


Ready to join us?

We meet on the 1st Friday of each month (except holidays) from 7 pm to 9 pm PDT

Currently, our meetings are online, but when we return to in-person, we'll be meeting at the Roundhouse Community Centre in downtown Vancouver. 

Special note about advanced clubs: 

Advanced clubs are primarily made up of experienced Toastmasters who want to grow more rapidly than those in a typical club. They are Toastmasters who want to set a higher bar... and believe us, at SYM, the members are always encouraging one another to raise the bar further and further! 

Event type
Admission
? Free