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Dawn and Sally Take 1st Place at Area

Dawn and Sally competed at the Area Q54 speech contests this weekend, each winning first place in her contest type! Dawn won first place in the International Speech Contest with her heart-warming speech entitled “Pop,” while Sally placed first by spinning a yarn entitled “Go Texan Day” in the Tall Tales Speech Contest. Each will now go on to compete at Division Q in April. Congratulations to both members!

Sally and Dawn

New Sergeant-at-Arms and Broken Ice

After several months without someone to serve as Sergeant-at-Arms, we are happy to announce that this Executive Leadership role has been filled by one of our newest members, Luke.

Luke receiving a Sergeant-at-Arms pin from President Joann

Also, congratulations to Allison upon delivering her Ice Breaker speech!

Sally and Allison, both with big smiles of relief on their faces! 🙂

I hope you will be able to join us next week when I will be serving as Toastmaster-of-the-Day!

Visiting with Dr. Farzana Chohan, DTM

Thank you to everyone who turned out on Thursday to hear Dr. Farzana Chohan speak about the ways she has benefitted from her experience in Toastmasters. Like many long time members, Dr. Chohan emphasized the wonderful people she has met and the life-long relationships she has formed as a result of her making the decision all those years ago to invest in herself.

A special thank you to the three visiting dignitaries who were also in attendance:

  • Pamela McCown, DTM, Past International Director
  • Kathy Kest, DTM, District 56 Director
  • Rose Bradford, DTM, District 56 Program Quality Director
  • Jo Idoux, DTM, District 56 Club Growth Director

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Here are a few photographs Usamah and I took of the event: