These “almost Distinguished clubs” from 2016-2017 were missing the membership requirement of 20 members or five members more than their base from the previous July 1. No clubs were left out because they had the membership but missed another goal. Members clearly matter! Assiniboine Centennial Charleswood CI (Communications International) Confidently Speaking Crossroads Flin Flon Franc … Continue reading Almost Distinguished
Congratulations to the District 64 clubs who worked the program, increased or maintained their membership numbers and earned the title of Distinguished or better! How did they do it? Why not visit, observe, ask questions, listen and add their ideas to your own? Let's see your club Distinguished for 2017-2018! Distinguished: Anishinabe CHERing Voices Daytimers … Continue reading 2016-2017 District 64 Distinguished Clubs
By Guest Blogger, Gill Robertson* I joined toastmasters because I wanted to converse confidently and intelligently with others. To some degree I could do this already; after all I speak and I'm intelligent. However, the pressure to perform and be rewarded with ribbons and stickers is disheartening. It is appropriate to reward an animal … Continue reading Really! A Ribbon?
I am a proud Canadian. I sit on my deck with my red and white flowers, my red and white clothing and a red and white mug. Our shed is also red and white. I have a white car and my husband's is red. It's Canada's 150th birthday, and while I am always honoured to … Continue reading Honoured – and a little nervous
Beginning May 1, 2017 and continuing for the whole month, you may hear a toastmasters radio ad in the rural areas of District 64 and Winnipeg. Check out these stations between 6 and 9 am, drive time! You can thank the Carillon Club's PR team under the leadership of Mike Poirier for this initiative! Mix … Continue reading Radio ads