Posts in “Contests” category

Audience of about 20 people looking towards the front of the room

A Healthy Balance

Member blog by Aaron Gale: “A Healthy Balance” was the theme chosen for today’s meeting by our Toastmaster for the day, Deb McAlpine and we had ‘balance’ by the bucket loads with a relaxed yet efficient program followed. Deb began with some insights into her warning indicators that tell her she is tipping the needle ... read more.

Two women in front of an audience, shaking hands

So much winning

Member blog: by David Pottinger. The theme for this week’s meeting, which included an educational by Laura Bruce, winner of the 2020 D72 Toastmasters Humorous Speech Contest, was Winning. Jacqui Anderson opened the meeting as Sgt at Arms and welcomed us in, introducing our Toastmaster for the morning, David Clarkson. David explained the difference between ... read more.

Table Topics rules!!

This week saw the brave and the bold step up to the plate in our annual Table Topics contest.  Whether it’s confidence, courage or the desire to develop those attributes, competing in front of an audience is one of the best ways to test your public speaking skills. And the Table Topics contest is the ... read more.