The following is a speech given by Best of Dallas Toastmasters member Dena Delaney at a recent meeting. It’s OK to Be Scared I have a scary story to share with you tonight. On Halloween two years ago, something very frightening happened to me. I must have turned white as
The District 50 Toastmasters Fall Conference took place on November 13-24, 2015. Our club had three members attending, and our President Kat Mayerovitch attended the Business Meeting on the club’s behalf. Club Recognition As it turned out, we’re not the only people who think Best of Dallas Toastmasters is pretty great.
It’s official, our very first club speech contests were a success! A lot of people worked hard to make this happen, and we’d especially like to thank the following people for all their assistance: Contest Co-Chairs: Bill Bodwell and Jef McDonough Contest Master: Danni Babik Chief Judge: Lacy Bishline Sergeant
Fall 2015 contest season is upon us, and with it comes our first two speech contests at Best of Dallas Toastmasters: Tall Tales and Humorous Speech. Both contests will be held beginning at 6:30 on Tuesday, August 25, at our usual location at the DoubleTree Hotel on N. Central Expressway
This is the text of the speech that Best of Dallas Toastmasters member Rachel Steiner gave at her last meeting before leaving us to begin her freshman year at Purdue. We wish Rachel all the best, and can’t wait to hear about her college adventure when she returns! My Toastmasters
The first set of officers for Best of Dallas Toastmasters volunteered their time and energy during the initial planning meetings to form the club. But we always knew that we’d charter before the end of the Toastmasters year (coming up on June 30), and would need to have proper officer
If you’ve been to a Best of Dallas Toastmasters meeting, you might have seen this little box. It’s the box that we use to collect our “fines,” 10 cents for each crutch word used by a member, such as “ah,” “um,” or “like,” up to a maximum of 50 cents.
The following inspiration was shared by Best of Dallas Toastmasters member Dena Delaney at our June 2 meeting. Most of us come to Toastmasters to try to improve ourselves in some way. Whether we’re facing fears, working to be better communicators, or improving our leadership skills, our goals are the
With 25 members and a new name, Best of Dallas Toastmasters is now an official part of Toastmasters International. The club’s number is #4718634. (A prize goes to anyone who writes a jingle that actually helps us remember all that!) Until new officers take on their roles in July, our