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Do you want to supercharge your club and attract flocks of new members to your club? Are you interested in building new clubs? Come join us at the Founder’s District Fall Marketing Workshop on Saturday, July 27, 2013. Learn valuable tips and proven techniques for club growth, membership retention and building new clubs from some of the top leaders in Toastmasters.
Founder’s District is seeking nominations for the positions of District Governor, Lt. Governor Education and Training, Lt. Governor of Marketing, and Division Governors. These positions will be filled by election at the Spring Conference on April 20, 2013.
If you are considering a leadership position in Founder's District, now or anytime in the future, the Leadership Gathering this Saturday is the perfect place to network with other leaders and ask questions to help guide you in the right direction. Take advantage of the great opportunity now.
Founder's District has asked some of our most dynamic leaders to share their Toastmasters' journeys at our 2013 Leadership Gathering, on Saturday, February 16th. You will be able to hear first-hand experiences in leadership development, gain insight into the leadership opportunities within Founder's District and enjoy some mid-afternoon snacks. This invitation is limited to Club Officers and current Area Governors.
This is also a great opportunity for club members, who might be interested in becoming a Club Officer, to learn a little bit more about being an officer and the benefits. Please invite those members who you think would benefit from this great opportunity.Location: National University, 3390 Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 Date: Saturday, February 16, 2013 Time: 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm RSVP by Thursday, February 14, 2013
Join us and find out how we can help you to shine!
Founder's District Fall 2012 District Reports
Congratulations to Daniel Midson-Short of Coastmasters Toastmasters Club #6658 , winning first place in the District Humorous Speech Contest on November 3rd, 2012. As an Aussie living in America, Daniel dispelled the myths and stereotypical beliefs that Americas have about Austrailians. The second place trophie went to Charlie Cheatham of Table Talkers Club #1246 in Buena Park. Charlie humorously compared himself to Marcus Dupree, the star who never was. Third place went to Aneeza Haleem from Lake Avenue Toastmasters Club #8360 in Pasadena. Other competitors included George Day, Jennifer Jenkins, Kelly Hudson, Ricardo Munoz, and Angela Stout. See interviews with our winners and other highlights of the contest in our latest edition of Founder's District TV .
At the annual volunteer recognition event sponsored by the Orange County Chapter of the American Red Cross, the Shepherd of the Hills United Methodist Church received two awards: the county chapter Platinum award and the Southern California region GIVE award. Both of these awards were presented to the coordinator of the blood drives for exceeding the previous drive results by 176%.
In accepting the awards on behalf of all the blood drive volunteers at both the Mission Viejo church campus and the Santa Margarita church campus, Avis French,Toastmaster CTM/CL and Co-Chair of the Founders District Judges Bureau and blood drive co-coordinator, explained that the drives could not have been successful without the assistance of all the donors, the volunteers, and the organizations that partner with Shepherd of the Hills.