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- Toastmasters Top 20 2023 Magazine Articles2023 was filled with Toastmasters milestones, including a convention hosted outside of the U.S., a partnership with an artificial intelligence tool in the midst of the ChatGPT surge, a new International President, and more. With so much to read, it’s easy to miss valuable articles on empathy, productivity, confidence, and everything in between. The Toastmaster magazine editors [Read More]
- December 6, 2023 NewsletterCatch up on this week’s newsletter!
- 2024-2025 District Leader Nominations Now OpenFounder’s District is seeking nominations for the positions of District Director, Program Quality Director, Club Growth Director, and Division Directors. Applications for the elected positions are due by February 28, 2024. All applicants must submit the Leader Nominating Form, Officer Agreement, District Officer Biographical Form and photo of themselves, to the District Leadership Chair. If you have questions, contact District Leadership [Read More]
- November 29, 2023 NewsletterCatch up on this week’s newsletter!
- FTH FreeToastHost Training VPPR Learning LabFTH FreeToastHost Training VPPR Learning Lab A full-length training session on FreeToastHost website – creating, customizing and maintaining the website. Trainer: Founder’s District Webmaster 2023-2024, Julie Murphy, DTM, IPDD.
- Canva ResourcesCanva ‘how-to’ videos for VPPRs: a. Complete CANVA guide to create Toastmasters brand compliant designs. Split into 25 chapters for different tools. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wt8fNi6Um5Q (41 mins) b. Save your Brand Palette in CANVA Free account. – YouTube (4 mins) – (please note this video shows the old brand color palette – the bright red Pantone 1795 is no longer a [Read More]
- Announcing the 2023-2024 Speech Contest ScheduleFounder’s District will be hosting Evaluation and International Speech contest for the 2023-2024 contests! Contest Schedule Area Contests – OLLI at UCI – Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Division Contests – OLLI at UCI – Osher Lifelong Learning Institute District Contest – Center for Spiritual Living, San Clemente
- VPPR Learning Lab – Reels to Attract GuestsGuest trainer from Orange County TM Club, Rachel Pleasant, shows us how she recently created and posted Facebook reels that have boosted interest in the club!
- November 22, 2023 NewsletterCatch up on this week’s newsletter!
- FTH FreeToastHost Training VPPR Learning LabA full-length training session on FreeToastHost website – creating, customizing and maintaining the website. Trainer: Founder’s District Webmaster 2023-2024, Julie Murphy, DTM, IPDD Training Handout
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