Month: April 2013

  • 2013 Spring Contest Winners

    Cerritos, CA, April 23, 2013 — Munjen Ng, of Lake Forest, CA, rose above more than 200 local participants to win the District level of the Toastmasters International Speech Contest, representing L.A. and Orange Counties. Ng has qualified to advance to the semifinal rounds of the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking, which will be…

  • 2013 International Speech Contest Winner

    Mun Ng from Possibilities Unlimited wins the 2013 International Speech Competition at the Founder’s District Spring Conference on April 20, 2013. The Conference was held in Cerritos, California. John Barry interviews Mun just after accepting his trophy.

  • Louis Hyland Wins Table Topics Contest

    Louise Hyland from Rancho Speechmasters Toastmasters club wins the 2013 Founder’s District Table Topics contest. John Barry interviews Louise just after receiving her trophy.

  • Patriots and Paws

    Each year Founder’s District presents the prestigious Communication and Leadership award to an individual or local organization that exemplifies the practices of sound communcation and exceptional leadership that is the epitome of the Toastmasters brand.  This year Founder’s District is honored to recognize Penny Lambright of Patriots and Paws for her outstanding work in building…

  • Speechcraft

    The Speechcraft program is a great way to promote Toastmasters and increase membership in your clubs. It allows prospective members to experience first-hand what Toastmasters is all about before deciding to join as new members. By following the Speechcraft progam guidelines, seasoned Toastmasters are able to present the fundamentals of public speaking to prospective members…

  • Youth Leadership Program

    Youth Leadership Program

    What is the Youth Leadership Program? The Youth Leadership Program is designed to help young people develop effective communication skills, leadership skills and self-confidence. Participants are typically under 18 years old. How much does it cost for the participants? There is no fee to participants. The sponsoring club provides all materials; such as the Participant’s…

  • Start a New Club

    Start a New Club

    Toastmasters is truly a grass roots organization. Each club begins from the seeds of volunteers who grow strong in the rich soil of speeches, evaluations, and leadership activities. Just as with living plants, individual Toastmasters clubs were always meant to grow and multiply. As a member looking to advance your leadership skills, you can be…

  • Types of Clubs

    Types of Clubs

    From civic halls to board rooms, public libraries to government agencies, restaurants to retirement centers, Toastmasters clubs are in communities, businesses, and organizations, small and large, throughout the world. Toastmasters has several types of clubs, including the following categories:

  • Benefits of Toastmasters

    Benefits of Toastmasters

    Toastmasters produces results. Around the world more than three million men and women of all ages and occupations have benefited from the learn-by-doing training. Thousands corporations, community groups, universities, associations, and government agencies now use Toastmasters training because it is cost effective and it’s fun. Company Benefits Give better sales presentations Hone their management skills…

  • Miss Fountain Valley 2013

    Debbie Marie interviews Aimee Le who was recently crowned 2013 Miss Fountain Valley. Aimee talks about how Toastmasters helped her to achieve her success and how important Toastmasters has been for her. Note: We recorded the audio a little differently this time which unfortunately didn’t come out all that great. I won’t make that mistake…