Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI) is back! A vital component of the Toastmasters International educational program designed to enhance the leadership and communication skills of its club officers and members at large, TLI is more than an event- it’s an experience. District 84 is elated to share that registration is now open for the next round of TLI bringing, not only the convenience of virtual opportunities but also the popular in-person experiences. Registration is now OPEN!
Embracing Holiday Cheer: A Toastmasters District 84 Celebration by Donald D. Toldson, Sr. As the holiday season unfolds its magical embrace, Toastmasters District 84 extends warm greetings to its vibrant community. In the spirit of camaraderie and personal growth, let us come together to celebrate the joyous moments that this festive season brings. The Toastmasters […]
Imagine a conference where every session is as captivating as your favorite book, beckoning you with the promise of ‘Just One More Page’. You are invited to experience the wonder of the 2024 District 84 Toastmasters Conference, where we will transform this dream into reality. Like the best of stories, we will weave together the magic […]
by Julie Salgo I wonder how many of you know the origin of the word “coaching.” Our modern use of the word “coach” is a metaphor. “Coach” was applied first in education, not in athletics. The term was used as a verb by students of tutors preparing them for exams. The slang reference for tutors […]
by Deborah Wilde, DTM and John Morrow, DTM District 84 Pathways Co-Chairs December Tips Speech Writing Techniques Using Vocals and Gestures to Enhance Your Speech Base Camp Manager (BCM) 2-Step Process Tip 1: Speech Writing Techniques When you arrive at Level One, your first-ever educational opportunity, it is always best to ENGAGE each Path Level […]
by Fred Bergeron, DTM In May of 1979, “Family Tradition” was released by Hank Williams Jr. Did you have any family traditions during the holidays? I was 12 ½ years old when this song came out, but when I turned thirteen in October of that year, once December rolled around, our family tradition started with […]
by Deron Scott, Club President How did Toast-Stars Club # 9269 evolve from a single individual to a diverse, multi-state club? It all started in March 1993 when a Grumman employee relocated from Bethpage, New York, to Melbourne, Florida, and wanted to start a Toastmasters club because he was impressed with what he experienced in […]
Ignite Your Path to Success: Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals for 2024 by Donald D. Toldson, Sr. As we stand at the threshold of a new year, let us embark on a journey of self-discovery, growth, and achievement. The key to unlocking your full potential lies in the deliberate and thoughtful setting of goals. In the spirit […]