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A Helping Hand — Jan 20 Meeting Recap

Have you helped someone recently? As our Toastmaster, John shared how helping a family of refugees get started in their new life in Canada actually helped him grow and gain perspective. Then, our new VP Education Be helped us understand … Continue reading

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Storytelling — December 2 Meeting Recap

What would your life look like as a movie? Would it be boring and mundane, or filled with adventure? Our Toastmaster Jackie began our storytelling-themed meeting with a challenge: think of your life as movie, then make it the best … Continue reading

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Pitch for Success! — November 18 Meeting Recap

What are the keys to a successful pitch? Make time to prepare, know your audience, and have confidence in what you’re selling, according to our Toastmaster Karoline, who shared her recent experiences in pitching herself. Edwin followed with a pitch … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat? — October 28 Meeting Recap

Are you ready for Halloween? Edwin made sure we all were with his Toastmaster’s speech, which spooked us with everything from the origins of All Hallows’ Eve to his plans for Oct. 31st. Plus, he brought candy! Maxim tricked us … Continue reading

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Waste Not, Want Not — September 16 Meeting Recap

Have you ever bought something you later regretted? In this first meeting of the fall season, Toastmaster Mark encouraged us to “Waste Not, Want Not” by giving us three good tips on how to prevent buying what you don’t need. … Continue reading

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