The View from 32


Your Source for District 32 News

The View from 32


Your Source for District 32 News
Can we make Pathways work for us?

Can we make Pathways work for us?

by Kyle Hall, Immediate Past District Director I have heard from a few long time Toastmasters that: "Pathways is not as good as the Legacy System.""I love the manuals.  If I can't do them, I'll just give non-manual talks.""In Pathways Toastmasters has lost its...

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Toastmasters Branding 101

Toastmasters Branding 101

by Stephanie Lee, Club Growth Director Imagine three guests come to your next club meeting - one had been a member years ago in a different state, one was told to find a Toastmasters club by her supervisor, and one is the co-worker of your current Area Director....

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Celebrating “Of the Year” Awards, 2018-2019

Celebrating “Of the Year” Awards, 2018-2019

by Kyle Hall As you may know, at the end of each Toastmasters year we announce a series of awards, generally referred to as “Of The Year” awards. After much consideration, here is our “Of The Year” Awards for our 2018-2019 year! (The recipients of these awards have...

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The 3 most common evaluation mistakes

The 3 most common evaluation mistakes

According to Kyle Hall, Past District Director, DTM and long time teacher of evaluations skills, the 3 most common evaluation mistakes are: Repeating the Speech Many evaluators make the mistake of repeating or summarizing the speech we just heard.  Our job is...

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What was the most creative Table Topics I ever saw?

What was the most creative Table Topics I ever saw?

by Kyle Hall Years ago, in my old home club of GoldenBell Toastmasters, our Meeting Toastmaster was kicking off the meeting and reviewing that morning's players.  When he came to the Table Topics Master, he told us that my clubmate, Charlie, had that role.  Charlie's...

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Fresh news from the International Convention

Fresh news from the International Convention

Some of us are still traveling back from Convention and appreciate your patience as we get all of the information out to you. We will be updating all members and Club Officers about the details of the changes in the next few days, but wanted to share the news: Your...

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Dues are due!

Dues are due!

Dear Club Treasurer: Congratulations on being elected! You’ve attended your club officer training session and know that your primary job is to monitor the financial health of your club. You might have paid some bills already, and it’s time to collect your first round...

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Tips for Completing Pathways Projects

Tips for Completing Pathways Projects

by Carolyn Curley, PQD Paths. Projects. How can I use projects beyond my club? I have heard this question from many members. As you work through your path, look at the project titles and descriptions. Create a plan based on project information and your current level....

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Changing Club Locations

Changing Club Locations

Moving is unsettling. But sometimes, for clubs - it's necessary. Division D Director, Roxanne Strutz, shares her experiences of changing club locations in the hopes it helps others. I'm Roxanne, and I am a member of two clubs that recently have had to move....the...

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Open Your Club’s Doors!

Open Your Club’s Doors!

By Stephanie Lee, Club Growth Director Last club year, my home club of Untwisted Tongues held an open house. It was a pretty standard story: struggling club plans repeated open house events, with varying results—even sometimes with no guests! Going into our latest...

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The Five Stages to Pathways Success

The Five Stages to Pathways Success

District 32 was launched into Pathways in spring of 2018, and different clubs have had varying amounts of engagement of their members with the educational program; one of our District's clubs has a number of members, both old and new, who lept in with both feet,...

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Going Inside for a Very Special Speech Contest

Going Inside for a Very Special Speech Contest

The members of the 9th Wave Toastmasters Club are learning the value of positive, healthy competition.  This newly chartered club is inside Stafford Creek Corrections Center in Aberdeen - and Toastmasters is equipping the men inside with communication skills to...

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Officers Love Their Clubs

Officers Love Their Clubs

Personal Growth. Confidence. How have you been transformed by joining a Toastmasters Club? What changes have you observed in your fellow members? We have resources in the manuals and the Pathways Projects, but those resources are just tools. Each member decides how to...

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Meet Stephanie Lee: Our 2019 CGD

Meet Stephanie Lee: Our 2019 CGD

How is a new club formed? Where can I get help for my low-member club?How can I get more members for my club? How can we keep the members we have? If you’ve ever asked these questions - I am here to answer them! I'm Stephanie Lee, and I am your friendly, neighborhood...

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70 Years Strong

70 Years Strong

A group of World War II veterans started Toastmasters Port Angeles Club in 1947. It chartered in 1949 and hasn’t missed a beat since. An Olympia club was the original “Club #25,” but when they disbanded, Port Angeles was given the recycled number.  Even so the...

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