View From 32

The View from 32


Your Source for District 32 News

The View from 32


Your Source for District 32 News
ONLINE CONTESTS AND MEETINGS

ONLINE CONTESTS AND MEETINGS

by Carolyn Curley, PQD “It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” This opening for Charles Dickens book, The Tale of Two Cities flows through my mind. I see and hear how the coronavirus pandemic has altered our expectations for ourselves and our clubs....

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District Leader Nominees

District Leader Nominees

Many thanks to the District Leadership Committee (DLC) and its Chair, Kyle Hall. Here are the nominations being put forward by the DLC... Committee Nominations After interviews and deliberations, the District 32 Leadership Committee is happy to submit the following...

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STEP IN. STEP OUT. STEP UP!

STEP IN. STEP OUT. STEP UP!

Wow! What a year last week was!  We’ve all had major upheavals in our daily lives. Toastmasters has had some dramatic changes, too.  Before I get to all of the changes, I am asking you to consider doing something differently from most other people right now....

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HOW TO HOST AN ONLINE TOASTMASTERS MEETING

HOW TO HOST AN ONLINE TOASTMASTERS MEETING

In the current climate of social isolation and stay-home orders, it's time for Toastmasters clubs to make some decisions about going forward with their club meetingsL will the club wait it out? Or try online meetings? This article will address some of the pros and...

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Going the Distance

Going the Distance

[Due to concerns over COVID-19, the District 32 conference has been canceled. Read about this decision from Toastmasters International]. I’ve always enjoyed the district conferences because of the chance to see old friends, make new friends, learn new speaking skills...

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CORONAVIRUS AND YOUR CLUB

CORONAVIRUS AND YOUR CLUB

We can't miss what's going on in the news and in our neighborhoods. As you know, District 32 covers Alaska and parts of Western Washington. So far, we (the District Trio) have received updates from just a few of our clubs that the Corona Virus (COVID-19) is impacting...

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Events Calendar update + Volunteer Needed!

Events Calendar update + Volunteer Needed!

Our website is growing and changing - and providing better information than ever before! You may have noticed our calendar....we're no longer on Google Calendar, we have beautiful pages for each event, with individual links for you to share with your clubs! The most...

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Congratulations to our members!

Congratulations to our members!

District 32 Toastmasters are working to complete their personal goals for educational achievements! 16 members have completed 17 paths as of January 31, 2020, three of whom have completed the Pathways Mentor Program! Congratulations for your hard work! If you...

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Consistent Branding is a Powerful Tool

Consistent Branding is a Powerful Tool

When you see “the golden arches,” what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? That is the power of consistent branding. Toastmasters International and members want potential members, visitors, and corporate club leads to have that same experience when they see our...

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DISTRICT 32 ANNUAL CONFERENCE CALL FOR PRESENTERS

DISTRICT 32 ANNUAL CONFERENCE CALL FOR PRESENTERS

On Saturday May 1, 2020 District 32 will celebrate our District 32 Annual Conference.  Approximately 200 Toastmasters and guests from Western Washington and Alaska will attend the conference seeking educational growth, entertainment, innovation and motivation.    The...

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MENTORSHIP MAKES A HUGE DIFFERENCE

MENTORSHIP MAKES A HUGE DIFFERENCE

“We have a wide variety of people in the Thursday Night Live Club. It is always nice to listen to so many different styles of speakers.  Especially because everyone is so friendly.”Marcus Chamber  Newly minted Thursday Night Live Toastmaster and 2020 Olympic...

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HPL or DTM Project Opportunity!

HPL or DTM Project Opportunity!

WANTED: AREA CONTEST CHAIRS! Do you need a High Performance Leadership (HPL) project or DTM Project to earn your Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) award? Or just to challenge yourself with a fun leadership growth experience? We are now in CONTEST SEASON and there are...

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“Halfway there” award winning clubs announced!

“Halfway there” award winning clubs announced!

Personal growth, transitions, and celebrations. What can we celebrate with YOUR members? As of December 31, 2019, District 32 had 25 clubs that had completed 5 or more goals towards the successful club program. These clubs are: Division A: CHI Franciscan Toastmasters,...

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Opportunity awaits…if you step up quickly!

Opportunity awaits…if you step up quickly!

Have you considered the benefits of stepping outside your club?  Now is the time to take that next step! Here is what one of last year’s Area Directors, Vanessa Fadeff, has to say about that role. District 32 is right now looking for members to serve as Area Directors...

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Invest in your own growth

Invest in your own growth

by Debbie Baker, Conference Chair At the end of the day, what shapes your Toastmasters experience isn’t your willpower or your aspirations. More often than not, it’s your habits. We are designing our District Conference with a simple goal: to help you take and SUSTAIN...

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Does your club have a voice in Toastmasters?

Does your club have a voice in Toastmasters?

The voice of your club and its members are heard at the District through the District Council meetings (DCMs) and at Toastmasters International (TI) during the General Business meeting at the international convention. Toastmasters requires each club to have at least...

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Conference 2020

Conference 2020

EDITED TO EDITED TO ADD: EARLY BIRD CONFERENCE REGISTRATION IS OPEN! CLICK HERE. Wouldn't it be fun to go to Paris to participate in a Toastmasters Contest?  Imagine yourself hopping on a plane and containing the excitement of the fact that you are competing in Paris....

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Upcoming Events

  1. (Postponed) Speech Contest 2020: Areas 53, 62, 63

    April 1 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm AKDT
  2. (Postponed) Speech Contest 2020: Areas 32, 34, and 35

    April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
  3. (Postponed) Speech Contest 2020: Division A

    April 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
  4. (Postponed) Speech Contest: Division D

    April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
  5. (Postponed) Speech Contest 2020: Division C

    April 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
  6. (Postponed) Speech Contest 2020: Division E/F

    April 18 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm AKDT
  7. (Postponed) Speaker to Trainer 2020 Anchorage

    April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT