View From 32

The View from 32


Your Source for District 32 News

The View from 32


Your Source for District 32 News
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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The benefits of stepping outside your club

The benefits of stepping outside your club

by Kyle Hall Have you considered the benefits of stepping outside your club? Now is the time to take the next step! Right now District 32 is looking for members to serve in the next Toastmasters year (2020–2021) in the following roles: Area Director (Do you like...

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How much have you changed in ten years?

How much have you changed in ten years?

-by Ginny Grabowski No, I don’t want you to post a “then and now” selfie. I do want you to consider how different you are today than you were back at the end of 2009. We get very caught up in what’s happening right now and don’t often (or at least not often enough, in...

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Halfway there: Is your club in the running?

Halfway there: Is your club in the running?

by Carolyn Curley The following clubs are in the running for a drawing of $150 District Bucks! (Read more HERE!) Clubs that complete 5 or more goals in the Distinguished Club Program by December 31, 2019 are eligible for the drawing in each division: CHI Franciscan...

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4 Tips to Run a Great Speech Contest

4 Tips to Run a Great Speech Contest

I'm Sandy Allnock, and I'm a Speech Contest Junkie. I admit it. I've competed, yes, but what I really love is helping to run a great contest that brings out the BEST in every participant! Let's face it, competing is new for lots of Toastmasters. Your club may even...

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Speech Contestant Eligibility

Speech Contestant Eligibility

by Carolyn Curley The Evaluation Speech Contest and the International Speech Contest are scheduled for our district, concluding at the D32 Annual Conference May 1-3, 2020. What do you need to know? Rules for each type of speech contest are available for download from...

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Make a practice of being grateful

Make a practice of being grateful

by Ginny Grabowski, District Director Any time of year is a great time to consider gratitude. Making a practice of being grateful for things in our life…struggles included…changes our internal atmosphere. Gratitude changes our vibrations and can turn even the most...

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Calling all coaches!

Calling all coaches!

by Laurie McKeown, DTM Are you looking to earn your Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) award? Or to help others on their journey to DTM? If the answer is yes, we want to let you know about a newly-formed DTM Coaching Committee that will meet on a monthly basis. As a...

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Upcoming Events

  1. DECM #3, 2020

    February 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AKST
  2. Speech Contest 2020: Area 21 and 22

    March 14 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm PDT
  3. Speech Contest 2020: Area 21 & 22

    March 14 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm PDT
  4. Speaker to Trainer 2020, Tacoma/Parkland

    March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT
  5. Speech Contest 2020: Area 51

    March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
  6. Speech Contest 2020: Areas 11, 12, 13, 14

    March 21 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm PDT
  7. Speech Contest 2020: Area 41, 42, 43, 44

    March 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT