View From 32

The View from 32


Your Source for District 32 News

The View from 32


Your Source for District 32 News

District 32 Open House Tour

By: Roberta Craig We understand that growing club membership is a challenge. To encourage clubs to host an open house, District 32 is sponsoring an open house tour marketing campaign. To participate, clubs may submit a single open house event through the District’s...

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Talk Up Toastmasters

By Debbie Baker, Club Growth Director 2021-2022 Talk up Toastmasters is a worldwide membership building campaign. The campaign runs Feb 1, 2022 through March 31, 2022.  Together, Toastmasters around the globe will share the educational program and the benefits...

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Update on Contests

By: Roberta Craig The dates have been set for the Area, Division, and District Contests. However, your help is needed to finalize the details. Clubs, please notify your Area Director by February 8, 2022 if your club is submitting contestants to the Area contests. You...

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D32 Conference – Develop, Enhance, Thrive!

By: Serena Lozano It is time for the District 32 Annual Conference!  Mark your calendars and make reservations to attend our District’s 71st conference, to be held online from May 9th to May 14th, 2022.  The theme for this year’s conference...

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2nd District Council Meeting on May 14th

Every spring the District is required to hold a District Council Meeting to conduct some essential business. Our meeting is scheduled for Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 9:00 am Alaska time/10:00 am Pacific time and will last approximately 2 hours. All club Presidents and...

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Covid Meeting Guidelines from Toastmasters

As clubs are thinking about their meetings for the rest of the year in the midst of the latest wave of Covid, it’s good to have the latest guidance from Toastmasters International. This is the text of a letter received by all District Leaders and Club Presidents in...

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TIS’ THE SEASON FOR SPEECH CONTESTS

By: Roberta Craig, Program Quality Director Speech contests are a Toastmasters tradition. Competition begins in the club, and winners continue competing through the Area, Division and District levels. District 32 will once again host both an Evaluation Contest and...

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Mid-Year Club Officer Training

By: Roberta Craig, Program Quality Director District 32 has two remaining mid-year club officer training sessions, on January 22 and February 23. While the training is required for club officers, all members are invited to attend. Check out the Club Officer Training...

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Recruiting for the District Alignment Committee

By Stephanie Lee, District Director If you have been around District 32 for a while, you may have noticed that clubs get shuffled into new Areas and Divisions at the beginning of each Toastmaster year. There is a District Alignment Committee that puts that plan...

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Learn How to Run an Online Speech Contest

By Brian Bezenek, District 32 Chief Judge ‘Tis the time of year when some Toastmasters leaders’ anxiety rises. They fear the question, “Can you help out with a speech contest coming up?” Especially if they have never been involved with contests. What if there was a...

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Holiday Meeting Ideas

By: Stephanie Lee, District Director This has been a long year, and many of us need some lighthearted fun in our weekly routine. Holiday theme meetings are a great way for clubs and members to re-engage and remember why we keep coming. We asked for clubs to share...

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Effective Leaders are Effective Communicators

By: Manny Martinez, VP of Education, Dawn Talkers Toastmasters After 17 years in the military, I realized, I wasn’t as effective a communicator as I thought. Military servicemembers enjoy a language rich in jargon and acronyms that people outside the uniform don’t...

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Recruiting for the District Alignment Committee

By: Stephanie Lee, District Director If you have been around District 32 for a while, you may have noticed that clubs get shuffled into new Areas and Divisions at the beginning of the year. There is a District Alignment Committee that puts that plan together, and we...

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Make It Fun! A Strategy to Rebuild a Struggling Club.

By: Carolyn Curley, Immediate Past District Director My club is struggling. We are down to 5 members. As Club President, I wondered what we could do to make meetings fun. I turned to Pathways for inspiration. Motivational Strategies, Level 5 project - Team Building...

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A Red Carpet Awards Night

"Fabulous Show!" "Lots of fun!" "Amazing hosts for this wonderful evening of awards!" If you missed the D32 Red Carpet Awards Event on Friday, October 29, 2021, you missed a great show. Our Showmasters, Rebecca P. Murray, DTM  and Lindy MacLaine, DTM, entertained...

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Farewell to Meetup

This year the District 32 trio made the decision to cease the use of Meetup. For those clubs that utilize this marketing tool, the District subscription will expire at the end of March.  In an effort to ensure that clubs continue to market their meetings and...

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Successful Transition to In-Person Meetings…Hooray!

By: Club Officers of Thursday Nite Live Thursday Nite Live (TNL) has just completed a successful transition to an in-person meeting. Because the transition turned out to be successful, the District 32 Director asked us to provide a short write-up of what helped us...

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Remembering Sandi Waring

From speech by Toastmaster Doris Zahn, President of Stately Speakers Club 888481, 2019-2020"Sandi personifies the Toastmasters Promise we all should strive to attain.  Sandi attends meetings regularly, prepares and fulfills her meeting assignments, provides...

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Ready for an Advanced Club?

By: Judy Young, DTM, PDD Are you looking to step up your Toastmaster experience?  Do you need a greater challenge?  More in-depth evaluations? A new audience? If you have completed Level Two of a path, consider an advanced club.  Open to Toastmasters...

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FRAUD SPAM ALERT

An elevated threat level exists for all toastmaster clubs. Members may have received an email with the subject “Assistance with An Errand” requesting assistance for a charity donation. Neither I personally, nor anyone in District 32 would make such a request. Please delete such emails without responding to the email. Also, please share these instructions to your club members.

Roberta Craig, District Director
dd@d32toastmasters.org
907-360-4492

2022/23 Calendar Overview

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