Contest Season is just around the corner, Check out these two Webinars

Ever wanted to know more about Contest? Are you planning on competing this year?

If you answered Yes to either of these questions, then check out these two webinars hosted by District 42 Chief Judge Eloise Blackstock, DTM

Webinars Start at 7:05 PM and end at 8:00 PM

September 8, 2014 –  Having fun within the ‘rules’

Target Audience: Club members wanting to know more about contests.

Synopsis: This one hour interactive webinar will provide you with the information you need to host/conduct a successful and fun club contest.

Webinar Key Topics:

  • Building the club contest team
  • Reviewing the rules(new and revised)
  • Finding fun in the Judging Code of Ethics

Presenters:  Eloise Blackstock, DTM – District 42 Chief Judge

Click Here to register for September 8, 2014

September 22, 2014 – What’s next? – After the club contest.

Target Audience:  Contest winners, Area/Division Organizers and Volunteers

Synopsis: This one hour interactive webinar will focus on contest activity outside of the club – sharing information to help you participate at the area, division, and district levels.

Webinar Key Topics:

  • Area and Division contest team (finding and building)
  • Rules Review (differences from club to area to division to district)
  • Judge Challenges (finding and empowering)

Presenters:  loise Blackstock, DTM – District 42 Chief Judge

Click Here to register for September 22, 2014

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Prairie Horizons – Year In Review

Now available is the latest edition of Prairie Horizons – Year In Review.

Check here to to check it out!!!!!!!!!!!

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Have your Club Officers been Trained?

If not, the following District sponsored Club Officer Training sessions are planned:

All Information including registration links can be found in the District 42 Events Calendar.

August 27, 2014 – Calgary

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Members Making a Difference – Sharon Heany – Big Country #3418

During Big Country’s 52 years of contributing to the Moose Jaw community our club has had many outstanding members. Sharon Heaney is one more of those outstanding individuals. She joined Toastmasters almost 7 years ago. Immediately her caring, her observations & vibrant personality enhanced the club climate. 2014/15 will be Sharon’s 6th term as a club officer. Continue reading

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Members Making a Difference – April Boyko – Fort Saskatchewan Toastmasters

April organized the promotion of our Toastmasters Club at the Fort Saskatchewan Trade Show on April 25 – 27. She organized the volunteers to man the booth, printed the brochures ,and promoted our open house on May 29. April was a greeter at the door for our open house and demonstration meeting on May 29 and ensured there were refreshments and snacks for all. She also printed name tags for special guests. April’s work contributed to our club being able to obtain enough members to Charter on June 15, 2014. She has also been elected our VP Public Relations. April is dedicated and enthusiastic and a vital member of our new club.

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Members Making a Difference – Tim Lambert – Fun Speakers Club

Tim Lambert, DTM is our most longstanding member at 25 years and dedicates his time and expertise to ensure the success of the most important part of the organisation: the members. This year brings to a close his two-year term as VP Education. The position itself is pivotal to the success of any club, and under Tim’s guidance our club will achieve President’s Distinguished. Membership retention was excellent, with only two members leaving and fourteen new members joining. Continue reading

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