Author Archives: Vancore Toastmasters

Moments of Truth

Did the title get your attention? Moments of Truth may sound imposing but like most things at Toastmasters, it is really an opportunity for learning, and especially a time for reflection. How can Vancore better serve you and your goals? … Continue reading

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Bruce Grierson to Speak at Conference

Vancore is very proud of Bruce Grierson for seizing the opportunity to deliver a speech at the upcoming Area 96 Spring Conference education workshop. Bruce is a long-standing Vancore member and an accomplished author of “What Makes Olga Run”.   Bruce took time out to answer a … Continue reading

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Vancore Winners!

Congratulations to Kate Hallanzy (left in photo) for winning the Vancore International Speech Contest, and to Connie Hubbs (right in photo) for winning the Vancore Evaluation Contest on March 23rd. Connie later went on to compete at the Toastmasters Area 70 … Continue reading

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Speech Contest March 23rd! Q&A with Kate

Join us this Wednesday, March 23, 2016 for Vancore’s International Speech and Evaluation Contest. Listen to contestants deliver some great speeches and evaluations as they try to qualify for the district contest. You’re sure to be entertained, informed and inspired! Kate … Continue reading

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Reduce Fillers in Your Speech

One of the benefits of speaking at a Toastmasters meeting is having a designated person record your ums, ahs and overused words or filler sounds used as a crutch while speaking. Words may be inappropriate interjections, such as and, well, but, … Continue reading

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January 27th Meeting- New Location!

How is your new year resolution going so far? A new year means changing things up a bit so we have a new location for this upcoming meeting: Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 Time: 3:00 – 4:15 pm Where: The Network … Continue reading

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Holiday Tall Tales?

Share those crazy stories in a speech! Come to the last meeting of 2015 held this Wednesday, December 16th. Get feedback on your delivery and fine-tune your tale for next year. After the regular meeting, join us at 4:30 pm … Continue reading

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