Category Archives: News
Stepping Into the Future with Hybrid
The Covid era taught us something about the future of meetings: they’re going to be hybrid — part live, part online. Some folks will be there in the flesh, and some won’t. Last week Vancore stepped into that future, with … Continue reading
Congratulations to winners of Vancore 2018 Speech and Evaluation Contests!
What a delight to hear new and seasoned speakers deliver captivating speeches at the Vancore Toastmasters annual Speech and Evaluation contests on Wednesday, March 14th! So inspiring to see members step up and showcase how much they have evolved as speakers … Continue reading
Pathways – New Education Program at Toastmasters!
Embark on a journey of personal and professional development through Pathways, Toastmasters’ new education program! Pathways is designed to help you build the skills you need to communicate and lead. It is comprised of 10 paths that teach more than … Continue reading
Guts. Glory. Nick.
“Who here has seen the film Anchorman?” asked Nick from the podium. A few nods of ascent, one muttered affirmation of “Classic!” from Lorne. “So, for those who haven’t, Will Ferrell jumps in to a bear pit to sort out … Continue reading
Meet Your Executive
As this week’s meeting wound up and another VanCore election was in the books, our fearless new leader Katherine (Kate) Hallanzy announced she was heading over to Murchie’s for tea and who would like to join her? “Looks like the … Continue reading
Don’t Miss It: June 19 is VanCore Election Day
Folks, it’s time for the annual election of VanCore directors. Here’s your chance to put your stamp on the club’s leadership team. As per Toastmaster International rules, the past president – in our case, that’s Susan – drew up the … Continue reading
Scare and Scare Alike
We all ask ourselves, as we are preparing our speeches: what’s my main objective? To entertain? To inform? To inspire? All are worthy, and a speech can push more than one button. But once a year at VanCore we aim … Continue reading
When you throw an “Open House” there are usually mixed feelings. A new phase of life is nigh! But a stream of strangers just questioned your taste in wallpaper, and now you have to get your carpet cleaned. Fortunately, there … Continue reading
You’re Invited! Vancore Open House, Aug 29th at Coal Harbour Community Centre
Feel free to come alone, or with a friend.