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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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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

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Let Your Life Speak

Sometimes, sitting in the audience at VanCore meetings, you can tell something big is taking shape. What Niki has going on at the moment is more than a series of related stories. In installments, Niki is telling a coming-of-age tale … Continue reading

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L’chaim! (“To life!”)

We all have our crutches — all of us, no matter how experienced a speaker we are. Past-president Susan’s crutch is a sometimes overdependence on notes. But Susan didn’t look at her notes even once during this week’s great speech. … Continue reading

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Summary and Ice Breaker Debuts

Cory chaired the final meeting in May and our VanCore Toastmasters club continues to grow with healthy attendance of enthusiastic speakers.  Roles were quickly assigned by Cory and upon recognition of all present the meeting speeches proceeded with Connie’s, ever … Continue reading

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May 9 meeting was brought to you by the Letter C for Courage

Sometimes the best speeches are just stories of our lives. Cory Forrest, the hardest-working man in Vancouver and today donning a groovy blue blazer befitting a talk-show host, stole the show with an impromptu speech about a job he once … Continue reading

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