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To all the hopeless romantics…

This week, before giving the toast, Dylan made a confession: “I am a hopeless romantic.” He was about to jet off to Toronto to visit his girlfriend for a couple of weeks. He had arranged the plane ticket so that … Continue reading

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The Thriller on Pender

Why contests? Because most of us find our best selves when the stakes are raised. This week, we departed from our usual format and devoted the meeting to a Table Topics competition – with the winner to advance and represent … Continue reading

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Lessons From A World Champion Public Speaker

In 2001, Darren LaCroix outspoke 25,000 contestants from 14 countries to become the World Champion of Public Speaking. Since that victory, Darren has traveled the world demystifying the process of creating a powerful speech. “When you humorize, you humanize,” he … Continue reading

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Vancore Toastmasters Becomes A Distinguished Club!

Congratulations!  VanCore Toastmasters…it’s official.  We are now a Distinguished Club.  Thanks to dedicated member Mary Lou Miles, Immediate Past President of the Sunshine Rotarian Club in Richmond, she promised to have her 10th Speech done before the end of June … Continue reading

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Practical Gifts and Inspirational Thoughts

Meeting summary for Vancore, May 16, 2012 Last Wed’s Vancore Toastmasters meeting was led by Chair and VP of Education, Connie Hubbs, and held at the Bread Garden at Hornby and West Pender Street which went amazingly well despite the … Continue reading

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Familiar Faces & Happy Places

Hello Fellow and Future Toastmasters, For weeks we had sunny Wednesdays that brought out good attendance but last week, on March 14th, the rain just wouldn’t stop! Thankfully the members kept coming in, including long-time-missing, world traveler John W. with … Continue reading

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Spring and Toastmasters…

Hello Fellow Members and Guests, Our latest March 7th meeting was inspired by a bright, sunny afternoon where Chair, Loa Fridfinnson provided a fitting theme, “Spring is in the Air!” Participants expressed what the season means to them with flowers … Continue reading

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Congratulations on Member Progress!

Hello Fellow and Prospective Members, It`s my great pleasure to announce that both Loa Fridfinnson and VP of Education–Connie Hubbs have just completed their Competent Communication Manual and will be receiving their Certificate of Accomplishment from Toastmasters International, soon. Each … Continue reading

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