Tag Archives: Toastmasters Downtown Vancouver

How to Build Your Expertise with Public Speaking

When you have a professional meterologist on the roster, things heat up quickly. Heeeeerrrrree came….Giselle, capping a summer of weather like no other. A summer when Lytton, BC smashed the record for highest temperature in Canada ever — for three … Continue reading

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Remembering Susan Chew

Long-Time Member Became the Heart of Vancore There are times in life when we’re called to meet a moment with a few carefully chosen public words. This week was one of them. Beloved long-time Vancore Toastmasters member, Susan Chew — … Continue reading

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How to Cultivate Good Conversation Skills

Why is it important to cultivate conversations skills if you want to succeed in life? We need productive relationships to succeed professionally and have meaningful relationships for a happy, fulfilling life, and conversations are the foundation of all relationships. Conversations … Continue reading

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Wednesday Recap: Public Speaking is Infectious!

Funny thing about public speaking: it’s infectious! In Toastmasters, sometimes a theme comes up and everyone seems to “catch it,” like a cold. And next thing you know everyone’s talking about it one way or another. Case in point: this … Continue reading

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Say it Like You Mean It: Eunoia

Not all Toastmasters clubs include a “Word of the Day” on their weekly agendas, but VanCore does, and it’s hard now to imagine a meeting without it. There have been some obvious words, some silly ones, and some crazily obscure … 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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You’re Invited! Vancore Open House, Aug 29th at Coal Harbour Community Centre

Feel free to come alone, or with a friend.

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Downtown Vancore Club Quoted As “Charismatic” In Toastmaster Newsletter

Summary of Wednesday’s meeting, April 25, 2012. According to the President of Toastmasters International, Michael Notaro, DTM, VanCore’s Club is a CHARISMATIC CLUB with five of the qualifying hallmarks: Energy, Friendly, Fun, Surprise and Value.  Great article, check it out … Continue reading

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Two new members and Carla won the Area 75 Evaluation Contest!

Dear Fellow and Prospective Toastmasters, April has started to be a great month for VanCore Toastmasters Club. VP of Public Relations, Cory Forrest was in charge of the first meeting of the month and had the distinct pleasure of welcoming … 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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