Tag Archives: Vancore Downtown

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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Two New Members and an engaging Media Interview

Although it was another rainy Wednesday, we had a “bonanza” (word of the day) of four exciting international guests: Gustavo from Brazil, Abrahan from Peru, Shine from Shanghai and Aranka who has been in Canada for seven years.   Adding to … Continue reading

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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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Evaluation Contest at VanCore March 28th!

The excitement is building! Who will represent VanCore for our area as the best club evaluator? We now have three contestants, Loa, Carla and Borzo. You must be a member in good standing and be prepared to evaluate a test … 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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