Tag Archives: Vancouver Toastmasters

End of joke: laugh here

We all appreciate people who can reliably bring the funny. Most of us can bring the funny ourselves, occasionally. But humour is like a bird in the wild. It sings when it thinks it’s alone. When it knows it’s being … Continue reading

Posted in Guests, Members, Vancore General | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Senses Working Overtime

Angela was wearing big groovy sunglasses as she stepped up to run Table Topics this week. Turns out this was more function than fashion: she was recovering from eye surgery. “It’s amazing how when you take away vision your other … Continue reading

Posted in Guests, Members, Vancore General | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Speaking Tips, Vancore General | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Guests, Members, Vancore General | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Members, News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chinese New Years Theme

Morning Fellow Members and Prospective Members, Hope to see you all at the Meeting  today–don’t forget to sign up for a Role on the sign-up Agenda that Jonathan sent out the other day. I’ll be the Chair, will be doing … Continue reading

Posted in Members, Vancore General | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment