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D39 Member Spotlight: Rasheed Bustamam

This interview is the second in a series spotlighting rising stars in Toastmasters District 39. Do your club’s younger members feel the same way? How are you cultivating your next generation of speakers and leaders this year? Q: Hello Rasheed. Which Toastmasters club do you attend and how long you have been a member? A: […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

From Yreka California, down south to Stockton, from Fairfield, to Reno/Carson City Nevada and to all our Toastmaster Friends around the world – thank you for staying your course from presenting your Ice Breaker speech, working on your Distinguished Toastmaster award, creating and energizing healthy, fun clubs to providing excellent leadership.  I am grateful and humble […]

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Tips for heartfelt Thanksgiving toasts

How to raise a glass and express gratitude with class RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — We all want to express appreciation for family, friends and blessings at Thanksgiving, but the challenge is finding the right words and the best way to say them. Toastmasters International, the global leader in communication and […]

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The Road to Distinguished Toastmasters

Honorable, Eminent, Notable—These are some ways that organizations describe those members who have reached the pinnacle of success. In Toastmasters, we call those people Distinguished Toastmasters (DTMs)—the highest award a Toastmaster can achieve. Webster’s dictionary defines distinguished as: successful, authoritative, and commanding great respect. Distinguished Toastmasters are a rare breed. Less than one percent of […]

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