Calendar

Mar
10
Tue
DECM CALL
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Mar
11
Wed
Area 41,42,43,44 International Speech & Evaluation Contest Kiezer @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 PM
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Keizer community center
930 Chemawa Road NE
Keizer, Oregon 97303

Mar
12
Thu
Area 32 International Speech and Evaluation Contest @7pm Old Mill Center, Corvallis
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm

Area 32 International Speech and Evaluation Contest @ 7pm Old Mill Center, Corvallis

Mar
15
Sun
2015 Area 51 / 52 International Speech Contest and Speech Evaluation Contests @ Charburger
Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Your opportunity to meet Toastmasters from clubs up and down the Columbia river, enjoy a tasty meal with a beautiful view, hear wonderful speeches from the winners of a variety of club contests, and learn some feedback techniques from the evaluation contests as they provide both positive and encouraging advice to a model / target speaker.

Tentative Schedule

    12:00 pm Setup
    12:30 pm Contestants and Judges Check-in
    1:00 pm International Speech Contest Commences
    Intermission
    2:30 pm Speech Evaluation Contest Commences
    Interviews
    Announcements
    Awards
    Adjourn at 4:00 pm

Please RSVP and invite a friend or co-worker to go with you!

Are you interested in assisting, as a judge, counter, timer, setup, break down, or even a model speaker?

Please contact AG 51 David Anderson at ag51@d7toastmasters.org or AG52 David Johnson at ag52@d7toastmasters.org

Mar
16
Mon
Area 92 International Speech and Evaluation Contest @ Beaverton Community Center
Mar 16 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Area 92 International Speech and Evaluation Contest will be held on Monday March 16, 2015 from 5:30 until 8:00pm at the Beaverton Community Center (across the street from the Beaverton Library).

Areas 73 & 74 Intl Speech and Speech Evaluation Contests @ Multnomah County Central Library, U.S. Bank Room
Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come join us for the Areas 73 & 74 International Speech and Speech Evaluation contests. The event will take place in the U.S. Bank room.

Mar
18
Wed
Area 61-62 Speech Contests @ Courtyard at Mt. Tabor, Hood Room
Mar 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

International Speech and Evaluation Contests

Ilwaco Speech and Evaluation Contest @ Ilwaco Community Center
Mar 18 @ 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm

International Speech and Evaluation Contest
Ilwaco Community Center

Mar
19
Thu
Area 93 International Speech and Evaluation Contest @ Hillsboro Library Community Room
Mar 19 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Area 93 International Speech and Evaluation Contest will be held on Thursday March 19, 2015 at the Hillsboro Public Library, Community Room, 2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy, Hillsboro, OR

Mar
20
Fri
Area 71 Evaluation & Intl Speech Contests @ Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital-Auditorium, GS Building
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mar
23
Mon
Area 94 / Area 95 International Speech and Evaluation Contest @ Beaverton Community Center
Mar 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Combined Area 95 and Area 95 International Speech and Evaluation Contest, Monday March 23, 2015 from 5:30 until 8:00pm.

Mar
24
Tue
Area 96 International Speech and Evaluatioin Contest @ Area 96 International Speech and Evaluation Contest
Mar 24 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Area 96 International Speech and Evaluation Contest will be held on Tuesday March 24th from 5:30 until 8:00pm at the Beaverton Community Center (across the street from the Beaverton Library).

Area 53 Spring Speech Contests @ Columbia River Correctional Institution @ 9111 NE Sunderland Ave.
Mar 24 @ 6:30 pm

The Area 53 Spring Contest will be held at the Columbia River Correctional Facility, 9111 NE Sunderland Ave., Portland, OR, on Tuesday, March 24 at 6:30 PM. CRCI is a limited access facility.  ALL contestants, volunteers, and guests must have prior permission to enter the facility.  Information on gaining access permission was sent to Area 53 club officers in January and February.  If you are not on the CRCI access list, please contact Contest Co-Chair Jason Kent ASAP.  Contact details are above.

Mar
25
Wed
Area 63-64-65 Speech Contests @ Marylhurst University, Villa Maria
Mar 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

International Speech and Evaluation Contests

Mar
28
Sat
Area 34 International Speech and Speech Evaluation Contests @ Newport Library (541-265-2153)
Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Mar
30
Mon
Area 91 International Speech and Evaluation Contest @ Beaverton Community Center
Mar 30 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Area 91 International Speech and Evaluation Contest, Monday March 30, 2015 from 5:30 until 8:00pm at the Beaverton Community Center (across the street from the Beaverton Library).

Mar
31
Tue
Area 81 International Speech and Evaluation Contests @ Courtyard Village
Mar 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Location TBD.  Program starts at 6:30 PM. Contestants, judges and other participants should arrive by 6:00PM

Apr
3
Fri
Downtown Division 2015 International Speech and Evaluation Contests @ Good Samaritan Hospital, Medical Bldg2, First-floor Auditorium
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Come see the Downtown Division International Speech and Evaluation contestants strut their stuff. We usually fill the auditorium with family, friends, and other guests–and we would love for you to join us! If nothing else, come scope out the competition–as two of them will end up representing us at the District finals on March 2.

Apr
4
Sat
Area 83 Speech and Evaluation Contest @ St. Helens Library
Apr 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Area 83 International Speech and Evaluation Contest
St. Helens Library
2:00 PM
Potluck Meal

Apr
10
Fri
Division C Capital Evaluation, International Speech contest Venue MorningSide Methodist 3674 12th St Salem. 6-8 PM
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Morningside Methodist Church 3674 12th Street SE, Salem OR 97302.
Between Madrona and Commercial on 12th Street.
Ray

Willamette Division Speech Contest @ Emanuel Hospital, Lorenzen Auditorium
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

International and Evaluation Contests

Free parking in Lot 3 at N. Graham and Gantenbein

Area 82 International Speech and Evaluation contests @ Glenwood Senior Living theater
Apr 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Potluck begins at 6:30. All contestants and participants should arrive by 6:30

Apr
11
Sat
Southern Division (A) Evaluation and International Prepared Speech Contests @ Huckleberry Room, Seven Feathers Casino Hotel
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come and enjoy the Division A (Southern Division) Evaluation and International Prepared Speech Contests! We welcome volunteers to serve as timers, ballot counters, sergeant-at-arms, and judges.

Sunset Division (Division H) International Speech and Evaluation Contest @ Tektronix Auditorium in Building 38
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Everyone is invited to attend the Sunset Division International Speech and Evaluation Contest being held on Saturday April 11th from 1:00 until 4:00pm at the Tektronix Auditorium in Building 38, 3025 SW Zworykin Avenue, Beaverton, OR 97077.

This event is being hosted by the Silicon Forest Toastmaster Club. A light lunch and beverage will be provided.

This is a large venue and will be a grand event!

Apr
12
Sun
Columbia Division D 2015 International Speech and Evaluation Contests @ TBD
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Please join the members of Columbia Division D for an afternoon of inspiration, education and fun!

1st and 2nd place winners of the area 51, 52 and 53 contests will compete to win the right to advance to the District Contest.

Drinks and light refreshments will be available, if you bring them.

Tentative Agenda

    12:00 pm doors open, setup, contestant and judges sign in
    12:30 pm Contest Commences
    3:30 pm Meeting Adjourns

Please invite a friend or loved one

Meeting location: TBD

Apr
18
Sat
Northern Division International Speech and Evaluation Contests @ To be determined
Apr 18 @ 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm

The potluck will begin at 2:30 pm. All contestants and functionaries should plan to arrive by 2:30

May
1
Fri
2015 Spring Conference – Be the BEST: Communicate and Lead Like a Rockstar! @ Seven Feathers Casino
May 1 – May 2 all-day

TREAT YOURSELF TO AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE!

On May 1 and 2, “Be the Best: Communicate and Lead Like a Rockstar” Spring Conference at Seven Feathers Casino Resort http://sevenfeathers.com/!

Be entertained, enlightened, and envigorated as Mary Cheyne shares lessons from her world championship journey. Communicate and influence with IMPACT http://magneticpodium.com/!

Mary Cheyne | Professional Speaker & Coach  

 

 Learn how to achieve ROCKSTAR status in your industry.  Be perceived as the expert or guru by clients, colleagues, and your community. Learn from Rockstar motivational speaker Craig Duswalt and BE THE BEST in whatever you do http://www.craigduswalt.com/rockstar/index.html

Discover Toastmasters’ talents in the inter-division show “D7′s Got Talent” on Friday night. Pique your imagination, tickle your funny bone, and suspend your disbelief durng the Tall Tales showcase, also on Friday night.

Feast on the sumptuous and mouthwatering buffets laid out especially for you by the Seven Feathers banquets staff on Friday night and all day Saturday!

Enjoy the D7 Evaluation Contest and the International Prepared Speech contest. Be the first to know who will represent the district at the International Prepared Speech Contest in Las Vegas in August!

 And much, much more! Don’t miss this unforgettable experience!

IMPORTANT REMINDER: The EARLY-BIRD RATE ends on January 31. Hurry and register now at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-spring-conference-be-the-best-communicate-lead-like-a-rockstar-tickets-14082692713.

YOU HAVE SEVERAL ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS TO CHOOSE FROM:

Option 1. Stay at the Seven Feathers Casino Resort Hotel http://sevenfeathers.com/, located within the same complex as the Convention Center. To book a room, call toll-free 1-888-677-7771. Say that you’re registering under the TOASTMASTERS group rate of $95/night.  Rooms usually get sold out in spring, so reserve EARLY.

Option 2. Stay at Riverside Lodge Motel http://cowcreek.com/economic-development/520-riverside-lodge-motel, roughly 5 minutes from the Convention Center. FREE Shuttle service to/from Convention Center. 3-bed rooms $79/night, 2 beds at $69/night, and 1-bed rooms at $59/night. Call toll-free 1-888-677-7771 to reserve.

Option 3. Bring your entire family in an RV (yours or borrowed!) and stay at Seven Feathers RV Resorthttp://www.sevenfeathersrvresort.com/home. TOASTMASTERS group rate only $34/night. Facilities include indoor swimming pool, hot tub, private showers and restrooms, children’s play area, firepits, pavilion, etc. Choice of pull-through or back-in.

Option 4. If you have a self-contained RV, park FREE at the Seven Feathers RV Dry Lot for up to FIVE days. The Convention Center is within a few hundred feet from the RV Dry Lot. FREE shuttle service.

Option 5. Holiday Inn Express and several other motels in the area. We are currently negotiating group rates and will provide updates.

Option 6. Stay with a fellow Toastmaster through the “Host a Toast” program. More details to follow.

Option 7. For the adventurous, try couch surfing http://about.couchsurfing.com/about/. Toastmaster Jim Wolak has made numerous friends this way.

Your conference team is currently working to provide various transportation alternatives. For starters, check out http://www.groupcarpool.com/t/7bngmq.

May
30
Sat
SAVE THE DATE: Spring 2015 New Governors Training @ Frogpond Church
May 30 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join us for a day filled with learning, laughter, and good food!  This session will include words of wisdom from Toastmasters International leaders outside of District 7. Check back for more information around April.

May
31
Sun
DEADLINE: SUBMISSION OF AREA GOVERNOR REPORTS, Round 2 @ ONLINE
May 31 all-day

MARK THIS IMPORTANT DEADLINE:May 31, 2015

To qualify as a Distinguished Area (or better), second-round Area Governor reports MUST be submitted to Toastmasters Internationaln not later than May 31, 2015. Please help your area become Distinguished by welcoming your Area Governor’s club visit. If the Spring Conference comes around and you haven’t been able to schedule a visit from your Area Governor, please reach out to your area governor, your division governor or any member of the district trio. Let’s work together to make District 7 BIGGER, BOLDER, and BETTER!

Jun
27
Sat
SAVE THE DATE: TLI 6/27/2015 @ to be determined
Jun 27 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Mark your calendars for June 27, 2015 to attend Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI). Whether you are a first-time club officer, seasoned professional, or want to learn more about what your fellow members are sharing,  TLI is a must attend event. Check back around April for more information.