Editor’s Corner
September Submit an Award, Earn a Reward!                                                     Congratulations to all members who chose to submit a Competent Leader award in September. The members listed have earned either a new manual or a Toastmasters pin. They should look for a personal letter from Phyllis Harmon,DTM, Lt. Governor Education/
Training containing a link to order their rewards. View list. .

Submit an Award, Earn a Reward Challenge Continues!

The August/September “Submit an Award, Earn a Reward” campaign was CC-CL-manuals-Copy-300x225 3tremendously successful. Forty-five members submitted Competent Leader awards during the period and earned either a free manual or Toastmasters pin.  The campaign continues, but with a new challenge!  For every Competent Communication award recorded on Toastmasters International records during October and November, members can choose to be rewarded with a free manual of their choice or Toastmasters pin.

Two Ways to Earn Your Advanced Leadership Silver Award. . . 

Do You Want to Be a Club Mentor?

New clubs are not the only beneficiaries of the mentoring relationship. Mentoring allows mentors to share their expertise, develop their capacity to translate values and strategies into productive actions, prove themselves as valuable leaders, invest in the future of Toastmasters, obtain fresh perspectives, build teamwork skills, expose themselves to new situations in which to apply their skills, and earn credit toward the Advanced Leader Silver (ALS) Award. 
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Help Wanted: Club Coaches

Do you have the desire to help a struggling club succeed? Will your Toastmaster skills inspire members to turn their club around? Is an Advanced Leadership Silver (ALS) Award in your future? If you answered yes to any of these questions then the role of club coach is for you. Read more. .

Celebration of Leadership Did Not Disappoint 
Each year in September we celebrate our members at the Celebration of Leadership. This is time when the STAFF looks back on all the hard work and commitment members put into making our District successful and celebrate your successes. See what the attendees had to say and enjoy the slide show. Read more. . 

District 7 Fall Conference:                   Passion to Purpose November 9th

Did you ever wonder why District 7 offers two conferences a year? It’s a way to bring world renowned speakers to all of us, to give our members the opportunity to utilize their presentation skills, to enrich our toastmaster experience through learning, sharing and networking. Register now. .

From the District Governor . . . . .

How Clear Is Your Vision?  


Can you see it?

As I was walking out of the President’s Dinner at the Toastmasters International Convention I saw it instantly. In this picture is someone who not only has a vision, but is taking steps to turn that vision into reality. Click on the image and take another look if you don’t see it. In the center of the photograph standing in front of the Toastmasters International photo back drop is a man posing as though he had won the World Championship of Public Speaking.The only thing missing is the trophy. He created a photo of himself achieving his vision. His hands are exactly in the position they will be in when he wins. Read more. . 

Grants Pass Toastmasters Club Wins Spruce Up Your Website Contest

Grants-Pass-Toastmasters-Club-852-004-Crop-RV-300x151A website may be the first introduction a potential member has to a club. Many clubs don’t have websites, many do not have current Toastmasters International branding while other websites are not current. To encourage these clubs to update their websites the “Spruce Up Your Website” contest was offered. Grants Pass Toastmasters Clubs’ website is properly branded, displays photos of their members, acknowledges members educational awards and is current. The club was treated to homemade cookies and apple cider. Please visit Grants Pass Toastmasters Club website now. http://grantspass.toastmastersclubs.org/

To learn how did they did it Read more. . 

New Horizons Toastmasters Celebrates Diamond AnniversaryDiamond-final-2-490x323

On Tuesday 1st October, The New Horizon’s Toastmasters was exactly 60 years old. This sparkling heritage is being celebrated with style for  the club’s Diamond Anniversary Event.

The New Horizons Toastmasters Club’s Diamond Anniversary will be held at the PixelGigs 10800 SW Tualatin Sherwood Rd, Tualatin, OR 97062 on October 12th at 8:00 a.m. Read more. .

Ryan Avery Comes to Eugene

District 7’s own 2012 World Champion of Pryanublic Speaking Ryan Avery will appear at the UofO campus at Lawrence Hall, room 177 on October 16th. Do you have a son or daughter attending the UofO? Encourage them to take advantage of this great opportunity. Hope to see you there. Read more. .

I Love my club the best 3

Tell us why your Toastmaster Club is #1 in District 7. Do it by creating a video for the I Love My Club Video Contest. Draw on your club’s talent and creativity to share why your club is the best. This is a good opportunity for a club member to conduct an HPLP, High Performance Leadership Project. Read more..

And the Winner Is. . .

The District 7 1st Quarter High Achievers Award was captured by Fortunate 500 Club. Congratulations!
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When You Are A Contest Judge

If you have been recruited to judge at an upcoming District Speech Contest take a moment to check out the minimum requirements set forth by Toastmasters International. 
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