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May/June Newsletter

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District Director Rants

tieYes Michael Collins has had a few rants this year.  Be sure to click here for his latest thoughts on whether wearing a tie really adds to a speech! Also check out all his previous pieces on his blog.

The Road to Vancouver

Now an annual event –  not to be missed.   vinette

  • Saturday 15th July
  • London

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District Winners

The results of the D71 International Speech Contest are as follows

  • 1st Vinette Hoffman Jackson (Luton Speakers)
  • 2nd Ann Dooley
  • 3rd Simon Scriver

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Only a week to go …

http://www.toastmastersmagic.org.uk/

Have you got your magic themed costume?

Are you all set for a fantastic weekend in Manchester?

Nominated Candidates

The following are the nominated candidates for election at the upcoming District Conference in Manchester.  Short biographies will be uploaded shortly.  If you would like to see the candidates be sure to attend the Candidates Showcase in Friday 12th May as part of the District Conference.  The election will take place as part of the business meeting on Saturday 13th May starting at 10.30 am.

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Notification of District Council Meeting

The Spring District Council meeting will take place in the Worsley Marriott Hotel and Country Club in Greater Manchester on Saturday 13th May at 10.30 am.  This meeting will take place in conjunction with the District Conference.  The District council – which includes district leaders, club presidents and vice presidents education – serves as the administrative governing body of the district.  See Policy and Protocol, Protocol 7.1: District Events, 5. District Council Meetings for details on how business is conducted in this meeting. Click here to access the TI International Policies and Procedures.

PR Tips 2nd April Presenter – Daniel Sandars

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Presenter: Daniel Sandars

During this session Daniel  went through the best practice when assigning new members to online accounts for clubs.

Click here to view this informative PR Tips session.

Aletta Rochat Region Advisor Visits District 71

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Aletta Rochat DTM (Region Advisor for  Europe, Middle East and Africa) is visiting District 71 to support our clubs and members and to promote Toastmasters.  She is a professional speaker, trainer and author.   Aletta will be speaking at a variety of events in Ireland & Scotland.

Aletta lives in Cape Town, South Africa and is the author of ‘The Wedding Speaker’s Guide’, a guide to make sure that Wedding Speakers are remembered – for all the right reasons! She is a Distinguished Toastmaster.   As Region Advisor, Rochat is a working ambassador of Toastmasters International.

Karen O’Donnell, our District PR Manager has liaised with various groups & Division S Leadership Team to bring you the following events:- Read More

May Conference Details

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Be sure to check this site for full details on the May Conference.