At the recent November Conference in Dublin, a large number of members were recognised for their achievements over the past year. The following people received top awards
- John Kendall – Area Director of the Year (Area 20)
- Constance Turner – Division Director of the Year (Division G)
- Karen O’Donnell – Toastmaster of the Year (Dublin 18 Toastmasters)
Serving as a District Leader is a great responsibility, but an exciting opportunity to further develop your communication and leadership skills. The District Leadership Committee (DLC) is seeking Nominations for the roles by 15th December 2016:
- District Director
- Program Quality Director
- Club Growth Director
- Public Relations Manager
- Division Director (for Divisions A, B, C, D, E, F, G, M and S)
Take a look at our October-newsletter . Edited by Division B Director, Patricia O’Connell.
Here are some tips which may assist in you attracting new members to your club.
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In May 2016, We held our District Speech Contest in Limerick and we witnessed 9 amazing speeches.
Here are each of those speeches:-
Our Division Directors are ‘spear-heading’ our Newsletters for this Toastmasters year.
Division M Director, Peter Redmond has gathered many articles from various District 71 members in our September newsletter. Do check this out. sept-16-newsletter
The Irish World published an article on Toastmasters & our Champion Simon Scriver- the-irish-world-simon-scriver
Membership renewals deadline is September 30th. Note there is no longer any grace period. To ensure you are eligible to partake in the Humorous Speech or Table Topics Contest, you must be a fully paid up member by the date of the contest. The club must also have a minimum of 8 active (paid up) members. To learn more about the Speech Contest be sure to check out http://d71toastmasters.org/contests/
The Autumn District Council meeting will take place in the Regency Hotel, Dublin on Saturday 12th November at 11.15am. 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.