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Area 93 & 94: Toastmasters International Speech & Evaluation Contest!

A letter from our esteemed President: Dear Timbertalkers and Honored Guests, I am proud to announce that last night, March 15, amid some very competitive and heartfelt speeches, our own Verlan LeBaron took first place in the International Speech Contest for Area 94! Please mark your calendars now for another exciting, informative, motivational (free) event.

16 Mar 2016
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3/15/2016 Open House! Open to all interested individuals; come learn about Toast Masters!

22 Feb 2016
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Feb 9th, 2016 *Location Change* This Day Only!

On Feb 9, 2016 we will be meeting in a nearby Church Fellowship Hall to practice speaking using a stand up, lecture style podium! Please join us at Calvin Presbyterian Church at NOON for a fun filled action packed meeting!  10445 SW Canterbury Ln Tigard, OR 97224

26 Jan 2016
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Mid-Course Corrections: January 23rd, 2016

A group of us attended the Saturday conference, District 7 TLI -Mid-Course Corrections on January 23rd, 2016. From the website: Mid-course corrections happen in every project or program. They give the stakeholders an opportunity to assess their progress towards a common goal. The same can be said about managing your club’s success. Are you on

24 Jan 2016
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Yes! Yes! Yes!

  Our theme this week was yes! What a great way to start out the New Year! Tom organized Table Topics around that theme and asked participants what they would say yes to in 2016. Rick is going to build up a club, Lance is going to spend more time hiking with his family, and

13 Jan 2016
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Happy New Year! + Reviewing our Bucket Lists

The past two meetings have been all about closing down 2015, and opening up 2016. Hilary reminded us all that the symbol of doors and gateways represent opportunity, or a path, which seemed like an apt way to think about closing down this year and opening up our next year. There are so many iconic doors

01 Jan 2016
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Holiday Movies and Festivities!

What do the films Lethal Weapon and It’s a Wonderful Life have in common? Well, they are both in the top ten rated holiday movies and won our votes for the best of those top ten! This shows you what an oddly diverse, fun, and interesting group we are! Go to this site to learn

16 Dec 2015
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Needless Needles or Not?

Yesterday’s meeting was a big success! First, we all laughed out loud (seriously LOL) hearing Verlan’s hilarious anxiety about preparing and attending Toast Masters on Tuesdays. Wednesday is a fantastic, glorious day … but Tuesdays… oh dear… well Tuesday are hard. He has such a great way turning things around and is just so dang

09 Dec 2015
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Two Technologies

This week we had the opportunity to hear about two very different technologies! Yes, building 8 foot long boats in the dining room (well why not?!) and a more contemporary invention called Periscope. We heard that Richard, who is just 93, continue to defy odds. He either builds full size dinghies from scratch or buys

02 Dec 2015
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Pets from Around the World!

Thanks to our tour guide Steve, today we traveled from Kenya to Cambodia, from Camus to Colorado, and then back to Lake Michigan, whew … an exciting and unbelievable journey! Today we heard about a white fluffy bunny, scary attack dogs, a domesticated trained giraffe (I know, who knew?!), an over-sized, twice exceptional malamute, a

17 Nov 2015
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