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Special Message from District Director Elaine Curry, DTM

Greetings District 8 Toastmasters! My, my, my how time flies. We are just shy of two months into the 2018-2019 Toastmaster year. Your District leadership (called the Trio) Angie Breinin( Club Growth Director) , James Childress (Program Quality Director), and yours truly (District Director) have just returned from Chicago, IL after attending two intense days…

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The Passing of Mary Kerwin, DTM, PDG

It is with great sadness that we relay the passing of Toastmaster Mary Kerwin on May 10, 2018.  She quickly succumbed to cancer that took her life after being diagnosed a mere 6 weeks ago. An icon in District 8 since the early 1990’s, she was a dear friend to many and mentored countless members.  She…

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Farzana Chohan Appointed Regional Advisor

Message from Farzana Chohan, DTM Appointed 2018-2019  Region Advisor for Region 5 I would like to extend my gratitude to District 8 Toastmasters, who have supported me in my Communication and Leadership journey. Each one of you have inspired me to develop my skills. I am here due to the trust and support of constellation…

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Competitive Speakers – STL Open House

Do you have a competitive spirit!? Would you like to win your next speech contest? Do you think of speaking as a sport? Come to the Competitive Speakers STL club where you receive constructive, detailed round-robin evaluation from like-minded contestants every time you speak. Are you interested in catapulting your speaking skills?  If so come…

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NOW is the time to take your Leadership journey to next level!

If you like to lead and grow while serving, then you must run for a District Leadership position and serve District 8. If this is the right time, you will make the time. Fill out a nomination form and submit asap. Your commitment, competence, dedication and patience will be rewarded with a great learning and…

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