District 8 held its International Speech contest on May 4, 2019 at the Spring Conference. Joseph McCall was the First Place winner of the District 8 contest. The video of Joseph’s speech was sent on to Toastmasters International for entry into the newly implemented Region Quarter Finals. We are proud to announce that Joseph placed…

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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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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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At the District 8, Toastmaster’s International, 75th anniversary conference, recently held in Clayton, Toastmaster’s D8 Director Farzana Chohan presented broadcast journalist and broadcaster Don Marsh with the Communication and Leadership Award, which is presented to a person in the community who is an outstanding communicator and leader in their field. Don Marsh is a popular…

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Nancy Lee Jones Nancy Lee Jones, DTM, died Thursday, September 10, 2015. Nancy was active in Toastmasters for many years, as a member, club and district offices. She was District 8 governor in 2004-2005. Nancy had an indelibly positive attitude, and always encouraged others to ‘move outside their comfort zone’. She had a marvelous way…

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