WUSTL Speaks and Toast of WU Recognized

Washington University receives corporate recognition from Toastmasters International On Thursday, November 12, Balraj Arunasalam, first vice president of Toastmasters International, presented the Corporate Recognition Award to the university. Arunasalam traveled from Sri Lanka for a ceremony on campus in Olin Library. Mark Bagby, director of emergency management and Toastmasters member, opened the ceremony and Henry Webber, executive Read more ➡

District-Wide Club Growth Contest

District 8 is hosting a membership drive that lasts through October 31. The club must add at least 3 new members. The three clubs in the district that have the greatest net growth during this time will win prizes. 1st place $100 gift certificate to Toastmasters International Plaque or trophy for club 2nd place $50 Read more ➡

Mentor a New Gavel Club!

Step up and be a mentor! Rosalind and Josh were recently asked to mentor a new gavel club that is part of Connections to Success. Connections to Success is a nonprofit that helps people find jobs. It is especially focused on helping the long-term unemployed, recently released convicts, and those experiencing multi-generational poverty. Check out Read more ➡

New Club Officers

By Marcia Mannen On June 10 we held elections for club officers. There were speeches, laughter, and the passing of the gavel. Here the new officers share some of their darkest secrets, reasons they joined Toastmasters, and their plans for the club. Josh Lawrence, President Josh once sang a speed metal song in a band competition Read more ➡