Category Archives: Misc

Free Path until March 31, 2021

Richard E. Peck2020-2021 International PresidentToastmasters International Oct. 22, 2020 Finally, as a token of our appreciation during this difficult time, any Toastmaster who renews their membership for the October renewal period by December 31 will automatically receive a free Pathways … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway Tonight

Tonight, I’m giving away old books and manuals that relate to speaking, presentation skills and old Toastmaster printed materials. These are all free and you just have to let me know if you are interested. Watch the club Zoom meeting … Continue reading

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Max – Erudite as Ever

Tom, Sue and Brent went to visit our long time member Max Kaiser and we are glad to report that he is erudite as ever. Talking on the topics of the day, Max is as knowledgeable and his table topic … Continue reading

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2018 Toastmasters Convention

Rob went to the 2018 Toastmaster’s International Convention and did a presentation on his visit. Below is a pdf of his presentation. Toastmasters-Convention-2018  

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Thanks for Member Donations

I’d like to thank specific members for their donations to the club in the recent past. I apologize if I missed anyone. Bill C. – badge magnets. Mary K. – copies for Youth Leadership Brent S. – copies for club … Continue reading

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Brian Ettling Interview

Past member Brian Ettling was interviewed recently by KMOX radio. Here’s is the link to his interview if you missed it.

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Welcome home Jim! Job well done!

  South County Toastmasters is proud to spotlight Mr. Jim Bubash for his outstanding volunteer efforts with the Red Cross in Florida in the wake of Hurricane Irma. We are fortunate to have such an amazing group of members that … Continue reading

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Club Picture – Veterans and God Bless America

Our last meeting had a theme of honoring the Veterans of the U.S.  The veterans who were present at the time were Tom Terrific, Carl Hendrickson and James Bubash. The other veterans in the club are Howard Brandt, David Rogers, … Continue reading

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Brent is Nuts for Nuts

Brent Stewart did his annual “Nuts”speech and reminded us of all the health benefits of nuts. Brent is selling these nuts to benefit all of the worthy causes that Kiwanis supports. The cost is $25.00, so give Brent a call … Continue reading

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Capital T Humorous Speech Contest

Is anyone from South County Toastmasters be interested in attending a Humorous Speech Contest for the Advanced Club?  August 14th. Capital T Toastmasters invites you to join us for our annual humorous speaking contest. It will be held in the … Continue reading

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Fortune Magazine Article

Here’s a nice article about Toastmasters in Fortune Magazine. http://fortune.com/2015/07/22/toastmasters-public-speaking/

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Howard’s New Computer

Howard showed off his new computer at the last meeting. He’ll be doing Power Point before you know it.

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Brian Ettling – Crater Lake and Climate Change

On a recent trip to Crater Lake, I found Ranger and Toastmaster Brian Ettling. Brian did a great program on Climate Change and how it was affecting Crater Lake. Brian did a masterful job and I was very proud of … Continue reading

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Balloon Fight Extraordinaire

SCTM claims the Title of “World’s largest Balloon Fight at a Toastmaster Meeting!” Luckily no one was injured in the melee.

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A Toast to South County TM!

Last week one of our SCTM members raised a toast to the wonderful people and camaraderie at SCTM. Here is her rendering: “Long shall you live” To South County Toastmasters Long shall you live! And as you do So shall … Continue reading

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Down Syndrome Association Toastmasters Needs Mentors

The DASGAS Word Masters, a Toastmaster group for the Downs Syndrome Association of St. Louis is looking for mentors for some of its members. You can see their next meeting information below. If you have questions please call Eileen Riviera Roth at … Continue reading

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Toastmaster Veterans

Here’s a few of our Toastmasters who served our country in the military. Thanks to Barb for this picture. Tom Terrific and Don Clair are also veterans. If there are any more veterans who would like to be listed, please … Continue reading

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Bob Chunn – Past President of South County Toastmasters

Bob-Chunn – one of the great leaders of our club, recently passed away. If you click on the link above, it will show you all of his life’s accomplishments. In our club he was the District Outstanding Toastmaster from 1984 – 85, … Continue reading

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New Sign – thank you Kathy D.

Thanks to Kathy Denton for leading the club to get a new sign for the club meetings. It looks Terrific!

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Accredited Speaker Program

Anyone interested in applying for the Accredited Speaker Award – here are the basic requirements. Eligibility To qualify as an Accredited Speaker, an applicant must:  be a current member in good standing be an Able Toastmaster OR Advanced Toastmaster Bronze … Continue reading

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QR Codes for the Club

One of the latest technologies being used in marketing is the use of QR codes. If you have a smart phone with the right app, the code can be scanned and it will take you to our website. It can … Continue reading

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Accredited Speaker Requirements

Here are the requirements to be an “Accredited Speaker.” Eligibility To qualify as an Accredited Speaker, an applicant must: – be a current member in good standing – be an Able Toastmaster OR Advanced Toastmaster Bronze OR Advanced Communicator Bronze … Continue reading

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STUPID – Lincoln-Douglas Debates

by Tom Terrific My wife and I just participated in the Webster University speech contest. Besides normal types of speeches, after-dinner, informative, persuasive etc, they also have a contest they call a Lincoln-Douglas debate. The students study an issue for … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of a Toastmasters’ Christmas

On December 9th, Laura Zeman shared her original new song: “Twelve Days of a Toastmasters’ Christmas” On the # day of Christmas the Toastmasters gave to me: Twelve speakers speaking Eleven members yawning Ten mentors clapping Nine Evaluators remarking Eight … Continue reading

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Alan Was Right About Clint Eastwood

If you missed Gran Torino, you missed Clint Eastwood at his best. Lucky for Alan’s 40th birthday, it was Terrific.

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