City of Brandon Proclaims Oct 20 – 26 Toastmasters Week

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BRANDON, MB – October 10, 2019 – the City of Brandon has proclaimed October 20th to 26th as “Toastmasters Week” in Brandon. This is all in support of District 64 Toastmasters’ “Toastmasters Week” to be celebrated throughout their jurisdiction from October 20 to October 26. During this week Toastmaster Clubs will be hosting open houses, themed meetings, guest nights, and anniversary celebrations, to be capped off with a gathering of
representative members at a Toastmasters Leadership Institute to be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This is the District’s 60th year of service to nearly 100 clubs throughout Manitoba. Last week the Government of Manitoba, Ministry of Education and Training, declared October 20 to 26th as “Toastmasters Week in Manitoba.”

Events, news and proclamations are being promoted at this website: https://www.toastmastersweek.com/

Brandon is home to 5 Toastmasters Clubs. Of particular interest this year the SKY-HY Club of Brandon is celebrating 60 years having been among some of the earliest clubs to form in the 1950s.

Summit Toastmasters meets Thursdays at 7 am at the Rotary Villas at Crocus Gardens Private Dining Room.

SKY-HY Club meets Tuesdays at 6:30 pm at the University of Brandon Clark Hall Room 104
20/20 Club meets Tuesdays at 4:30 pm at Rotary Villas Unit A.

Core Communicators meets every second week (the 2nd and 4th Thursday) every month at 12 noon at Studio 78 29 10th street.

BLT meets Thursdays at 12 noon at the A.R.McDiarmid Building – Kavanagh Room

District 64 Toastmasters – manages the 101 clubs with a total of 1,400 members of Manitoba, North Western Ontario and North Western Minnesota and this year is celebrating 60 years of service. Their mission is to build new clubs and support all clubs in achieving excellence.

Toastmasters International – is a worldwide nonprofit educational organization that empowers individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., the organization’s membership exceeds 357,000 in more than 16,600 clubs in 143 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International
has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators and leaders. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit www.toastmasters.org. Follow @Toastmasters on Twitter.

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