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Tuesday April 25, 2023 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
 

Be a part of the D62 Marketing Committee!

Through the Club Growth Director’s guidance and leadership, the Marketing Team analyzes the need, opportunity, and potential for new clubs in the District and helps prepare an effective marketing plan, including club building and retention programs. 

Members of the marketing committee help in various roles including but not limited to, strategic planning, content creation and the effective delivery of that content utilizing a variety of delivery channels.  

Everyone is encouraged to be a part of the marketing committee. Members should enjoy the opportunity to get social and inspire others to benefit from being a Toastmaster! 

We hope you will join us. Contact Julie Gessner at juliemgessner@gmail.com for details. 

Posted by David F. Carr on November 27, 2022

Thursday April 27, 2023 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

There are 2 separate Registrations, 1 for the Candidate Showcase and 1 for the District Council Meeting.

The Candidate Showcase is from 6:00 – 6:55 pm (EDT, GMT -4) before the Council Meeting. Presentations will be held by all the District leader candidates. Please attend to hear from the candidates so you are prepared to vote.

The District Council Meeting is from 7:00 – 9:00 pm (EDT, GMT -4). This is a virtual meeting and no proxies will be allowed. Club Presidents and VP Education are eligible to vote, as well as the following DEC members: District Director, Program Quality Director, Club Growth Director, Administration Manager, Finance Manager, Public Relations Manager, Division Directors, and Area Directors. 

During this meeting, we will vote on district realignment, receive district business reports, and elect our new District Director (DD), Program Quality Director (PQD), Club Growth Director (CGD), and our FOUR DIVISION DIRECTORS for the upcoming 2023-2024 Toastmaster year. 

You must register no later than 11:59 pm on April 24, 2023, to verify eligibility. In order to vote, the club represented during the meeting must be in good standing (minimum of 8 paid members). Please register even if you aren’t sure you can attend. All Files for the District Council Meeting can be found on the District 62 website: https://62toast.com/district-council/ 

You will receive the links to join the meetings on Wednesday, the day before the meeting, and again on Thursday afternoon. Registration Link: 

Posted by David F. Carr on April 3, 2023

Wednesday May 3, 2023 7:30 AM EDT to 9:00 AM EDT
 

Club name: Toastnotables
https://toastnotables.toastmastersclubs.org/

Location: Constitution Hall, Atrium North, Theodore Brown Conference Room
If you prefer to attend virtually, please use the following link: Click here to Join!

Date: May 3, 2023
Time: 7:30 am Refreshments, Networking, & Entry for Prizes
8:00-9:00 am 25th Anniversary

Celebration Guest Speaker: Paul R. Goudreault presenting ,
“Own Your Career, No One Else Will – A practical insight into career development “

*Available on Amazon as pre-read, Paul is an experienced business leader, as Chairman of the Board, CEO, Joint Venture Partner, and Small Business Owner. He has led acquisitions, integrations, and corporate functions. He founded an international consulting alliance and two not-for-profit organizations. Paul has a keen ability to simplify complexity, create strategic agendas, and align organizations to achieve shared ambitions.

Posted by Renee Pionk on April 27, 2023

Saturday May 13, 2023 9:00 AM EDT to 12:00 PM EDT
 

District Executive Committee Meeting for all Area and Division Directors, District Officers and Invited Guests.
Location: Online – Link will be provided with agenda.

Posted by David F. Carr on October 3, 2022

Wednesday May 17, 2023 7:00 AM EDT
 

Jackson Early Birds Toastmasters Spotlight Speaker Series Proudly Presents:

District 62 Program Quality Director Elect 2023-2024 John Cameron

“The Role of Technology in Building a More Connected and Inclusive World”

Location In-Person: 400 North Mechanic Street, Jackson, Michigan in the Christoff’s Community Room

Via Zoom: Meeting ID: 898 0781 1839

Posted by David F. Carr on May 16, 2023

Tuesday May 23, 2023 7:00 PM EDT
 

Location:  The Village of Heather Hills, 1055 Forest Hill Ave SE Grand Rapids, MI 49546
 
 
Title:  The Speakers Mindset: Four Practices to Build Your Confidence and Expertise as a Speaker
 
Do you have a story to tell or expertise to share but don’t feel confident to stand on stage and deliver? Do you feel confident but have no idea how or who to deliver your story too?  Are you looking to find a routine that will put you on the path to being a recognized expert in your field?  Do you want to get paid to speak?  Are you tired of all these questions? 

Join professional motivational speaker and corporate trainer Dr. Paul Artale, AS, DTM  for this interactive, practical and inspirational workshop that will help you level up your speaking self-belief, swagger, and style. 

You have important lessons to teach the world.  This workshop will not only point you in the right direction but it will provide you with the first essential steps you need to evolve as a speaker.
 
As a participant you will:
*Learn to silence Gremlins that sap your confidence
*Identify your speaking strengths
*Apply the simple process to get you speaking beyond your club 
* Understand the vital process the unleashing your best self on stage
 
Brief Bio: Dr. Paul Artale, AS, DTM is a professional motivational speaker and corporate trainer who helps people and organizations overcome obstacles in order to achieve peak performance.  Paul’s clients include Google, Ford, and Walmart. As a Toastmaster, Paul is a two-time semi-finalists in the world championship of public speaking including a third-place finish in his semi final heat in 2018.  In 2019, Paul became the 84th accredited speaker out of over four million Toastmasters. He is the first and only Accredited Speaker from Michigan.   For more information visit www.paulartale.com

 
 
 

RSVP deadline is past

Posted by David F. Carr on May 23, 2023

Wednesday May 24, 2023 7:00 AM EDT
 

Jackson Early Birds Toastmasters Spotlight Speaker Series Proudly Presents:

District 62 Past District Director Spencer Van Roekel, DTM

“Unlock the power of your imagination with Generative AI – where creativity meets the endless possibilities of technology!

Location In-Person: 400 North Mechanic Street, Jackson, Michigan in the Christoff’s Community Room

Via Zoom: Meeting ID: 898 0781 1839

Posted by David F. Carr on May 16, 2023

Tuesday May 30, 2023 7:30 PM EDT to 8:30 PM EDT
 

Be a part of the D62 Marketing Committee!

Through the Club Growth Director’s guidance and leadership, the Marketing Team analyzes the need, opportunity, and potential for new clubs in the District and helps prepare an effective marketing plan, including club building and retention programs. 

Members of the marketing committee help in various roles including but not limited to, strategic planning, content creation and the effective delivery of that content utilizing a variety of delivery channels.  

Everyone is encouraged to be a part of the marketing committee. Members should enjoy the opportunity to get social and inspire others to benefit from being a Toastmaster! 

We hope you will join us. Contact Julie Gessner at juliemgessner@gmail.com for details. 

Posted by David F. Carr on November 27, 2022

Saturday June 3, 2023 9:30 AM EDT to 11:30 AM EDT
 

District Executive Committee Meeting for all Area and Division Directors, District Officers and Invited Guests.
Location: Online – Link will be provided with agenda.

Posted by David F. Carr on May 29, 2023

Wednesday June 7, 2023 12:00 PM EDT to 1:00 PM EDT
 

Mark your calendars for June 7th, next week Wednesday, from noon to 1PM! Join us for an exhilarating online Zoom event that will change the way you communicate forever!

Are you ready to take your public speaking skills and leadership abilities to new heights?

Lift Your Voice is the perfect opportunity to ignite your potential! Don’t miss out on this incredible chance to network, build relationships, and gain the confidence you need to succeed.

Discover the power of Toastmasters as we showcase Area 6’s finest speakers and leaders.

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced speaker, this event is tailor-made to meet your needs and empower you to become a charismatic and influential communicator.

Here’s what you can expect at Lift Your Voice:

🔹 Engagingpresentations from experienced speakers, unveiling their secrets to success!

🔹 Valuable tips and techniques to enhance your public speaking skills and captivate any audience!

🔹 Interactive networkingto connect with like-minded individuals and expand your professional circle!

🔹 Insightful discussionson leadership development and strategies for achieving your goals!

🔹 An encouragingand supportive environment that fosters growth and boosts your confidence!

Join us from anywhere in the world, right from the comfort of your own home or office!

Register today to secure your spot and receive the Zoom link:


Lift Your Voice – Area 6 Toastmasters Open House is the stepping stone to your communication success!

Posted by Renee Pionk on June 4, 2023

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