November 1, 2022

  • Register Now for COT and Hall of Fame!
  • See Region Advisor’s Joel Dawson’s Itinerary
  • Tactics for Improving Your Public Speaking
  • Be Social
  • Advertise Your Open House

Register Now for Training and Hall of Fame!

Club Officer Training (COT) is an In-Person event and all Toastmasters are invited. It is designed for those interested in leadership positions such as Club Officers. If you want to excel your public speaking skills, this event is for you! There is a nominal fee of only $5 to help us support the event. Lunch is included and you have the opportunity to engage with our District 62 leaders as well as our Region Advisor, Joel Dawson.

Where is Joel Dawson?

You can find him at these events coming up this week!

Thursday, 7:30 AM at Grand Valley University (GVSU) Downtown Campus (Yes, in the morning!) Here’s the link to connect: Go to the link to see the schedule and join the meeting online or go to the meeting onsite at the downtown GVSU campus.

Thursday at 10:00 AM at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital on Wealthy Street SW, there will be a meeting that all can join. Please contact Owen Monday for information:

Meet Joel in person at the Club Officer Training on Saturday, November 5. This is a fun event with new information that you won’t get at your usual Toastmasters meetings. Join us for a fun and engaging day.
Saturday, November 5th, arrive early at 8:30 am. Training starts at 9:00 AM and goes to 3:00 PM with an additional bonus session at 3 PM by Joel Dawson.


  • Get Credit for Your Club
  • Learn at Club Officer Breakout Sessions
  • Shop at the Bookstore
  • Hear from District Leaders
  • Share Your Ideas and Experiences
  • Network with Members from Other Clubs
  • Get Strategies to Help Your Club Succeed
  • Enjoy Lunch Together
  • Buy Raffle Tickets: 50% to Winner, 50% to District 62
  • Hall of Fame Celebration!

Please email Laura St. Louis, DTM ( for questions and comments about the event and any dietary restrictions. 

Tactics for Improving Your Speaking

by Lock Lyon

Most Toastmasters know that “public speaking” is much more than standing behind a lectern in front of an audience. Public speaking encompasses much more: from podcasts to casual conversations with friends, from Zoom meetings to reporting on a team project. You can attain the best results by understanding your audience, crafting a customized presentation and setting the correct goals. Read on for more!

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