Okefenokee ToastmastersClub #8269, District 14,Area 11B
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Chartered in 1991, Sponsor: JohnPenland Volume 3 Issue 5 November 2011
The mission of a Toastmasters club is to pro-vide a mutually supportive and positive learning envi-ronment in which every individual member has the op-portunity to develop oral communication and leader-ship skills, which in turn foster
We meet every Wednesday morning at7:00am at Quality Inn, 1725 Memorial Drive, Way-cross.Click here for map
Open to anyone 18 years old and over.
Congrats to new member,
who was presented with thePhilips-Bruce award, for outstandingCommittee Chair, at the KiwanisClub of Waycross Awards Banqueton October 6th. Her acceptancespeech was a Table Topics momentas the award was totally unexpected.Good job! Also, congrats to
,President-Elect of the Kiwanis Club.
“Passed” and “past”, what’s the differ-
ence? They sound alike. They both have
the same root, the Latin noun, “passus”
which means step or pace.
“Passed” is used mostly as a verb: He
It can be a euphemism
meaning “die”: He
“Past” can be used as an adjectivemeaning “gone by in time”:
It can be a noun: It’s in the
Pastcan be used as a preposition meaning
“by”: He drove
“Passed” can never be used as a
Upcoming EventsMay 4-5, 2012:
Spring Conference, “TheLeaders Network,”
August 15-18, 2012:
Start planning for
next year’s International Convention. It
will be in
“...Having Toastmasters on my re-
sume gave me a competitive advan-tage against other candidates apply-ing for the job.
One employerasked me, "What is ToastmastersI see you have [it] listed here?"
Isaid I am always looking to improvemy communication skills and TMhas allowed me to do just that. I washired and later told the interviewerswere impressed that I was striving
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