Toastmasters Convention – Golden Gavel Dinner

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Carolyn. Kepcher. Delivered. What an amazing evening. Toastmasters International 2010 Golden Gavel recipient, Carolyn Kepcher gave a keynote speech to be remembered at our dinner on Friday evening. She started off with the story of how she began working for the Trump organization, and how she ended up on the TV Show The Apprentice. Her descriptions […]

Toastmasters Convention – Friday Afternoon

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Now I owe more apologies than ever. I had to miss so many education sessions to do other specific things. I was really a bit bummed about missing some of those sessions. Because I had to be at a judges briefing (no reason) and I really wanted to see the Accedited Speaker Program (also no reason), I […]

Toastmasters Convention – Lunch with the Champs

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I just had a really great time at the Champions Edge lunch here at the Convention. Mark Brown (1995), Darren LaCroix (2001) and Lance Miller (2005) were all in attendance. There were about 30 Edge members there as well, and I had a really good time making some new friends and swapping stories with fellow […]

Toastmasters Convention – Friday Morning

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Friday morning was reserved for the Candidate Showcases. This morning those of us serving as delegates (meaning we are carrying votes) for the business meeting were treated to a steady stream of candidates telling us why they should be elected to the leadership of Toastmasters International. If you haven’t already clicked away, here were a […]