District One Newsletter ~ September 2016


Congratulations to all of our contest participants and winners.
Keep up the good work!
The Newsletter you have been waiting for has arrived. Click HERE for the latest news and happenings in District One!

Important Dates – Learn what events and awards are coming up in District One that you won’t want to miss.

Greetings from our District Director Jessica Allen, DTM- read about her vision for the District.

The Best of District One – Read the following articles

  • District One’s first Accredited Speaker Eldona Lewis-Fernandez
  • Sherwood Jones’ journey to the 2016 World Championship stage
  • How Lakewood Toastmasters is putting their members first

September District Events:

  • Upcoming Area Speech Contests and other District Events – check the district calendar at district1toastmasters.org/district-events
  • Smedley Award – clubs that add, renew, or reinstate 5 new members from August 1st – September 30th, will receive a $75 Toastmasters gift certificate.
  • Dues are Due: Beginning Oct 1, individual members’ dues will increase to $45. There is also a new Toastmasters rule: “there is no grace period for membership renewals. You can go online to pay dues at www.toastmasters.org and click on “Club Central”.

Be a September Sensation Club – Submit your dues on time and receive a Toastmasters gift certificate in the amount of
$20 when you reach your member base of 13-19 members
$50 when you reach Charter strength (20 members) and greater

For more details on all Awards and Recognition Programs go to http://district1toastmasters.org/programs/awards-and-recognition/


Jessica Allen, DTM
District One Director