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January Membership Meeting

  • Widmer Brothers Brewry & Pub 929 N Russell St Portland, OR 97227 (map)
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Speaker:  Mark Andersen
Meeting Topic:  Toastmasters Public Speaking Made Easier

Mark has been a member of the California Bar since 1979, and the Oregon Bar since 1982, as well as being admitted to the US Supreme Court & other federal courts. He has been a Toastmaster for over 30 years. He’ll share some of his insights into leadership, speaking, presenting, and presiding. He’ll ask us in turn to share our own experiences & work with us to improve our own skills and pursue our own interests.

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Headquartered in Rancho Santa Margarita, California, the organization’s membership exceeds 345,000 in more than 15,900 clubs in 142 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people of all backgrounds build confidence as speakers and leaders.

Toastmasters is the best way for anyone—whether a working professional, student, stay-at-home parent or retiree—to improve his or her communication and leadership skills. Members overcome the fear of public speaking and learn skills that aid them in becoming more successful.

5:30-6:00 pm     Networking

6:00 pm            Dinner

6:15-7:15 pm     Presentation

7:00-8:00 pm     Networking


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*The Fine Print: if you accept/register(online or otherwise)you are accepting responsibility for the cost of the event, in the event you do not attend and have pre-paid, thank you for your donation! OR you may send someone to the event in your place. No-show reservations not pre-paid, will be invoiced if RSVP is not cancelled by Noon on January 11th.

Earlier Event: January 18
2018 SMPS Awards Gala
Later Event: January 19
Eastern Washington Retreat