Toastmasters coming to Jasper | News
From Toastmasters International comes this press release:
Toastmasters International, a nonprofit leadership organization, is set to open a new public club in Jasper. A typical club consists of 20 to 30 members gathering for an hour once per week to practice public speaking and leadership techniques. Upon joining a club each new member receives a variety of proven manuals and resources to use for participation in weekly meetings.
Members conduct meetings with a self-paced series five-minute speaking projects fulfilling various meeting roles. Other members offer constructive feedback; no instructor grades your performance. There are no lectures or classrooms at a Toastmasters club. All learning is hands-on, and experienced members help new members learn and grow.
By being a member of the Chamber of Commerce you are already leading this community in the right direction. We think you will see benefits by having your team members being a part of this Toastmasters club. We are inviting you and your employees to further their business skills by engaging this cost-effective public speaking and leadership opportunity. Many employee positions could benefit from this experience including Sales, Marketing, Public Relations, Human Resources, Managers, and Supervisors. Encourage your employees to join.
Who: D C Speaks invites aspiring individuals
Where: At the Bistro, in the Ruxer Building on the Vincennes University Jasper Campus.
When: Kickoff meeting Thursday Februrary 28, 6-7 p.m; Regular meetings weekly thereafter.
Cost: Kickoff meeting- Free; New Toastmasters Membership-$56 first 6 months; $36/6 mo. thereafter.
Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Founded in October 1924, the organization currently has more than 270,000 members in 13,000 clubs in 116 countries. Each week, Toastmasters helps more than a quarter million people of every ethnicity, education and profession build their competence in communication so they can gain the confidence to lead others. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, visit www.toastmasters.org.