2017/18 EOTY Newsletter

The END OF TOASTMASTER YEAR 2018/19 is fast approaching! We take this opportunity to look back at some of the things that Drummoyne Toastmasters has been involved in.

We have many things to celebrate at Drummoyne Toastmasters!! Here are some of our club member’s achievements! Please click on the links for more information.

Member News

  • This year, we had an influx of new talent with each of our new members presenting their Ice Breaker Speeches with the stage presence of seasoned Toastmasters!

A huge welcome to our newest members: Sam, Alex, Emma, Lily, Lynette, and Suzy!

Marjorie was also voted unanimously as our club’s 1st Honorary Member.You are a perfect example of what we can do after retirement – keep our minds sharp and continue to contribute at Toastmasters!You are an inspiration to us all!

Our existing members, along with our new members, have now enrolled into Pathways. This means that 76% of our club is directly on track with their chosen courses. We are sure to get more variety in our meetings as each member follows their own chosen pathway!

Guest Speakers

  • Matt Tonkiss – Distrtict 70 International Speech Winner

  • Kingi Biddle – Keynote Speaker at the District 70 Semi-Annual Conference

This Year’s Club Representatives

Examples of Where Toastmasters Can Take You

For those who have wondered where Toastmasters can help you in your career or lifestyle choices, let us introduce you to 4 Toastmasters who have taken what they have learned at Toastmasters to the next level:

  • Gabriella Kovac – author and one of our members who is currently speaking in front of various audiences promoting her book, Georgina: Holocaust Memoirs

  • Kingi Biddle, QSM – Key Note & Motivational Speaker, Maori Elder

  • Douglas Kruger, CSP – International Speaker and Business Author

  • Nalraj Arunasalam, DTM – businessman, philanthropist and Toastmasters’ 2017-2018 International President