District 29 Welcomes the Newly Elected 2019-2020 “Trio” and Division Directors

We achieved quorum at the District 29 Business meeting on Sat, May 11, 2019 at the annual conference and the votes are counted. District 29 is happy to welcome the 2019-2020 program year “Trio”:  District Director Dana Richard, DTMProgram Quality Director , Narayanan Doraswamy, DTMClub Growth Director Bettie St. Clair, DTM. The District trio makes... Continue Reading →

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District 29 Beat the Clock Incentive Program – Earn $5 Gift cards for every 1 new, dual, or reinstated members added in May-June

District 29 Clubs: You may already be familiar with the Toastmasters International Beat the Clock Membership Campaign that runs through May 1st – June 30th. As an extra incentive to add new members to your club, District 29 is adding a bonus incentive of $5 gift cards (for food/grocery stores, coffee shops, etc.) for every... Continue Reading →

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Check out the 2019 District Conference Program Book!

Click the link below to download a digital copy of the 2019 District Conference Program book. 2019 Annual Conference ProgramDownload Click here to find more conference information. Have you decided what elective session you are attending? Tell us in the comments.

Johnny Campbell, DTM explains why you do not want to miss the District 29 Annual Conference

Click below to watch the video! https://youtu.be/WCiDzIxtWlw Click here for 2019 Annual Conference information and how to register.

Announcements for District Council Members and Proxies

As a reminder, the members of the District Council are the club Presidents and Vice Presidents Education or their proxies and the members of the District Executive Committee.  Members of this District Council are the delegates that may speak, debate, make, second or vote on motions at the upcoming District 29 Annual Business meeting this... Continue Reading →

Speechcraft at Tech Tower Toastmasters starts June 12 in Herndon

The Speechcraft public speaking program provides each participant with a wide range of communication and learning experiences in small group workshops run weekly over a seven week period. Speechcraft targets non-members of Toastmasters interested in getting started with the learning experience very quickly.  Do you know someone who could benefit by quickly getting started with... Continue Reading →

It Is Not Too Late to Beat the Clock

We only have 2 months left before the end of the Toastmasters year. That means it is time for the Toastmasters International Beat the Clock membership campaign.  This can provide extra motivation to to add new members before the deadline for Distinguished club recognition. Make it your club’s goal to earn the “Beat the Clock”... Continue Reading →

Check out the April Episode of The District 29 TV Show – Mastering Business Communication

Check out the latest episode of the District 29 TV Show – “Mastering Business Communication” (MBC). If you have ideas on and episode or would like to be part of a future taping please contact us. https://youtu.be/zuylc45nFkg Additional episodes available on our YouTube playlist for MBC TV.

Recruiting New Club Officers

April (or even earlier) is a good time to start recruiting your new slate of officers for the following Toastmasters year. Club elections typically take place in the first meeting in May and therefore the nomination committees need to decide their candidates ASAP. Two weeks before the elections, the club president appoints a nomination committee... Continue Reading →

Officers: Please Remember to Nominate Your Club Angels by APRIL 30th!!!

Awarded to a District 29 Toastmaster who: Visit another Club where you're not a member, 2 times or morePresent speeches on the theme of Club Quality, 1 or more timesAssist with 1 or more Open Houses by giving a manual speech or organizing/ publicizing the Open HouseAttend Officers meeting 1 or more times,  and mentor Club Officers on enhancing... Continue Reading →

TALK UP TOASTMASTERS RESULTS

Here are the current results for Talk Up Toastmasters. The eligibility period to add members was from Feb 1 through March 31st 2019.  The District added 102 new members during this period! Well done!! The results are displayed alphabetically by Club: Club Name Feb Mar Total Apple Toast-Masters 1 1 2 Ashburn Toastmasters Club 1... Continue Reading →

Lillian Wilson, Sep 24, 1933 – Apr 10, 2019

Lillian Wilson, wife of Distinguished Toastmaster Jim Wilson, passed away early Wednesday morning April 10th. Jim is not just a dedicated member of District 29 but a powerhouse. He has held all offices in Brinker Toastmasters and is a tireless advocate for pursuing success in the Distinguished Club Program and for tracking club success with... Continue Reading →

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