Toastmasters Open House with Award Winning Speaker

Toastmasters Open House with Award Winning Speaker

You are invited to join Mare Island Toastmaster’s free– online— open house meeting on Thursday April 27 at 7:30 pm.

The guest speaker, James Jeffley is an award-winni Speaker, Trainer, Certified Facilitator and Professional Coach and is a 2 times finalist at Toastmasters World Championship of Speech Contest. His motto is, “If you can change your mind, you can change your life!” Currently he is the managing member of The Jeffley Group, LLC, a training and coaching company devoted to helping people and organizations create better results. He wrote the book, “Follow the Signs: Lessons Learned While Traveling Life’s Highway”.

There is an art in giving a speech. Some speeches inspire, some inform, some are forgettable and some are unforgettable. You are invited to the meeting to learn how to be unforgettable. Carl Buechner said, “They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.

After hearing from special guest speaker, James Jeffley, members and guests will enjoy a regular Toastmasters meeting that will include prepared speeches, Table Topics™ (impromptu speeches) and evaluations. During the table topics portion of the meeting, members are randomly selected to speak for one to two minutes. Guests can volunteer to participate in the impromptu portion of the meeting. Practicing impromptu speaking helps you think and speak clearly on your feet.

“Toastmasters provides a supportive and positive environment where members have the opportunity to develop their communication and leadership skills,” says Curt Hayashida ,Club President for Mare Island Toastmasters club. “

6 reasons to consider joining Toastmasters. If you join, you will:
—Learn how to overcome public speaking fears; in order to find your voice.
—Refine your communication skills: speak to inform, inspire and entertain
—Receive regular constructive feedback and learn how to give constructive feedback,
—Practice thinking on your feet
—Develop self-confidence and poise
—Polish your leadership skills through club involvement

The open house will be an online meeting. To receive the zoom link-go to our webpage at click on “Contact Us” (under Main Menu) and fill out the form.

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations.


Date(s) - Thu, Apr 27, 2023
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm


Virtual Online Event
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