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District 86 Membership Leadership Award

District 86 Membership Leadership Award

Glen Abbey Toastmasters won the Membership Leadership at the District level in 2019/2020! The Membership Leadership Award is given to the club with the highest number of points in the Membership Leadership category - clubs who have successfully grown their...

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Congratulations 2019/2020 Club Officers

President - Krista RowanVP Education - Rose FordVP Membership - Muraad ShahVP Public Relations - Tamur ShahTreasurer - Janet NewcombeSecretary - Bahareh TehraniSergeant At Arms - Zehra RazaPast President - Gordon Vuong

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Congratulations Keith Rabey – Distinguished Toastmaster

Congratulations Keith Rabey – Distinguished Toastmaster

Glen Abbey Toastmasters Club Member Keith Rabey recently achieved a big Toastmasters milestone - his Distinguished Toastmaster designation. What is a Distinguished Toastmaster? The Distinguished Toastmaster is the highest award Toastmasters bestows. The DTM recognizes...

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Congratulations 2018/2019 Club Officers

President - Gordon VuongVP Education - Alisha BraundVP Membership - Krista RowanVP Public Relations - Yas SakkaTreasurer - Araceli HernandezSecretary - Muraad ShahSargeant At Arms - G. MereiPast President - Rose Ford

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Halloween 2017

A fun halloween-themed meeting was held at the GATM on November 1st, 2017. Our members were dressed up in great Halloween costumes and shared ghoulsidh stories and spook-tacular evaluations. What a fun night! 

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Congratulations 2017 / 2018 Club Officers Elect

to our 2017/2018 Club Officers elect: President - Rose Ford Vice-President Education - Fatima Hussain Vice-President Membership - Lucy Martins Vice-President Public Relations - Zehra Raza Treasurer - Nancy Simonot Sergeant At Arms - Helena Karabela Secretary - Flora...

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Congratulations Flora Sun

In November 2016, Flora Sun received her Competent Communicator designation.  The Competent Communicator is the first speaking designation in the Toastmasters program and is achieved after creating, practicing and delivering 10 speeches with specific project...

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Improv Night @ Glen Abbey Toastmasters

To close out 2016, Glen Abbey Toastmasters held an improv night - lead by Toastmaster Srini Kesavan.  Lots of fun.  Lots of laughs. Lots of antics. There's always someting fun happening here. Maybe it's time to join?

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President’s Message

At Glen Abbey Toastmasters, people with similar communication and leadership goals and interests come together to support, guide and encourage each other. We are a welcoming, diverse community where you can make connections with friends and mentors. With 2017 as the...

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Congratulations To Our 2016/2017 Executive

Glen Abbey Toastmasters recently held Club Elections for the 2016/2017 season.  Congratulations to the following members who ran for election and will be leading our club next year: President - Wendy Rintoul Vice-President Education - Rose Ford Vice-President...

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Major Achievement

Congratualations to Toastmaster Reema Duggal on achieving her Advanced Communicator Silver award. The Advanced Communicator Silver is the second highest award in the Advanced Communication Series and requires the Toastmaster to complete the Competent Communicator...

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A Beginning and An End

Cheers to new Toastmaster Nicole Wong as she delivered her first speech and began her journey towards Competent Communicator. Wish you the best of luck and hope you enjoy your journey. Congratulations to Toastmaster Roberto Fazio as he deliveried his tenth speech and...

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Toastmasters Experience – Ross Cree

This is what Toastmaster Ross Cree, winner of the 2015 Club Humorous Speech Contest and runner up at the 2015 Area B-35 Humorous Speech Contest has to say about his Toastmasters experience: "Just wanted to share my experience competing in the Humorous Contest 2015 at...

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Huge Milestones – Completion of Six Speeches

from left to right: Roberto Fazio, Ross Cree, Marika Carter, Len Liscio, and Wendy Rintoul Huge accomplishments and congratulations to these 5 dedicated Toastmasters as they all recently completed 6 speeches from the Competent Communicator manual.  As...

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Toastmaster and Product Manager Norkys Crespo

In 2011 I arrived in Oakville, Ontario as a new immigrant. Originally from Venezuela, English was my third language after Spanish and French. I decided to intensify my learning of the English language through a focused university program. Even though I finished...

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Toastmaster & Author Paul Dubal

Who Knew?  That here in our membership at Glen Abbey Toastmasters (GATM) is a budding Author with not one, but two books published to date. That’s right, Paul Dubal, Author of “Crimes against Humanity” and most recently “The Dictator of Britain”, resident of Oakville,...

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Public Speaking Videos

3 great videos from Toastnmasters International on YouTube: Five Basic Public Speaking TipsSpeaking In A Job InterviewGuestures and Body Language These are some of the types of skills you will learn by becoming a member of Glen Abbey Toastmasters. Come check out a...

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