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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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GATM Workshop: The Art Of Effective Evaluation

The Art of Effective Evaluation is a workshop designed to help Toastmasters develop the knowledge, motivation, and skills you need to become more effective evaluators. Don't understand all the parts of an evaluation?  This workshop willl help.Don't understand how...

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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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2016 International Speech and Evaluation Contest

2016 Area 35 Contest Winners - Evaluation Contest: Reema Duggal (1st place) andInternational Speech Contest: Tony Corrie (1st place) 2016 Glen Abbey Toastmasters Club International Speech Contest WinnersSrini Kesavan (3rd place), Tony Corrie (1st place), and...

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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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Halloween 2015

We held out annual Halloween themed meeting - Monster's Ball - on October 28, 2015.  Everyone got into the spirit wearing their orange, black, purple, and masks. As always, it was lots of fun with spooky tales, haunting music, candy - and of course great speeches...

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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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2015 Table Topics And Humorous Speech Contest

Congratulations to the 2015 contest winners: Table Topics Contest Wendy Rintoul - 1st placeRoberto Fazio - 2nd place Humorous Speech Contest Ross Cree - 1st placeTony Corrie - 2nd placeSrini Kesavan - 3rd place Good luck to Wendy and Ross at the Area B-35 Contest on...

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2015 Mary Heary Tall Tales Competition

Five brave contestants battled it out at the annual Mary Heary Tall Tales Competition on Wednesday May 13, 2015. They regaled us with fantastic tales that had two things in common - ridiculous stories and lots of laughter. Congratulations to our winner Tony Corrie who...

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2015 – 23rd Anniversary Charter Party

Save the Date! Wednesday June 24, 2015 Hibachi Seafood and Steakhouse Restaurant at 105 Cross Street is the venue for the Glen Abbey Toastmasters 23rd Charter Party. The formalities start at 7.00 sharp (so aim to be there for 6.45!) and it promises to be a fun filled...

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2014 – 22nd Anniversary Charter Party

We had a fabulous 22nd Anniversary Charter Party at O'Finns Irish Temper in Oakville The theme for the night was Great Celebrations in celebration of another great Toastmasters year. We welcomed Presidents from prior years, and had a toast and table topics based on...

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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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