New Meetup: Ladies - Come to the District 21 Fall09 Conference and Capture the Imagination

From: abby
Sent on: Thursday, October 29, 2009 5:48 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Social Butterflies (Women's Social Group)!

What: Ladies - Come to the District 21 Fall09 Conference and Capture the Imagination

When: November 6,[masked]:00 PM

Where:
Grand Villa Casino and Conference Center
4331 Dominion Street eet (off Highway 1, Willingdon Exit)
Burnaby, BC V3J 1A1

Toastmasters District 21 Fall Conference 2009
November 6, 7, 8 at the Grand Villa Casino, Burnaby BC
4331 Dominion Street, Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 1C7


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OCTOBER NEWS #2
Author: Allen Lin and Cindy Chan


Our 2009 Fall conference is fast approaching and things are heating up.
Registration deadline announced
Hurry, hurry as A-la-carte and full registrations are limited, there are only a handful of tickets left!
Nov1, 2009 (Sunday) is the deadline for all meal registrations.
A-La-Carte menu without meal will continue to be available at the conference.

Like to go to only part of the conference, check out our A-La-Carte menu. For example, we have
> Only Table Topics Contest is $12,
> Only Humorous Contest is $18,
> Saturday Special (Education, Contest and keynote at night) is $40
> Saturday Evening (Dinner, keynote and entertainment) for $80

More options are available at www.d21fallconference.com and click Register\Purchase menu at the top menu to get your tickets now.

Please know that our discounted Hotel Room Rates are only available till October 28, 2009.


Here are the agenda highlights and workshop summaries.

AGENDA Highlights
Friday Night
08:00pm - Keynote: Fraser McAllan, World Champion Coach. Title: "The Director Makes the Difference"
09:00pm - Entertainment: Salsa Dancing with Lessons, and Talent Show!

Saturday Morning
09:00am - Keynote: Margaret Hope, internationally accredited public speaker. Title: "Stories of our Lives"
10:00am - Communication and leadership Workshops
11:00am - Cracker Barrel Sessions - Mini 15 min workshops

Saturday Afternoon
03:30pm - Humorous Speech Contest

Saturday Night
07:00pm - Keynote: Peter Legge, Toastmasters International Golden Gavel award winner. Title: "The Runway of Life"
08:00pm - Dinner with Live Auction!
09:00pm - Entertainment: Theatre Sports and dancing

Sunday Morning
09:00am - Table Topics Contest
11:00am - Keynote: Arabella Benson, World Champion of Public Speaking

Note: Silent Auction will be held throughout Friday and Saturday (More info here). 50/50 draw is Saturday only!
Check our entire agenda online at www.d21fallconference.com


Education! Education! Education!
The Toastmasters District 21 Fall Conference educational lineup is packed this year, with 3 workshops and 10 cracker barrel workshops:

Conference Workshops
Dragana Djurasic - "Use Your Whole Brain With Mind Mapping"
Martin Van Der Hooven - "Emotional Safety Improves Effectiveness of Teams"
Leigh Anderson - "Getting Your Ducks in a Row"

Cracker Barrel Sessions
Ken Batty - "What's in it for me: Volunteering for Club Executive"
Baraa Ali - "You are one of four"
John Hawkins - "How to be a Fabulous Master of Ceremonies"
Brian Chow - "Better Speech Evaluations with the G.L.O.V.E"
Fred Jones - "Youth Leadership Programs - Are you In?"
Rob Nelson - "Taking Chances"
Dorothea Hendriks - "Non-Verbal Communication"
James Dean Waryk - "How to Craft a Great Speech"
Margaret Hope - "District 21 Finishing School"
Cindy Chan - "Characteristics of Effective leaders"

For more information about available educational sessions, please visit our website! (http://d21fallconfere...)


Coming from out of town?
Reserve your room now! Our discounted room rates are only available till October 28, 2009. After this date, we are unable to guarantee the price, and availability of rooms at the Delta Hotel.

Remember: Don't Drink and Drive! Our discounted room prices are made available to all conference participants so everyone can have a safe stay close to the event. Please plan ahead and purchase a room if you're planning on enjoying alcoholic beverages at the Fall Conference.


Help wanted!
As you know, our Toastmasters organization is run by volunteers, and we need your help with the conference. It is only a small time commitment; approximately 2 hours minimum. Check out details in the VOLUNTEER section or contact Volunteer Committee Chair: Kathy Bengston at [address removed]


How to get there?
The address for the Grand Villa Casino is:
4331 Dominion St, Burnaby, BC V5G 1C7
(See in Google Maps)
http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=grand+villa+casino+burnaby+bc&sll=49.891235,-97.15369&sspn=46.340694,100.722656&ie=UTF8&hq=grand+villa+casino&hnear=Burnaby,+BC&ll=49.262764,-123.007736&spn=0.091076,0.196724&z=13


FREE Parking is available across the street in the South Parkade!
Website: http://www.d21fallconference.com


See you all there!
2009 Fall Conference Team

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/Social-Butterflies-BC/calendar/11745954/

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This covers: organizer dues (so our group can take advantage of the features of meetup.com)

Payment is accepted using:

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