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WELCOME TO PATUXENT TOASTMASTERS
The mission of the Patuxent Toastmasters Club is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop both communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth.
Patuxent Toastmasters Club meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of every month. Regular meetings start promptly at 7:30 PM at the historic Oliver's Carriage House in downtown Columbia.
Oliver's Carriage house is located at 5410 Leaf Treader Way, Columbia, MD.
All are welcome. Our club offers a diverse learning environment. We have members from many different walks of life, ethnicities, religions and nationalities. Although we meet in a community church, our club has no religious affiliations.
Holiday 2012 Club photo
Fear Factor continued:
Believe it or not, your chances of dying of stage fright are extremely slim. You might feel as if you are dying on the stage, but chances are good your audience won’t even notice your wobbly knees and sweating armpits. Even the best speakers were once terrified novices, feeling the same symptoms as you when facing an audience. Fear no more! Toastmasters is the best place to learn, to build your confidence, and to push yourself outside your comfort zone. It’s a safe place where there is no penalty for failure!