TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL was established in California, USA in 1924. Over 4 million people have benefited from being members including US senators, presidents of Fortune 500 companies, sporting stars and former US astronauts. Currently there are around 313,000 members in 14,650 clubs in 126 countries. The UK and Ireland has over 8,000 members and around 280 clubs. Lincolnshire Speakers’ Club will be the fourth Community club in the East Midlands. University clubs and Corporate clubs also exist in the Midlands.