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Southern Illinois Toastmasters Club: Developing Confident Speakers and Leaders!
Are you struggling with getting your ideas across, do you dread speaking to an audience, are you trying to move up in your company? Then let us share how we are overcoming these same stumbling blocks. Join us this, and every, Thursday as the Southern Illinois Toastmasters Club engages members and guests in an evening of fun activities such as our "icebreaker" Table Topics, Word of the Day, Inspirational Thoughts and prepared speeches. Guests are encouraged to participate or to just sit back and enjoy the "show"! Our mission is to help everyone develop skills while in a fun, safe environment. Toastmaster members come from all walks of life including business professionals, teachers, students, people who have rarely (or never) speak publicly, and people who must speak for their work or community service. You will enjoy a wonderful networking opportunity and gain useful tips to improve your communication and leadership skills each week. You will find your evening with us very rewarding as we ALWAYS have a great time at Toastmasters!

John A. Logan College

Logan Road Room B60 · Carterville, IL

What we're about

Southern Illinois Toastmasters Club is a welcoming place “Where everybody know your name”. Find out why these friendly folks become confident leaders in our community. If you live in southern Illinois and you want to learn how to communicate more effectively in front of groups, in meetings, on stage, and when it is necessary to have those difficult conversations, the Southern Illinois Toastmasters Club has solutions for your communication situations.

The Southern Illinois Toastmasters Club helps people to develop confidence:
- as a group, department, or company spokesperson,
- to conduct meetings, and
- to effectively approach “difficult” conversations.

The Southern Illinois Toastmasters Club helps if you are:
- a teacher, business or other organizational speaker who would like to improve your stage skills,
- interested in public service, or
- wanting to engage and inspire people to take action.

The Southern Illinois Toastmasters Club welcomes guests anytime. Its members, a uniquely dynamic team, enjoy the process of helping people achieve self-confidence in a multitude of communication challenges. Speeches, presentations, conversations and toasts are just a few of the speaking venues the group practices. Members includes bankers, teachers, university professors, consultants, coaches, ministers, counselors, business managers, small business owners, entrepreneurs, retirees and college students.

We meet Thursday’s at John A. Logan College, Room B60, Logan College Road, Carterville, IL 62918 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Whether you come to participate or to watch, you will enjoy the entertainment and camaraderie each week. Find out today how Toastmasters can help you reach your full potential as an effective communicator and leader in your career, organization and community!

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