• "Meeting Theme" by Talk of the Town Toastmasters

    The Town Hall Meeting Center, The Holmstad

    When will you be called upon to do a presentation in a real world scenario? Giving a toast at a wedding? Saying something at a graduation? Being asked to stand up and say a few words at the spur of the moment? Maybe your boss asks you, at the last minute, to do a presentation, because the other person was not available, sick, etc. Whether you're a business executive, a stay-at-home parent, a college student or a retiree, and you want to reduce your nervousness in front of a crowd, gain confidence when speaking, or even refine already-strong speaking skills; Talk of the Town Toastmasters is the right place for you. Visitors are Always Welcome! Please RSVP so we know you are coming. Learn more here: www.talkofthetownti.com (http://talkofthetownti.com/) A Toastmasters meeting is basically a learn-by-doing workshop in which participants hone their speaking and leadership skills in a no-pressure atmosphere. There is no instructor in a Toastmasters meeting. Instead, the members all pitch in to fill the various meeting roles. A key part of the program’s success is that it is the members who evaluate each others presentations, plus they also have opportunities to give impromptu talks, conduct meetings and develop skills related to timekeeping, grammar and parliamentary procedure. Members learn communication skills by working in the Competent Communication manual, a series of 10 self-paced speaking assignments designed to instill a basic foundation in public speaking. Visitors are Always Welcome! Please RSVP so we know you are coming. Learn more here: www.talkofthetownti.com (http://talkofthetownti.com/) Our Talk of the Town Toastmasters was established in 2009 to bring Toastmasters International to Batavia, Illinois. Since its inception, our club has achieved the President's Distinguished Club honor 4 times, the Select Distinguished Club honor 2 times and the Distinguished Club honor one time. We have a great group of people from various walks of life who are each committed to becoming better public speakers and more effective leaders while having FUN in the process. :-) Please plan to arrive at your first meeting about ten minutes early so we can greet you, meet you, and answer your questions. The meeting will start promptly at 7am. We look forward to seeing you! Visitors are Always Welcome! Please RSVP so we know you are coming. Learn more here: www.talkofthetownti.com (http://talkofthetownti.com/)

  • Riverfront Toastmasters Club Meeting

    One Technology Plaza

    Club meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of every month at One Technology Plaza, 211 Fulton Street, Room 104. Meeting time is 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. http://612882.toastmastersclubs.org/ (http://612882.toastmastersclubs.org/directions.html) Become the speaker and leader you want to be. Confident, charismatic leaders weren't born that way. Toastmasters members learn to tell their story. They listen and answer. Through our community of learners, they find their path to leadership. Congratulations - you're on your way to becoming a better communicator and leader! Toastmasters International, founded in 1924, is a proven product, regarded as the leading organization dedicated to communication and leadership skill development. As a member, you will gain all the tools, resources and support you need. Through its worldwide network of clubs, Toastmasters helps nearly 280,000 people communicate effectively and achieve the confidence to lead others. Why pay thousands of dollars for a seminar or class when you can join a Toastmasters club for a fraction of the cost and have fun in the process? Toastmasters is a place where you develop and grow - both personally and professionally. You join a community of learners, and in Toastmasters meetings we learn by doing. Whether you're an executive or a stay-at-home parent, a college student or a retiree, you will improve yourself; building skills to express yourself in a variety of situations. You'll open up a world of new possibilities: giving better work presentations; leading meetings - and participating in them - more confidently; speaking more smoothly off the cuff; even handling one-on-one interactions with family, friends and colleagues more positively. The environment in a Toastmasters club is friendly and supportive. Everyone at a Toastmasters meeting feels welcome and valued - from complete beginners to advanced speakers. In a club meeting, you practice giving prepared speeches as well as brief impromptu presentations, known as Table Topics. There is no rush and no pressure: The Toastmasters program allows you to progress at your own pace. Constructive evaluation is central to the Toastmasters philosophy. Each time you give a prepared speech, an evaluator will point out strengths as well as suggest improvements. Receiving - and giving - such feedback is a great learning experience. In Toastmasters, encouragement and improvement go hand-in-hand. You won't regret it. Toastmasters currently has more than 270,000 members in 116 countries. Our club is just one of the more than 13,000 clubs located around the world. For membership or meeting information, please see our meeting information page (http://612882.toastmastersclubs.org/directions.html). By learning to effectively formulate, organize and express your ideas to others, you can achieve all kinds of success. You'll be more capable and confident when giving presentations. You'll be more persuasive when pitching prospective clients. Want to be better at negotiating your salary with your boss? Networking at business or social functions? Motivating co-workers - or your kids? Anyone who is a strong leader has to first be an effective communicator. In Toastmasters you will hone your speaking skills, and you will develop leadership abilities - through evaluations, listening, mentoring, serving as club officers and filling roles in club meetings. You will take those leadership skills out into the world, running businesses, mentoring youths, organizing fund-raisers, coaching teams and heading up families.

  • Forging Leaders Toastmasters General Meeting

    Peoria North Public Library

    Are you interested in becoming a better communicator? Would you like to be able to express your ideas better at work? Do you want to be able to talk with your significant other in a more meaningful manner? Forging Leaders Toastmasters is a fun and friendly club where you can learn all of this and more. We meet on the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6:00 PM. YOU CAN COME VISIT FOR FREE. Check out our website at https://easy-speak.org/portal.php?page=17722 or visit http://www.toastmasters.org (http://www.toastmasters.org/) for further information.

  • DeKalb Area Toastmasters General Meeting

    Immanuel Lutheran Church

    Are you interested in becoming a better communicator? Would you like to be able to express your ideas better at work? Do you want to be able to talk with your significant other in a more meaningful manner? Dekalb Area Toastmasters is a fun and friendly club where you can learn all of this and more. We meet on the second and fourth Monday of the month at 11:45 AM. YOU CAN COME VISIT FOR FREE. Check out our website at https://3190.toastmastersclubs.org/ or visit http://www.toastmasters.org (http://www.toastmasters.org/) for further information.

  • Interested in being a better communicator? Join us today in Morris!

    Are you interested in becoming a better communicator? Would you like to be able to express your ideas better at work? Do you want to be able to talk with your significant other in a more meaningful manner? Morris Area Toastmasters is a fun and friendly club where you can learn all of this and more. We meet on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM. Membership dues are only $8 per month for two very exciting and interesting meetings but you can come visit us for free. Visit our website at easy-speak.org/clubdata.php?c=1677 or visit Toastmaster.org for further information.

  • Fox River Toastmasters meeting

    Montgomery Village Hall

    Meeting will include speeches, table topics, and evaluations. Join us to learn how this program can help improve your communication and leadership skills. Our group of friendly people make it easy and comfortable to get started and continuously build your skills.

  • Toast of the Fox Toastmasters Meeting

    Sears Hall at Elgin Academy

    Welcome to Toast of the Fox Toastmasters (http://toastofthefox.toastmastersclubs.org/)! Would you like to excel in business, education, industry or government? Are you interested in developing your communication and leadership skills? Toast of the Fox Toastmasters is a lively and enjoyable club helping people improve their communication and leadership skills. Come join us.

  • Pimiteoui Club Toastmasters General Meeting

    Firehouse Pizza

    Are you interested in becoming a better communicator? Would you like to be able to express your ideas better at work? Do you want to be able to talk with your significant other in a more meaningful manner? Pimiteoui Toastmasters is a fun and friendly club where you can learn all of this and more. We meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:00 PM. YOU CAN COME VISIT FOR FREE. Check out our website at https://2068.toastmastersclubs.org or visit http://www.toastmasters.org (http://www.toastmasters.org/) for further information.

  • Rockford Club Toastmasters General Meeting

    Rockford University

    Are you interested in becoming a better communicator? Would you like to be able to express your ideas better at work? Do you want to be able to talk with your significant other in a more meaningful manner? Rockford Club Toastmasters is a fun and friendly club where you can learn all of this and more. We meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 PM. YOU CAN COME VISIT FOR FREE. Check out our website at http://1752.toastmastersclubs.org/ or visit http://www.toastmasters.org (http://www.toastmasters.org/) for further information.

  • McKinley Toastmasters General Meeting

    Champaign Public Library

    Are you interested in becoming a better communicator? Would you like to be able to express your ideas better at work? Do you want to be able to talk with your significant other in a more meaningful manner? McKinley Toastmasters is a fun and friendly club where you can learn all of this and more. We meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 PM. YOU CAN COME VISIT FOR FREE. Check out our website at http://mckinley.toastmastersclubs.org/ or visit http://www.toastmasters.org (http://www.toastmasters.org/) for further information.