District 9 has more than 60 clubs and stretches acrossWashington,Oregon, andIdaho, including several in Spokane and North Idaho. Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Founded in October 1924, the organization currently has more than 270,000 members in 13,000 clubs in 116 countries. Each week, Toastmasters helps more than a quarter million people of every ethnicity, education and profession build their competence in communication so they can gain the confidence to lead others. For information about Toastmasters District 9, please visit http://www.tmd9.org. Toastmasters: where leaders are made!