http://photos1.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/3/a/2/2/event_204254882.jpegThe mission of the Toastmasters club is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills, which in turn fosters self-confidence and personal growth.
Each week members are asked to take a role in conducting the meeting. Roles include speaker, evaluator, aah counter, grammarian, Table Topics Master, General Evaluator and Toastmaster to name a few.
Speakers prepare, practice and give short speeches as directed by Toastmaster Internationals Competent Communicator, Competent Leadership or Advanced Leadership guidelines. Speeches are generally 5 - 7 minutes long and members all have a role in listening to, critiquing and offering words of encouragement to fellow members as they work toward to goal of improving their public speaking.
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New members are welcome. Individuals are encouraged to visit our club, learn more about Toastmasters and to consider joining us each Monday morning at 7:00 a.m. The OC Toasters meets at Polly's Pies, 23701 Moulton Parkway, Laguna Hills, CA.