Nature Isle Toastmasters Club Celebrates TI’s 90th Anniversary

first_img 238 Views   no discussions Share Sharing is caring! Share Tweetcenter_img LocalNews Nature Isle Toastmasters Club Celebrates TI’s 90th Anniversary by: – October 23, 2014 Share Irwani Simon of Castle ComfortRoseau, Dominica:— Ninety years ago, when Toastmasters founder, Dr. Ralph C. Smedley held the first meeting in the basement of a YMCA in Santa Ana, Calif., USA, only a few people showed up. Now, with membership exceeding 313,000 in more than 14,650 clubs in 126 countries, Toastmasters International continues to build on Dr. Smedley’s foundation of teaching public speaking and leadership skills.Irwani Simon of Castle Comfort has been a member of Nature Isle Toastmasters Club for over a year and four (4) months. He credits the Nature Isle Toastmasters Club for helping him to improve his public speaking ability , increase his confidence in delivery and also for having refined his leadership skills. “Since joining the Nature Isle Toastmasters Club, I have developed the art of speech crafting and lectern etiquette which has helped in my professional life and in my studies,” says Simon. “I recommend Toastmasters for anyone looking to improve their communication and leadership skills.”Dr. Smedley said, “The unprepared speaker has the right to be afraid,” which is why Toastmasters teaches the art of preparation. Toastmasters clubs provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.Clubs around the world will celebrate Toastmasters’ 90th anniversary with special meetings. Locally, Nature Isle Toastmasters Club, which meets at DSC Campus, Bath Estate on every 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month at 6pm will host special themed meetings and presentations on Thursday 23, October 22, 2014 and in the month of November 2014. The general public is invited to visit a meeting and learn more about what Toastmasters has to offer.last_img read more

KFD Responds To Hard Landing At Kenai Airport

first_imgFacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享A Cessna 180 was buffeted by a cross wind at the Kenai Municipal Airport on Tuesday evening, ground looping before being spun off the runway. The pilot was uninjured. The Kenai Fire Department responded a little before 6pm. First responders say the pilot was the only soul on board and was able to maneuver the plane off the runway under its own power once it had been righted. The FAA lists the plane as registered to Brion Beerle of Anchorage.last_img

Tony Barbee reportedly to meet with Nevada

first_imgAUBURN — Former Auburn coach Tony Barbee will reportedly meeting with Nevada regarding its head coaching position.CBSSports.com reported Barbee, who is currently serving as “special assistant to the head coach” under mentor John Calipari at Kentucky, will meet with Nevada “earlier in the week” to discuss its position.Barbee, who was fired following Auburn’s loss in the first round of the 2014 SEC Tournament, is owed the remainder of an approximately $2.4 million buyout through June 2017, less any compensation he earns over that period.Auburn went 49-75 under Barbee, the worst four-year stretch for the program since 1971-74, and experienced the program’s worst single-season stretch, worst SEC losing streak, no wins over ranked opponents, and a 2-6 mark against Alabama.Barbee’s historically poor tenure came despite having a recruiting budget that topped the SEC in 2012-13 and was among the highest in the country.Including his previous stint at UTEP, Barbee’s career record is 131-126, with one NCAA Tournament appearance while with the Miners.last_img read more