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Toastmasters International 90th Anniversary

 This October marks the 90th anniversary of Toastmasters International.  Over nine decades, Toastmasters has evolved from a small network of clubs in Southern California to more than 14, 650 clubs in 126 countries.  Although 90 years have passed, members around the world still have fun while learning and building their skills. 

Dr. Ralph C. Smedley was fond of proclaiming that “Toastmasters is the only organization built on respect for the individual.”  Respect has remained a core value along with integrity, excellence, and service.

Here are some ways your club can celebrate:

·   Plan a history-themed club meeting

 ·   Schedule an open house for the community

 ·   Document your club’s history

   Visit toastmasters.org/90thAnniversary for FREE resources to help you celebrate the 90th anniversary in your club. 



Spirit of D8 

Fellow District 8 Toastmasters,

 As part of an effort to document the inspiring stories of Toastmasters, have resulted in two books. 

1-"Spirit of D8 Toastmasters" is the second edition of book published in November 2013 Fall conference. This include new stories of more toastmasters and also include stories from first edition.

2-"Camaraderie of D8 Toastmasters" is book about mentoring, friendship, remembering a great leader "Dori Drummond" and History of Ralph Smedely Club. The links to E-book is given below (this book can be downloaded on any e-device, including PC, cell phone, I pad etc.)  

 http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JQT5OFC   http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JQT5CJA  

Limited print copies are being ordered. This is a quality print book. If you would like to get a print version, it will be a price of $10 for each book. Let me know via email, if you would like  to get a print version of any this book.  

My sincerest gratitude to you! for being part of this effort to put together stories from District 8. And this is what the book is all about "Our District 8" Please share it with your clubs and members. Enjoy! the book.

Best Regards,

  Farzana Chohan LE-AIA Assoc. P.R.O.