2015 Toastmasters World Convention in Las Vegas, USA

As you know, the 2015 Toastmasters International Convention is rapidly approaching. Last year in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, we had the highest number of first-time attendees in Toastmasters history. This year, we would like to increase that number. Continue reading

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Message from District Governor (April 2015)

Jaap Russchenberg, District Governor

Jaap Russchenberg, District Governor

Dear Fellow Toastmasters,
How time flies! It’s hard to believe that already next month our Spring Conference will take place in Porto. What a great year it has been! Our motto this year is Together we make a Difference and that’s exactly what we’ve done: together we’ve created more clubs, we’ve welcomed more members, and we’ve promoted Toastmasters even more and more in our communities and companies. And most of all, we’ve had more fun along the way! Continue reading

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Porto District Council Meeting

Dear District Officer, Club President or VP Education,

You are cordially invited to the District Council Meeting in Porto.
Date: 16 May 2015
Time: 10:00 am

This will be a very important meeting. The district leadership for 2015-2016 will be elected. Please try your best to be present to have your vote counted and your voice heard.

Important documents for this meeting:

Credential Desk Information 
At the conference, your club has the right to participate and vote on the decisions that the District will take during the meeting. Each Club President and Vice President Education in attendance is entitled to one vote. If you cannot be there, it is possible to assign a proxy to another active member of your club who will attend the conference.

In the next days, you will receive information from our Credentials Desk Chair, Joao de Mendonca, explaining how to proceed if you need to assign a proxy. All proxy requests has to be in before 12 May 2015.

At the conference, all voting attendees (Presidents, VPEd’s and proxy holders) must collect their voting cards at the credential desk during the following time slots:

  • Friday, 15 May, 14:00 to 17:30
  • Saturday, 16 May, 8:00 to 10:00

Please indicate your attendance on the meeting list over on the meeting roster.

Should you have any questions or remarks please contact us at secretary@district59.org.

See you in Porto!

Manie Conradie, Secretary

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Porto District Executive Council Meeting

Dear Area and Division Governors

You are cordially invited to the District Executive Council Meeting in Porto.
Date: 15 May 2015
Time: 14:00 am

Important documents for this meeting:

Please indicate your attendance on the meeting list over on the meeting roster.

Should you have any questions or remarks please contact us at secretary@district59.org.

See you in Porto!

Manie Conradie, District Secretary

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