Elena Sollewijn Gelpke, DTM was born and bred in the Netherlands, she worked for the US Air Force in Spain before immigrating to the USA. Sharing an apartment in Manhattan, she quickly settled in as a New Yorker. She worked as an executive secretary in Wall Street at first. Subsequently she joined the United Nations and […]
In our YouTube channel we now have a short video describing our Spring 2017 contest season, where about 250 members for each one of our contests (and we have four of them, so about 1.000 members will be involved) will compete to gain the title of District Champion in each of the contests. Why do […]
Ten commandments for Area and Division Directors: Thou shalt visit thy clubs Thou shalt provide meaningful and useful feedback. Thou shalt Rise and apply the values of Toastmasters. Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence. Thou shalt organise awesome COTs and TLIs. Thou shalt motivate members to participate in contests. Thou shalt apply Robert’s Rules of Order […]
Here is a roadmap for our Contest season! Download from the link below and share in your clubs. Roadmap to TM Contests Spring 2017 VersionA4
During March 2017 our District, through the Club Growth Director, has organized three webinars focusing on areas where members have requested support. Please find below the dates and links. You don’t need to enroll, just access the link 5 minutes before and attend the session. We recommend you test your PC/Laptop/Smartphone in order to be ready and enjoy the […]
[fusion_text] Today, November 17th, 2016, at the “New School” in Rome, Italy, the first Italian Youth Leadership Program was successfully completed. The eight session were lead by TM Lucy Michaels, President of Toastmasters Roma and also a math teacher at the school.
For Friday night, November 11, the conference organisers have arranged to have dinner at a very special venue: the Real Madrid Football Club Field. There is a restaurant called “Café Bernabéu” placed inside the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. There we will be able to enjoy great dinner while feeling we are in the middle of a football […]
In August 2016 the Toastmasters International Board of Directors approved the reformation plan of District 59 and 95. The plan foresees a transition year starting July 1st, 2017 and until June 30th, 2018. On July 1st, 2018 District 59 and 95 will be split in six different districts. More info can be found here: http://www.district59.org/district-reformation/