Welcome to Crosswinds Toastmasters

JOIN US!

Crosswinds Toastmasters is a fun, supportive atmosphere to develop and practice your public speaking, listening, and leadership skills. Each week there are chances to give prepared and impromptu speeches as well as receive feedback from fellow members on ways to improve.

Guests are always welcome, so please stop by and visit us!



Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Alex "Defined"!

Congratulations to another one of our newest Crosswinds members, Alex Anderson, for successfully achieving his first Icebreaker speech this week, titled "What Defines me?".

Alex Anderson (left) receives the customary 'Icebreakers' as a reward for
completing the Icebreaker Speech - Project #1 from the Competent Communicator manual!

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Temporary Room Change Reminder!

Hello, fellow Toastmasters!


This is a reminder! Due to scheduling conflicts, our club meeting will be in the Baar Conference Room today, August 8th, 2017.

The Baar room is just two doors west from our regular Sorocaba Conference Room.


If there are any other questions, just contact me!

See you there!

Charlie

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Why? Tyler? Why?!!

Congratulations to one of our newest Crosswinds members, Tyler Peschong, for nailing his first Icebreaker speech this week, titled "Why".


Tyler Peschong (left) receives the customary 'Icebreakers' as a reward for
completing his very first speech!





Monday, July 24, 2017

Leah Cox earns Distinguished Toastmaster Award!

On July 18th, former Crosswinds club President, Leah Cox was awarded the Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) award! Ten years in the making!


Leah Cox accepting her DTM award from Club President, Zach Ray

Earning the DTM is no small deal!  It represents the highest level of educational achievement in Toastmasters.

Congratulations Leah for continuing to mentor and improve our club with your wealth of experience. This accomplishment also helps provide our club status in achieving its yearly goals! 

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Next Meeting Cancelled 7/25!

Hi All!


Due to scheduling conflicts with an Emerson event next Tuesday, our July 25th Toastmasters meeting will be canceled.

The scheduled agenda and lineup for next week will also be postponed until Tuesday, August 1st.


Thanks,
Charlie

Thursday, July 13, 2017

District 19 Fall Conference Registration Rates & Deadlines!

Crosswinds!

The District 19 Fall Conference (October 20-21, Coralville IA) is 3 months away but registration rates will rise the longer you wait!


Register early for the best rate! Full conference registration rates:
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    • April 29 – May 14 $65.00
    • May 15 – July 15 $80.00
    • July 15 – August 31 $95.00
    • September 1 – October 19 $110.00
    • October 20 – October 21 $130.00

FIRST TIME ATTENDING A DISTRICT 19 TOASTMASTERS CONFERENCE?

Check out your FIRST TIMERS privileges!



Click here to view all a la carte registration rates.

Thanks!
Charlie

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

New Club Location! It's Officially Official!

This week, Crosswinds Toastmasters has officially voted to move its meeting location.  For the second time in a calendar year, our Club has a new permanent location:


Meeting LocationEmerson Innovation Center - Fisher (Formerly "Emerson Process Management"). 

Room: "Sorocaba"


Address: 301 S. 1st Avenue, Marshalltown, IA 50158 (Corner of S. 1st Avenue and Boone Streets)


Directions: For non-Emerson members: Enter through the Security Door entrance (see above) on S. 1st Avenue and sign in. We will have a member escort you in.