Welcome to Crosswinds Toastmasters

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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!



Thursday, November 21, 2013

Crosswinds Holiday Schedule


Due to the upcoming holidays the following meetings will be cancelled:
November 27
December 25
January 1

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

November 20th Meeting Venue Change

The November 20th meeting will be held at the Fisher Controls-Remote Automation Systems Building on Governor Road. This is the middle building in the 3 building complex and visitors can park in the circle parking lot. Please plan to arrive between 11:45-12:00 so we can escort you from the lobby to the meeting room.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

October 30th Meeting Venue Change

The October 30th meeting will be held at the Fisher Controls-Remote Automation Systems Building on Governor Road.  This is the middle building in the 3 building complex and visitors can park in the circle parking lot.   Please plan to arrive between 11:45-12:00 so we can escort you from the lobby to the meeting room.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Evaluation Contest Winner


 
Congratulations to Cyndi Barber our club Evaluation Contest winner and a big thank you to David Arnold who chaired the contest.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

District 19 Website Award

Crosswinds was recognized by District 19 for having one of the best District websites!  Crosswinds, iToast, and Ankeny Toastmasters were in a three way tie for top District website.  Thanks to everyone who help keep the website current.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Club Speech Contest

Congratulations to Leah and Cyndi for participating in our club speech contest on March 27, 2013. Leah will be representing our club at the Area speech contest.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Speechcraft Awards



Congratulations to Melissa Soutter and Tim Schuett for completing the six week Speechcraft course.  They were kept busy preparing and presenting a new speech each week.  An awards ceremony and celebration helped to recognize these two hard working participants.   A big thank you to the Speechcraft committee of David Arnold, Adin Mann, and Jamie Hosek.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Speechcraft in January!

Crosswinds is once again parterning with Iowa Valley Continuing Education to offer the course Speechcraft. The class meets for six weeks, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, on Wednesdays, January 23 through February 27, at RACOM, 201 West State Street, Marshalltown.

Participants will gain confidence in all aspects of communication skills with weekly speaking opportunities of three to four minute speeches on the topic of their choice. An evaluation of each speech will occur, highlighting the positives and giving suggestions for improvement. Each speech will have specific objectives. The objectives cover content, delivery, and language. A manual is included in the $40 registration fee.

Register now to reserve your space by calling 641-752-4645, or go online www.iowavalley.com and select “Register Now.” The course # for registration is PSD-0022-004.