Welcome to Crosswinds Toastmasters


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, December 10, 2015

Assignments for Jan. 6, 2016 - Theme "IF I COULD"

Theme – “If I Could”

Toastmaster .......... Cyndi Barber
Speaker #1 ............ Carrie Klinge
Evaluator #1 .......... Melissa Niesen
Speaker #2 ............ Dierdre Taylor
Evaluator #2 .......... Leah Cox
General Eval ......... George Trent
Tabletopics ............ Chrissy Bjorkland
Wordmaster ........... Bill Backoff
Timer ..................... Charlie Harris
Ah/grammarian ...... David Arnold
Quizmaster ............ Andi Acton
Though/Joke .......... Bill Backoff
Ice Breaker's presentation by President, David Arnold to Carrie and Dierdre!!

Friday, December 4, 2015

Assignments for December 9th - Theme "Celebrations" **Room Change - 803**

Weclome!! To our new members!!

President, David Arnold inducting our new members.

Dierdre Taylor, Chrissy Bjorkland, Carrie Klinge

Below is our December schedule.  Note we will not be meeting over the Christmas Holiday.

Theme - Memories

Toastmaster of the Day - George Trent. 

Welcome to our 3 guests - Stephanie Bauder, Andi Acton, and Charlie Harris

Word of the Day – Chrissy Bjorkland - Reminiscent - "the sights were reminiscent of my childhood"

Speaker - Melissa Niesen - "Memories"

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Assignments for December 2, 2015

Theme: Memories

TM/Quizmaster:        George Trent
Speaker #1:           Melissa Niesen
Evaluator #1:         David Arnold
General Evaluator:    Leah Cox
Table Topics:         George Trent
Word of the Day:      Carrie Klinge
Timer:                Diedre Taylor
Ah/Grammarian:        Carrie Klinge
Thought/Joke of day:  Chrissy Bjorkland

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Leah Cox awarded the Triple Crown

David Arnold, president, presented the 
Triple Crown Award for 2014-2015 
to Leah Cox.  

Leah completed three education awards in a single program year.  Meaning, she completed 6 full Toastmaster manuals. 

 It's a great achievement!! 

 Congratulations Leah!!
Toastmaster of the Day was Melissa Niesen.

Welcome to our 4 guests, Kristy Bartles, Carrie Klinge, Dierdre Taylor, and Crissy Bjorklund!

Word of the Day - Capitulate - to surrender after negotiation of terms.

Speaker was David Arnold - "My Tiny Mentor"

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Room change to 803 - Assignments for November 17, 2015

Toastmasters Assignments 

Toastmaster - Melissa
Speaker #1- David
Eval #1 – Leah
Speaker #2- Cyndi
Eval #2 - Open
GE - Open

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Room change for November 11!

On November 11, we will not be meeting in our regular room. The room should be number 614, to the right as you enter the building. However, if you don't find us there, check out the information screen for an updated room number!

Theme: Winter Sports

Toastmaster & Speaker: Melissa
Evaluator and General Evaluator: Cyndi
Tabletopics & Word of the day: George
Others: TBD

Welcome to all our guests from Nov. 4th! 

First time guests, Charlie Harris and Jeremy Ruddick.
Returning guests; Dierdre Taylor, Carrie Klinge, Andi Acton, and Chrissy Bjorklund.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Assignments for October 21, 2015

THEME: Autumn

Toastmaster-    <OPEN>
Speaker #1-     George
Evaluator #1-  <OPEN>
Speaker #2-     David
Evaluator #2-  Leah
General Eval-  Cyndi

Check back for updates.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Meeting Assignments for 10/14/2015

Toastmaster-  George
Speaker #1-     Melissa (gone for next 2 weeks)
Evaluator #1-  David
Speaker #2-     Leah
Evaluator #2-  Cyndi
General Eval-  Clyde (Who will be gone)

Check back for updates.

Farewell Clyde!!

We had a great meeting and roast to Clyde.  Good luck in North Dakota!!

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Meeting Assignments for 10/07/2915

Crosswinds Toastmasters, Oct 7,2015 - TM - Melissa Niesen, Speaker#1 - David Arnold, Evaluator#1 - Leah Cox, Speaker#2 - Clyde, Eisenbeis, Evaluator#2 - George Trent, GE - Cyndi Barber,  Theme is to have FUN!

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Meeting Information for Wed. July 22, 2015

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - Note - Look at the monitor for a different meeting room.
Roles - Toastmaster - George Trent, Speaker - David Arnold, GE - Leah Cox

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Cancelled January 7

Due to the extreme cold, Crosswinds Toasmasters will not be meeting January 7, 2015.