Spreading the word

September 14, 2017
Toastmaster Kevin Robinson, who holds the record for the most ums in his first speech (63) has certainly conquered public speaking and now finds himself giving presentations internationally in his career. Here he is with the group he addressed in Ghana recently on solar energy. "I couldn't have done it without Toastmasters!"
Well done, Kevin! You are proof of the success and amazing benefits of the Toastmasters programme. Proud to be  associated with you!
 

Devi voted Best PR in SA!

June 19, 2015
Our amazing Vice President Public Relations Devi Paulsen has taken the title of Best PR in District 74 for 2015!  Devi has been extraordinary at making sure that Two Oceans and Toastmasters has been front of mind in the media all year, and we are so proud of her!

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Verity is crowned SA Evaluations Champ

June 19, 2015
In a first for Two Oceans, member Verity Price brought by the title of District 74 Evaluations Champion for 2015!  This is the second time a member has been crowned a District Champion - in 2012 Verity's sister Kay Price-Lindsay won the District Prepared Speaking title. We are a club on fire!

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Toastmasters Turns 90 - Two Oceans Style

June 19, 2015

October marks the 90th anniversary of Toastmasters International. Since 1924, Toastmasters has helped millions of members empower themselves by gaining communication and leadership skills, enabling them to lead richer lives. 

Two Oceans celebrated with a specially baked and decorate cake to mark the occasion - the wonderful work of our brilliant Vice President Public Relations - Devi Paulsen!

Click here to learn more about the 90 year journey!


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A journey to district - by Chris Neville Smily

October 13, 2014

Hi Two Oceans

 

So, I am at the airport and thought it would be a good idea to pen a few points about the humorous competition and my overall experience. It sure has had its ups and only a few downs, it has been an emotional journey which I am super glad to have gone on and been a part of. 


When starting TM, I had no idea that these competitions existed and it was only from being at the club for some time that I fully become aware of them. My entry into the humorous competition was from attendin...


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Two Oceans Toastmasters Humorous and Impromptu Contestants

August 20, 2014
From left Devi Paulsen, Pamela Cooper, Verity Price (1st place - Impromptu category), Melanie Steyn, Chris Smyly (2nd place - Humorous Prepared category), Reto Camichel (2nd place - Impromptu category), Jeremy Fenn (1st place - Humorous Prepared category) and Ruth Cort.

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Two Oceans Toastmasters raises the roof with laughter

August 20, 2014

The Fish Hoek Civic Centre roof was raised with roars of side-splitting laughter at the recently hosted Two Oceans Toastmasters annual Humorous and Impromptu Speech Competition.

After seven prepared humorous speeches and five impromptu presentations, the judge’s pencils came to a rest and the top two places for each category were announced: Verity Price and Reto Camichel walked away with the first and second places in the impromptu category while and Jeremy Fenn and Chris Smyly bagged first ...


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We are President's Distinguished for 3rd year in a row!!!

June 27, 2014

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A Night With Our Stars

June 27, 2014
Two Oceans celebrated a brilliant Year End Dinner on Wednesday and swore in a brand new committee! We were spoiled to a delicious meal at Barracudas in Fish Hoek as a festive group of members and partners gathered to enjoy a special evening together.

Stars were the theme throughout - from the decor to our Division Champs!  Reto Camichel took the club to it's 9th DCP point of the year as he ended his CC journey in style - doing a live make-over with fellow member Claire Strohbach. Carey Fenn s...

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Reto & Lorne BOTH place at District Contest

June 27, 2014
Lorne Sulcas took 3rd place at the District 74 Evaluations Contest on 16 May and Reto Camichel went on to take 2nd place at the Prepared Speaking contest on 17 May.  A HUGE success for them both and for Two Oceans.

Since 2012 we've had member at the District Finals each Year. Kay took 1st place for speaking in 2021, Verity took 2nd place for Humourous Speaking in 2012, Lorne took 3rd place for Evaluations in 2013 and Francois competed in Prepared Speaking. Jeremy competed in the Humorous Final...

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Please Note:

District 74
means the 9 countries of Toastmasters Southern Africa (approximately 125 clubs)

Division D means Namibia & the Western Cape of South Africa (approximately 30 clubs)


Area D1 means the 4 Toastmasters clubs in Fish Hoek, Tokai, Claremont & Newlands 

 

 


 

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
(Winston Churchill)



To be a person is to have a story to tell.
(Isak Dinesen)




"All the great speakers, were bad speakers at first."
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)