Browsing Archive: August, 2014

Two Oceans Toastmasters Humorous and Impromptu Contestants

Posted by Devi Paulsen on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, In : Club News 
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

Posted by Devi Paulsen on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, In : Club News 

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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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 




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To be a person is to have a story to tell.
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