Browsing Archive: October, 2014

A journey to district - by Chris Neville Smily

Posted by Chris Neville Smily on Monday, 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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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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