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Kay Price-Lindsay named President of the Year 2016/2017

Posted by LP User on Friday, April 6, 2018, In : Club News 

Not only did Two Oceans Toastmasters become President Distinguished club for the 8th year in a row for year 2016/2017, but our president Kay Price-Lindsay was awarded the prestigious title of President of the Year for Division D. 

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Spreading the word

Posted by LP User on Thursday, September 14, 2017, In : Club News 
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!
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Devi voted Best PR in SA!

Posted by LP User on Friday, June 19, 2015, In : Club News 
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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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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A Night With Our Stars

Posted by LP User on Friday, June 27, 2014, In : Club News 
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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Two Oceans on TV

Posted by LP User on Monday, March 31, 2014, In : Club News 
Member Marion Thomas had a huge success running  her Youth Leadership Program at the AZ Berman Highschool in 2013 and recently was asked to appear on SABC program Hectic99 with some of the learners to talk about overcoming the fear of public speaking!

Amazing achievement for Marion and wonderful exposure for Toastmasters!

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Sozo Centre Youth Leadership Program - Thank You Letter

Posted by LP User on Wednesday, November 27, 2013, In : Club News 
Dear Verity, Carey and Two Oceans Toastmasters,

It is with great enthusiasm that we wish to express our appreciation to you for the amazing work you have done with the learners over the last eight weeks! The 10 Sozonites have learnt so much and have been truly inspired by you. They evidently had an enjoyable experience and will treasure this for a very long time.

As you are aware, one of the strategies of the Sozo Educentre is to expose the Sozonites to environments and ventures that would broa...

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August 2013: Meeting Review

Posted by LP User on Monday, September 2, 2013, In : Club News 

Who knew we were such a funny bunch!? Well, it would seem that Two Oceans is proving itself to be not only a club with a great sense of humour, but also as a club of great talent! 

Club Humorous & Impromtu Competition  
Wednesday, 7th of August 2013...It was a cold winters evening, spirits were high and the competition promised to be tough... Two Oceans Toastmasters was ready... to laugh until they cried!

What a FANTASTIC evening we shared at our annual club Humourous & Impromptu Speech Competit...

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Top Honours in the Division

Posted by LP User on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, In : Club News 
At the Toastmasters end of year awards dinner held at Newlands Cricket club on Saturday the 20th of July, we proved that we not only have the spirit, but we also have what it takes to be a top club that produces great leaders!

Two Oceans walked away with two of the four awards on offer on the evening.

Toastmaster of the year was awarded to Verity Price and Club President of the year was awarded to Theo Potgieter. Two Oceans Toastmasters Club also achieved Presidents Distinguished Club Status ...

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First 3 Distinguished Club Points for Two Oceans

Posted by LP User on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, In : Club News 
Just  three months into the new Toastmasters year and Two Oceans has already achieved three Distinguished Club Points (DCP)!

By paying our semi-annual dues in September we qualified for our first DCP point! It was a show of great support as always by every member to ensure our treasurer Verity could pay everyones fees across before the deadline. Thank you all!

At our recent October meeting, members Alana Byrne and Babette Davisson both earned the club an additional 2 points. Alana for completin...

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11 Aug - Kay's Farewell PR Event

Posted by LP User on Monday, August 13, 2012, In : Club News 
On Sat 11th August over 60 friends, family and fellow toastmasters gathered at The Forge in Kalkbay to watch Kay Price-Lindsay deliver her final dress rehearsal of her two speeches for the Toastmasters International Speaking World Championships that begin on 16th August in Orlando, Florida. The support for Kay was tangible in the room and it was no surprise that after delivering her second speech the audience gave her a standing ovation!  Everyone felt that regardless of the outcome this week...
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Youth Leadership Program news...

Posted by LP User on Friday, July 20, 2012, In : Club News 
Two Oceans Toastmasters member Alana Byrne has for the last few months been running a Youth Leadership Programme at Silvermine Academy in order to help the youth of Fish Hoek find their voice. Alana, a life coach, has taken the opportunity to help Grade 11 & 12 students at Silvermine Academy take part in the Toastmasters Youth Leadership Programme as part of her own progress within the Toastmasters Leadership programme.

The atmosphere at the YLP is filled with laughter and comraderie. It is fa...
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11 July - Division Dinner crowns Marion Thomas!

Posted by LP User on Thursday, July 12, 2012, In : Club News 

Last night at the Annual Division D dinner our very own Marion Thomas was crowned Division D Toastmaster of the Year!!! Her tireless work as our President last year, along with pulling off a brilliant Division Contest, helping members achieve their goals, assisting in chartering the Breakfast Club and getting our own Early Bird Express Meeting going, made her without a doubt the deserving recipient of Toastmaster of the Year!

This is the second year running that this award has been giv...
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27 June: Annual Dinner Meeting

Posted by LP User on Thursday, July 5, 2012, In : Club News 
Two Oceans celebrated a successful end of the Toastmasters year at Bhandari's Restuarant in Fish Hoek on Wed 27th June. Our members enjoyed a delicious Indian feast complete with belly dancers and much laughter. Lorne Sulcas was Toastmaster for the evening and Area Governer Francois Rossouw inducted in the new committee for 2012-2013.

Amongst the numerous awards handed out, Marion Thomas was named Toastmaster of the Year for her invaluable work as the Club's President in 2011-2012 and en...
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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)