Rising Stars

Contest winners Heather Brown and Tonya Sunderland.Congratulations to Heather Brown (1st place) and Tonya Sunderland (2nd place) for their award-winning evaluations in the 2014 evaluation contest at the George Sutton Toastmasters club. Heather will be representing our club at the Area contest in late September (date and location to be announced).

Special thanks to Gretchen Vaughn of the Toast of Inverness club for serving as our test speaker.

Heather will also be our appointed representative at the humorous speech contest. I’d tell you what her topic is but that would be sharing insider information…look out competition!

Rich Hopkins speaking at Toastmasters contest.This Thursday, August 14, 2014, the amazing Rich Hopkins will visit our Toastmasters club as a guest speaker and deliver his 5-7 minute contest speech in preparation for the Toastmasters International championship where he will be competing next week in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia!

Rich has competed at his own club contest level, his area, then division, then district over the past several months. Next week, he will compete against 91 contestants divided by 9 semi-finals, and then will move on to compete against 8 other finalists for the title of World Champion of Public Speaking!

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I forgot to get a photo of all the competitors before some of them had to leave but I did manage to capture most of them in a shot. Congrats to all competitors from left to right Barbara Peck (2nd place Tall Tales), Steve Worthman (Tall Tales participant), Jennifer Bailey (2nd place Evaluation contest), and the man who walked away with all the metal….Joseph Coupal (1st place Tall Tales, 1st place Evaluation contest)!

Tall Tales and Evaluation Contest 2013

Not in the photo but to be recognized also for exceptional performance Barbara Setliffe (3rd place Tall Tales), Ryan Dunn (2nd place Evaluation contest).

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Dr. Ryan DunnOne of our newer members is off and running in the speaking spotlight! Dr. Ryan Dunn of Mile High Spine and Sport will be presenting “Exercise, Aches and Pains Oh My!” at the Amazing Aging Expo on September 28, 2013 at the Marriott Tech Center. 4900 s. Syracuse Street, Denver, CO 80237. An estimated 500 will be in attendance.

Ryan’s presentation will cover common postural syndromes, faulty breathing patterns, and exercises we can perform at home for a variety of aches and pains. He will cover proper nutrition for healthy aging, skin, bones, joints, and muscle. Attendees will have the… Read Full Post »