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Come help us celebrate 37 years of George Sutton Toastmasters! Our Reunion Meeting will be on Thursday, June 9th from 11:30 – 1:00 in Room 424 of the Colorado Technical University, 3151 South Vaughn St., Aurora, 80014.

This will be a great chance to see old friends and meet current Toastmasters.

If you’d like, as part of Table Topics, you can share your favorite memories of Toastmasters or tell us how being in Toastmasters has helped you.

We will be serving a complimentary lunch beginning at 11:00, so plan to arrive early.

If you’d like directions or more information, you… Read Full Post »

We are EXCITED to announce our official new meeting location at Colorado Technical University, 3151 S. Vaughn Way, 4th Floor, Room 424, Aurora, CO 80014 beginning at our next meeting April 14, 2016.

Colorado Technical University Logo

Here is a photo of our private enclosed room, complete with ceiling mounted projector, microphones, and screen!Photo of the new George Sutton Toastmasters club meeting room at Colorado Technical University
Couldn’t help but have fun with this pic a bit. Yes, we are very excited about this new location!

Just in case you’re not familiar with the area, S. Vaughn Way is tucked between I-225 and South Parker Road. If you’re on Parker Road, you will need to take the… Read Full Post »

Our VP Education, Ryan Dunn (far right in both photos), did a great job as the Contest Chairman and Master of Ceremonies for our 2016 club Table Topics and International Speech contest today.

International Speech contestants from left to right were:

1st Place: Lloyd Barger
2nd Place: Anastasia Button

Club International Speech contest winners 2016

Table Topics contestants from left to right were:

3rd Place: Carl Bruckman
2nd Place: Anastasia Button
1st Place: Hazel Ramsbotham

Club Table Topics contest 2016

Great job to all contestants and please support the 1st place winners as they move to the next level of competition…the Area D7 contest!!

When: Sat, March 26, 8 am –… Read Full Post »

Public Speaking Tip

There are literally thousands of skills, techniques and habits that can improve your presentation. Here are 101 of them:

  1. Follow a proven plan for outlining and delivering a successful presentation
  2. Recruit a mentor to help you through the development of your speech
  3. Practice!
  4. Use an example about yourself
  5. Organize your speech with a definite opening, conclusion and a few points in the middle
  6. Clearly state your speech goal at the beginning
  7. Make sure every element of your speech focuses on that goal
  8. Examine your word choice carefully
  9. Structure your sentences
  10. Research and know your audience before you present to them… Read Full Post »

Aurora Colorado Toastmasters Speaker Jennifer

Yesterday, September 3, 2015, we had 18 in attendance. Three of our members were scheduled a few weeks ago to present formal speeches during our club meeting on this date.

Jennifer Bailey (above), presented how she has a “guest for the summer” living in her house, which happens to be a very large spider. She did a great job painting the picture for us how the spider weaves her web every night and uses “patience” and “commitment” to the task. Jennifer weaved her own story example to describe how patience and commitment can be used in our own lives to… Read Full Post »