Check out this link from Bob Swarner, Director of Club Development, about building or revitalizing a mentoring program in your club.
Dues are due. For a club contest winner to advance in the competition, he or she must be a member in good standing of a club in good standing. One aspect of that includes dues payment by the end of September. The club must have eight paid members, one of whom must be anyone who […]
Not that kind of date, but the dates, locations, and times of each club, area, and division Humorous Speech and Evaluation Contest for the district calendar. Use the submit entry form on the site.
As a result of the success of Area 31 in 2015-2016, one of the newspapers in the area did a nice article. Congratulations to former area director Diana Hardy and the club officers involved.
Congratulations to the following clubs for having 20 member payments or a net gain of five by March 15, 2016. Dolphin Club Coast Masters Cummins Turbo Toasters Fast Trackers Blackbaud Toastmasters Tube Masters Allendale Toastmasters SC State Toastmasters Verizon Toastmasters Piedmont Executive Club These clubs are all eligible to be in a drawing for one […]
Congratulations to new club Verizon Toastmasters of Elgin, S.C. They are club # 5260108 of Division E Area 51 and officially chartered February 16, 2016. Welcome to District 58!
Flora Ratliff, DTM, Past Division Director — A Tribute by Brian Woolf, DTM [Flora passed on Jan 16, 2016, at age 62] In every company In every congregation In every club There is always a small group of special people Who are inclusive Who are interested in us Who are encouraging Flora was one of […]
Welcome to SC State Toastmasters Club # 5201518, Division C, in Orangeburg, SC. Thank You to Immediate Past District Governor Angela Geiger for helping this club get to charter. Welcome new members!
Congratulations! The following clubs have “Taken The Challenge” by earning 5 or more DCP goals plus have 20 members (or a net gain of 5). They have won $15 in District Store Dollars for the quarter II incentive program: Division A: Lowcountry Toastmasters Club Dolphin Club Cummins Turbo Toasters FastTrackers Club Division C: Columbia Toastmasters […]
Recently, the District lost a much-loved member, Tom Limehouse. Tom was a member of both Advanced Communicators and Sunrise Toastmasters clubs in the Upstate. He was a regular and active member, quite often representing one or the other club in speech contests. If you are interested in honoring his memory and helping a special group […]
A Reminder about the 2nd Quarter Incentive Programs! The holidays are quickly approaching, and so is the end of 2015, and alas so too are the 2nd Quarter Incentives. Any club with 20 members, or a net gain of 5, with 5 or more DCP goals met, by December 31st, will earn $15 District […]
District 58 has a New Prison Club! Allendale Correctional Institution chartered a club in September and we’re having our charter party on Friday, November 13. ” When I saw, first hand, the way these inmates embrace Toastmasters, I wanted to start a club in every prison in the District!” said Dana Swarner, DTM, District 58 […]
Twice per year Dolphin Toastmasters meet outside in a park. Keeping it fresh and exciting for their members.
Due to the inclement weather, the Division C and D contest has been rescheduled to Saturday, October 10th. Please stay tuned for the new location and time. The Division E contest has been rescheduled to Friday, October 9th at Francis Marion University. The contest will begin at 6:30 pm at the Lee Nursing Building. […]
Attend TLI ….. “I just joined Toastmasters last month and decided to attend SUPER TLI to learn more about Toastmasters. WOW, I am glad I came and am ready to start my speeches and get involved.” Overheard at SUPER TLI Saturday July 25, 2015.
Your manual at a Toastmasters meeting is like money in the bank. You can’t get credit without it! – Diana Hardy, Area 31 Director
Liberty Toastmasters club is coming to Fountain Inn. Their first meeting first meeting is July 21 at Capstone Church, 601 Fairview St., Fountain Inn, SC 29644. The meeting begins at 6:30 PM and lasts until 7:30 PM. There is no charge to attend this meeting. Come learn what Toastmasters is all about. They’ll have a […]
Show your audience respect by having a well written opening and conclusion. Your message will have greater impact and YOU will make a lasting impression. – Brian Carver, Area 61 Director
When writing a speech, use 150 words per minute for women and 125 words per minute for men. – David Brooks
District 58 summer TLIs (Toastmasters Leadership Institute aka Club Officer Training) schedule has been released. First up is SUPER TLI in Columbia on Saturday July 25. Training will be held at the University of South Carolina Swearingen Building on South Main Street from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. SUPER TLI offers more education sessions, 2014-2015 […]
Fellow Toastmasters, My name is Sharon Durgin and I am the new District Director for District 58 Toastmasters. July 1 is the first day of the new Toastmasters 2015-2016 year and I am excited to serve the district in this leadership position. We will be kicking off the new year by holding SUPER TLI in Columbia on […]
Breaking News! North Charleston Mayor Hon’ble Keith Sumney has declared 2015-16 to be Toastmasters Year in honor of our Spring Conference to be held April 24-26, 2015 in his city, with our Second Vice President Toastmasters International, Balraj Arunsasalm DTM as our Special Guest! Register for Spring Conference!
A wonderful presentation by The District 58 Speakers Bureau Chair Dana Swarner, DTM, on special invitation to the Speakers Bureau Chairs from the 9 Districts of Region 8. For the first time in many years, the District 58 Speakers Bureau is flourishing under Dana’s leadership and she shared the details of her careful planning and […]
Jatika Manigault from the Low country is scheduled to appear on “Low Country Live!” to talk up the Summerville Toastmasters on March 10th. The show airs live on Channel 4 (the ABC affiliate here in Charleston) from 10:00am to 11:00am. Cheers Jatika!
We continue to expand our Toastmasters brand in District 58. Please join me in welcoming the following new clubs to our District 58 family: ATI SM Richburg Club Number 4355672 chartered on 11/13/2014, our first chartered club, with 31 members. Thank you to Pat Gann, DTM, PDG and the clubs of Rock Hill Toastmasters and Fort Mill […]
Toastmasters is growing again. Welcome Columbia Stagecoach Trailblazers to District 58!! This club is a new corporate club chartered April 15, 2014 in Columbia at the Wells Fargo Office on Greystone Blvd.
Now is the time to renew your Toastmasters membership. If your club renews 13 members by March 15, the club will qualify for a $25 District Store gift certificate. If your club renews 20 members by the end of March, the club will qualify for a $25 District Store gift certificate. Can a club qualify for […]
ScanSource Club of Greenville SC held their Open House on January 14 and received two special awards. These were the Select Distinguished Award from last year and the 1+1 Award. ScanSource was in the top 20 Clubs in the world for the 1+1 campaign; from over 14,000 clubs. At this event the Division G Governor, […]
Writer Henry Alford, an author of four books, tells his Toastmasters experience in this delightful NY Times article. an acquaintance asked me recently why I had joined Toastmasters, the 292,000-member international organization that lets people practice giving speeches to one another, I told him I was hoping to reduce terror by putting myself in terror’s […]