An Open House is an opportunity to not just attract new members, but an opportunity for members to step out of their comfort zone, to put their leadership skills to work and shine. Think BIG! When you give your guests more than they expect, your open house will be a huge success. Plan it all […]
Calling all aspiring hollywood actors and directors! Create a video to promote your club. Entries will be shown at the Spring Conference. Also, you’ll have a video to help drive visitors in your door. Post it to your FreeToastHost club website and club FB page.
Plenty of club and member incentives are in play for the 2017-2018 year. Awards include umbrellas, messenger bags, power banks, laser pens. and more. Check out what it takes to get your hands on these prizes.
D-58 Ambassadors have been going abroad and domestically visiting other clubs. So far the list comprises multiple clubs outside South Carolina as well as four foreign locations. However, with the contest season upon us, there is no need to go far and wide. Area and above contests do not qualify, but club contests count!
Six District-58 clubs won Smedley Awards for adding five or more new members during August and September.
You can become an ambassador of District-58 simply by visiting meetings at other clubs. After recording only three visits, your status as a District 58 Club Ambassador will be noted the district website! A presentation of Ambassadors’ “credentials” will be part of the Spring Conference. Since you will be an ambassador sans portfolio, you have […]
This is well worth sharing with all members and citing for marketing and “the moment of truth.”
Show us watcha’ got! Limited display and exhibit space at Fall Conference
SCIWAY is a state-wide (not state operated) web site of where to go and what to do in South Carolina. Under the category Organizations a page is devoted to Toastmasters clubs. There is no cost for listing your club with a link to your web site. Since SCWAY is optimized for Google, this should boost […]
This event provides an excellent opportunity for visitors and new members. Here are some proven steps you can take: 1. Optional but advised: move the contest from your regular meeting time to a Friday or Saturday evening. 2. Publicize the event as a free evening of humor. You can find a sample announcement on the […]
Smedley clubs get out of the blocks fast in the race to Club Success goals. Plus, they score some immediate rewards.
Published Toastmasters can sell their books as part of a new fund-raiser at Super TLI.
Conference Schedule 9:00 – 9:15 Opening Session Salon A/B 9:15 – 9:50 Keynote Address CELEBRATE! Jana Barnhill DTM, PIP, AS Salon A/B 10:00 – 10:50 Education Session 1 Yes You Can! Live the Life […]
Whenever anyone thinks about the District 58 Fall Conference, the first thing that typically comes to mind is the District Humorous Speech and Evaluation Contests, but the Fall Conference this year comes with not one, but two, special guest speakers! District 58 is proud to present Jana Barnhill, Past International President and Accredited Speaker, […]
To jump-start our year, we are offering a free Fall Conference for the following: Members Any District 58 Toastmaster member who successfully charters a club by September 30 will get a free Fall Conference registration. If there are two sponsors, and both wish to attend the Fall Conference, each will receive a 50% discount. Area […]
During the 2015-2016 Toastmasters year, any club that earns Distinguished Club status by April 15, 2016 is eligible to win the little BLUE box. The names of all clubs achieving Distinguished status will be written on a piece of paper, dropped in a hat, and one lucky club will win the little BLUE box. All […]
TV Talk Show Toastmaster Stars Sharon Durgin, DTM, LGET and Dana Swarner, ACS, CL, Greenville, SC Don’t Miss watching the Talk Show 12:00 Noon, Monday, November 24, 2014 on WYFF TV Channel 4, Greenville, SC Coffee Underground Toastmasters Chartering efforts Toastmasters of South Carolina is starting a new club in downtown Greenville at Coffee Underground. The […]
Dues are Due (DAD) by October 1st As Lt. Governor Marketing, I have a few incentives that may help you encourage your club members to pay on time: Clubs that renew 85% of club members (round up) by the end of the day September 19th will receive a $20 District Store Certificate. Clubs that renew […]
The results of the BIG GOLD BOX Promotion are in… Please join me in congratulating the following clubs! Distinguished Club – Winner of the Red Box Fluor Power Toastmasters Division G, Area 74 Club 981611 Select Distinguished Club – Winner of the White Box Verizon Upstate Toastmasters Division F, Area 64, Club 1681402 Presidents […]
The Orangeburg Area Toastmasters Club is hosting an Open House meeting on Monday May 12 for anyone interested in learning more about Toastmasters. The meeting will be held at the Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College, Building S – Gulbrandsen Room; 3250 St. Matthews Road; Orangeburg, SC. Meet and Greet time will start at 6:30 pm and the […]
Demo Meetings South Carolina District 58 Toastmasters, invites Fountain Inn and Simpsonville area residents to two informational demo meetings to: Meet members. Learn about the Toastmasters public speaking program. Find out about two new clubs chartering in the area. Toastmasters provides a supportive and positive environment with opportunities for members to develop their communication and […]
The Low Country added a new club in September 2013 welcoming BenefitFocus Toastmasters to the District. BenefitFocus is a corporate club located on Daniel Island. The club chartered with 22 members and continues to grow. The members meet Wednesdays at noon and are part of Division A Area 12. Club Sponsors are Sudie Archibald, DTM […]
“What if” every Monday for the next two months throughout the whole district every Toastmaster member wore their Toastmasters badge? All day long? Everywhere they went? the grocery store, the convenience store, the pharmacy? What would happen? Would membership increase? Let’s see what happens! Get ready and wear your badge. And when someone asks “What’s […]
Our newest club to join the District 58 family is 3647601 Quackmasters. They were officially a club on December 17, 2013. It is a corporate club at Aflac. Blair, we welcome you and your club to District 58 Toastmasters.
Lt. Governor Marketing, Sharon Durgin, DTM, recommends scheduling your club’s Open House in January 2014. Why? All of those New Year’s Resolutions to improve ourselves in the new year. And, why are we discussing this now? It takes several months to plan a successful Open House. Currently, there is planning for a Mauldin […]
Be proud we’ve got three super-star clubs in our District. Three clubs in District 58 are on the top 20 worldwide list of 1+1 campaign top achievers. They are: Millennium Toastmasters Club #2964 ScanSource Club #5885 Young Professional Toastmasters #7531 Division G Governor, John Rogers, ACG discovered how they did it. Wynne Smith, ScanSource Club […]
TEDx Charleston is accepting applications through Oct 22 to speak at their 2014 event. Interested? Get more details on their Facebook page and website.
Mary struggled with public speaking, tried Toastmasters but had a horrible experience. What happened & what could the club have done differently? Well for one thing she worked up the courage just to attend a meeting. Then as a first-time visitor she was called on for a Table Topic. Whoa! Way too much way too […]
It’s time to start talking to club members about dues renewals. Beginning September 1, Toastmasters International will begin accepting dues renewals for the October 1 – March 31 time period. Getting your club dues paid in September will count towards the Distinguished Club Program, so start early, get your members renewed for the next 6 […]
Congratulations to the newest club chartered in District 58. Toastmasters of Fort Mill at Continental Tire Club number 3100717, in Area 44 Division D, officially chartered on July 31, 2013. This is a corporate club meeting at Continental Tire Headquarters in Fort Mill. The club meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday at noon. The […]