Area 21 (Beaufort and Jasper counties) is more connected to Savannah than a metropolitan area in South Carolina. So it was logical that WASV Channel 3 from Savannah ran a story on Ridgeland, the second D-58 club in a South Carolina correctional facility. From a demographer’s view, both Ridgeland and FastTrackers of Hilton Head Island […]
Part of personal growth is understanding conflict and then working through the process for positive results. Join Lisa Berry, DTM, in this recorded webinar to gain the knowledge on how to identify, negotiate and build bridges, and not let barriers form during situations of conflict inside and outside of your Toastmasters club.
Michael Unks is a semifinalist in the world’s largest speech contest. Unks, a member of Greenwave Gabbers Toastmasters Club (Summerville, SC) surpassed fierce competition to win over the judges at the District 58 finals on April 23.
The Dolphin club was formed in 1967 at the U.S. Navy Fleet Ballistics Training Center. Thomas O’Brien, a charter member of Dolphins, now resides with his wife in Chaplin, SC. He shared a scrapbook of memories of how Toastmasters affected his life as a leader both in the Navy and civilian life.
“I was in total shock. All I could do was look at my family with my eyes full of tears. . . I am grateful that I chose to join Toastmasters,” said Cherisse. “I know in my heart they played a vital part in me becoming MS South Carolina Plus America Supreme 2017!!”
Dolphin Club celebrated its 50th anniversary on Saturday, May 13 at 5:30 pm. In attendance were Dana Swarner and Bob Swarner, current and incoming District 58 TRIO members and prior district governors, Carroll Cash and Ellen Reid. Chartered in April 1967, the club memorabilia at the affair included a President’s Distinguished award from 1973. In […]
The District 58 business meeting will be held on Saturday April 22, 2017. At that time, club
presidents and vice presidents of education will vote on several items including elections for the 2017-2018 year, district realignment, and several other items of district business. The following list of candidates for the 2017-2018 elections was submitted by nominations chair.
Have you ever thought about giving a TED talk? In this session, we will address
everything you have always wanted to know about giving a TED talk.
You will be tired after a long session learning, networking, viewing contests, and conducting district business. Take time to revitalize in your remodeled room with premium bedding, take in dip in the indoor or outdoor pool, or work out in the 24-hour fitness center. Being on-site affords you the opportunity to just freshen up and change before dinner.
Darren LaCroix, World Champion of Public Speaking 2001, headlines the weekend at which you will: Network… Gain Stellar Content… Renew and Recharge!
A Toastmasters’ labor of love and an act of generosity bring hope and skills to inmates of correctional facilities.
Running Successful Speech Contests: Learn the tricks and traps from an expert. District 58 Club Growth Director, Bob Swarner, DTM, shares some lessons learned, gives helpful tips, and facilitates a discussion.
You can see Lamanda Gaskins DTM, PDG, former judge of the finals of the International Speech contest, at this one-hour webinar.
Toastmasters District 58 Speakers Bureau Winter Conference, Saturday, January 28, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Cost: $25 (includes session and lunch).
Women’s Empowerment Toastmasters ‘Coming Out Gathering’ You’re invited to come check us out at our Women’s Empowerment Toastmasters club meeting! We are 1of 8 women’s clubs in the country and right here in Greenville SC!!! Hello??!!! Whatever goals you’re working on…your communication and/or leadership goals…join us! INVITE YOUR EMPOWERED FRIEND GIRLS!!! Friday Feb. 3, 2017 6:30 – 7:30 Earth Fare 3620 Pelham Rd,Greenville, SC 2961
Wendell Ray Partain, Sr., age 79, passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at AnMed Health Medical Center. Ray had been a member of the Anderson Toastmasters since September of 2008. Additionally, the Georgia native was a member, officer and director of myriad civic, professional and religious organizations. He retired from Owens Corning Fiberglas after more […]
Scott and Kat Stellern’s almost one-year old daughter passed away recently. Harper Ann Stellern was born prematurely and spent several months in the NICU before coming home. Scott is past president of Fluor TMs Club.
At TEDx in Charleston on October 20, two District 58 Toastmasters took to the stage to address rising sea levels and how prisons can better serve the mentally ill.
Three members of FastTrackers, the Hilton Head Toastmasters International club, will be going to Ridgeland Correctional Institute on a regular basis. Ridgeland is now home to the second Toastmasters club in a South Carolina correctional facility.
The 2016-2017 Nominating Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2017-2018 Toastmasters’ year for the all elected positions: TRIO and seven division directors.
District 58 ambassador program took off and is climbing.
On December 01, 2016, a video interview with TMI International Director Matt Kinsey went to the cable company’s 58,000 subscribers in the upstate and midlands.
Six District-58 clubs won Smedley Awards for adding five or more new members during August and September.
Speaker: Brian Woolf, World Championship of Public Speaking Finalist What: Brian will share his 10 favorite discoveries from 12 months of research for his new book, The Speaker’s Toolbox: 47 Tools to Build Better Speeches. Where: Pelham Road Library, 1508 Pelham Rd, Greenville 29615 When: Thursday, November 17, 7-8 PM (Doors open 6:30 PM) Attendance: […]
Attend the Super TLI on January 21 in Columbia – 9:00 to 2:00 p.m. or one of the local sessions February 4 in Charleston, Florence, and Greenville – 9:00 to 2:00 p.m. Make preparations for your club and area spring speech contests in February or March. The divisional contests for International Speech and Table Topics will be held […]
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 […]
District 58 offers sincere condolences to the family of fellow Toastmaste Timothy Reeves.
Your free gift is part of District 58’s 60th Anniversary Celebration. The anniversary kick off during the fall conference was such a success, the Trio decided to give everyone a gift: free admission to Ryan Avery’s Seminar on Thursday November 03 at 6:30 p.m. Exclusively for District 58 Toastmasters, Ryan, who in 2012 became […]
Opening the business meeting at the District 58 Fall Conference on October 29, District Director Kimberly Love read a proclamation from the governor. The proclamation recognizes Toastmasters’ service to the citizens of South Carolina and proclaims July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 as District 58 Toastmasters’ anniversary year throughout the state.
Toastmasters International Director Matt Kinsey, visiting South Carolina to attend the District 58 Fall Conference on October 29, was interviewed on WRHI, Rock Hill, on October 27. Myron Brown, ACB, ALB, DC , VPPR of the Rock Hill Toastmasters Club joined him on the Palmetto Mornings radio program hosted by Chuck Boozer and Freddi Hammer. The interview is […]