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BC Toastmaster Celebrates 50 Years

“I stood back, guided and filled in the gaps.”
Sep 18, 2017

Spring Conference 2017 Contest Results

This year's District 96 Spring Conference occurred on Saturday May 13th, 2017 @ BCIT Downtown Vancouver. 
Jun 20, 2017

Why Contests - District 96 Toastmaster Tradition

Listen to D 96 Friends explain WHY they participate in the tradition of contests. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZ7eh-LM-MY
Jun 18, 2017
Public Speaking Tips

Manage the Fear of Public Speaking: 5 Pro Tips

You have the privilege to speak in front of an audience.
Mar 21, 2017

Evaluate? Evaluate. Evaluate!

Originally published By Rodney Denno, DTM
Mar 5, 2017

Changing My Own Little Corner of the World

Originally published By Angela Louie, DTM
Feb 26, 2017

Did That Just Happen?

Originally published by Ian Cunliffe, DTM Have you ever had the sort of weekend where your first thought upon waking up on Sunday morning was:
Feb 19, 2017
Evaluate

Listen to Understand - Speak to Inspire

2 simple rules for consistently delivering better speech evaluations Originally published by Ian Cunliffe, DTM 
Feb 12, 2017
"On Air" light

Welcome to D96's new website!

Your are viewing the new website for District 96.  It's a website for all of us, hopefully it will be the place to check regularly to see what is happening.
Feb 1, 2017

Public Relations Awards 2016-2017

Winners will be announced at the Spring 2017 Conference May 13th, 2017 Awards will be gift certificates to the Toastmasters International Merchandise store, to buy merchandise, ribbo
Dec 23, 2016
Screen Shot of the Create Event Page.

How to submit an event.

District 96 covers a lot of territory and it's important to let our members know what is happening.
Dec 1, 2016
Youth holding up Toastmasters ribbons on celebrating

Start a Youth Leadership Program

As you may know Toastmasters International has an age limit for members of clubs.
Nov 11, 2016

A very warm welcome to you.

District 96, serving 1/2 of British Columbia, is part of the family of 100+ Toastmasters International Districts with over 15,400 clubs in the world.
Nov 4, 2016
Devin and Dorothea ruling the stage.

Memories, And Emcee Tips

I always answer local phone numbers. One day in June that number was District 96 Fall Conference Chair, Linda Lee, and she asked me to co-emcee the district 96 fall conference.
Nov 3, 2016
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How To Become A Great Public Speaker

Anyone can be an effective public speaker. Just ask Jim Kokocki. In 1981, he was a shy corporate IT guy who did little public speaking.
Oct 16, 2016