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April 27, 2012

Local Toastmasters continue to district competition

GOSHEN — Everence Toastmasters Club and the Maple City Toastmasters Club were recently awarded top honors at District 11-Division A Toastmasters International Speech and TableTopics Contest, in Mishawaka. The Goshen club members previously received top honors at the March 17, Toastmasters Area 12 speech contest in Warsaw.

The award-winning Toastmasters now advance to speech completion at the District 11 Spring 2012 Conference, Columbus, Ind., Friday and Saturday.

International speech

Jim Smith from Everence Toastmasters Club received first place for an inspirational speech “Dare to Soar” in the International Speech Contest. John Johnson from Maple City Toastmasters club was awarded second place for his motivational speech “Foe to Friend.”  

Top awards

Top awards for the TableTopics contest of impromptu speeches on a leadership theme went to Jo Ellen Eisenhour from Maple City Toastmasters for first place and second place was awarded to Jim Smith from Everence Toastmasters Club.

For more information about Toastmasters, contact Sondra Resen at sondraresen@gmail.com or Brent Hochstetler, at brent.bochstetler@everence.com.

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