Author Archives: Linda van Deventer

Club Contest in JHB and Surrounds

Many brave Toastmasters across the globe are taking up the challenge of competing in the annual International speech contest. Please support our clubs and members by assisting as a role player (timekeeper, tally counter, judge, contest chair, SAA) or attend … Continue reading

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Time is of the essence (CC2) by Craig Sacks

Sometimes we have too much time. We take things slow. There’s no rush. We say things like “I’ll do that tomorrow” and “why do tomorrow’s work, today?”. We watch TV for that extra hour, we sleep just a little later … Continue reading

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Our Club President is a CHAMP!

CONGRATULATIONS to Michael Silberman for winning the AREA L3 HUMOROUS SPEECH CONTEST! Show your support at the Division Contest on 17 September hosted by The Sages Toastmasters club at Marks Park.

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CIS TOASTMASTERS MEETING NO 1017 – 8 September 2015

Celebrating our first meeting in our NEW home at WAVERLEY SPORTS CLUB was 21 members, guests and visitors. In his opening message Michael Silberman, Club President, expressed his sincere gratitude towards Mandy Labuschagne and her team at Waverley Sports club … Continue reading

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We have moved!

GOODBYE TO OLD EDS BOWLING CLUB Last night (25.08.15) was “the end” – the end of calling Old Eds Bowling Club our home. Notice the divine glow over one of our loooong standing members and club Treasurer, Kazik Blonski. HELLO … Continue reading

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Humorous and Table Topics Speech Contest 25 August 2015

Last night saw over 30 people attending our club contest! It was an amazing evening. Special thanks to our Contest Chair Njabulo Thela and Chief Judge Cathy Angus as well as their team of role players – the evening was … Continue reading

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2015 World Champion of Public Speaking

Congratulations to the 2015 World Champion of Public Speaking Mohammed Abdullah Qahtani, D79 – Saudi Arabia  2nd Place: Aditya Maheswara, D49 – India3rd Place: Manoj Vasudevan, D80 – Singapore What’s so amazing and so inspiring is the new Champ was … Continue reading

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Colbert Nengovhela – Palms sweaty, knees weak, arms heavy (CC10)

On the 16th of July 2013, I stood here to deliver my very first speech titled ‘Unlucky 13 and rediscovering the meaning of life’. As I walked towards the lectern, I could feel my palms becoming sweaty, knees getting weak and … Continue reading

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A message from Toastmasters CEO – Daniel Rex

Leadership and Integrity Core values are a small set of timeless guiding principles that are essential to an organization. Toastmasters International’s values are: Integrity, Respect, Service and Excellence. The entire Toastmasters program depends on the integrity of each member; that … Continue reading

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We are moving!

After 41 years, the winds of change has blown CIS Toastmasters Club into a new venue.

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