Author Archives: Linda van Deventer

CIS TOASTMASTERS MEETING 1030 – 05 April 2016

Rosina completes her Competent Communicator Manual, Chrstine Dazzles On the 5th of April, CIS Toastmasters held its 1030th meeting. The President, Michael Silberman opened the meeting and welcomed everyone including the only guest, Cynthia Makhubele. In the spirit of Toastmasters … Continue reading

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CIS TOASTMASTERS MEETING 1029 – 22 March 2016

Last nights meeting fell in the Easter Holiday Period, and so we many of our members could not attend. However whoever says size counts wasn’t at last nights meeting, as we had a fantastic time. We were entertained by the … Continue reading

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CIS TOASTMASTERS MEETING 1028 – 08 March 2016

It was an evening of ‘cool jeans’, an evening of great speeches, an unforgettable evening. A whopping 7 speakers delivered their prepared speeches ranging fromCC1 to CC8. The evening was yet again another reminder of why we are Toastmasters, why every … Continue reading

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International Speech and Evaluation Contest – 23 February 2016

CIS Toastmasters held its International Speech and Evaluation Contest on the 23rd of February at the Waverly Sports Club, a day after Ralph Smedley’s birthday. Five contestants entered both the evaluation as well as the speech contest. The Division Director, … Continue reading

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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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CIS TOASTMASTERS MEETING 1026 – 09 February 2016

CIS Toastmasters on the up and up!! CIS Toastmasters held its 1026th meeting at the Waverly Sports Club. This year’s record audience of 30 people was treated to four prepared speeches and an educational which was delivered by Kazik Blonski. … Continue reading

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CIS TOASTMASTERS MEETING 1025 – 26 January 2016

CIS Toastmasters hosted its 1025th meeting on the 26th of January 2016. The President, Michael Silberman opened the meeting and welcomed all the guests. a total of 8 guests walked into what is fast becoming an incubator of aspiring public … Continue reading

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Rob Douglas Presidential Citation Award – Celebration Video at CIS Toastmasters

CIS Toastmasters joined in the celebrations for Rob Douglas’ Presidential Citation Award. The celebrations were hosted at the Waverly Sports Club on the 20th of October 2015. http://bit.ly/robdouglaspresidentialcitation

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CIS TOASTMASTERS MEETING 1024 – 12 January 2016

CIS Toastmasters held its first meeting of 2016 on January the 12th 2016. 27 people graced the meeting with a fair turn-out of guests and visitors alike. The President, Michael Silberman opened the meeting with a fitting quote as people … Continue reading

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