Author Archives: Linda van Deventer

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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CIS TOASTMASTERS MEETING NO 1015 – 11 AUGUST 2015

In Celebration of Women’s Month The meeting was graced with a surprise visit from our omnipresent Division L Director, Lazolla Belle who gave an inspiring Toast to TMI. The President, Michael Silberman welcomed all the guests including the Club’s new … 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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CIS TOASTMASTERS MEETING NO 1014 – 28 July 2015

When the lights go out, and darkness takes over, Toastmasters stars take the opportunity to shine as brightly as only CIS Toastmasters can. The 1014th meeting proved to be another eventful, entertaining and electrifying evening. The President opened the meeting … Continue reading

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CIS TOASTMASTERS MEETING NO 1013

The new club president Michael Silberman kicked-off the new Toastmasters year by welcoming everyone to the meeting. As always CIS Toastmasters club members never disappoint with their keen spirit, vibrant energy and the commitment to make the club the best … Continue reading

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Club Officer Induction – Meeting no 1012, 30 June 2015

30 June 2015. the last day of the toastmasters’ year. this is the time of year when we say “thank you” to the club officers who served their club and the members during 2014-2015 and welcome in the new club … Continue reading

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Club Meeting no 1011 – 17 June 2015

“If you have zero in your hands, you have nothing to say – what is it that is going to change your life” Billy Radebe Due to the 16th being a public holiday, our club meeting was held on WEDNESDAY … Continue reading

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