Monthly Archives: October 2013

Club Welcomes 8 Guests at Oct. 29 Open House

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Lisa DesRosiers Places 2nd in District Humorous-Speech Contest

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Lisa DesRosiers became the first member of Colville Toastmasters to place at a District-level contest at the District 9 Fall Conference in Wenatchee, WA. Read the incredible story of an amazing coincidence that linked Lisa with the contest winner.

Club’s Donation to Conference Silent Auction is Basket of New Books

A $55 winning bid at the District 9 Fall Conference in Wenatchee resulted from Colville Toastmasters’ donation of $365 worth of brand-new books.

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Lisa DesRosiers Wins Division C Humorous Speech Contest

From a press release …

Having won at the third level of the 2013 Toastmasters Humorous Speech Contest in Spokane, Lisa DesRosiers of Colville Toastmasters will advance to the final level of competition, the district contest, encompassing contestants from Eastern Washington, Northeastern Oregon and the Idaho panhandle, which will be held in Wenatchee on Oct. 19.

DesRosiers’s first-place win was for her speech, “Take the Plunge” about her experience in joining her daughter’s wedding party in parachuting out of a plane on the day of the nuptials. The Humorous Speech Contest begins at the local club level and proceeds through the area, division, and district levels.