Toastmasters To Hold Humorous Speech Competition

By on August 6, 2014

Clip Art Graphic of a Yellow Guy CharacterAttention all budding comedians, Essex Toastmasters needs you! Essex Toastmasters invites current Toastmasters members to be a contestant in its humorous speech competition. This will be held on August 28 in the Verona Public Library located on 17 Gould Street in Verona at 7 p.m. Members have the opportunity to present one humorous speech – original or previously presented – lasting five to seven minutes.

Toastmasters International is holding a series of contests for its Humorous Speech and Table Topics components. Winners will advance to Area, Division, and District level contests held in September, October, and November respectively. The District level event is being held at the Fall District Conference on November 22 at the Best Western Regency House in Pompton Plains.

Come out and show us your funny side, Fellow Toastmasters! Please contact Jason Everett, contest chair and vice president of education, by August 11 for more information and to volunteer for roles.

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About Essex Toastmasters

Essex Toastmasters was established in 1957 and is part of District 83 Toastmasters. The club meets every second and fourth Thursday at the Verona Public library from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Guests are always welcome! For more information about Essex Toastmasters, please visit Follow @EssexTM on Twitter.

About Toastmasters International

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Founded in October 1924, the organization currently has more than 280,000 members in 13,500-plus clubs in 116 countries. Each week, Toastmasters helps more than a quarter million people of every ethnicity, education level and profession build their competence in communication so they can gain the confidence to lead others. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit Follow @Toastmasters International on Twitter.

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