Toastmasters celebrates 90th anniversay
Through improved communication and leadership skills, millions of men and women have become better speakers and leaders since 1924, when founder Dr. Ralph C. Smedley held the first meeting in a basement of the YMCA in Santa Ana, California.
Kristy Moore Hernandez of Coconut Grove has been a member of Grove Gables Toastmasters for 18 months. She credits Grove Gables for helping her to overcome crippling stage fright, which hindered her ability to give an effective talk. “Since joining Grove Gables Toastmasters, I have overcome the stage fright and now find it exciting to give a well prepared speech,” says Kristy.
Nancy E. Maidique of Coral Gables has been a member of The Grove Gables Toastmasters for 8 months. She credits the club for helping her hone her communication and leadership skills. “Since joining Grove Gables, I have learned to embrace my personal style, express my natural abilities, and focus on areas of improvement,” says Nancy.
Skarley Guerrero of Miami has been a member of The Grove Gables Toastmasters Club for two years. He has been a member and club officer, he credits the club for helping him to improve confidence when speaking in front of a crowd and develop better listening skills. “Since joining, I have been able to address an audience of more than 50 people with poise and effectiveness,” says Skarley.
The general public is invited to visit a meeting and learn more about what Toastmasters has to offer. Please contact Kristy Moore Hernandez at 305-807-2121 for more information.
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