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Speakers in the Square

Saturday 25th of May was our first adventure into Hitchin Town Square. Our purpose was to let people in the local community know about our club and how it could help them to achieve their personal goals. I have to

Many Awards

This week’s meeting saw a flurry of educational awards so there were happy faces all round. You can see above a photo of John Kendall receiving two awards. John attained his level 5 Pathways award in Dynamic leadership and his

Mentoring

On the 20th of March we had a great speech by Lynne Wilkins on Mentoring. So what is mentoring? Informal and supportive relationship. It’s a voluntary arrangement – one that’s not like being managed formally: but it is supportive. Someone

A Bucket List?

Wednesday 6th February This was a meeting with a wide range of topics as well as speakers.  We had two speakers giving their Ice Breaker speech.  One was an experienced speaker who wanted to take a step into the pathways

When Life gives you Limes

Our last meeting was on January 19th and the content of the speeches was very varied.  Something for everyone. European Trade Almost controversially, we began with a speech about European Trade by Dorothy Molloy.  I say controversially because at Toastmasters

Christmas Party 2018

As ever Christmas parties come early and the same goes for us at North Herts Speakers.  Our party was on the 30th November this year. With guest from  East Herts, Luton, Eldergate, Stevenage and Cornerstones we had a chance to

Ice breaker to Dynamic Leadership

Our last meeting on Wednesday 21st November was a great mixture. We had a very new member, Godfried Debrah who completed his very first “Ice breaker” speech at Toastmasters and also a speech by a very experienced Toastmaster, John Kendall.

We won the Humous Speech Contest!

The Humorous Speech and Table Topics (Impromptu speaking) area contests were at our club venue this year.  It was great to welcome so many other toastmasters from the neighbouring clubs. With every stage of contest the level of the competitors

The Area Contest is in Hitchin!

Looking forward to tomorrow night’s contest.   This is the area contest. Tomorrow nights competition includes members from: * North Herts Speakers (Hitchin) * East Herts Speakers (Hertford) * Hertfordshire Speakers (Hatfield) and the contestants are: HUMOROUS SPEECH CONTEST * John

Toasting at our 100th Meeting

Our 100th meeting was a very relaxed affair with many more opportunities for impromptu speaking.  It was great to have some guests too and they were good sports, joining in and taking up the challenge. Guess who won the Table

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