Hawaii Island Toastmasters compete at speech contest
Big Island Toastmasters from Hilo, Kona and Waimea participated in the Division C Toastmasters speech contests Sept. 30 in Honolulu.
Sharon Justice of Hilo took first place and Marie Fellenstein Hale of Waimea placed second in the Speech Evaluation Contest. Jeff Mori of Waimea won Humorous Contest.
Division C contest winners advance to the finals Nov. 4 during the District 49 Toastmasters conference in Honolulu.
Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. The organization has more than 352,000 members worldwide with 16,400 clubs in 141 countries.
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Big Island Toastmasters who competed in Honolulu are, from left, Gail Lewis, Marie Fellenstein Hale, Jeff Mori, Sharon Justice, Jim Cary and NJ Moses.