Toast­mas­ters raise bar for con­fer­ence

Gatton Star - - NEWS -

LOCK­YER Val­ley Toast­mas­ters are lead­ing the charge to­wards the Toast­mas­ters’ Western Divi­sion Con­fer­ence in Goondiwind­i this week­end.

This con­fer­ence will be a great show­case of Toast­mas­ters com­ing to­gether for learn­ing, fun, fel­low­ship and net­work­ing.

The or­gan­i­sa­tion’s mem­ber­ship ex­ceeds 357,000 in more than 16,600 clubs in 143 coun­tries. Peo­ple from di­verse back­grounds have be­come more con­fi­dent speak­ers, com­mu­ni­ca­tors and lead­ers as a re­sult of their lo­cal club mem­ber­ship.

Most Toast­mas­ters’ Clubs com­prise a mix of men and women from across the age groups, pro­fes­sions, back­grounds, be­liefs and cul­tures.

Toast­mas­ters from south­east and south­west Queensland will be in Goondiwind­i for the con­fer­ence. The theme for the con­fer­ence is “A week­end es­cape to the coun­try”.

The con­fer­ence is be­ing co-hosted by Western Divi­sion Di­rec­tor Carolyn Becker’s home club, Lock­yer Val­ley Toast­mas­ters and the Goondiwind­i Toast­mas­ters Club.

Lo­cal Goondiwind­i lass Rosie Pfitzner – Vice-pres­i­dent Pub­lic Re­la­tions of Goondiwind­i Toast­mas­ters – is work­ing closely with Carolyn and her team to as­sure a qual­ity event, which will show­case what is best about Toast­mas­ters and the Goondiwind­i re­gion.

Lock­yer Val­ley Toast­mas­ters will act as am­bas­sadors for the Lock­yer Val­ley, high­light­ing the de­lights of the val­ley.

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