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OROVILLE TOASTMASTERS CONTINUES ON ZOOM

Toastmasters Oroville club, “Best by a Dam site” has discontinued in person meetings and resumed their efforts on Zoom. The platform provides unique opportunities and challenges to the normal structure of toastmaster meetings but also readies participants for our new … Continue reading

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OROVILLE HAS LIVE MEETING AT NEW LOCATION

TODAY! Thanks to our President Cole Garcia’s poor zoom performances, he has found us a new place to conduct meetings with the Butte County offices closed to the public. Lets see how this goes! We will meet at the Monday … Continue reading

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TOASTMASTER MASTER…MASTER SERGEANT OF ARMS

James Souci, probably at first look would not be thought of as valedictorian of the senior citizens scrabble club…but first let me tell you, in scrabble you really needed to place limits on Chinese utterances…cheater. Recently I think of him … Continue reading

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THE WORLD OF ZOOM

Hello all; We are now in the world of ZOOM…anyway that is how we conduct our meetings these days…there are whispers of meeting in the park with distancing practices in place…but really that is all about we miss our Toastmaster … Continue reading

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CORONAVIRUS IMPACTS SCHEDULE

NOTICE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, OROVILLE TOASTMASTERS, “BEST BY A DAM SITE” HAS CANCELLED ALL MEETINGS DUE TO THE IMPACT OF THE CORONAVIRUS. PLEASE MONITOR THIS SITE FOR ANY UPDATES. GENERALLY WE WILL FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES OF THE FEDERAL ,STATE, AND … Continue reading

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POET LAUREATE OF OROVILLE MEMORIAL

Growing up, Poetry and the threat, the challenge or the even the suggestion to read, evaluate, contemplate was always a form of cerebral challenge, apparent unearned punishment and/or personal affront….Somehow the transition from a dictated structure poem to free-flow rhetorical … Continue reading

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REVISING MEETING REPORTS

In the spirit of transparency please review the below. This is an attempt to recap what really happens at one of our meetings. We do not yet have a secret hand shake or prescribe to ritualistic oddities in some basement…but … Continue reading

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To Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking, Stop Thinking About Yourself

https://hbr.org/2019/09/to-overcome-your-fear-of-public-speaking-stop-thinking-about-yourself?utm_source=pocket-newtab

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Club Meeting Forms & Checklists

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Poet Member’s Poem

AN URGE? Do you have an urge to speak in a convincing way? Do you like to share ideas as you think each day? We can help you master this every Wednesday from noon to one. We practice speaking to … Continue reading

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