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Townsville here we come!

Townsville here we come!

I am just 14 minutes away from America, and if I win the International Speech Contest at the Northern Division Conference on Saturday 19th March 2016, I am told I should go and get a pass port. Two years ago when I  joined  Toastmasters,  the thought never entered my mind that I would even be […]

Laughing at Leadership Training

Laughing at Leadership Training

On Sunday 26th March six representatives from Mount Sheridan Toastmasters attended the bi-annual Area 32 & 9 Leadership Training programme.  Carol Hautot from Kickstart Toastmasters organised a great day for all participants in her role as TLI Officer.  Mt Sheridan’s Nicky Jurd, as Area 9 Governor, provided eloquent information on the new Toastmasters branding formats, but […]

On Top of the Tablelands

On Top of the Tablelands

On Top of the Tablelands On Monday 1st August, our new Area 32 Governor, Kaj Haffenden and Mt Sheridan member Celia Berrell attended the Top Table Toastmasters Club meeting in Malanda.  Celia presented the “Beautiful Butterflies” speech she is preparing for this year’s “I Love Cairns” speaking competition (Saturday 20th August 10am at the Pier […]

Farewell Forest Gardens

Farewell Forest Gardens

Mt Sheridan Toastmasters have been meeting at the Forest Gardens Sales Complex, Forest Gardens, since the Club started in 2005. Thursday 16th June 2011 was our last meeting here, as the property is up for sale. We thank Delfin Lend Least Pty Ltd for the use of this ambient building, with its surrounding lush gardens […]

Lance Miller Presents “Promoting your bu

Lance Miller Presents “Promoting your business through public speaking”

World Champion of Public Speaking Presenting in Cairns on “Promoting your business through public speaking” The 2005 Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking, Lance Miller, is coming to Cairns this Friday 17th June to present on the topic “Promoting your business through public speaking”. Lance is an accomplished speaker and has a wealth of […]

Guess Who’s Coming To My Interview?

Guess Who’s Coming To My Interview?

Mt Sheridan’s Poetic Toastmaster Celia Berrell went to Sydney earlier this month and gave a Television interview for the Arts & Entertainment programme Joy’s World, broadcast by Sydney’s local television channel TVS. Many thanks to Agent Pauline Douglas, formerly President of Kickstart Toastmasters, who has recently moved to Sydney.  Pauline did all those things an […]

Be Your Own Gruntmaster

Be Your Own Gruntmaster

Celia was interviewed by Sharon Molloy on ABC Far North radio on Saturday morning 30/4/2011.  The 8 minute segment included Celia’s Science Rhymes poem Beachcombing which is published in the Tropical Writers Anthology Cracks In The Canopy.  A recording of the interview allowed Celia to evaluate her speaking: only one “Umm” but seven “And-err”s were uttered.  […]

Lance Miller A Winner

Lance Miller A Winner

Lance Miller’s seminar on Monday 25th April was enjoyable, entertaining and informative.  I was the only representative from the Mt Sheridan Toastmasters Club but there were plenty of people from Kickstart, Cairns City and Marlin Coast Clubs.  Lance spoke about the importance of sincerity in a speech as well as humour and a true affection […]

Upcoming Speechfest on 29 April 2010

Upcoming Speechfest on 29 April 2010

The Mt Sheridan Toastmasters club is holding a Speechfest on Thursday 29 April 2010, which is the third meeting in that month. The programme is changed to incorporate 5 or 6 prepared speeches, and evaluations will be written only. We invite all members, plus members of other Toastmasters clubs, to attend and nominate themselves for […]

Tune in to ABC this Thursday

Tune in to ABC this Thursday

At last Saturday’s ‘I Love Cairns’ competition our own Celia Berrell won first prize and the second place getter our own Rod Shearer won the People’s Choice Award. This Thursday morning (3rd September), Celia will be appearing on ABC Far North Radio for breakfast with Kier Shorey to present her speech at around 7.30am. Tune in […]