News & Announcements
January 3, 2022
Dear Toastmasters of District 3,
Join us in welcoming the year 2022! We hope you have been enjoying the celebrations of the season. We are excited about all the great activities planned for the remainder of the Toastmasters year 2021-2022. The following news and announcements are for the month of January. We hope you will share the news with your fellow club members, and we encourage you to check out https://aztoastmasters.org/members/ for events, training, incentives and programs. Also, follow us on social media for the latest news.
WINTER TOASTMASTERS LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
Three Sessions Remaining - Register Today!
Saturday, January 8, 2022, at 9 am
Monday, January 10, 2022, at 6 pm
Saturday, January 22, 2022, at 9 am
CAREER DEVELOPMENT & JOB FAIR - JAN 28, 2022
Mark the date on your calendar and share this event with your friends and colleagues!
This virtual event is packed with educational workshops presented by speakers who are and have been Toastmasters who gained both experience and confidence in their public speaking and leadership capabilities, which led to
their personal and professional achievements. Job seekers will have an opportunity to connect with participating businesses during this all-day event.
2021-2022 SPEECH CONTEST SEASON
Table Topics and International
All Area, Division, and District speech contests will be VIRTUAL this year. Club contests may be conducted using virtual, in-person, or hybrid formats.
CONTEST DATES & RESOURCES
DISTRICT 3 TOASTMASTERS CONFERENCE
RISE UP and “Celebrate Your Summit” on May 20-21, 2022
DISTRICT 3 COMMUNICATION & LEADERSHIP AWARD
The highest honor the District can bestow on a non-Toastmaster
District 3 Toastmasters is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Communication & Leadership Award to be presented in-person at the Hall of Fame luncheon at Conference on May 21, 2022. This award recognizes individuals within our Arizona communities who have demonstrated outstanding communication and leadership skills. Any member or club in good standing can nominate a
non-Toastmaster for this award. Please use the following link to the online form: Nominate Someone Today (https://bit.ly/32EpIVd)
INTERESTED IN DISTRICT LEADERSHIP?
Applications and nomination forms are due by January 15, 2022
Area directors, district leaders and members: Are you interested in continuing in leadership and running for one of the district offices: Division Director, Club Growth Director, Program Quality Director, or District Director? Qualified candidates should send your application, nomination form, or questions to Peter Salazar at IPDD@aztoastmasters.org by 1/15/2022.
DISTINGUISHED CLUB PROGRAM (DCP)
Congratulations for achieving 5 or more DCP goals by December 31st!
If your club’s achievement was not recorded on the Dashboard by the time of this publication, the list will be updated by the February newsletter. Clubs that have achieved 5 DCP goals will be receiving two (2) coupons towards a full conference package, enabling two club members to purchase a full conference package at a discounted
Share Valuable Lessons or Best Practices
Do you have a best practice or valuable lesson learned from your Distinguished Club Program? Share your insights with other District 3 clubs. Please reach out to Tammy Gallagher at firstname.lastname@example.org with your information.
RISE UP TO MEMBERSHIP BUILDING
Rise Up to Member Promise
Every new member you sponsor by June 1, 2022 will receive a new member pin! Send the new member application with the sponsor field filled in to CGD@aztoastmasters.org.
*New members sponsored January 1 to June 1, 2022, must be a New or a Reinstate, and NOT a Renewal, Dual or Transfer. Only adding New or Reinstate members will qualify, since the goal is to add to the membership. The more new members you sponsor, the more chances you have to win.
JANUARY LUNCH & LEARN WEBINARS
Mark it on your calendar – make it a lunch date!
January 14, 2022 11:30 am
“Leadership…Collision or Collaboration?” with Trish Blackwelder, DTM
January 28, 2022 11:30 am
“Communication Access Realtime Translation” with Christy Abrams
Lunch & Learn webinar videos available on YouTube - recent sessions click HERE
“Who Influences You?” with Michelle Mras
“Santa Claus Leadership Secrets - As told by Mrs. Claus” with Julie Caliendo
DISTRICT 3 SPEAKERS BUREAU
Are you considering becoming a public or professional speaker, and don’t know where to start? The District 3 Speakers Bureau may be just the place for you. Many District 3 Speakers Bureau members are experienced public speakers eager to inform or entertain audiences. They are also Toastmasters looking to become an experienced or professional speaker. Arizona Toastmasters
Speakers Bureau members have presented at outside organization events, and members of the Speakers Bureau will be offered speaking opportunities with District 3.
The Speakers Bureau meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday every month via Zoom. No fees to join. You just need to apply and audition. Attend as a guest and check us out. For more information, go to the District 3 Speakers Bureau webpage.
Questions? contact Steve Feld, Speakers Bureau Chair, at email@example.com
DISTINGUISHED TOASTMASTER (DTM) PROGRAM
ANNOUNCEMENTS - WHAT'S NEW?
WELCOME A NEW CLUB TO DISTRICT 3
Speak Like A Boss Toastmasters Club # 7302311 chartered December 2021
GRAND CANYON ECHOES PODCASTS
Meet fellow members and learn about their experiences as Toastmasters in District 3.
Check out recent podcasts with:
Sara Mayer “Crushing Goals and All the Things That Get in the Way”
Lisa Raymond “In Your Service”
CAREER DEVELOPMENT & JOB FAIR - JAN 28, 2022
TUCSON BOOK FESTIVAL - March 12 & 13, 2022
DISTRICT 3 EVENTS CALENDAR
Promote your event on the District 3 Events Calendar. Visit the calendar to learn about other events and training opportunities. Go
to https://aztoastmasters.org/events/. Here's a quick look ahead:
- 1/8 Winter TLI Session #3 MORE INFO
- 1/10 Winter TLI Session #4 MORE INFO
- 1/12 Speakers Bureau MORE INFO
- 1/12 Club Coach Roundtable MORE INFO
- 1/14 Lunch & Learn – Leadership…Collision or Collaboration? MORE INFO
- 1/22 Winter TLI Session #5 MORE INFO
- 1/26 Speakers Bureau MORE INFO
- 1/28 Lunch & Learn: Communication Access Realtime Translation MORE INFO
- 1/28 District 3 Toastmasters Career Development and Job Fair MORE INFO
Your 2021-2022 District Leadership Trio
District Director David Hopper, DTM
Program Quality Director Karen Hewitt, DTM
Club Growth Director DJ Reed, DTM
Join: Facebook members group
Listen: Grand Canyon Echoes podcast
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