Homewood-Flossmoor Toastmasters honor communication achievement
June 19, 2013 7:20AM
Pictured are those honored by Homewood-Flossmoor Toastmasters Club 1451, of Homewood, for achievement in the field of communication. | Supplied photo
Updated: July 24, 2013 6:14AM
Kailah Armand (fifth speech), Edward Hampton (fifth speech), Sarah Funtall (first speech), Debra Glenn (fifth speech) and Djuna Mcleod (fifth speech) were honored by Homewood-Flossmoor Toastmasters Club 1451, of Homewood, for achievement in the field of communication.
“The first speech is often the most difficult for our members and the fifth speech marks the halfway milestone in completing 10 speeches for the Competent Communicator Award,” said Felton Armand, vice president of public relations.
“Each of our honorees are worthy recipients who demonstrate excellence in communication,” club president Debra Glenn said.
Homewood-Flossmoor Toastmasters Club 1451 meets regularly the first and third Tuesday of each month at 8 p.m. at the Sylvan Learning Center, Ridge Road and Halsted Street, Homewood. Information: 1451.toastmastersclubs.org.
Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.
Founded in October 1924, the organization currently has more than 280,000 members in 13,500-plus clubs in 116 countries.
Each week, Toastmasters helps more than a quarter-million people of every ethnicity, education level and profession build their competence in communication so they can gain the confidence to lead others.
Information about local Toastmasters clubs: toastmasters.org.