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Beat the Clock 2017 Incentives

BEAT THE CLOCK AWARDS FINAL Rev1 2016-17 NEW CLUBS CHARTERED by June 30th – Earn a Portable Lectern, TableTalk Cards, set of 10 Ribbons for Ice Breaker, Best of Evaluator/Speaker/Table Topics (Value $125). All charter paperwork must be sent or postmarked to TI WHQ by June 30th. Earn Toastmasters Gift Certificates (Valued at $30, $40, or $50) for recruiting and gaining 3, 4, and 5 new members, respectively – All Individual Toastmasters members who sponsor 3, 4 or 5+ new members (regardless of club) during Beat the Clock – will earn Toastmasters International gift certificates in the designated amounts....

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Spring 2017 Conference Recap

Members of District 23 followed the Yellow Brick Road to the Spring 2017 Conference in Amarillo, Texas, and had an over the rainbow good time on May 5th through 7th, 2017. From the costume contest to the speaking contests and the educational sessions to the officers elections, the conference was a blast! Speech Contests International Speech 1st Place: Jonathan Gardner of Albuquerque 2nd Place: Eva Fanari of Albuquerque 3rd Place: Brian Stover of Clovis Jonathan Gardner won the contest with his speech “One More Chance.” He will move on to compete in the semi-finals of the World Championship of...

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Club Anniversaries for May 2017

Happy anniversary! Midday Madness Club in Albuquerque, NM is turning 31 Toasters Club in Lubbock, TX is turning 29 Speakwell Toastmasters Club in Albuquerque, NM is turning 28 La Tierra Club in Santa Fe, NM is turning 19 Enriched Speakers in Eunice, NM is turning 6 Blue Toasties in Albuquerque, NM is turning 5 Bell Heli-Masters in Amarillo, TX is turning 2 SmokeTalkers in Albuquerque, NM is turning 1 DTM Think Tank in Lubbock, TX is turning...

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District 23 Alignment Review

Each year Toastmasters International requires Districts to review the alignment of clubs within Areas and Areas within Divisions. In the Spring, the District Council (see below for District Council membership) votes at the Spring Conference to approve the alignment. In preparation for the Spring Conference business meeting, district leaders, past leaders, and members conducted an alignment review and prepared a proposed realignment plan for the district. Please review the attached Alignment Review and Proposed Modifications in preparation for the meeting. Proposed Alignment for 2017-2018 (PDF) – Current year only, history information below – UPDATED April 21, 2017 For historical purposes, we do...

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Breakout Speakers Needed

The Fall 2017 Conference team is looking for breakout session speakers. Are you up for the challenge? Past International President Jana Barnhill (pictured above) spoke at our Spring 2016 conference in Santa Fe. Fill out the survey and you might be one of the speakers at District 23’s Fall 2017 Conference. Deadline for submissions is May 21, 2017.     Questions? Contact the Conference Chair: Name Email Address Phone (optional) Message Message 4 + 11 =...

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Fall 2017 Conference

Distinguished District Progress


Our Goal: 111


Currently:97



Our Goal: 3796


Currently: 3307



Our Goal: 43


Currently: 13


Distinguished


Albuquerque Toastmasters Club


Amarillo Toastmasters


Eastside Club


Select Distinguished


Amigo Toastmasters Club


Cherry Hills Toastmasters


Earlybird Toastmasters Club


Kirtland Club


Los Chismosos Club


Pantex Lunch Bunch Club


Salud Speakers


South Plains Toastmasters


President’s Distinguished


CitySpeakers


La Tierra Club

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all-day Beat the Clock (Membership Build...
Beat the Clock (Membership Build...
May 1 – Jun 30 all-day
All Toastmasters clubs need new members. Even though your club may currently enjoy a healthy membership, a few months from now that could change as members move, change jobs or reach their objectives. By adding[...]
all-day Club Officer Elections
Club Officer Elections
May 1 – Jun 30 all-day
It’s time to elect your new club officers! If your club does annual elections, these will be for the July 1st to June 30th term. If your club does semi-annual elections, this will be for the[...]
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8:00 am Lubbock TLI @ Tyler Technologies
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7:00 pm Webinar – Club Mentor and Sponso... @ Webinar
Webinar – Club Mentor and Sponso... @ Webinar
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7pm Mountain / 8pm Central Hosted by Lance McMahon of District 39 Great! We have a new club- what next? Training in what Toastmasters is all about can be a daunting experience. Join us for[...]
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all-day Smedley Award (Membership Buildi...
Smedley Award (Membership Buildi...
Aug 1 – Sep 30 all-day
All Toastmasters clubs need new members. Even though your club may currently enjoy a healthy membership, a few months from now that could change as members move, change jobs or reach their objectives. By adding[...]
Nov
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all-day Club Officer Elections
Club Officer Elections
Nov 1 – Dec 31 all-day
If your club does semi-annual elections, it’s time to elect your new officers for the January 1 to June 30 officer term. The Club Leadership Handbook (Revision 4/2015, pg. 55-56) recommends holding your elections during the first[...]
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all-day Talk Up Toastmasters (Membership...
Talk Up Toastmasters (Membership...
Feb 1 – Apr 1 all-day
All Toastmasters clubs need new members. Even though your club may currently enjoy a healthy membership, a few months from now that could change as members move, change jobs or reach their objectives. By adding[...]
May
1
Tue
all-day Beat the Clock (Membership Build...
Beat the Clock (Membership Build...
May 1 – Jun 30 all-day
All Toastmasters clubs need new members. Even though your club may currently enjoy a healthy membership, a few months from now that could change as members move, change jobs or reach their objectives. By adding[...]
all-day Club Officer Elections
Club Officer Elections
May 1 – Jun 30 all-day
It’s time to elect your new club officers! If your club does annual elections, these will be for the July 1st to June 30th term. If your club does semi-annual elections, this will be for the[...]
Aug
1
Wed
all-day Smedley Award (Membership Buildi...
Smedley Award (Membership Buildi...
Aug 1 – Sep 30 all-day
All Toastmasters clubs need new members. Even though your club may currently enjoy a healthy membership, a few months from now that could change as members move, change jobs or reach their objectives. By adding[...]