Monday, December 28, 2015

Meeting Canceled for Dec 31, 2015

Due to the recent snow storm, we are canceling our December 31, 2015, meeting.

Please join us on January 7, 2016, at 7:00am for our next regularly scheduled meeting.

See you in the New Year!
Lubbock Toasters

Monday, November 23, 2015

2015 Holiday Meeting Schedule

Lubbock Toasters Toastmasters club has the following schedule over the holidays:

  • Nov 26 - Thanksgiving - No Meeting
  • Dec 24 - Christmas Eve - Normal Meeting
  • Dec 31 - New Year's Eve - Normal Meeting

All other Thursdays during December are also normal meeting dates. As always, we will not meet if the roads are bad enough that LISD cancels or delays school for the day. During the winter break when LISD is not in session, our cancellation policy is as follows:
The club president will cancel the meeting in the event that any sort of "wintry mix" or worse is forecast. 

Please be safe and come out to the club sometime when you can!

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Welcome to Toasters, mon!

We had a big day at Lubbock Toasters Toastmasters club today. First Sungpo Yi, our newest member, delivered his Ice Breaker speech. From sushi chef to restaurant and hotel management student, Sung told of his restaurateur goals.

Our theme, "Welcome to Jamiaca, Mon!" celebrated Jamaica gaining it's independence from the United Kingdom in 1962. Toastmasters of the Day Linda Jones wore a hat with dreadlocks  and quoted Jamaican proverbs while Topics Master of the Day Kim Davis brought pictures of a trip she took to Jamaica and asked questions about them.

Sungpo Yi gets his membership
pin after delivery his Ice
Breaker presentation.
Linda Jones and her dreadlock hat.

Kim Davis, Bob Marley, and
pictures from her trip.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

10 of 10!

Lubbock Toasters Toastmasters club is not only President's Distinguished for 2014-15, we hit all ten of the goals!

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Walking in Memphis

L to R: Tracy, Keith, Cliff, Jan, Kyle, Ryan, Dustin,
Roland, Kim, Cindy, Linda, Beverly
Ryan van Dusen is moving.

That's right, read it and weep. Our friend and long time Toasters member leveraged his Toastmasters skills into a better job and is now moving to Memphis, Tennessee, to be the Associate Dean of Students at the University of Memphis.

Good luck, Ryan! We'll miss you!

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Roland Breaks the Ice

VP Membership Ryan van Dusen
presents Roland Camacho with
his membership pin.
Roland Camacho joined Toasters Toastmasters Club here in Lubbock, Texas, a few weeks ago and gave his Ice Breaker speech today.

Welcome to the club, Roland!

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Lubbock Pro Club Hosts Area 61/62 Contests

The Lubbock Professional Toastmasters club will be hosting the Spring 2015 contests for Area 61 and 62 on March 7, 2015, at 8:00 am. The briefings will begin at 8 and the contests will begin at 8:30am.

The Lubbock Professional Club meets in the University Room at Green Lawn Church of Christ. See the maps below for details on how to get there.

Immediately after the Area 61 & 62 Contests on March 7th, stick around for the Lubbock Professional Toastmasters Club meeting and learn ...

How to Get Paid to Give a Speech

Having spoken extensively inside and outside of Toastmasters, Jef Conn will give you the nuts and bolts of how to expand your speaking horizons while getting paid in the process. 

How to Excel in Toastmasters Contests

A panel of Toastmasters who have advanced all the way to District-level contests and beyond will be on hand to give insights for doing better in contests as well as answering your questions about contests.

Along with extensive speech evaluations, these are just a few of the things you can expert to learn and be inspired by at every meeting of the Lubbock Pro Club. Join us after the Area 61 & 62 Contests for a taste of what the Lubbock Pro Club can do for you.

Getting to Green Lawn:

Getting to the University Center once you're at Green Lawn. (PDF)

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Viva Elvis!

Tracy Thomason as Elvis
Elvis is in the building
Toasters Toastmasters club in Lubbock, Texas, celebrated Elvis' 80th birthday today with the meeting theme "Viva Las Vegas!"

Tracy Thomason, the Toastmaster for the meeting, dressed up as as Elvis from his Aloha From Hawaii concert.

Both Tracy and the Table Topics Master, Kim Davis, played Elvis songs from their phones to spice up the meeting.

Happy birthday, Elvis! We're all shook up from celebrating!