A.S.T. - District 50, Area 66, Club 9872
DISTRICT 50 TOASTMASTERS TOWN NORTH DIVISION NEWSLETTER February , 2000
(Addison Singles Items and Individuals highlighted in Orange)
TOP THREE TOWN NORTH TOASTMASTERS CLUB PRIORITIES: FEBRUARY-MARCH, 2000
1. Ensure 100% of club officers attend officer training. Two opportunities remain to have club officers trained. Town North will hold a session in North Dallas on February 22, from 6-7 P.M. (see details below and emails sent to club Presidents in early February by Area Governors). Southern Division will hold a session in downtown Dallas on 2/29. 2. Collect semi-annual dues from club members. Dues payment and semi-annual report are due to Town North Division Area Governors on 3/10/00. 3. Attend and support Area and Division Speech Contests. See Town North website (www.townnorth.nethop.com) for maps and details, or contact your Area Governor for flyers.
Joe Selan, of Executive Toastmasters, won BOTH the International Speech Contest and the Evaluation Contest at the Area 65 competition that was held on 2/18/00.
Tenet Toastmasters, one of our newest clubs in the Division, chartered the last week of September of 1999. By December 31st they had already signed up 10 new members and met 3 Distinguished Club Plan goals!
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
OFFICER TRAINING Have you been elected as one of your club’s officers for the Spring Term of office? You can still attend officer training and receive credit for your club toward the Distinguished Club Plan Program.
A "Last Chance"Training Session will be taught by Becky Hilkert, Town North Division Governor, and hosted by Texas Toast, one of our newer clubs, on 2/22.
Where: ICL Retail Systems 5429 LBJ Freeway Dallas, TX 75240 9th floor Employee Lounge
Contacts: Jenny Kenimer Emily Layfield Gloria Aguirre President VP - Education VP - PR & Membership 972/716-8343 972/716-8357 972/716-8548 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
ICL is located on the Westbound service road of LBJ Freeway (IH635) between the Montfort and the Tollway. For you shoppers, that's between Valley View Mall & The Galleria!
>From the West, take the Tollway exit off 635, bear right (as if to go South) but cross the Tollway at the light. Take the Montfort U-turn so that you are turning back West.
>From the East, take the Montfort exit.
>From the North or South, take Preston to LBJ. Turn right on the Service Rd. Proceed to Montfort.
Now, you should now be on the Westbound Access Road of 635 at Montfort. Pass the Shell station, Cavender's Boot City, Kinko's. Turn right between the 2 tall office buildings (second one is ICL). Pass the covered pull-thru driveway and turn left into the parking garage. The whole ground floor and up the ramp is for visitors. If full, proceed up the ramp to the 2nd floor. The gate is "always" up. Watch for signs.
Follow this link for a map at MapsOnUs http://mapsonus.switchboard.com/bin/maps-maponly/usr=~38a8a948.badae.1758.5/c=13/formName=setclickpost
If you need any further information, please call any one of the contacts above.
Additionally Southern Division will hold its "Last Chance" officer training session in downtown Dallas on 2/29/00. Contact Scott Meischen, Southern Division Governor, for additional details.
OUTSTANDING OFFICER NOMINATIONS
Grace Tyler, District 50 Awards Chair, has requested that nominations for Outstanding Club Officers for the Fall Term of 1999 be submitted to her by March 17, 2000.
In all of our Toastmasters Clubs we had some outstanding officers last Fall, and this is a perfect opportunity to recognize them for their hard work and contributions. Please take the time to nominate your club’s leaders. Forms for this purpose are on the Town North Division website (www.townnorth.nethop.com); go to the file folder called: Outstanding Officer Nominations.
AREA AND DIVISION SPEECH CONTESTS
The Dates for the Spring Term Area, Division, and District Speech Contests for the Town North Division and District 50 are: 2/18/00 -Area 65 Contest 2/26/00 -Area 63 Contest 3/3/00 -Area 61 Contest 3/10/00 -Area 64 Contest 3/17/00 -Area 62 Contest 3/24/00 -Town North Division Contest 4/28-4/29/00 -District 50 Spring Conference
Flyers for these events are available from the Area Governors or the Town North website.
SAME WEBSITE, NEW NAME
Have you registered yet as a member on the Town North Division website? Below is the location of the TM Town North Division website where we can upload/download training/contest flyers, post photos of speech contests, show the Division Important Dates Calendar, etc.
You will have to register on the site the first time you access it (it is a members only website), but after that you can just login.
The new location for this site is: www.townnorth.nethop.com.
GET CREDIT FOR YOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Have you recently completed the requirements toward your CTM? Has your club signed up a new member recently? GREAT! Get credit for these accomplishments; remember to turn the necessary paperwork into International so you/your club will be recognized. If you need a copy of the necessary forms to complete you can find them at The Toastmasters International website: www.toastmasters.org.
That concludes this month’s newsletter. We’ll be back next month. Remember, YOU have unlimited potential to grow and to give!
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