Acknowledgements and Accolades


Letting the world know!

Efforts by Toastmasters International's VPPRs, PROs and World Headquarters' Public Relations team have produced amazing results.

In 1973, Toastmasters received a congratulatory letter from Ronald W. Caspers, Orange County Board of Supervisors Chairman. Read how Caspers affirms the organization's enduring value and its proud roots in Orange County, California.


California Governor and future President of the United States Ronald Reagan praises Toastmasters International for its efforts in promoting excellence in communication and leadership. Read the full letter here. 

This letter from U.S. President Richard Nixon lauds Toastmasters International for its efforts in promoting competent communication "in our increasingly complex world."


Mayor of Santa Ana, California, Jerry M. Patterson, congratulates Toastmasters International on the occasion of its Golden Anniversary. Read the original letter here.

Life Magazine published a full-spread article on Toastmasters International in its January 1947 issue. This historical treasure highlights common public speaking blunders and gives glimpses into the lives of dedicated members from yesteryear.