November 2021 Leader Letter

Club News


Day of Celebration Webinar Recording — Did you catch the inspiring conversation between International President Margaret Page and three other leaders in October? You can replay the webinar exchange to refresh the experience or watch anew!

Send in Your Semiannual Officer List — If your club elects officers twice a year, arrange to hold your elections this month and notify World Headquarters of the results, once they’re available. Download the Club Officer Information form and submit your new officer list online via Club Central or email it to by December 31 to receive Distinguished Club credit. Not sure how to host a club officer election? Refer to page 53 of the Club Leadership Handbook.

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Corporate Email Signature — Looking for a simple way to promote your club to coworkers and colleagues? You can share the news of Toastmasters in your corporate signature! Instructions and artwork are available; download now from the Resource Library.

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Just In: Pathways Level 1 Update — Toastmasters has released its member-driven improvements to the education program’s core Level 1. Learn about the changes—how they help sharpen the focus on public speaking fundamentals and let members hit the ground running toward their goals.

From Toastmaster to Trainer — In this month’s Toastmaster magazine, discover how you can expand your skills to facilitate learning and deepen your impact on others as a trainer.

Behind the Scenes of a Speech Contest — Speakers may star, but contest functionaries play a critical role. If you’re considering taking on one of the roles behind the scenes at your next club contest, discover how your contribution matters.

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Distinguished Club Program Ribbons  — Congratulations to all clubs that earned recognition within the Distinguished Club Program! If your club was honored as Distinguished or higher, your club’s record was updated in Club Central under Club Achievements. For the 2020–2021 program year, the ribbons will begin shipping on November 8; thank you for your patience.

Round Two of Club Officer Training — Round two of club officer training has begun! To receive credit in the Distinguished Club Program, be sure that your club sends at least four officers to officer training. For more information about club officer training, please contact the Program Quality Director for your District.