2012-2013 OTTM President, Miguel-Joey Aviles competing at an Area Humorous Speech Contest
For 30 years, Old Town Toastmasters has helped people of all backgrounds become more confident in front of an audience in a friendly and supportive environment. Founded in 1988 by Beverly Hitchins, Old Town Toastmasters is a President’s Distinguished Club, the most prestigious award given to clubs, which is achieved by accomplishing a myriad of communication and leadership goals. Our club ranges from members wishing to brush up on their public speaking skills to more advanced speakers who have gone on to make public speaking their profession.
“There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.”Dale Carnegie
Being a member of Toastmasters involves more than just showing up at meetings and giving a speech now and then. Toastmasters membership is about being part of a supportive group of individuals in your local area who share the common goal of improving their communication and leadership skills. From meeting roles and mentoring to speech contests and satellite programs, Toastmasters offers a host of ways for members to progress and thrive. Whether you’re a beginner or a long-standing member, the resources listed to the left will help make the most of the Toastmasters program.Meet our Leadership Team >>
Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations. Toastmasters has more than 313,000 memberships in more than 14,650 clubs in 126 countries. Our vision is to be the first-choice provider of dynamic, high-value, experiential communication and leadership skills development.
Toastmasters Mission & Values
We empower individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. Toastmaster upholds members to our values — integrity, respect, service and excellence.
We provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.
District: 27 Division: F Area: 64 Club: 5734