Author Archives: Keith Maderer

101 Ideas 4 Table Topics

Fun Meeting Ideas 101 Ideas 4 Table Topics Stolen from: Our Friends at District 46 in NY city If your club is like most, you are always looking for new and interesting Table Topics ideas. Well today, you have found … Continue reading

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Base Camp Tutorials

PATHWAYS Is Here… VP – Education – Base Camp Tutorials By Keith Maderer Pathways is here… The Pathways educational program offers so many great ways to build and develop your skills and career. The VP-Education (VPE) of each club will … Continue reading

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Keith’s Farewell Message

Keith’s Farewell Message by Keith Maderer, Club Growth Director We had a lot of fun this year. I met so many new Toastmasters from all over the District… and the World. The one thing that I have found to be … Continue reading

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7 Ways Conversation

Video Training: 7 Ways to Make a Conversation With Anyone A TED Talk with Malavika Varadan by Keith Maderer, Club Growth Director As we all work on building a stronger club, sometimes having a genuine conversation with a guest or … Continue reading

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Ellen’s End Of Year

Ellen Pieklo’s – Our End Of Year Accomplishments Dear District 65 Toastmasters, We’re quickly approaching the end of a fast-paced Toastmaster year. As I look back, it’s incredible to see how much work takes place in a District and we’ve … Continue reading

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Of The Year Awards – 2018

District 65 – Of The Year Awards Beginning June 1, 2018, District 65 will be accepting nominations for the annual awards: Toastmasters of the Year; Area Director of the Year; Division Director of the Year; and Area Director of the … Continue reading

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Member Spotlight – Dalar Nazarian – Paper Cuts

Member Spotlight: Dalar Nazarian of Praxair Toastmasters By Keith Maderer, Club Growth Director During this past year, I had the opportunity to visit many Club, Area, Division contests. I saw many great speeches and was moved by several of them. … Continue reading

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May 2018 – Newsletter

Here is your May 2018 – District 65 Newsletter Click Here or the Image Above to Download District 65 Newsletter – May 2018

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Staying In Traditional Or Pathways

Staying In The Traditional Program… Or Jumping Into Pathways? The question is being asked and will be asked and debated by some Toastmasters, whether they should continue with the traditional program or jump into Pathways or do work in both. … Continue reading

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Kudos From T I

Compliments and Kudos… FROM… Toastmasters International You Know You’re Doing Well When Toastmasters International Wants Copies of Your Work Efforts! Recently, District 65 hosted our spring conference in Binghamton, New York. As one of the last regions rolling out Pathways, … Continue reading

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