District 86 will be holding its International Speech and Evaluation Contests during the weekend. In addition, the Toastmasters District 86 Communication & Leadership Award will be presented to Dr. Reza Moridi, M.P.P., for his outstanding contributions and leadership in the Richmond Hill community over the years.
Mr. Eric Sowloka, a Distinguished Toastmaster, will deliver a keynote speech on May 5th. Ms. LaShunda Rundles, a motivational speaker, will deliver a keynote speech on May 6th. A series of educational workshops will be held during the conference that will be focusing on communication and leadership.
District 86 is one of 82 Toastmaster Districts spread across the world. District 86 covers the eastern coast of Lake Huron in Sarnia, to Sault Saint Marie on Lake Superior, to our northernmost club in Timmins, our eastern clubs in Markham, our southern clubs on Lake Ontario and on Lake Erie. District 86 presently has 190 corporate and community clubs.
Toastmasters International (TI) is a nonprofit educational organization that operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of helping members improve their communication, public speaking and leadership skills. Through its thousands of member clubs, Toastmasters International offers a program of communication and leadership projects designed to help men and women learn the arts of speaking, listening, and thinking.