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Mississauga resident advances to semifinals of the world’s largest speech contest.
Susan Lamb-Robinson rose above a pool of 672 Toastmasters participants.
Lamb-Robinson, a member of Lakeview Toastmasters Club, in Mississauga, Ontario, surpassed fierce competition to win the hearts of the audience and judges alike with her speech, “Why is my but so big?” The speech touched on the themes of “regrets, excuses, missed opportunities,”
Eighty-two district-level winners from around the world advanced to the semifinal round after a six-month process of elimination through club, area and district speech competitions. Their five-to-seven-
“Toastmasters speech contests are another way to build your confidence because you have the opportunity to speak to many different audiences,”says Lamb-Robinson. “I am looking forward to meeting new people and speaking on a much larger stage in Las Vegas!” Lamb-Robinson is a communications and marketing specialist and part-time professional speaker. She joined Toastmasters to “find my voice and regain my confidence.”
The Toastmasters International Speech Contest is the world’s largest speech contest comprising 30,000 participants in 113 countries. It concludes at the organization’
To learn more about Toastmasters’
About District 86:
District 86 is one of 82 districts, which comprises more than 190 corporate and community clubs in western Ontario. To learn more about District 86 please visit http://toastmasters86.org.
Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The organization currently has more than 260,000 members in 12,500-plus clubs in 113 countries. Since its founding in October 1924, the organization has helped more than 4 million men and women give presentations with poise and confidence. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit www.toastmasters.org.
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District 86 includes 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 has 190 clubs.
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