Global Recognition for Mary Ann Faremouth, CPC (Member – Dining Out Toastmasters)

We have some exciting news about one of our District 56 members, Mary Ann Faremouth. She is a National Recruiter, Author and Speaker.  Mary Ann is a Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC) and a board member of NASPD (National Association of Steel Pipe Distributors) and Authors Marketing Guild. She is an active member of Dining Out […]

Congratulations Akili Atkinson – 2020 International Speech Contest Semifinalist

Congratulations Akili Atkinson 2020 International Speech Contest Semifinalist Representing District 56 and Region 5 “Having this amazing opportunity to represent District 56 on the world stage is providing me with a platform.  I am blessed that in 2013 a friend of mine invited me to join her at her Toastmasters club meeting and the journey […]

College Students Innovative Use of Membership on Break

College Students Innovative Use of Membership on Break Toastmasters provides its members with international exposure, with every registered member eligible to participate in any Toastmaster Club Meeting across the globe. Personally, such an opportunity blends in with my passion for traveling. I was offered an exciting opportunity to do research in Santiago, Chile during Summer […]

Spanish Clubs Excel in District 56

Spanish Clubs Excel in District 56 Jose Antonio Betancourt, DTM January 2019 District 56 Member Highlight — Jose Antonio Betancourt, DTM was inspired to begin his Toastmasters Journey two and a half years ago when his wife invited him to hear her first speech, “The Ice Breaker”. Jose Antonio was surprised by such a friendly […]

Phillips 66 Toastmaster Spreads Her Wings

Phillips 66 Toastmaster Spreads Her Wings November 2018 District 56 Member Highlight — In September, Phillips 66 HQ Toastmasters (N25) member Emily Cloud was among 10 contestants to pitch a business idea to a panel of high powered business Houston venture capitalists at StartHereNow 2018. Her business plan is to provide flame-resistant (“FR”)  clothing, styled […]

Ramona Smith wins 2018 Semi-Finals in the World Championship of Public Speaking

Ramona Smith wins 2018 Semi-Finals in the World Championship of Public Speaking Chicago, IL; August 23, 2018: Ramona Smith, continued her winning streak by placing 1st in her Semi-Final Round at the Toastmasters International World Championship of Public Speaking. Ramona represents Toastmaster District 56, from the Greater Houston Area, and will return to the stage […]