Congratulations to Elly Hard – 1st Place – D56 Humorous Speech Contest

When sharing her tips for getting a DTM, Elly shared, “Attend at least one meeting a week for 25 years and you’ll have 3-4 DTM’s.”  She definitely knows what she is talking about! Elly Hard has been in Toastmaster’s for over 25 years, a member of numerous clubs in the district, and has several DTM’S. […]

Thrive & Flourish (Free Seminar for Job Seekers [6-7 pm Fri, Mar 12])

Visit to register for the Free Webinar on Navigating Your Career 101  (6 to 7 pm tonight) Mary Ann Faremouth is the author of “Revolutionary Reinvention Workbook” and a member of the following District 56 Clubs: Dining Out Toastmasters Pathway of Professional Speakers C & F Leaders Club

Syed Zafar, member Outspoken Toastmasters (L42), is now a Published Author – Congratulations!

Toastmasters teaches Communication and Leadership skills, it takes both to write a book. Toastmaster Syed Zafar leads towards Strength Through Diversity Syed recently published a book titled Crossing Cultures with Grace and Humor that focuses on increasing intercultural understanding. The book is available in electronic and paper format via Amazon. —- Syed’s Toastmaster Journey —- […]

Ruth Nasrullah Came back to Toastmasters and found Pathways

“I returned to find virtual meetings, Pathways, and the potential to improve my skills even more.” Ruth’s is a freelance journalist & member of Pearland Toastmasters. Her full story is spotlighted in the Feb 2021 Toastmasters Magazine. You can read her work at  

D56 Toastmasters to Train at Harris Cty 4-H Program

Three D56 Toastmasters will provide training for Harris County 4-H Public Speaking Program Soraya Mohammed DTM  Feb 10th  – Getting Your Message Out Effectively Akili Atkinson DTM             Feb 18th  – Contest Preparation Carolyn Charney DTM       Feb 23rd  – Speech Writing Mechanics