Two area toastmasters take top honors

Division Director Evangeline Johnston, left, and Area Director Carl Stuart, right, present Bonny Toy with a trophy and certificate for taking first place in the Table Topics contest.

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Division Director Evangeline Johnston, left, and Area Director Carl Stuart, right, present Bonny Toy with a trophy and certificate for taking first place in the Table Topics contest.

KINGMAN - The Kingman Area Toastmasters swept contests by taking two first places in a competition held recently in Flagstaff.

Bonnie Toy took first place in Table Topics while Tom Krueger took first in Humorous Speech. They competed against other Toastmaster clubs in Arizona.

The winners from this contest are going to compete at the next level, the Divisions scheduled at 11 a.m. Oct. 29 in Flagstaff at the City Hall Council Chamber.

The winners at the Divisions will move onto the District contest at the Omni resort in Tucson on Nov. 5. All are welcome to attend the events. See www.aztoastmasters.org for more information on the District contests, and to register for your tickets.

Toastmasters is the premier club to learn communications and leadership skills. The club has been chartered since 2014 and has achieved the highest award that Toastmasters bestows: “Presidents Distinguished Club.”

Toastmasters is a powerful force to vault your life, both professional and personal, upward. Visitors are always welcome.

The Kingman Area Toastmasters meets the first and third Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Hualapai Conference Room at the Kingman Regional Medical Professional Building located at 1739 Beverly Avenue.

For more information, go to the website at http://kingman.toastmastersclubs.org/ or call 928-224-8329.

Headquartered in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., Toastmasters International’s membership exceeds 313,000 in more than 14,650 clubs in 126 countries. Since 1924, the organization has helped people of all backgrounds become more confident in front of an audience.