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AGM: New Committee for 2016-17

Before our meeting on 23 May, the club held its AGM for 2015-16, chaired by Dave Minzey. The 19 members present elected a new committee for the next Toastmaster year which runs from 1 July to 30 June. Normally, the … Continue reading

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… and Mountain Marathon Man!

Yesterday’s post prompted an instant response from our Swiss correspondent, Brian Bollen. In September 2012, Brian completed the Jungfrau Marathon in the shadow of the Eiger. Well done No 2762! And if any other Eldergate members have completed a marathon … Continue reading

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Marathon Man

Congratulations to our EasySpeak guru and all-round IT expert Gonza Avila on completing the 2016 London Marathon. Gonza got lucky in the ballot for places and, in true Toastmasters style, decided to ‘go for it!” Gonza completed the 26.2 mile course … Continue reading

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Meet up,where all meetings are on display

Please note.   `if you are considering joining us at a meeting,we have a Meet up site. You can see when and where meetings are held,and sign up to join in. MK Area Toastmasters, Where Leaders are Made. Willen, GB … Continue reading

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2015 Humorous Speech and Table-topics Contests Trail

Date Club Venue Contact Wed 9th Sept 6pm Cranfield Speakers Building 33, Chapel entrance, 1st floor, Learning & Development room, Cranfield Campus Cranfield Beds, MK 43 0AL http://cranfield.toastmasterclub.org/ Thur 17th Sept 7:15pm North Bucks Speakers The Well Community Centre in … Continue reading

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North Bucks Speakers Showcase Evening 3rd September.

Have you ever wondered what goes on at a meeting? North Bucks has a Showcase evening,where you can see how Toastmasters can improve your speaking and leadership skills . Our club has recently produced 2 members whose speaking skills have … Continue reading

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Cranfield Speakers Executive Committee 2015-‘16

Incoming Agreed at the meeting on 24th June 2015 following a reshuffle due to the changed availability of the previous elected incoming officers. Congratulations to my fellow Toastmasters: Office Toastmaster District 71 Easyspeak profile & contact President Daniel Sandars Vice … Continue reading

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Tall Tales @ The Brasserie

‘Bletchley – Home of the Codebreakers’ as the road signs say. On Tuesday 16 December, Bletchley was also the venue for Eldergate’s Christmas meal and Tall Tales competition, jointly hosted with our friends from the Grapevine Business Network. The event was … Continue reading

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Speeches that Shook the World … again

If you missed it last year, there’s another chance to see this documentary by the poet, presenter and professor Simon Armitage. First shown in October 2013, it was repeated on BBC4 recently which means it is currently available on the … Continue reading

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Eldergate Online: other useful sites

  Apart from the MK Toastmasters website, there are two other sites that are increasingly important to the day-to-day running of the Eldergate club.   Easy-Speak This is where club members can sign up for speaking slots and all other … Continue reading

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