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A Taste of Toastmasters

By Cindy McNicholl

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

March 27, 2014 at 5:30 PM until 7:00 PM

Location: Carmella's Cafe, Seneca Turnpike, New Hartford

Phone: (315) 859-4019

Link: http://www.toastmasters.org

Event Description

CNY BizTalkers, Central New York’s newest Toastmasters Club is pleased to present, “A Taste of Toastmasters!” on Thursday, March 27th from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at Carmella’s Café, 8530 Seneca Turnpike, New Hartford. Join us to learn more about Toastmasters and experience an abbreviated meeting while networking with other business professionals. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be provided. Cash bar.

What is Toastmasters? “Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Our membership is 292,000 strong. These members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 14,350 clubs in 122 countries that make up our global network of meeting locations.” – www.toastmasters.org


The CNY BizTalkers meet from noon – 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at Gilroy Kernan and Gilroy, Inc., 210 Clinton Road, New Hartford. Participants practice and learn skills by filling a meeting role, ranging from giving a prepared speech or an impromptu one to serving as timer, evaluator or grammarian. There is no instructor; instead, each speech and meeting is evaluated by a member in a positive manner, focusing on what was done right and what could be improved.

Do you want to enhance your leadership and public speaking skills to make yourself more valuable to your employer, advance your career or increase your self confidence? Do you want to gain an edge in the marketplace? Good communicators tend to be good leaders, so don’t wait, hone your public speaking skills and raise your stature within your company or organization now by attending A Taste of Toastmasters! on March 27th.

Advanced reservations are encouraged. Please respond by March 26th to Claudette Ferrone, Vice President, Membership, cferrone@roadrunner.com or (315) 859-4019.
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