Toastmasters Club is a nonprofit educational organization established in 1924 by the founder of Dr. Ralph C. Smedley, mainly to hold a meeting to make public speeches and to evaluate them by each other at every or every other week in order to improve communication and leadership skills. There are more than 250 thousand members in more than 8,000 clubs located in fifty-four countries around the world. In Japan, from Hokkaido to Okinawa, there are more than 1,000 members in 43 clubs. Tsukuba Toastmasters Club was founded as 12th club in Japan 15 years ago, just the same year of Tsukuba Science Exposition.
Commemorating 15th anniversary of Tsukuba Toastmasters Club, whose mission is to improve communication and leadership skills of its members in a friendly and supportive atmosphere, Tsukuba Toastmasters Club will hold a short speech contest as follows.
Date: Saturday, November 18, 2000
Venue: Epocal Tsukuba 3rd Floor, Room No.304
Contestant Eligibility: Foreign Nationals and Japanese, total 7 persons
Award: 1st , 2nd, and 3rd
Time: 2- 3 minutes
Application: Theme, Contestant's name, address and telephone number, e-mail address
Submit to Masanori Suzuki, Garden Court Tsukuba 303, Ninomiya 4-8-1, Tsukuba, 305-0051 by mail, 0298-53-8201 by fax or garden[at]intio.or.jp by Internet
Deadline: Saturday, November 11, 2000
For further details, contact to Masanori Suzuki 0298-53-8201 by telephone and fax or garden[at]intio.or.jp by e-mail.
Tsukuba Toastmasters Club holds a regular meeting at first and third Saturday afternoon, 14:00 to 16:30 at Onogawa Public Hall in Tateno, Tsukuba. If you have interests, do not hesitate to visit and see the meetings, which will be held as follows.
Saturday, November 4, no meeting
Saturday, November 18 15th anniversary meeting Epochal Tsukuba
Saturday, December 2 Regular meeting Onogawa Public Hall
Saturday, December 16 Regular meeting Onogawa Public Hall
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