President Beth reminded us that Wikipedia states that some of the benefits of being president include the ability to channel large donations, enjoy fame and attention and garner large professional speaking fees. To enjoy these benefits, be sure to run for office during our May elections.

Toastmaster and doyenne Kim encouraged us all to speak from the heart when we took to the stage today and the 13 present took on the challenge.

Missing bird Phil returned ready to round up Eddie Vedder as a guest speaker.

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Master storyteller Steve shared an Indian legend about the formation of Native American tribes in this area.

Inspirational speaker and teacher Jim shared how the Earlybirds helped him reach the apex of his career.

In one minute every member and guest told us how Toastmasters has improved their life. The flock agreed branding and consistency of venue along with continued pr and special events will keep us from dropping from the sky.

Don’t miss the club contest next week. Three talented speakers will vie for the coveted space on the big stage at the March 9 area contest See you next week.