Joe Rodriguez, a member of Confidence Builders Toastmasters Club in Riverside, has won a series of speech contests, and will represent the Riverside and San Bernardino Counties area at the World Championship of Public Speaking: a part of the 85 th Annual Toastmasters International Convention in Washington D.C. Round 1 of competition will begin on Thursday, August 18 th at 5:00 a.m. PST.
“I’m thankful for the opportunity to express myself this way, and for making dreams come true,” says Rodriguez. “My goal is to make a difference in the world.”
We’ll be cheering on Joe all the way to D.C.!
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Welcome to Toastmasters International’s District 12 – The Inland Empire District!
If you want to become a more confident speaker or a stronger leader, we hope you will find a Toastmasters club in the area and begin your journey.
Toastmasters is a self-paced learn-by-doing program to help strengthen your communication and leadership skills. Whether you are looking to grow your presentation skills, increase your earning power, or brush up on interview skills, try visiting a club in the area. Click on the “Find A Nearby Club” link on the right side of the page. Look for a club that can accommodate your schedule, then visit a few clubs. Every club has its own culture; experiencing several will help you find one that meets your needs.
To those that are already members of District 12, congratulations for being a part of a thriving district. District 12 started 12 new clubs last year with more than 9% membership growth by sharing the benefits of Toastmasters!
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