Greetings club officers, members, and friends of District 39

In this Edition:
  • Table Topics Festival - November 15, 6:00-8:30 pm, Rancho Cordova Library
  • Winner for November New Member Spin
  • #MyWhy Campaign
  • Veterans in Toastmasters Campaign
  • Officer Elections in November - Check if your club needs to conduct Elections
  • Public Relations Masterclass, November 21, 2022, 6:30 - 7:30 pm. Get 1-hour credit for officer training "Stand out on Google with a free Business Profile"
  • District 39 Winter In-Person Celebration and Roast, December 10, 2022, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
  • Club Officer Training, December, 13th, 2022, 6:00-8:00 pm     
  • Triple Crown Opportunities
Table Topics Festival Division H
Get to know your fellow Toastmasters from around the District at the first Annual Tabletopics Festival!

November 15, 2022
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Rancho Cordova Library.  
9845 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95827

30 minutes of mix and mingle followed by Table Topics festival at 6:45 pm.
We have 10 spots open for table topics participants.

Division H Director Kevin Hayes
Winner of the New Member Spin on November 12
The Articulators Toastmasters Club won the spin for $25 District Bucks. To be entered to win for November’s new members, email Lance McMahan the scheduled dates of your new members' first speeches. To win the spin for $25 in District Bucks on December 10, 2022. 
#MyWhy Campaign
You can set up a Table Topics session on #MyWhy and record your meetings on Zoom or in person
Questions you can answer:
  • Why did I join Toastmasters?
  • Why do I stay in Toastmasters
  • What I have gained in Toastmasters
  • What do I hope to gain from Toastmasters?
  • How long have you been in Toastmasters?
  • How does mentoring matter?
  • What is my leadership journey?
And more...
#MyWhy Campaign
We all have a story to tell about what brought us to Toastmasters and why we continue to stay in Toastmasters.

We are calling all Toastmasters in District 39 to share your story of #MyWhy.

Download the backgrounds to use when you record these videos and send the link to Public Relations Manager Veena Vijayaraj-Kadidal, and share it on your YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and any other social media platforms. Don't forget to use the hashtags (#) #MyWhy # Toastmasters #Communication #Leadership #D39TM.

Looking for inspiration? Here are some from District 91 in the UK.
Veterans in Toastmasters Campaign
We want to thank our Toastmasters Members who served our country. Please record a video and send the link or send pictures of yourself or your family members who served to our Public Relations manager Veena Vijayaraj-Kadidal at We would like to create a montage of our members who served the United States and would love to showcase your Toastmasters journey as part of it.
Club Officer Elections
Clubs that elect officers twice a year conduct elections in November. To see if your club elects officers semiannually, click hereCredit for club officer training will be entered after the List Status changes from “List Not Here” to “Received.”  
District 39 In-Person Winter Celebration & Roast
Come break bread with your old friends, make new friends, and ROAST Nancy Potts at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Rancho Cordova! Along with great food, we will be recognizing the accomplishments of our clubs and thanking Nancy for her service as District Director.
To be a roaster, please register for the event, then send an email to George Jarosik requesting an opportunity to roast Nancy; space is limited, so please register early.

This event is in-person only.
Date: Saturday, December 10, 2022. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

Three entrées are available. More information can be found on the website.

Old Spaghetti Factory
12401 Folsom Blvd.
Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
Register for Trainings Today
Save the dates for TLI and Club Officer Training (COT) December 2022 - February 2023
Plan your attendance training dates and Keynotes by saving the dates.
  • Member Engagement
  • Club Officer Training (COT)
January, 21st, 2023, 9- noon, TLI
  • Keynote Speaker: Vivien Mangalinden
  • Club Officer Training (COT)
  • Ashley Harkness, Leadership Workshop
February, 18th, 2023, 9- noon, TLI
  • Keynote Speaker: Marcy Johnson
  • Club Officer Training (COT)
  • Judging Contests or Competing in Contests, 2 separate breakout rooms,
  • Evaluations
Triple Crown Opportunities
  1. Any three of the 55 levels in the eleven Paths for clubs in District 39 AND
  2. Successfully complete any one of the following five activities by June 30, 2023:

  • Sponsor a new club in District 39; or
  • Mentor a new club in District 39; or
  • Coach a club in District 39 for six months, or have the club achieve distinguished status by June 30, 2023; or
  • Conduct a Speechcraft Program in association with a District 39 club of which you are a member; or
  • Conduct a Youth Leadership Program in association with a District 39 club of which you are a member.
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