Fort Collins Toastmasters About Us
Fort Collins Toastmasters is the oldest club in Colorado, founded
in 1946. We are an open club and welcome all who want to improve their
communication and leadership skills. We are a casual club but still follow
the Toastmasters meeting format.
Tuesdays at 6:30 PM until 7:45 PM. Setup begins at least 15 minutes beforehand.
Poudre Valley Hospital, 1024 South Lemay Avenue, 80524
Mortenson Room on the Basement Level
Check out the video below for specific walking directions
Don't be afraid to ask someone for directions
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Organized via this
private email list, and speaking directly with the VP of education. Documents
$48 per six months, and is pro-rated as needed.
Dues are due at the end of September and end of March.
$6 of that goes to the club.
The remainder goes to Toastmasters International to
cover the monthly magazine, help fund conferences and
similar administrivia and to promote interests in common.
Toastmasters International also imposes a one-time fee
for new members. This covers the cost of manuals and other
materials associated with new members.
Meeting Role descriptions
Ah counter - informs all meeting participants of any overused words or filler sounds.
Evaluator - provides specific feedback to a prepared speech - covering successes and opportunities for growth.
General Evaluator - assesses the overall meeting to help everyone improve.
Grammarian - highlights any interesting or incorrect uses of grammar and vocabulary.
Timer - monitors time usage in each segment to prevent the whole meeting from running late.
Toastmaster - serves as the meeting's host, introducing most of the other roles.
Topicsmaster - conducts the impromptu speaking portion of the meeting.
Quizmaster - notes a few compelling tidbits from the meeting and runs a quick quiz to check that everyone was paying attention.
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