We Are Two Years Old!

On Saturday, June 23, we celebrated our 2nd birthday as a Toastmasters Club! In two years we’ve had the chance to grow and develop as a team and also as individuals. Today we are much stronger than yesterday. Today we are speakers and leaders! The party was in Rinda’s garden, our club founder. I was at last year’s fall party at her house, but this one definitely surpassed it! Imagine having a games’ party outside along with a delicious potluck

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In the Beginning . . .

It was the 25th of May 2010. For me, that was the day when Brasov Toastmasters started. Some of the first members were getting ready for a one day trip to Bucharest to see how Toastmasters worked for real, to observe the Bucharest club in action. It was the first time I felt enthusiastic about starting a club in Brasov. When Rinda asked me to be part of this club and help her get it started, my first thought was,

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We Are a President’s Distinguished Club!

Toastmasters International created the Distinguished Club Program to award high-performing clubs that are well structured, growing in membership, and achieving the clubs’ vision. I’m happy to announce that for July 2011 – June 2012, we reached the President’s Distinguished Club level, the highest achievement possible. I wish to congratulate all of you for the effort you put into the meetings, the work you put into your speeches and evaluations, and for the guidance given by all the officers. New or

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Traveling Toastmasters

Are you traveling this summer to some exciting place in the world? Believe it or not, many people travel to our city and think it’s an exciting place. Some of those people are Toastmasters. While they’re on vacation, they’re also exploring other TM clubs. We’ve received emails from three travelers who want to attend a meeting in Brasov. Doru Rotovei, ACS, CLB from Microsoft Early Birds in Redmond, Washington, will give speech #10 in the CC manual in our July

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We Are Family

They say you cannot choose your family. You are born with it, whether you like it or not. Family might grow over the time, but this is hardly your choice, either. Well guess what! I may be the luckiest person alive, because I got to choose my own family, and I could not have done better! My Toastmasters family all around the country is one of the greatest blessings of my life so far. They say home is where your

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Why Toastmasters? – questions by Roxana CARCEAG

June was a fruitful month! Five new, wonderful, dedicated people decided to take advantage of becoming Toastmasters members. Daniela, Sasha, Cristian, Attila, and Iulian are different people with different occupations and passions, different values, different ages, and different expectations from life and from us, their fellow Toastmasters. Yet, they are all connected now by the desire to improve, to stand in front of an audience and speak, and to become the deserving leaders we all dream to be one day.

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