Author Archives: Bob Hudack

We’re meeting online!

Since we’re all practicing social distancing, Zotspeak has moved to online meetings via Zoom. Contact VP Education Sonali Jambhekar <> for more information.

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Ambika Vartak Wins Area E-2 Table Topics Contest!

On March 9th, at the Mesa Verde United Methodist Church in Costa Mesa, Ambika Vartak won the Area E-2 Table Topics contest. She advances to the Division E contest on April 6th at the same venue.

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Officers elected for January – June 2019 term

Today our club chose new officers for the period of January – June 2019. Our incoming officers: President: Pramod Kunju VP Education: Ambika Vartak VP Membership Gaby Xiong VP Public Relations Kruthika Bhimsen Secretary Irene Hsieh Treasurer Bob Hudack Sgt-at-Arms … Continue reading

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Open House Meeting on September 12th

Our September 12th meeting will be at Open House dedicated to answering visitors’ questions about the Toastmasters program. All are welcome. The Open House will be at Aldrich Hall, room 107 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm on Tuesday, Sept 12th. … Continue reading

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New Zotspeak Officers Chosen!

Today our club elected new officers for the January – June 2017 term. Our leaders-elect: President: Kevin Bossenmeyer VP Education: Murad Murad VP Membership: Joseph Hornig VP Public Relations: Lyle Wiedeman Secretary: Austin Soedarsono Treasurer: Frank Chiang Sergeant-at-Arms: Mohammed Almudhry … Continue reading

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Club contests, Area speech contests coming soon!

Our club’s Speech evaluation contest will be held on Sept 8, and the Tall Tales contest will be on Sept 15.  Our winners will represent us at the Area F3 contest on Saturday, Sept 19 in Costa Mesa.  More details … Continue reading

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2015 World Champion Semi-Finalist to Present at Zotspeak August 4th!

ON August 4th, Cindy “The Creative Fireball” Carpenter will address ZotSpeak Toastmasters and practice her championship speech. Some facts about Cindy: • 2 time District 12 Winner of the International Speech Contest l (back-to-back) • District Finalist in Humor, Evaluation,  … Continue reading

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March 31st meeting in 338 Aldrich Hall

Just a reminder that the March 31st meeting will NOT be in room 107 of Aldrich Hall, but in room 338, on the 3rd floor, same time (12-1).

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Jerry McMillan and David Laudenback Win Area Contests, Advance to Division Level!

In Toastmasters’ version of March Madness, Jerry McMillan and David Laudenback won the Area F-3 International and Table Topics speech contests, respectively, and will advance to the Division F finals on Saturday evening, April 11th. You can download the Division … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars – LACE is coming!

Saturdays, January 10th and 24th will feature LACE – Founder’s District’s Communication and Leadership Expo. Although you don’t have to stay for the whole day, there will be sessions about speaking, running more effective meetings, club officer training, speech contest … Continue reading

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