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2020 Awards Banquet: Celebrations, Conversations, Community

December 5, 2020 at 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for this special event, an official wrap up of the 2019 - 2020 Toastmaster year and a celebration of the Distinguished District status.

Register here  |  Zoom link (password 2020)


8:30 Zoom room opens
Networking, announcements

9:00 Welcome Notes
Willie Jones, 1997 World Champion of Public Speaking
John Coleman, 2019 - 2020 District Director

9:05 Keynote Address: Passion for Growth
Joan Lewis, 2018 - 2020 International Director, Region 2
2019 - 2020 Distinguished District Recognition

9:45 Start New Clubs Sessions
Session #1 - Gerald Toyomura, Club Growth Director - How to Start, Charter, and Build a New Club
Session #2 - Sherry Imamura-Ryan, Maureen Garry - Virtual Benefits for Club Growth

10:25 District Leader Awards
2019 - 2020 Area Director of the Year, Division Director of the Year, Club Growth Director Award, and Program Quality Director Award

10:35 Lunch Sandwich Contests and BREAK
Rose Kirland - Sandwich Contest Rules (best sandwich, most creative, best appeal)

10:55 Sandwich Trials
20-second sandwich presentations

11:15 Club Growth Panel Discussion
Introduction by Gerald Toyomura, Club Growth Director
Panelists: Rose Kirland, Kenn Nishihira, Gloria Shishido, all Past District Directors
Moderator: Sepiuta Holakeituai, District Director

12:00 Outstanding Toastmasters Awards 
Toastmaster of the Year
District Director Awards

12:15 Announcements and Closing

12:20 Event Contest Winners
Early Registrant Drawing
Secret Spy Contest
Lunch Sandwich Contests

12:30 Post-party Reception
3 breakout rooms

1:00 Event ends

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