Steve Bettag joins our club as a legacy member. His father Jack Bettag has been a long-time member of Club 1957. Steve is a Communications graduate from UMSL and enjoys golf, watching sports and family time. Steve wants to increase his verbal communication skills and as Steve's mentor, Jim Ruzicka, will help him to achieve that goal. Also … Continue reading Here We GROW Again! Welcome to South County Toastmasters!
Full Circle Awards
Three full circle awards were received for completing all 14 roles for our club. Recipients pictured left.
Here We GROW Again!
Gary Rickert is a former Health & Safety Director at Sysco. Gary is an outdoorsman who enjoys camping, hiking, fishing and kayaking. Gary says he needs to develop his presentation delivery skills and we are happy to help him. His icebreaker speech was extremely well presented and he's on his way! Gary Rickert (left) and … Continue reading Here We GROW Again!
Two New Members Inducted! The Year’s Not Over Yet!!
Ajay Panackal Padathu is a Manufacturing Engineer who enjoys music, reading and travel. Ajay had heard of Toastmasters when pursuing his engineering degrees, but this is his first opportunity to actually become a member. He wants to practice the art of persuasive speaking, along with developing his leadership skills. Erin Gissel will be a tremendous help as … Continue reading Two New Members Inducted! The Year’s Not Over Yet!!
Another Goal Accomplished!
Welcome to South County Toastmasters!
Eric Rechtin joined Club 1957 in September and he has been a busy guy! Eric has already given his Ice Breaker speech, acted as Timekeeper, Vote Counter and Evaluator. Great job, keep up the great enthusiasm!! Eric enjoys the outdoors, golf and woodworking, when not attending Toastmasters, of course. He is a welcome addition to … Continue reading Welcome to South County Toastmasters!
Club Winners Move on to Area 4 Division Competition
Our members always make us proud! The club contest results are in for the Fall Area 4 Competition, which includes Best Humorous Speech and Best Table Topics. From left to right: Barb Sapienza - 1st Place for Best Table Topics, Don Clair - 2nd Place (in both competitions) and Alan Kirby 1st Place in the Humorous Speech … Continue reading Club Winners Move on to Area 4 Division Competition
Watch Us GROW!
We have two new members to welcome to our club! First let's meet Mark Vance. South County TM is Mark's second membership; he also belongs to the A-B Toastmasters. He enjoys cooking, dining out with friends and Japanese culture. Welcome Mark! Max Kaiser, Jr (left) will mentor Mark Vance (right). Next we have Brenda McNaughton … Continue reading Watch Us GROW!
Meet New Member – Joanne Korba
Joanne comes to South County Toastmasters as a well-rounded individual who enjoys playing piano and golf. She is an aspiring oil painter and would like to write children's books. She would also like to cultivate her potential to be a motivational speaker. Welcome Joanne! Sue Dickemper (left), mentor, pictured with Joanne Korba (right).
Meet New Member – Charlie Benn!
Charlie Benn (right) is a retired systems engineer; he is also retired from the Army Reserve with 30 years of service as a Sgt. Major. He is now teaching computer related courses at Jefferson College. Between him and his new wife they have 6 kids and 10 grand kids. Charlie says that he is keeping busy and having … Continue reading Meet New Member – Charlie Benn!