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What to Expect at West Seattle Toastmasters

Planning Your First Visit? Has It Been a While Since Your Visit?

Your journey in Toastmasters begins with a single club visit. Toastmasters International has over 16,000 clubs worldwide! Each club has its own unique culture and provides a supportive and positive learning environment.

 

To learn more, watch the videos and review the information below.
If you have questions, please email
 wstoastmasters832@gmail.com

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step"  —Lao Tzu

What is Toastmasters?
West Seattle Club Member Message

At West Seattle Toastmasters Club 832:

  • We meet on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month.

  • Our meetings begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. & adjourn at 8 p.m.

  • Our meetings always start and end on time.

  • We currently meet over Zoom.

  • Each meeting includes speeches prepared by inspiring speakers from our club.

  • Speakers receive feedback from an evaluator.

  • We practice impromptu speaking (Table Topics — a club favorite!). 

  • Everyone is welcome to join "post-toasties" after the meeting. (A social tradition to get to know one another.)

  • Our meetings are fun!

  • Guests are welcome to participate.

  • Everyone is welcome! 

Ready to see what it's all about?

Frequently Asked Questions

When will you meet in person again?

At this time, we continue to meet over Zoom on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month (except holidays). The club would like to host hybrid meetings in the future and is looking for a meeting location available to host us in West Seattle.

How do I get the link to attend a club meeting?

Please email your request to wstoastmasters832@gmail.com to receive a Zoom link to attend the meeting.

What is the best way to contact your club?

Please send an email to wstoastmasters832@gmail.com.

Am I required to speak at a club meeting?

No. Speaking is not required when visiting a club. Guests are invited to introduce themselves, if they'd like; and they may only observe, if desired.

How long does a club meeting last?

Our club meetings last from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Please arrive 5 to 10 minutes early, because we always start on time. 

Do I need to bring anything to a club meeting?

No. You are not required to bring anything to a meeting.

Can anyone become a member?

As long as you are at least 18 years old, you can join Toastmasters.

How do I join the club?

We're excited you would like to join us! Please email us at wstoastmasters832@gmail.com, and we will send you information on how to join.

What happens when I join the club after my visit?​

You'll be assigned a mentor to guide you through your club and Toastmasters experience.

What is an Ice Breaker?​

The Ice Breaker is the very first speech project you will give at Toastmasters. Sample this first project here

What is Table Topics?​

Table Topics is on the agenda each meeting, and it's when members (& guests) practice extemporaneous speaking. It's a favorite! 

 

"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together."
African proverb 

You're invited to join us as you embark on your Toastmasters path. 

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