Henry Toastmasters winners advance

Special to The Times

The Henry County Toastmasters Club is proud to announce their contest winner Freda Givens who will be advancing to the Division D Evaluation Contest. The contest will be held on Saturday, September 17 at 9:30 a.m. The contest will be held at the Piedmont Henry Hospital Education Building, located at 1133 Eagles Landing Parkway in Stockbridge.

The club recently held a Humorous Speech Contest and Evaluation Contest and member Derek Butler won the Humorous Speech, member Freda Givens won the Evaluation Contest.

Freda placed First in the Area 43 Evaluation contest and Derek placed second in the Humorous Contest.

Speech contests are an important part of toastmasters educational program with Humorous Speech components including jokes or antidotes in order to enhance the speech.

Honing your listening skills is an important part of communication that is stressed in Toastmasters. Evaluation provides club members an opportunity to practice leadership skills including listening, critical thinking, feedback and motivation.

For information about the club, please visit http://2367.toastmastersclub.org.