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September 26, 2022

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Club Reinstatement Q&A 

Do you have questions regarding Toastmasters’ club reinstatement incentive? We have answers! Bring your questions and ask Club Growth Director Robert Wall & Club Extension Chair Cindy Laatsch what your next steps are for getting your club reinstated.   

Session #1:  Wednesday, September 28

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Session #2:  Tuesday, October 4

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Club Support Seminar

Sunday, October 2, 2022:  

Past District Director, Cindy Laatsch, DTM will speak on the topic of Conflict Resolution.  Join via zoom for a 30 minute presentation followed by 30 minutes of Q&A and group discussion.  

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October Dues Renewal – RENEW THIS WEEK!

The next renewal period begins on October 1 and dues are due by September 30.  Club officers can submit dues renewals now!  Renew now to continue to reap the benefits of your Toastmasters membership. 

2022-2023 Incentives

The District 35 Awards & Incentive Program strives to reward you and your clubs for delivering a quality club experience.  Have fun and earn a little something as you work to meet your goals!  

Save the date for our District 35 Platinum Anniversary Gala Event

Date and time:  Saturday, November 19, 2022, 6-11 PM CDT

Location: Brookfield Conference Center

Keep an eye on the Weekly News for updates about the event details.  For questions about this event, contact  District Director, Jennifer Kibicho (

Fundraising Volunteers Needed

WE NEED YOU!! In conjunction with the District’s Platinum Anniversary Celebration, we are looking for D35 clubs and members to assist with fundraising efforts and staffing the basket raffle/50-50 raffle table at the event.  Please contact if you are interested in helping!  We already have several basket items donated.  In addition, if you would like to take a leadership role in this fundraising effort, it could be credited towards an HPL project if you are in need of fulfilling this requirement.  

Club Officer Training Videos Are Available

After a successful club officer training season, we are excited to announce that recorded training sessions are available!  If you missed a training session, are looking for a refresher or want to share the training you experienced with your fellow club members, check out these training sessions on the District’s YouTube channel.

Conflict Resolution (presented by Andy Little, DTM): 
Hybrid Meetings (presented by Markus Seppälä, DTM): 
Member Engagement (presented by Radhi Spear, DTM): 
Be sure you follow and subscribe to the District 35 YouTube channel to stay up to date with training sessions and videos as they are added. 

Club Officer Training – Final Check 

Club officer training attendance for the summer training sessions must be recorded by September 30.  Review your club’s dashboard now to be sure that all officers who attended training received credit.  Not sure if you got credit for your attendance? Click here to see the training record as of 9/05/2022. If you attended training and your information isn’t reflected, please fill out the club officer training form.

District Leader News

Call for Newsletter Articles

If you have a story to share for the District’s Newsletter, reach out to Jennifer Young (  The newsletter is published every other month and the next edition will be published in October.