Sara Nowlin - #GiftsofToastmasters

Share your #GiftsofToastmasters

YOU can help motivate the next wave of Toastmasters…and qualify to win some COOL PRIZES up until January 15, 2020. You can do this by yourself… or with other Toastmasters! Learn how you can win...


Upgrade Your Speech Contest Skills

Watch these recorded webinars to learn: 1) the procedures for running a quality speech contest; 2) how to effectively judge a Toastmasters speech contest; 3) how to conduct an area and division contest. View the recordings...

Leader Training - November through February

Day, Date & TimeLocation 
Wed, Dec 4
7:00pm-9:00pm
Offices of the City Town Clerk - Room G2
200 Orange Street, New Haven, CT 06510
Sat, Dec 7
8:30am-1:00pm
Grace Baptist Church
55 Country Club Road, Cheshire, CT 06410
Sat, Dec 7
9:00am-1:00pm
Poughkeepsie Senior Center
14 Abe's Way, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Sat, Dec 14
9:00am-1:00pm
Manchester Church of Christ
595 Tolland Turnpike, Manchester, CT 06042
Sat, Jan 11
9:30am-2:00pm
MassMutual Learning and Conference Center
350 Memorial Drive, Chicopee, MA 01020


Latest Posts from the District 53 Blog

For many folks, leadership is equated with management and a title. We think of the boss, people with authority. But you can lead anywhere, anytime, without a title. Leadership is about taking initiative instead of taking charge. Growing up, I used to love being in charge. Bossing my little sister

If you think you’re speaking slowly, you’re speaking normally. If you think you’re speaking normally, you’re speaking too fast. If ... View Post

Many clubs in District 53 are struggling with membership growth. The guest experience is an important factor in deciding to ... View Post

At the 2017 humorous speech club contest, I delivered a speech about my family’s twenty-minute parking adventure at the Palisades ... View Post

Have you ever found yourself at a loss for the topic of your next speech? If so, you’re not alone. ... View Post


Distinguished Club Program ribbons

​Congratulations to 2​018-2019 Distinguished Clubs

District 53 recognizes all the clubs which can now proudly display their 2018-2019 Distinguished Club Program accomplishments by adding a new ribbon to their club banner. View the list of Distinguished clubs...


Marketing Brochures & Fliers

Marketing Brochures & Fliers

Toastmasters offers several marketing resources to help clubs attract more members. We've assembled the most useful materials so you won't need to search. View the selection of brochures & fliers...


Pathways Path Pins

Take the Next Step!

Any club completing goal P1 of the DCP (four members earn Level 1 in any Path), will receive a special “recognition basket” consisting of four Path Pins, a Pathways tracking chart, a Pathways guidebook, and four Level 2 tags. Learn more...


Open House

Holding an Open House?

Choose from a variety of open house materials including a news release, several different flyers, and PowerPoint presentations. View all the Open House materials on the TI website...