Standing atop Arbutus Toastmasters’ famous soap box

Your chance for a public rant in Parksville

Toastmasters annual Soap Box Challenge set for Feb. 2 at conference centre

  • Jan. 27, 2015 8:00 p.m.

A local member of the Arbutus Toastmasters club, Matt Breedlove, says he is extending a challenge and a welcome to Parksville Qualicum Beach residents to come and speak or hear what’s on people’s minds on Monday, Feb. 2.

The annual Toastmasters Challenge is set to start at 6:45 p.m. on Feb. 2 at the Parskville Community and Conference Centre.

Toastmasters say club members will briefly show how Toastmasters can build confidence in speaking and leadership, then open Parksville’s much-anticipated soap box event.

In previous years, the annual soap box event has attracted as many as 60 participants and audience members, so people are encouraged to arrive early.

Speech topics have included everything from politics to New Years resolutions.)

For more information, call Breedlove 250 954-9033 or check our the club’s website, http://arbutus.toastmastersclubs.org/

— NEWS Staff/Arbutus Toastmasters

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