Area 14, 20, 32 & 44
Inform – Inspire – Empower
On this site you will find information about upcoming events and previous conferences for District 71 Division H.
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John Kendall, Division Director
Division H Contest 2019 Results
Held Cranfield University, Saturday 9th, 2019
Humorous Speech: Chaired by Richard Foster-Fletcher
Winner Ged Byrne, Area 32
2ND Place Surosh Pillay, Area 20
3RD Place Katherine Anderson (KAT), Area 32
Well done Gabriel Ansah, Gurps Khaira, Harjit Lakhan, Andrew Luckham & Kevin Newey as all contestants were outstanding.
Table Topics: Chaired by Jenny Chalmers
Winner Jenny Btrit, Area 32
2ND Place Kevin Newey, Area 14
3RD Place Mandy Davis, Area 20
Well done Samantha Faircloth, Michael Hallett, Andrew Luckham, Miriam Nawagamuwa & Lynn Schindler on also telling us “What the Good fairy forgot to give you at birth?”.
Clifford Hurst was chief Judge for both contests
We were also treated to Inspirational talks from:
- John Cox our District 71 Director on “The Wider Toastmaster World”
- Anita Devi told us about “Three Everyday Heroes”
- Judith Jones-Nugent urged us to “Enhance our Speeches through Effective Questioning”
- Raza Khan showed us how to improve outcomes with “Emotional Intelligence”
Many of you contributed to the contest’s success and we are very grateful!
We had 59 attendees including Toastmasters from Division G, family members and guests supporting the event. An engaging and interactive audience facilitated the high quality and total experience of the conference. The laughter levels were indeed high!
I wish to thank our hosts Cranfield Speakers and Cranfield University for the venue.
Thank you all, but especially my Area Directors – John Allsop (20), Violet Cuffy (32) and Paulina Blaszczyk (44)
Closing words from John Cox:
It was a fabulous day. Many thanks also for the lunch and the wine. The day was very entertaining – great speeches, great organisation, great company. I look forward to seeing the photos.”
Division H Director
We wish to recognize these people in your clubs for what they have contributed to your success both this year and over many years.
|Area 14||Unsung Hero||Known Club Stalwart|
|Anglia Communicators||Jeremy Turner||Andrew Luckham|
|ARM Cambridge Toastmasters||Raffaele Aquilone||Kevin Newey|
|G-Toast UK||Gary Foster||Adeline Morel|
|Huntingdonshire Speakers||Faye Ritchie||Darren Walton|
|(p)Swavesey Speakers||Peter Milbank||Tony Stead|
|East Herts Speakers||Anna Xiao||Liz Burnett|
|Hertfordshire Speakers||Bryan Chipchase||Elizabeth Jordan|
|North Herts Speakers||Judith Jones-Nugent||Lynne Wilkins|
|Stevenage Speakers||Gurps Khaira||Andrea Lee|
|(p)GSK Ware Toastmasters||Jake Mallon||Rebecca Wigmore|
|Cornerstone Communicators Advanced Toastmasters||Clifford Hurst||Jenny Chalmers|
|Luton Communicators||Fiky Wilkinson||Mujib Rahman|
|Luton Speakers||Kat Anderson||Rose Marie Calder|
|West Herts Speakers||Colin Donald||Judy Mallinson|
|Bedford Speakers||James Lowden||Valerie Swanborough|
|Cranfield Speakers||Michael Hallett||Binal Sawjani|
|Eldergate Toastmasters||Gabby Ansah||Jono Poon|
|MK Confident Speakers||Jenny Chalmers||Binal Sawjani|
|North Bucks Speakers||Rucha Nagraj||Gordon Adams|
|Northampton Speakers||Tayo Bowyer||Daniel Sandars|
NB (p) = Prospective club
Thank you all
Division H Director
Memories of the Spring 2019 conference
Memories of the February 2019 Club Officer Training
On Saturday, 2nd February, club officers and invited guests from Division H and beyond attended a highly interactive club officer training event. Read more about it and access useful resources here.
Memories of the Autumn 2018 conference – the Future of Communication
On Saturday, 3rd November, Toastmasters and guests from Division H and beyond gathered in Cranfield for the Future of Communication conference.
Take a look at our memories page for photos, presentations and workshop videos.