Ernst & Young Toastmasters,  established 1988, is open to anyone looking to develop their communication and leadership skills. We are a member of Toastmasters International,  a world leader in communication and leadership with more than 332,000 members and 15,400 clubs in 135 countries.

The world needs leaders. Leaders head families, coach teams, run businesses and mentor others. These leaders must not only accomplish, they must communicate.

By regularly giving speeches, gaining feedback, leading teams and guiding others to achieve their goals in a supportive atmosphere, leaders emerge from the Toastmasters program.

Every Toastmasters journey begins with a single speech. During their journey, they learn to tell their stories. They listen and answer. They plan and lead. They give feedback—and accept it. Through our community of learners, they find their path to leadership.

August 2006: Snowball

Written by Donna Maclagan There was no snow in sight but Toastmaster of the Evening, Lloyd Dicks managed to leave us cold … let me rephrase, it took him a while to warm up the audience of 32, but we thawed out nicely and by the end of the evening we were warm and Toasty […]

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Area D3 Humour Contest

The Area D3 Humour Contest took place at the Ernst & Young House on the 24th of August. We had a great turnout of about 45 delegates. Toastmaster and Competition Chair for the evening, Mike Clark, used his great sense of humour to keep the evening flowing and kept us all in bouts of laughter. […]

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July 2006: Djoe Laai

Written by Lloyd Dicks The July Club meeting was a relatively small meeting with 28 people attending (11 of which were guests). Greer Blizzard stood in for Liz as Sergeant at Arms, and kicked the meeting off on time. Sandra Dicks stood in for Donna as president and welcomed the guest (as Donna believed that […]

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Baby Toasties!

Written by Sandra Dicks Hi Everyone, I just wanted to pass on the wonderful news that our President, Donna Maclagan, has delivered a healthy baby boy – Daniel Ethan weighing 3.1kg! Poor Donna though is suffering from bronchitis together with the physical toll of giving birth, so she probably won’t be able to take visits […]

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