Bootstraps Toastmasters hosts free event

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, UNITED STATES, September 16, 2013—Bootstraps Toastmasters (, invites downtown professionals and residents to its combined meeting with Professionally Speaking Toastmasters to meet members and experience a demonstration of a typical Toastmasters meeting.

“Bootstraps Toastmasters provides a supportive and positive environment where members have the opportunity to develop their communication and leadership skills,” says Jaime Mitchell, Club President for Toastmasters 2863.

Members and guests will enjoy a regular Toastmasters meeting that will include prepared speeches, Table Topics™ (impromptu speeches) and evaluations.

Club Vice President of Public Relations, Jeff Owens, who has served in various club positions, will be the Table Topics master. “Table Topics are one of my favorite parts of the meeting,” says Owens. “This is where guests and members are randomly selected to speak for one to two minutes. It helps you think and speak clearly on your feet.”

Bootstraps & Professionally Speaking Toastmasters Combined Meeting Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2o13 Location: Kansas City, Missouri City Hall, 414 E. 12th Street (Council Room, 8th Floor) Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm ) For more information, email Caleb Loya at (

Toastmasters Club 2863 meets each Wednesday at 12:05 p.m. at Kansas City, Missouri City Hall. For more information about this event and the club, please visit

About Toastmasters International Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations. Headquartered in Rancho Santa Margarita, California, the organization’s membership exceeds 292,000 in more than 14,350 clubs in 122 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people of all backgrounds become more confident in front of an audience. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit Follow @Toastmasters on Twitter.

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