Kent Evening Toastmasters welcomes all to free open house Nov. 29

  • Monday, November 13, 2017 11:22am
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The Kent Evening Toastmasters invites the public to its free open house on Wednesday, Nov. 29, from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m., at the Kent Commons, 525 Fourth Ave. N., Kent.

The meeting features guest speaker David Hablewitz, , an IT systems project manager who will discuss the importance of communication skills for today’s professional.

Valerie Ensor, a distinguished Kent Evening Toastmasters member, will deliver a prepared speech sharing how the club’s program can empower members to gain greater self-confidence through improved communication and leadership skills. Member Jeff Thungc will deliver a speech on the topic of transforming your life into the new year.

In addition, members and guests will participate in impromptu speaking and peer evaluation.

“Kent Evening Toastmasters provides a supportive and positive environment where members have the opportunity to develop their communication and leadership skills,” said Mike Christensen, CC Club president for KET.

Light appetizers and refreshments will be served.

For more details and to RSVP, visit Facebook.

For information about local Toastmasters clubs, visit

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