Chatter Masters Toastmasters Club Hosts Weekly Meetings For Improving Public Speaking Skills

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Chatter Masters Toastmasters Club invites local professionals and those interested in developing their public speaking skills to visit a club meeting any Tuesday of the month. Chatters Masters Club meets every Tuesday, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. in the Tennessee Valley Authority Office Complex, Missionary Ridge Building, at 1101 Market St.

Club members and guests enjoy a one hour session that includes prepared speeches, Table Topics (impromptu speeches), speech evaluations and much more. Each meeting is friendly and supportive, and the self-paced program allows members time to build confidence, officials said. 

“Our diverse membership includes professionals, students, stay-at-home parents and retirees, who are all growing from the Toastmasters Program -- which is the most efficient, enjoyable and affordable way of gaining great communications skills,” says Christopher Chaney,  Club president for Toastmasters Chatter Masters.“

According to Mr. Chaney, Chatter Masters members also have opportunities to compete in speech contests locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. Meetings are free to visitors and open to the public. Adult guests visiting for the first time are asked to bring a government- issued photo identification, such as a driver's license, and will be issued a visitor's badge.

For more information about Chatter Masters, call 751-2921 or email: Chattmasters3264@gmail.com.


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