Jean McDonald and Lindy MacLaine, winners of Skwim Toastmasters Club’s Evaluation and International Speech Contests on Feb. 20, have advanced to the next level of competition: the Area Contest, set for 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 2, in Chimacum.
The Feb. 20 contest included a total of five speeches and two evaluations.
Along with McDonald’s and MacLaine’s presentations, the contest featured speeches/evaluations by M.E. Bartholomew, Craig Barron, Jeff Tingelstad and Rich Proctor.
The community is invited to cheer local winners at the Area Contest, held March 2 at the Tri-Area Community Center, 10 W. Valley Road in Chimacum.
Skwim Toastmasters is part of Toastmasters International, a worldwide nonprofit educational organization empowering individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. The Sequim club meets on the first and third Tuesdays of the month from 7–8:15 p.m. at The Gathering Place, 137 Fairway St., Sequim. Guests are always welcome. Clubs in Port Angeles and Port Townsend also welcome guests.