Result: Division B International Speech Contest & Table Topics Contest

Dear Toastmasters and Friends,

If you were at the Division B International Speech Contest and Table Topics Contest last Saturday, I am sure you could recall the following moments...enjoy looking at the moments captured!

Congratulations to all the winners of both contest! See you in Kuching Convention!

All the best to Dennis Wee and G.Sivalingam! You have our full support from Division B!

Winners for International Speech Contest

Champion: Dennis Wee (Speech Title: Find That Shark)

1st Runner Up: Eugene Ng (Speech Title: Make That Call)

2nd Runner Up: Lee Mei Fong (Speech Title: The Gift of Love)

Winners for Table Topics Contest:

Table Topics Title: To err is human, to forgive is divine

Champion: G. Sivalingam

1st Runner Up: Gerald Quinten

2nd Runner Up: Nicole Choe

Light moments...were you part of it??? :-)

"Help!!! How come these 2 man were pointing at each other?"

"Oh Uncle, what are you doing? You look cute!"

"Speech from District Governor, DTM Joseph Gomez. Attention please!!!"

"Speech from our lovely Division B Governor, our captain!"

"Uncle, why are you pointing at me?? I know I am sweet!"

"What happen what happen? Getting ready to dance or FIGHT!!!"

"The room is so cooling!" "Of course la Uncle Foong, you are wearing sunglasses in the room!"

"Listen carefully, I am going to show you your performance until yesterday!"

" Lovely audience. Are you one of them?"

"Is this the International Speech Contest or Humorous Speech Contest?"
"Full house!!"

"We want more..."

DUtama: Speechcraft Program 2009

Dear Friends & Members,

Ever wanted to share your Toastmasters experience with your friends and family?

D'Utama Toastmasters Club (DUTC), is bringing to you a program on how to become a successful and confident communicator - Speechcraft. The Speechcraft Program will be held on the 28th & 29th March 2009 (Saturday and Sunday) at Pearl International Hotel, KL.

In a nutshell, Speechcraft is Toastmasters condensed into two days. This 2-Days intensive and fast track program is designed to coach your communication & public speaking skills. It will be conducted in a series of sessions, which include training in speaking, listening, thinking, evaluating and leadership. The facilitators for this program are experienced and competent members of D'Utama Toastmasters Club.

Participants of Speechcraft will be coached in the following areas:

  • Impromptu Speaking
  • Organising Your Speech
  • Role of Language
  • Body Gestures
  • Vocal Variety
  • Introducing a Speaker

Get your family and friends to participate! Let them benefit from the wonders of Toastmasters!

New Toastmasters members are also encouraged to join as there will be an exemption from Speech Assignments two and three in the Competent Communication (CC) Manual.

Many participants have benefited from Speechcraft from developing skills for speaking off the cuff effectively, improving on their speeches as well as gain that extra confidence when talking in front of an audience. From Speechcraft, many people have gained that extra edge in the professional or business line.

For more details, down load the brochure here or drop an email to:

Download the Program Itinerary: here

Download the Speakers' Profile: here

Yours Sincerely,
Johnson Yike, ACS ALB
Speechcraft Organizing Chairman
D'Utama Toastmasters Club
Club website:
Division website:

Division B International Speech Contest & Table Topics Contest

Dear toastmasters and friends,

The Champions of the International Speech Contest and Table Topics Contest from the 5 areas in Division B will be competing at the division level on 21/03/2009, 1.30pm at Kolej Putra Intelek (KPI) in Puchong.

Door fee is RM10 and please book your seat with Area Governors:

Area B1 Governor, ACG CL Meyyappa, 019-272 5329
Area B2 Governor, ACB CL Parasakti, 019-227 2593
Area B3 Governor, ACG Joyce Tan, 012-236 9286
Area B4 Governor, ACS ALB Johnson Yike, 017-889 8438
Area B5 Governor, CTM CL Irene Lee, 019-315 0878

You must witness this!

The following flyer contained more information, please click on the flyer for enlarged view:

or click here for map to Kolej Putra Intelek (KPI)

Area B4 IS & TT Contest Results !

Area B4 has just concluded their International Speech and Table Topic Contest this 7th March 2009 (Saturday). The results are as follows:

International Speech Contest

CHAMPION: Eugene NG (D'Utama Toastmasters Club)

1st Runner Up: Sabrina Yap (Kuantan Toastmasters Club)

2nd Runner Up: G. Sivalingam (D'Utama Toastmasters Club)
*photos will be upload soon

Table Topic Contest

CHAMPION: G. Sivalingam (D'Utama Toastmasters Club)

1st Runner Up: Koh Syek Ying (KNM Toastmasters Club)

2nd Runner Up: Sarimah Morshidi (Kuantan Toastmasters Club)

The CHAMPION of each respective contest will represent Area B4 in the Division B International Speech & Table Topic Contest that is taking place on 21st March 2009.

A note of thanks from Area Governor B4, Johnson Yike Hean Choong ACS ALB:
"Thank you UniTAR Toastmasters Club for supporting the Area B4 Contest."

E-Book - The Finalist: 2008

Do you know that there are 10 Champion Speakers that took to the stage of 2008 World Championship of Public Speaking on August 16 2008 in Calgary, Canada including District 51 very own champion Loghandran Krishnasamy?

Even though there is only one World Champion, but all of them are winners for making it to the final stage.

The 10 fnalists of the World Championship have written a book, The Finalist:2008 which details the journey taken by them to reach the final stage.

All the members of toastmasters must read The Finalists:2008 as the articles are truly inspiring! The Finalists:2008 is available in the form of e-book and it is downloadable from District 51 Website...or click on the following link to download:

Happy reading!

Congratulations from Division B

Heartiest congratulations from Division B to the following members who have achieved their educational awards recently. The achievement is as at 28th February 2009 as reported in Toastmasters International website. OUR Achievers are:

Advanced Communicator Gold (ACG)
Joyce Tan Siew Eng
(MAS Cempaka Toastmasters Club, Petaling Jaya), achieved on 17/02/2009

Advanced Communicator Silver (ACS)
Tan Saw Bee
(Crystal Toastmasters Club, Selangor), achieved on 12/02/2009

Advanced Communicator Bronze (ACB)
Chen Yien Li
(WDM Toastmasters Club, Petaling Jaya), achieved on 26/02/2009

Advanced Leader Silver (ALS)
Dominic Gerard Joseph
(Taman Indrahana Toastmasters Club, Petaling Jaya), achieved on 01/02/2009

Competent Communicator (CC)
Ho Choon Moy
(Crystal Toastmasters Club, Selangor), achieved on 11/02/2009
Yeow Kian Leong (CIMA Malaysia Toastmasters Club, Petaling Jaya), achieved on 14/02/2009
Chin Kit Ping (Taman Indrahana Toastmasters Club, Petaling Jaya), achieved on 26/02/2009


Youth Leadership Program by Crystal Toastmasters Club

Adults learn about public speaking skills, what about youth?

Of course youth could also learn about public speaking skills...but WHERE???

It is just around the CORNER!!!!

Youth Leadership Program
Specially organized by Crystal Toastmasters Club for your children between 13 - 16 years old, on 13th (Sat) & 14th (Sun) March, 2009 @ Tropicana Golf & Country Resort, Greens 1.

Interested? Please contact any of the following coordinators:

Saw Bee - 012-202 8855
Siew Eng - 019-312 0088
Laychi - 012-385 8766

For more details, kindly refer to the flyer below (please click on the flyer for enlarged view):