On February 13, 2017 the Town of Oakville Mayor, Rob Burton proclaimed March 2017 Toastmasters month in Oakville. Area 35 Director George How Pak Hing, began the process by contacting the Mayor's office in December 2016.
A joint effort between Area 35 and Area 36 the following Toastmasters were on hand to receive the proclamation.
Tracey Harding (Division B Director) , George How Pak Hing (Area 35 Director), and Renata Noronha (Area 36 Director).
Chelsea Shen (Member of Trafalgar club), Nikolina Ivankovic (President Horizon Toastmasters), Taylor Poulin (President of Callisto Toastmasters), Ben Reimer (President of Sheridan Bruins Toastmasters), Allan Osborne (Member of First Oakville Toastmasters), Carol Edelkoort (President of Burloaks Toastmasters), and Paul Van Oosten (Member of GE Toasters).
Community and Corporate Clubs from Area Clubs in Area 35 and 36 that are in Oakville
- Trafalgar Club
- Horizon Toastmasters
- Glen Abbey Toastmasters
- Callisto Toastmasters
- Sheridan Bruins Oakville Toastmasters
- First Oakville Toastmasters
- Burloaks Toastmasters
- GE Toasters
Wording on Proclmation
A New Club in Oakville
Toastmasters Month is in conjunction with the launch of a new community-based club, Oakville Toastmasters. A first launch meeting was held on Thursday, Feb. 9, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Joshua's Creek Arenas, 1663 North Service Rd. E. Another launch meeting is scheduled for Feb 23 at same time and location. "Twenty members are required before the club can receive a charter" says George How, Area 35 Director.
Toastmasters International was founded in 1924 and the First Toastmasters Club in Oakville was founded 60 years ago.