Division L

Division L Director - Anthony Delvecchio, DTM

Headshot of Division L Director

Division Boundaries: Burlington to Brantford and Dundas to Welland

North/East:  Burlington (West of Appleby Line)

South:  Niagara Falls/Fort Erie
West: Dundas / Brantford / Highway 24 / Division S & W



About Division:

Division L comprises of 26 clubs in seven areas in the Lakeshore/Golden Horseshoe vicinity, located between Burlington and Niagara.  Division L contains two out of the original four clubs that first formed in Ontario.  

 Message from Division L Director


Division L supports a vibrant and diverse community within the Golden Horseshoe. Our clubs help members develop their public speaking and leadership skills. Club Officers and members are supported by an amazing team of Division L Area Directors and the Division Director.

In addition to helping clubs be successful, new Toastmasters clubs are formed to meet growing demands from interested parties within community and corporate areas.

Curious about Toastmasters International Pathways learning experience see https://www.toastmasters.org/pathways-overview.

Below is a list of clubs you can visit. Work on achieving your development goal(s) by joining a club and starting on your selected Path in a supportive small group setting.

Division Governors

Division L - Contacts

Area Director: To be filled | areaL51director@toastmasters86.org
Club Name / TMI LinkWebsiteClub NumberStatusMeeting Time
Brantbranttoastmasters.easy-speak.org2580OpenMondays 7:30 pm
McMasterhttp://mcmastertoastmasters.wordpress.com 6307OpenWednesdays 7:00 pm
Valley Townwww.valleytowntoastmasters.com9709OpenThursdays 7:00 pm

Area Director: Bhushan Rele | areaL52director@toastmasters86.org
Club Name / TMI LinkWebsiteClub NumberStatusMeeting Time
Skyway Toastmasterswww.burlingtonskywaytoastmasters.com/3301OpenWednesdays 7:30 pm
City of Burlington Toastmasterswww.toastmasters.org/Find-a-Club/06502153-city-of-burlington-toastmasters6502153OpenWednesdays 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm & 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Trans Uniontbd6845232Opentbd
TD Insurance Burlington Toastmasterswww.toastmasters.org7287687CorporateWednesdays 12:30 pm
First Waterdown Clubwww.waterdowntoastmasters.com9690OpenTuesdays 7:30 pm

Ryan Kaupert | areaL53director@toastmasters86.org
Club Name / TMI LinkWebsiteClub NumberStatusMeeting Time
Steeltown Toastmasters Club755.toastmastersclubs.org755OpenWednesdays 7:00 pm
Stoney Creek Toastmasterswww.stoneycreektoastmasters.com7976OpenThursdays 7:15 pm
Grimsby Toastmasterswww.grimsbytoastmasters.org1415201Open1st and 3rd Mondays 7:00 pm
Beamsville Toastmastershttps://beamsville.toastmastersclubs.org/7428225OpenThursdays 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Area Director: David Speicher | areaL54director@toastmasters86.org
Club Name / TMI LinkWebsiteClub NumberStatusMeeting Time
Hamilton No 1hamiltonno1.toastmastersclubs.org1114OpenMondays 7:00 pm
Ambitious City1586.toastmastersclubs.org 1586OpenTuesdays 7:00 pm
Midday Maraudersmiddaymarauders.toastmastersclubs.org3935OpenWednesdays 12:00 pm
Brock's Talkersx1095053CorporateAlternate Wednesdays 12:00 pm

Area Director: Novelette Gordon | areaL55director@toastmasters86.org
Club Name / TMI LinkWebsiteClub NumberStatusMeeting Time
Rose Citywelland.toastmastersclubs.org2877OpenThursdays; 7:00 pm
Honeymoon City Club5879.toastmastersclubs.org5879OpenWednesdays; 7:00 pm
HatchMastershatchmasters.toastmastersclubs.org1396187OpenThursdays; 12 pm
GMR Toastmasters Prospect Clubhttps://gmrtoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org/7661107OpenThursdays; 7:00 pm

Area Director: Guy Tripp | areaL56director@toastmasters86.org
Club Name / TMI LinkWebsiteClub NumberStatusMeeting Time
First Burlingtonwww.firstburlingtontoastmasters.org3074OpenThursdays; 7:30 pm
Mansion Toastmastershttps://3322.toastmastersclubs.org/3322OpenWednesdays; 7:30 pm
Burlington Advancedhttps://batm.toastmastersclubs.org/2490863Advanced2nd/4th Mondays; 7:30 pm
Burlington Prospecttba7199479tbatba

Area Director: Marianna Burka | area57director@toastmasters86.org
Club Name / TMI LinkWebsiteClub NumberStatusMeeting Time
Garden City1102.toastmastersclubs.org1102OpenTuesdays; 7:00 pm
MTO St Catharinesmto.toastmastersclubs.org 7310OpenTuesdays; 12 noon
Brockbrock.toastmastersclubs.org2197340OpenWednesdays; 12 noon
Niagara-On-The-Lakehttps://7199479.toastmastersclubs.org/7199479OpenEvery other Wednesday; 7:00 pm

Division L - Club Officer Training Round 2

Calling all Toastmasters, kick off the new decade with inspiring and motivating talks to help you achieve your goals inside and outside of Toastmasters.

Club Officers training sessions for vital information and support that will help you to deliver excellent service to club members. Support your members achieving success!

Two Club Officers training sessions available to Club Officers with more than one role and curious Toastmasters.

Earn Goal 9 of the Distinguished Club Program when at least four of your club officers’ attends.

An amazing lineup of inspirational speakers are eager to share their motivating stories and experiences with you.

Date:  January 25, 2020

Location: Beamsville District Secondary School, 4317 Central Avenue, Beamsville, ON L0R 1B0

Time:  8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Price:  $15:00 at the Registration desk

Speaker Lineup

Mark Stewart
Mark John Stewart is an award-winning entrepreneur, charitable advisor, public speaker, and instructor. He is the Managing Director of Wentworth Strategy Group and the President of marketing agency FlyPrint. Mark John consults on strategy, marketing, communications, and governance with organizations across the world, and is an instructor in the McMaster-Syracuse Master of Communications Management program. An experienced board director, he is also an Executive Advisor with Empowerment Squared, a Canadian charity dedicated to empowering newcomer and marginalized youth and communities in Canada, Liberia, Ghana, and South Africa.

Emily Nichols
She wanted to solve equations for the rest of her life, until she discovered leadership. Emily Nichols is a professional engineer with more than 15 years of experience in manufacturing - everything from the granola bars in your lunch to the paint on your car. Speaking from the stage or the factory floor, Emily inspires technical people to embrace their leadership skills and creativity, so they can solve problems better, faster, and have more fun doing it. Today she will share her journey from technical mastery to visible leadership. https://emilynichols.com

Pauly Plewa
Pauly is a true racer at heart, having raced motocross for 11 years at the highest level of amateur racing in Canada and the USA. In 2012, on the verge of his AMA professional debut, he suffered a bad crash leaving him instantly paralyzed from the chest down.

Being the ambitious child athlete that he was, Pauly taught himself how to walk and race again by applying the tools he learned from his racing career to his rehab.

Today, Pauly is chasing championships on four wheels, teaching people about safe driving, and sharing his story about overcoming disability and envisioning wellness.


For further information: Contact divisionldirector@toastmasters86.org 

Winter Club Officer Training - Round 2

Division L - International Speech and Evaluation Contest

Division L Evaluation & International Speech Contest 2020

Date: February 28, 2020

Time: 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Cost: $5.00 at the Registration desk

Location: Stoney Creek Municipal Service Centre, 777 Hamilton Regional Road 8, Stoney Creek, Ontario, L8E 5J4. 


International Speech Contest

1st Place: Vivienne Little

2nd Place: Gary Ford

3rd Place: Sarah Pritula


Evaluation Contest

1st Place: Glenda Rookwood

2nd Place: Mary Helwig-Hall

3rd Place: Miguel Mori


Division International Speech and Evaluation Contests

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