2017 / 2018 Contact  & Club information  

Area L-55

Area 55

Area 55 Director - Eve McDonald, ACG, ALB, LDREXC

area 55 director

  • Area Boundaries:

    North:  Highway 20
    South:  Lake Erie
    East :  Canada/US Border
    West: Highway 24


  • Area 55 encompasses the stunning geography of Niagara Falls, Welland and the surrounding areas.  Two clubs are located in Niagara Falls (Honeymoon City and HatchMasters) and two in Welland (Niagara College and Rose City).  All are community-based clubs open to anyone 18 years of age or over, who has a desire to develop their public speaking or leadership skills. 
  • Toastmasters teaches us to become better speakers and leaders.  Come learn how to:

    • Deliver awe-inspiring presentations with ease
    • Conduct productive meetings
    • Sharpen listening skills
    • Wipe away the tears from the gales of laughter - our meetings are friendly and fun!
  • Guests are always welcome and your 1st visit is free!
  • If not now, then when?  Please contact one of our clubs below and start your journey of success.



Area 55 - Humorous and Table Topics Speech Contest

Date:  October 12, 2017
Time: 7-9:30 pm
Location:  Niagara College - Welland Campus

Humorous Speech Winners, 2017-2018

1st:  Charles Kennedy. ACG, ALB (Rose City Toastmasters Club) (advanced to the Division Contest)
2nd: Donna Wagar (Rose City Toastmasters Club)
3rd:  Dave Wheeler, CC (Honeymoon City Toastmasters Club)

Table Topics Speech Winners, 2017-2018

1st:  Greg Lewis, DTM (advanced to the Division Contest) (Rose City Toastmasters Club)
2nd:  Rick Tarajos (Rose City Toastmasters Club)


Area 55 - International Speech and Evaluation Contest

Check out the District blog posting:  www.toastmasters86.org/blog/division-area-news

Date: March 7, 2018
Time: 7-9:30 pm
Location:  Royal Canadian Legion, 5603 Spring Street, Niagara Falls

 International Speech Winners, 2017-2018

1st:  Greg Lewis, DTM (Rose City Toastmasters Club)
2nd:  Joanne Gray, ACS, ALB (Rose City Toastmasters Club)

Evaluation Speech Winners, 2017-2018

1st:  Greg Lewis, DTM (Rose City Toastmasters Club)
2nd:  Lou Anne Reddon, ACB, ALB (Honeymoon City Toastmasters Club)


Other achievements

March 22, 2018 Division L Evaluation and International Speech Contests


1st:  Greg Lewis, DTM (Area 55 - advances to the April 27th District Evaluation Contest)



3rd:  Greg Lewis, DTM (Area 55)


Division International Speech Contest

 Division Contest

October 27, 2017 Division L Table Topics and Humorous Speech Contests:

Table Topics:

2nd:  Greg Lewis, DTM (Area 55)

Humorous Speech:

2nd:  Charlie Kennedy, DTM (Area 55)








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