2018 / 2019 Contact  & Club information  

Area W-61

Area 61

Area 61 Director - Millie Leng ACS, ALB, EC1


Area 61 is located in the heart of Kitchener. Comprised of four clubs, three of which meet at City Hall and a fourth just down the road.


Message from Area 61 Director:  The Toastmaster Clubs in Area 61 provide a safe, encouraging and supportive environment where you gain confidence as you build your skills in communication, leadership, listening and evaluations.  Whatever your background or public speaking skill level, the Toastmasters program can assist you in achieving  self confidence and proficiencies. Work and grow and you own pace.  Have fun at the same time.  Speak-Learn-Grow! 


Come out and visit any of these fine clubs to see how Toastmasters can help you become a better speaker and a better leader.



Area 61 - Humorous and Table Topics Speech Contests

Date: Tues Oct 3, 2017
Time:  7-10pm  (doors open 6:30 for registration)

Coldwell Banker, Peter Benninger Realty,
508 Riverbend Drive
Kitchener, Ontario

Cost: $5 cash at the door.

General Information:  Chris OBrien chris@chrisobrien.ca

Winners 2017 Area 61 Humorous and Table Topics Contests

Humorous Speech Winners, 2017-2018 -- 1st: Sven Kutnik, Talk of The Town

Table Topics Speech Winners, 2017-2018 -- 1st: Sherrie Sweeney, Talk of The Town

                                                                          2nd: Kevin Kakonge, DiverseCity Toastmasters

"Travelling Foot" Award:  Talk of the Town Toastmasters


 Humorous Contest Winner  2016-2017 --  1st Place: Sandra Koller, Talk of The Town

Table Topics Contest Winner 2016-2017 -- 1st Place: Leo Tintinalli, DiverseCity Toastmasters


Area 61 - International Speech and Evaluation Contest

Date:  Thursday, March 8, 2018
Time:  6:30 pm - 9 pm
Location: CBPBR, 508 Riverbend Dr., Kitchener, ON
Contest Chair: Shawn Salokannel, DTM
Chief Judge: Clifford Graham, DTM

General Information:

Admission Fee at door:  $5/person. Free admission for speech competitors

"Travelling Foot" Award:  Talk of the Town

International Speech Winners, 2017-2018 -- 1st:  Leo Tintinalli, DiverseCity Toastmasters

Evaluation Speech Winners, 2017-2018 -- 1st: Andrew Smedley, Les Toastmasters Volubiles

International Contest Winner 2016-2017 -- 1st Place: Craig Dubecki, DiverseCity Toastmasters

Evaluation Contest Winner 2016-2017 --  1st Place: Margaret Waechter, Talk of the Town Toastmasters

Toastmasters International Values:  Respect • Integrity • Service • Excellence
Our Principles:  Lead By Example • Work / Play as a Team 

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