Savannah Toastmasters Announce Speechcraft Course for Professional Women

By February 14, 2014Local NewsWIRE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 4-session Speechcraft course will meet each Tuesday morning in March to boost professional women’s skills for communicating effectively, planning and delivering speeches and presentations, and improving impromptu speaking. Experienced members of three Savannah area Toastmasters clubs will teach and mentor course participants. Speechcraft is designed by the renowned Toastmasters International organization, global leader in public speaking education.

The four sessions will be held on March 4, 11, 18, and 25 at 7:30am – 9:30am at The Creative Coast, 15 West York Street, Savannah, GA 31401. Participants can learn more and register online at Updates about current and future courses can be viewed at Inquiries can be emailed to .

Inspired by Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook’s book, “Lean In”, Savannah area Toastmasters are leading the first Professional Women’s Speechcraft. This course will focus on the needs of professional women by focusing on communications and public speaking skills. Participants will both learn and practice speaking skills in a uniquely supportive setting with other professional women and seasoned Toastmaster instructors and mentors.

Marjorie Young, CEO of Carriage Trade Public Relations and lead sponsor of the course, remarked, “I welcome this opportunity to support Savannah professional women in achieving success in their professional, community, and personal lives by improving their communications skills with Speechcraft.”

Jessica Neeley, President of the Small Business Chamber of Toastmasters and chairperson of the course, added, “Whether the participant’s goal is better performance in regular meetings, seeking a promotion or new job, or giving presentations to professional or community organizations, Speechcraft will deliver results.”

The Savannah area Toastmasters clubs who are co-sponsoring the Speechcraft course and their club meeting dates and locations are:

Savannah Club #705: Every Monday at 6:30 pm at Memorial Medical Center, Conference Room C, 4700 Waters Avenue. Contact: 912.484.7610

Small Business Chamber Toastmasters: Every Tuesday at 12:00 pm, 7426 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Suite A, Room 3. Contact: 912.844.9139

Hostess City Toastmasters: Every Tuesday at 6:00 pm, ThincSavannah, 35 Barnard Street Third Floor. Contact: 917.676.4280



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