Toastmaster nears 20 member goal

WILLIAMS—The Route 66 Toastmasters of Williams held its meeting last night announcing it is nearing the twenty-member requirement to be official. Though the group did receive a preliminary number, they have to reach the twenty-member requirement.

The group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 5 pm to 7:30 at the Grand Canyon Coffee and Cafe restaurant at 125 W. Route 66 in Williams. The meeting held last night was a business meeting, but at the next meeting the group starts speeches. The next meeting is September 19th.

Toastmaster is a group that gets together to help people improve on their public speaking ability. A member of the group gives a speech and the others focus on evaluating grammar and various distracting qualities of the speech and suggests methods to correct those qualities. The speeches have various time limits depending on subject with the maximum around 7 minutes.

The group is open to anyone eighteen years and above.

You can call 928-244-2977 for more details.