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April 21, 2021

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Dean Coupland at Toastmasters’ Area 30 Speech Contest

Ninian Gemmell

On Saturday October 13, the Ballina Toastmasters Club hosted the Area 30 Speech Contests in Ballina.

This annual event brought speakers together from Mullumbimby, Byron Bay, Lennox Head and Ballina clubs to test their speaking skills.

Toastmasters is an internationally recognised program designed to foster communication and leadership skills.

The Mullum Magic Toastmasters Club meets at 7pm on the second, fourth and fifth Monday of each month at the Presbyterian Church Hall, 104 Stuart St. Phone 0451 567 996 for information.

Byron Cavanbah Toastmasters Club meets at 7pm on the first and third Mondays at Byron Services Club. Phone 0416 423 175.

Ninian is from Toastmasters.


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