B is for a Blast of Activities

Block your calendars. Prepare for a blast. Division B is gearing up for activities that will intensify your Toastmasters experience.

The biggest, funnest activity coming up is District 75's Mid-year Conference & Contests on:
October 10-11, 2009 at the MMLDC in Antipolo.

Read previous post for details on the Mideyear Conference.

Too many speakers, too little time during your regular meetings? Join the Speakathons. Division B has calendared a series of speakathon sessions on the following dates:
February 27, 2010 - organized by Areas 11 & 12
March 6 2010 - organized by Areas 13 & 14
March 13, 2010 - organized by Areas 15 & 16

January and February will be busy bee months as we hold our second round of officers' training. Block January 19 on your calendars, and be ready to field your officers. Remember, attendance by at least 4 officers will complete 1 DCP point.

Speechcraft sessions and demo meetings spice up this line up of activities. Watch out for more news about these events. Check out this blog for updates.


When: October 10 – 11, Saturday and Sunday (postponed to October 30-31)
Where: MMLDC, Antipolo

Convention Rates

P3,000 August 16 to September 15

P3,500 September 16 to On-Site

MMLDC Hotel Rates:

Quadruple share P3,2000 (P800 per person)
Dormitory P800 per person

To register:

1. Deposit applicable convention rate (and hotel rate, if you decide to stay overnight) to:

Metrobank SA 084-3084254330
Acct Name: Eliza Paylago

FRIENDLY ADVISE: use a check to pay, no bank charges

2. Fax deposit slip and registration form TOGETHER to (2) 281-3787 or email scanned copy to email addresses below

Liza Paylago lizapaylago@goldenhands.net, 920-9580824

Ida Sih idatsih@yahoo.com, 917-8143143

3. You will receive an email or text confirmation with your DELEGATE NUMBER. Text the above to follow up.

4. DELEGATE NUMBER will serve as your registration locator and raffle entry.

Transportation: P400 per person
1. Pick-up point is the McDonalds in front of Meralco on Ortigas Avenue. It is within the Shell station. Pick-up time starts at 10:30AM
2. Drop-off point is the same. Transport leaves MMLDC after lunch October 11.

Day One – October 10
- Registration
2:00pm - Opening Ceremonies
2:30pm - Keynote Address
3:00pm - Educational session
4:00pm - District Council Meeting
5:00pm - free time
6:00pm - Dinner
7:00pm - Singing Contest & Talent Contest
8:00pm - Party Time

Day Two – October 11
- Catholic Mass
8:00am - Breakfast
9:00am - Impromptu Contest
10:00am - Closing Ceremonies
Discon 2010 presentation
11:00am - Adjournment
12:00nn - Lunch

Check out this site for details and photos of the accommodations : http://www.slideshare.net/Zaldy_Co/toastmasters-d75-midyear-convention