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Subject: Welcome to alt.org.toastmasters! (READ BEFORE POSTING!)

This article was archived around: 21 May 1998 12:03:27 GMT

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*********************************************************************** Please read this message before posting to the newsgroup, especially if you're trying to locate a Toastmasters club in your area. *********************************************************************** Welcome to alt.org.toastmasters. alt.org.toastmasters is an unmoderated newsgroup dedicated to discussions of the Toastmasters International organization, the world's finest organization dedicated to public speaking and leadership education. Toastmasters is a non-profit organization headquartered in Rancho Santa Margarita, California. Alt.org.toastmasters has a five-part Frequently Asked Questions file which is posted to the newsgroup every two weeks. If it is expired on your site when you go to look for it, you can find it on the World Wide Web at http://www.danger.com/ti.html. The FAQ includes the following sections: * Part 1: What is Toastmasters International? * Part 2: Membership in Toastmasters International * Part 3: Educational Advancement in Toastmasters International * Part 4: Leadership and Organization * Part 5: Speech Contests Toastmasters International itself has a WWW page, located at http://www.toastmasters.org/index.html. This WWW page includes listings and locations for every Toastmasters club in the United States, Canada, and every other country around the world where Toastmasters clubs can be found. If you cannot access the World Wide Web and are interested in receiving information about Toastmasters International clubs in your area, you can send electronic mail to tminfo@toastmasters.org and ask for information on clubs in your area. If you send email to this address, please include a mailing address where a paper copy of the club listings for your area can be sent to you. Alt.org.toastmasters is not officially sponsored by Toastmasters International, its officers, or its member clubs, and Toastmasters International takes no responsibility for the information discussed therein. alt.org.toastmasters is a free-flowing discussion forum which may be used freely by any Toastmaster or interested outside party. Welcome to the newsgroup!