Area Speech Contest Set In Susanville
August 16th, 1957
District officials of Toastmasters International have issued approval for an area speech contest to be held in Susanville next April. William W. White, area governor
in District 599, and a member of Susanville Toastmaster Club 1312, reports that the top speakers from the Reno, Sparks and Stead Air Base clubs will vie with the winner of the local club contest for area honors. Lee Anderson, president of Susanville Toastmasters, has announced that the local club will hold a speak off contest here on Feb. 4. Site of the local contest will be announced later and the public will be invited to hear Susanville’s finest speakers in competition.
The area contest will mark an important milestone of progress ;or speech training in this area.
During the three years since the local club was formed, a substantial number of Lassen county men have received excellent training in the art of public speaking. The Susanville Toastmasters meet each Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the New Commercial dining room.
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