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Latest news/events 

ACB award designation: Max Silin!

Happy to announce that Max Silin is right on track, ACB achievement unlocked! All the best and keep it up!

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PRESIDENT Distinguished Club 2015-2016!

The sensationally important piece of news - for the first time in the history of Toastbusters club we managed to achieve 8 goals out of 10 in the Distinguished Club Program/Club Success Plan!

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ALS award designation: Max Silin!

For this year Max set a goal: to reach his final point in the Toastmasters‬ Leadership track - and this June he successfully did it, officially getting his ALS award! :)

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Toastbusters Elections 2016

Our meeting 106, on June 15, turned out to be soooo remarkable, soooo historical and soooo memorable! WHY? Because we have held the elections! Interested in the results? :)

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CC award designation: Max Luchinin!

Moscow Toastbusters Club is happy to announce that Max Luchinin has achieved the Competent Communicator designation! In addition to CL, by the way :)

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Two charming ACSs in Toastbusters!

Valeria Kholodkova and Nina Tsygankova were awarded with the Advanced Communicator Silver awards under a round of applause and warm smiles of our guests at the previous meeting ot Toastbusters! :)

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Presenting an Award

When recognizing someone for a job well done, you want to highlight the value of both the award and the recipient. To create a memorable presentation, Toastmaster Cindy Ventrice recommends that you “first explain the criteria for the award and how the recipient met those criteria.” This requires research. The presenter should be able to answer these questions: 

  • What does the award stand for?
  • Is there a meaningful tradition associated with it?
  • Why was this person chosen for the award? 

Some dos and don’ts: 

  • Do tell a story – about the significance of the award and how or why the recipient was chosen.
  • Do pronounce the person’s name correctly.
  • Do give the audience some background on the recipient.
  • Do hold the award as if it is valuable. Make eye contact, smile warmly and hand the person the award as if it were a treasure.
  • Don’t bring the person to the lectern before you give the introduction. It’s awkward to stand before a group while someone talks about you.
  • Don’t hand over an unsigned certificate. If you don’t know how to spell the recipient’s name or have poor handwriting, find someone else to complete the certificate.
  • Don’t stand so the audience can’t see you, the recipient or the award.