Professional Women Toastmasters to host open house

The Professional Women Toastmasters invites residents to attend an open house, Oct. 7, to learn more about club members and activities. Courtesy photo

TEMECULA – Professional Women Toastmasters invites residents to its open house to meet members and hear speakers talk about what Toastmasters means to them and the importance of communication and leadership skills for today’s professional.
Professional Women Toastmasters Open House will be held Monday, Oct. 7, at 12:15-1:30 p.m. at the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce, 26790 Ynez Court, in Temecula.

“Professional Women Toastmasters provides a supportive, friendly, fun and positive environment where members have the opportunity to develop their communication and leadership skills,” Mary O’Dwyer, club president for the Professional Women Toastmasters Club, said.

Guests will enjoy a regular Toastmasters meeting that will include prepared speeches, Table Topics, which are impromptu speeches where guests and members are randomly selected to speak for one to two minutes to help speakers learn to think and speak clearly on their feet, and evaluations as the feedback helps members grow in their presentation skills.

Members of Professional Women Toastmasters include authors, fitness coaches, CPAs, entrepreneurs, human resource professionals and more.

Professional Women Toastmasters meets each Monday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Rancho Medical Group, California School of English, near the crossroads of Rancho California Road and Business Park Drive in Temecula. For more information,  visit For more information about the open house event, email Kathryn Sizemore at

District 12 serves approximately 100 clubs and 1700 members in the large Southern California region east of highway 57, south of Barstow, west of the Arizona border and north of Temecula. District 12 includes two of California’s largest counties by square miles – Riverside and San Bernardino. To learn more about District 12, visit

Toastmasters International is a worldwide nonprofit educational organization that empowers individuals to become leaders. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, the organization’s membership exceeds 352,000 in more than 16,400 clubs in 141 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators and leaders. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, visit Follow Toastmasters on Twitter.

Submitted by Professional Women Toastmasters.