2018 / 2019 Contact  & Club information  

Area W-61

Area 61

Area 61 Director - Millie Leng ACS, ALB, EC1


Area 61 is located in the heart of Kitchener. Comprised of four clubs, three of which meet at City Hall and a fourth just down the road.


Message from Area 61 Director:  The Toastmaster Clubs in Area 61 provide a safe, encouraging and supportive environment where you gain confidence as you build your skills in communication, leadership, listening and evaluations.  Whatever your background or public speaking skill level, the Toastmasters program can assist you in achieving  self confidence and proficiencies. Work and grow and you own pace.  Have fun at the same time.  Speak-Learn-Grow! 


Come out and visit any of these fine clubs to see how Toastmasters can help you become a better speaker and a better leader.



Area 61 - Humorous and Table Topics Speech Contests


Contest Chair: 
Chief Judge: 

General Information:



Humorous Speech Winner, 2017-2018 -- 1st: Sven Kutnik, Talk of the Town
Table Topics Speech Winner, 2017-2018 -- 1st: Sherrie Sweeney, Talk of the Town
Table Topics Speech Winner, 2017-2018 -- 2nd: Kevin Kakonge, DiverseCity Toastmasters
"Travelling Foot" Award -- Talk of the Town Toastmasters

Humorous Speech Winner, 2016-2017 -- Sandra Koller, Talk of the Town
Table Topics Speech Winner, 2016-2017 -- Leo Tintinalli, DiverseCity Toastmasters


Area 61 - International Speech and Evaluation Contest

Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Kitchener City Hall - Conestoga Room,
200 King Street West, Kitchener, ON N2G 4G7
Contest Chair: Ryan Tabone
Chief Judge: Millie Leng
Registration: Eventbrite

General Information:
Come see the best evaluators and speakers of Area 61 as they provide constructive feedback and share their stories as inspirational speakers. This is a great opportunity to network with other Toastmasters and meet new friends. All Toastmaster members and non-member guests are welcome!

FREE Early Bird tickets are available until 3:00 PM on January 22, 2019. Registrants after the deadline must pay $5 at the door. If you have any questions please contact Area 61 Director Millie Leng by email at area61director@toastmasters86.org.


International Speech Winners, 2018-2019
1st: Linda Drouin, Les Toastmasters D'Expression Francaise De Kitchener
2nd: Don Marskell, DiverseCity Toastmasters
3rd: Jie Dierickse, KW Communicators Toastmasters

Evaluation Speech Winners, 2018-2019
1st: Margaret Waechter, Talk of the Town Toastmasters
2nd: Don Marskell, DiverseCity Toastmasters
3rd: Cathe Campbell, KW Communicators Toastmasters

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International Speech Winner, 2017-2018 -- Leo Tintinalli, DiverseCity Toastmasters
Evaluation Speech Winner, 2017-2018
-- Andrew Smedley, Les Toastmasters Volubiles
"Travelling Foot" Award
-- Talk of the Town Toastmasters

International Speech Winner, 2016-2017 -- Craig Dubecki, DiverseCity Toastmasters
Evaluation Speech Winner, 2016-2017 -- Margaret Waechter, Talk of the Town Toastmasters

Toastmasters International Values:  Respect • Integrity • Service • Excellence
Our Principles:  Lead By Example • Work / Play as a Team 

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