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Library Founder Vivian McCallum to be Honored

Library Founder Vivian McCallum to be Honored

Mayor Maso to lead celebration at City Council Meeting She had no idea that offering a spare...

Memorial Day Observance

Memorial Day Observance

Join the Frisco Garden Club, Frisco VFW Post 8273 and the City of Frisco on Monday, May 30 for a...

Frisco Chamber of Commerce Announces PUC Accepted Amended Settlement

Frisco Chamber of Commerce Announces PUC Accepted Amended Settlement

Due to a collaborative effort from the City of Frisco, the Frisco Independent School District,...

2016 Primary Runoff Election Voter Information Guide

2016 Primary Runoff Election Voter Information Guide

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Travel-Related Zika Case Confirmed

Travel-Related Zika Case Confirmed

(May 9, 2016) The Collin County Health Care Services confirms a Frisco resident has tested...

Lightning Suspected in Three House Fires
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Fire Sprinkler System Helps Limit Damages to Restaurant  Following Early Morning Fire; Business Temporarily Closed for Repairs
(May 21, 2016) Investigators credit a fire sprinkler system with greatly reducing damages to a restaurant following an early morning fire.  An equipment malfunction is blamed for starting a kit ...
Memorial Day Observance
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Public Utility Commission Takes Action to Move Forward to ‘Bury The Lines’
The Public Utility Commission (PUC) voted to instruct staff to prepare an order for placing the majority of a proposed electrical transmission line underground on Main Street from Legacy Dri ...
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20 “Future Engineers” Walk the Graduation Stage and Celebrate iCode’s First Anniversary
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FISD Celebrates Top Ten Graduates from Each High School
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FISD Tennis Players Compete at State Tournament
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Frisco ISD Students Compete in State Track Meet
Eleven Frisco ISD students from seven different high schools competed in the UIL State Track & Field Championships Thursday, May 12 and Friday, May 13 at Mike Myers Stadium in Austin. Senior Cart ...
School Board Members to Set 2016-17 Tax Rate
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Library Founder Vivian McCallum to be Honored
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Parkview Staffs Up for Assisted Living and Memory Care
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La Madeleine Pledges to Raise Funds for 1.2 Million Meals to Fight Childhood Hunger with Children’s Hunger Fund
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North Texas Athlete Heading Behind the Iron Curtain to Compete in Russian National Sport
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A Recipe For A Native Landscape
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Rain, Rain, Don't Go Away
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Speak Up! Frisco Toastmasters Club is launching its Fall speaker series at the University of Dallas to help anyone wanting to improve their speaking and presentation skills. For five consecutive Thursdays from October 15, 2009, members of this Toastmaster Club will be sharing tips and tricks to help even the most terrified presenter master the skills of speaking in public. Doors open at 7.00pm at the University of Dallas, Frisco Campus on Warren Parkway in Frisco, Texas.

               

Date

Program

10/15

Taking the terror out of the talk

Toastmasters Education Program

10/22

Knowing your audience

Selecting a topic

10/29

Prepare and Practice

Creating an introduction

11/5

Beginning your speech

Organizing your speech

11/12

Concluding your speech

Toastmasters Education Program

 

Visit http://speakupfrisco.freetoasthost.ws for more information and get involved today!

 

Speak Up! Frisco Toastmasters club, meets at the University of Dallas, Frisco Campus – 7460 Warren Parkway (NE Corner of Warren and Dallas Parkway) on Thursdays at 7:00PM .

 

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The organization currently has 250,000 members in 12,000 clubs in 106 countries. Since its founding 85 years ago in October 1924, the organization has helped more than four million men and women give presentations with poise and confidence. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit www.toastmasters.org.

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