Area S71/74/75 International Speech and Table Topics Contest (03/16/2013)

Our Area contests will be held on Saturday, March 16th at the Curry Auditorium of HCA Healthcare. Registration is at 1:00pm, and the contest begins at 1:30pm. For your GPS, use 6675 Holmes Rd, KC, MO 64131

No Meeting on December 27

MarathonMasters will not be having a meeting on December 27 to allow our members to spend time with their families or to just take a short break.  We look forward to seeing everyone again in 2013.

District Conference 2-4 Nov

The District 22 Toastmasters Fall Conference is coming to Topeka!

November 2-4, 2012 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel (1717 SW Topeka Blvd 1-800-579-7937).

We'll have great contests, including our own Paul McDonald representing our Division in both the Humorous Speech and Speech Evaluation contests.

Also on tap is our International Director David McCallister, DTM and our special guest speaker - 2001 World Champion of Public Speaking Darren LaCroix!


Check here ( for more details, and scroll down to see the draft schedule of events.


Registration Form - Word document    PDF




Division S Speech and Evaluation Contest (10/20/2012)

On Saturday, October 20, Division S will be conducting their annual speech and evaluation contest.  This contest will be held at the Central Resource Library in Johnson County.  Details are as follows.

Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St
Overland Park, KS 66212
Briefings at 9:30am
Contest begins at 10:00am

Area S-74 Speech and Evaluation Contest 9/29/2012

This Saturday afternoon is the Area S-74 Humorous Speech and Evaluation contest.  The contest will be held together with areas S-71 and S-75 at the Curry Auditorium at the Research Brookside Campus.

Research Brookside Campus
Curry Auditorium
6675 Holmes Road
Parking Lot B
Kansas City, MO  64131

Doors open at 12:00pm (noon)
Contestants should arrive by 12:30pm
Contest begins at 1:00pm

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23 August Meeting at YRC

This Thursday, you'll get to hear about the awesome Toastmasters International's annual convention in Orlando last week.

Rob Christeson attended last weeks convention, and will give you some key takeaways you can use to improve your skills, even though you weren't able to attend the convention.

Next Meeting - July 12th

Marathon Master's next meeting will be in the YRC North Wing, Room 2A (second floor, left out of the elevators). Speaking this week will be April Hendrickson and Rob Christeson. April's speech title will be posted shortly. Rob will be leading a discussion on training programs our club can present to members and potential members alike.

Open House, FREE PIZZA (6/28/2012)

MarathonMasters is having an Open House on Thursday, June 28.  If you've ever wanted to grow your confidence and open doors to future possibilites, this is the event for you.  Bring a friend, bring a co-worker, but most importantly bring yourself and find out what our club has to offer.  There are no obligations and no cost to visit us.  Best of all there will be wonderful door prizes.

Feel free to bring your lunch as you Join us this Thursday from noon until 1:00.  We will be at YRC Freight located on the southwest corner of I-435 and Roe.

Area Contest 3/10/2012

Areas in District 22 are conducting their International Speech and Table Topics contests.  Our area, S74, will be hosting a combined contest along with S71 and S75 this Saturday, March 10, at the Central Resource LIbrary.  Details are as follows:

Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th Street
Overland Park, KS  66212

Registration: 12:30 p.m.
Briefings: 1:00 p.m.
Contests Begin: 1:30 p.m.

Officer Training 2/4/2012

It's once again time for the semiannual officer training.  This time around it will be held at Shawnee Mission North High School.  Details are as follows.

Shawnee Mission North High School
7401 Johnson Drive
Mission, KS  66202

Registration begins at 8:30
General session begins at 9:00

Our club is already paid, so you will not need to pay an entrance fee.  Lunch can be ordered for $7.50 if you would like, or you are free to leave for lunch if you prefer.  The full agenda can be found at the official site.

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