News

  • 8/9/2018 Awards Ceremony (8/4/2018) - Please join us to celebrate our members’ success in the past Toastmasters year 2017/2018 with awards, special occasion speeches, good food, and fun! Time: 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Location: High Park Tap House, 23641 Via Linda, Mission Viejo (outdoor patio).
  • Ten DCP Goals Again! (7/6/2018) - For the fourth consecutive year, Tongue Tamers have reached all 10 possible goals in the Distinguished Club Program (DCP).  Only two of 19 Toastmasters clubs in Founder’s District Division G have managed to achieved this! Way to go, Tongue Tamers!
  • 5/24/2018 Officer Election Results (5/26/2018) - Tongue Tamers elected its new officer team. From 7/1 to 12/31/18, Kelly Motakef (President), Robert Acosta (VP Education), Erica Stoll (VP Membership), Ariana Tamiz (VP Public Relations), Sergei Oganesian (Secretary), David Siess (Treasurer), and Sepehr Afshari (Sergeant-at-Arms) will be in charge. Congrats, guys, and good luck!
  • 6/16/2018 LACE Training (5/20/2018) - Online registration for LACE is open!  LACE will take place at Chapman University in Orange and provide you with informative and entertaining workshops from 8:30 am to 4:50 pm for only $15 (lunch included).  All incoming officers should attend officer training for their respective roles.  If we have all seven elected officers trained, each member […]
  • 5/24/2018 Officer Elections (5/5/2018) - At Tongue Tamers, we hold elections for club officers twice a year, once in December and once in May. Any club member may run for any officer position. However, after two consecutive terms, the President must stand down for at least one term before becoming eligible for the same position again (she or he may […]
  • Congrats to Our Club Contest Winners! (2/25/2018) - Here are the results of our 2/22/18 International Speech & Evaluation Club Contests: Evaluation – 1st Place Shawn Larry, 2nd Place John Moussan. International Speech – 1st Place Stefan Blasig, 2nd Place Dave Friedman. The winners will represent Tongue Tamers at the Area G4 contests on 3/3/18.    
  • 2/22/2018 International Speech and Evaluation Contests at Tongue Tamers (2/10/2018) - Come and see how our best speakers and evaluators compete for the title of club champion in each category. The winners and runner-ups of our club contests will represent Tongue Tamers at the Area G4 contests on March 3, 2018.
  • New Year Potluck on 1/18/2018 (1/13/2018) -
  • 12/21/2017 Officer Elections (12/21/2017) - Tongue Tamers elected its new officer team. From 1/1 to 6/30/18, Kelly Motakef (President), Robert Acosta (VP Education), Erica Stoll (VP Membership), Stefan Blasig (VP Public Relations), Dave Friedman (Secretary), John Reed (Treasurer), and Justin Espinoza (Sergeant-at-Arms) will be in charge. Congrats, guys, and good luck!
  • 1/20/2018 LACE (12/17/2017) - Online registration for LACE is open!  LACE will take place at Chapman University in Orange and provide you with informative and entertaining workshops from 8:30 am to 3:10 pm for only $10 (lunch included).  All incoming officers should attend officer training for their respective roles.  If we have all seven elected officers trained, each member […]
  • Pathways (12/17/2017) - Pathways, Toastmasters International’s new education program, has been rolled out in our local Region 10 on 12/5/2017. Instead of starting with CC and CL manuals as before, club members now have the choice between ten different paths, which gives them the opportunity to customize their Toastmasters learning experience and integrate communication and leadership goals right […]
  • 2016 Speech Contest (9/13/2016) -
  • Spring 2016 International Speech and Table Topics Contests at Tongue Tamers (2/21/2016) - Spring 2016 International Speech and Table Topics Contests on March 17, 2016.
  • Congratulations 2016 Club Officers (12/21/2015) - Congratulations to our new club officers who start their positions on January 1, 2016. President Robert Acosta, DTM VP Education Stefan Blasig, ACB, CL VP Membership Rosie Navarro VP Public Relations Wenying Woodward Secretary Kelly Motakef Treasurer Teresa Rengifo-Marca Sergeant at Arms Joe Pum
  • Tall Tales and Evaluations Contests (9/19/2015) - See attached flyer for an fun and entertaining upcoming event. Tall Tales and Evaluations Contests 2015
  • Congratulations Tongue Tamers! (6/27/2015) - Hi Tongue Tamers, You may already be familiar with the DCP program, but if you are not: DCP stands for Distinguished Club Performance, which is a program run by Toastmasters International and designed to provide a benchmark to measure club performance. In the course of one Toastmasters year (7/1 – 6/30), each club is supposed […]
  • Speech Contest on March 12, 2015 (2/16/2015) - Tongue Tamers will be hosting a speech contest on March 12 at 7pm in place of our regularly scheduled meeting.   Refreshments will be served and top speakers for each category will be recognized. Click here for more details.
  • We are now on Yelp (2/8/2015) - In an effort to increase our club’s visibility on social media, we have now established a presence on Yelp.  Members and visitors are envouraged to following link and post reviews Please remember that social media only works well if content is shared.  Everyone can do that, should do that – don’t wait for the usual suspects […]
  • Welcome to the new site (1/11/2015) - We have moved our site over to WordPress to allow for blogging and commenting.  Over the next few weeks we’ll be adding content to the site to better meet the needs of visitors and club members.
  • Spring 2015 LACE Training (12/26/2014) - LACE (Leadership and Communication Experience) Spring Training will be held at the Chapman University on January 10 and the LACE North will be held at the California State University, Los Angeles on January 24. The online registration is now opened at www.foundersdistrict.org. Make sure to take advantage of online registration discounts. Prices will be higher […]