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We are currently meeting virtually. Please contact us for a link to our next meeting!

 

Growing public speaking & leadership skills

Every first, third, & fifth* Wednesday of the month

*If there is a fifth Wednesday

Wednesdays not a good time? Our sister club Philly Phonetics meets on Saturdays- check them out here!

ABOUT PANORAMA TOASTMASTERS

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FIND YOUR VOICE

You'll find a supportive learn-by-doing environment that allows you to achieve your goals at your own pace.

COMMUNITY

You'll connect with a friendly family of fellow learners who are happy to help you grow.

ACHIEVEMENT

You will recieve unlimited opportunities for both personal and professional growth.

 

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Panorama Toastmasters is a chapter of Toastmasters International.

Our mission is to provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.

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Every Toastmasters club has it's own unique culture. As a community club, our atmosphere leans towards social and fun. Our group is very diverse and many of our members have become close friends. We are very open to newcomers. Pay us a visit, and we can share a smile with you.

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Ready to get started? Apply for membership today!

 

MEETINGS

1st, 3rd, & 5th

Wednesday Evenings

7pm-8:45pm

Guests are always welcome.

The Bourse Building

4th Floor

325 Chestnut St

Philadelphia, PA 19106

Street parking

Street parking is enforced until 8pm on most surrounding streets, and can usually be found with minimal effort.

 
OUR MEETINGS ARE CURRENTLY HELD BOTH VIRTUALLY ON ZOOM AND IN-PERSON (HYBRID MEETINGS). PLEASE CONTACT US FOR A LINK TO OUR NEXT MEETING OR FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO ATTEND IN PERSON! 

 

MEET OUR CLUB OFFICERS

Bobby Kheny
President

Bobby has been a member of Panorama Toastmasters since 2018, and originally joined to get over his stage fright and strengthen his presentation skills in the workplace. In his free time, Bobby enjoys rock climbing, paddle boarding, and latin dancing!

Cassidy Cruz
VP of Education

Cassidy joined Toastmasters in early 2020 to become more comfortable, confident, and less nervous speaking in front of others. Her favorite part of being a Panorama member is listening to other member's stories and learning from each other's different styles of speaking and presenting. Cassidy likes to travel and spend her free time outdoors during the warm weather. 

Kushal Shah
VP of Membership

Kushal joined Panorama Toastmasters in 2020 to improve his confidence and presentation skills. Kushal likes to spend his free time hiking or glamping in nature. 

Frank Perri
VP of Public Relations

Frank has been a Toastmaster since 2014. While most in Toastmasters put most of their focus on speaking, Frank feels he has grown most from building leadership skills on his Toastmasters Journey. Frank lives by the saying that"True leaders don't make followers, they make more leaders." In his personal life, Frank is a professional hypnotist and the owner of Philadelphia Hypnosis Center.

 

Joel Dessin
Treasurer

Joel joined Panorama Toastmasters in 2020. This is his first time serving on the E-Board. He joined Toastmasters to get over his fear of public speaking and to grow his leadership skills. In his free time Joel enjoys running and working out.

Rhonda Roberts
Sergeant At Arms

Rhonda joined Toastmasters in 2020 in order to improve her public speaking and organizational skills.  This is her first time on the executive board.  She loves spending time walking, writing and listening to all kinds of music.

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Brendar Brady
Secretary

Brendar Brady joined Toastmasters in January 2021 to refine her public speaking skills, develop professional relationships, and to become a better storyteller. Brendar is an HR Recruiter with over 5 years of general HR experience.  She currently resides in South Jersey with her husband, daughter, and two cats. When she is not working or spending time with family Brendar can be found reading a book, listening to a book, or attempting to write one.

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Kelly Winter
Immediate Past President

Kelly joined Toastmasters in 2017 to get over her fear of speaking in front of large groups. In 2019, Kelly took first place in the Division C Speech Contest. Kelly is co-creator of ApplyTMI, a Toastmasters membership processing web application. In her free time Kelly enjoys playing board games and painting.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How does Toastmasters work?

Unlike many classes on public speaking and leadership, which focus on theory alone, Toastmasters members gain first hand experience by practicing what they learn. We practice a proven learn-by-doing approach by guiding our members in building skills and experiences starting with basics and gradually advancing. Members move at their own pace to reach their goals, supported and motivated by leaders and fellow community members.

I'm interested in checking out Panorama Toastmasters. What should I do next?

Visit our club as a guest. Get a feel for our organization and make sure it is a good fit for you. Our doors are always open to guests, and you can come as often as you like before deciding to join. Visiting as a guest is free and you do not need to bring anything. If you wish to introduce yourself before you come or ask any further questions, please feel free to contact us.

Does it cost anything?

Guests can come for free. Membership costs $9/month charged every six months (April 1 & Oct 1). New members pay a one-time fee of $35, which covers educational materials & New Member Kit.

If you join in the middle of a billing cycle, your monthly dues will be prorated.

How do I become a member?

Fill out our online membership application. Once we process your application and dues (cash, check, or we can send you an online invoice), you will be formally inducted into the membership.

 
 

Yes, Guests are always welcome!

Please contact us for a Zoom link to our next meeting.

 

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