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    District Conference

    International Speech and Table Topics Contests.
    Join us and celebrate our 70th Anniversary with
    Keynote speaker, Dan Rex.

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    Founder's District TV

    Jamel Thomas and Debbie Marie host our weekly video podcast with news and information within our district. 

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    Leadership and Communication Experience

    Twice a year, Founder's District conducts officer training for its members with a full day of leadership training and educational workshops.

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    District Reports

    Our goal each year is to be the highest ranking Toastmasters District in the world. Our reports tells us how we are doing during the year.

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    Photo Gallery

    Our best photographers in the District capture the special moments at our District events.


Only Two Months Left!

Written by Linda Ulrich.

LindaUlrich 2THERE ARE ONLY TWO MONTHS LEFT IN OUR TOASTMASTERS YEAR! We've accomplished so much in those first nine months and yet we still have a lot of work to do.

Discovering the Roots of the Founder’s District

Written by Paul F. Clark.

Paul ClarkThe Founder’s District began in a squabble. In 1944 the first Toastmasters district, District One (which still exists along the west side of Los Angeles) covered much of Southern California, a vast area. The need to divide this district to provide better club support came before the Toastmaster International Board. The problem was everyone wanted the “District One” name distinction.

Invest for Success

Written by Harry Yan.

Harry YanWarren Buffet, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway has a net worth of $63.1 billion and is ranked the fourth wealthiest man in the world according to Forbes. His gift of $2 billion in Berkshire stock to the Gates Foundation in July, brought his lifetime giving to $20 billion. What was the secret to his success?

Get Involved

Founder's District has many opportunities for members to get involved with District events and learn valuable leadship skills in the process. Check the volunteer listings for something that interests you.

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About Founder's District

Founder's District is the birthplace of Toastmasters. Founder's District serves 200+ Toastmasters clubs and more than 3500 members in Southern California

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District Mission

We build new clubs and support all clubs in achieving excellence.

Club Mission

We 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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