Focus on the Old and the New


BRATTLEBORO — Carolyn Handy of Putney will emcee the upcoming meeting of BrattleMasters, the local Toastmasters club, at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 25. "The Old and the New" is the theme. The club meets twice monthly on the second and fourth Thursdays in Room 245 at Vermont Technical College, 41 Harmony Place.

In addition to speeches and evaluations, members will give reports on ahs and other filler words, grammar, keeping within time limits, and other aspects of the meeting. A topics master will run an extemporaneous speaking exercise available to everyone including guests. Free refreshments will be provided during a break in the 90-minute meeting.

BrattleMasters members live in Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. The public is welcome to visit, watch and listen.

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