Saturday June 20, 2020

LACE is an opportunity for our members and club officers to obtain high-level training and information on topics that will drive their success. It was originally developed to supplement Toastmasters club officer training requirements, but because of its high-quality, interactive workshops, it has emerged as a well-known and admired curriculum throughout the region. LACE is unique to Founder’s District in affordability, scope, value, quality, diversity, and excellence.

LACE offers training for club officers and advanced officer experiences.  All LACE sessions will be conducted via Zoom meetings. You must individually register for each session you wish to attend. Check out the schedule and get registered. All sessions are FREE!

LACE is for EVERYONE! All club members and officers are welcome!

June 20, 2020
LACE Online

Irvine, CA
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Lori Shapiro

Celebrate your Success

08:00 am - 08:50 am
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Start your day with a cup of success!  Join us in celebrating Founder’s District’s accomplishments this year and get a sneak peek at what your 2020-2021 District Leaders have planned to help make you be a better speaker and leader.

Don’t miss out on the celebration.

Lori Shapiro, DTM, serves as the 2019-2020 Founder's District - District Director.  Her theme this year is The Magic of Collaboration.  Working together, the district leaders and club members can acheve more!  Go Clubbing - visit other clubs.  Be willing to share you experience as a Toastmaster to help others, and you will find you benefit as well.   

Lori is a member of four clubs.  Lori recently completed her second DTM in the Traditional Education system, and is one requirement away from completing her first Pathways DTM by the end of June 2020.   She has been a Charter member of three clubs, and has help to charter over 20 new Toastmasters clubs since 2010.   

Lori spent 33 years as a Sr. IT Project Manager, and has recently switched careers.  She now works for New York Life as a Financial Services Professional and helps clients plan and achieve their financial goals.

Her favorite Helen Blanchard (first female Toastmasters International President) quote is "If you GET out of Toastmasters all there is to GET out of Toastmasters, then you'll never GET out of Toastmasters"! 

She will always be a Toastmaster!



Ellie Kay

The Five Partnerships Every Toastmaster Needs

01:00 pm - 01:50 pm
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“Make new friends,” the saying goes, “but keep the old, one is silver and the other gold.” In Toastmasters we make friends of all kinds, but in order to meet our education and leadership goals, we need to make sure our partnerships include diversity. In this presentation, every Toastmaster can learn how to develop five kinds of partnerships that will help them in their club, in the real world, and in all walks of life. Ellie Kay discusses how to cultivate these partnerships and how to be a an effective influence to others in your world.

Ellie Kay is an Accredited Speaker and Distinguished Toastmaster as well as the co-host of the award winning podcast, The Money Millhouse. She’s the best-selling author of fifteen books including Lean Body, Fat Wallet; The Sixty Minute Money Workout; Living Rich for Less as well as Heroes at Home (all with Waterbrook/Random House). She is a popular international speaker, presenting at arena events with 8,000 people. As a media veteran, she has appeared on over 2600 radio/tv stations including CNBC, CNN and Fox News. Ellie is currently seen regularly on ABC NEWS NOW as one of their experts. She is an international radio commentator for Money Matters and Focus on the Family.

As a popular columnist she writes for six national magazines. She has been the subject matter expert or writer for hundreds of national periodicals including The Wall Street Journal The New York Times, The Washington Post, Woman’s Day, Woman’s World, Redbook, Consumer Reports, Cosmopolitan and Life Beautiful. Ellie and her team have taken the “Heroes at Home World Tour” from coast to coast in the United States and to China, Germany, France, Italy and England. In all these venues, they are helping families with key issues including finances.