Rainbow Toastmasters: Everyone Welcome!

Rainbow Toastmasters meet every Thursday from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the San Francisco LGBT Center: Room 301, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco, CA. Visitors are always welcome — no need to register — just show up! Visitors are invited to introduce themselves during the meeting and join us for dinner at the Crepevine afterwards.

What should you expect? In a 90-minute meeting, you will hear humorous and inspirational speeches, see people think on their feet with impromptu responses, and observe members giving one another praise and constructive feedback through evaluations. If you're new to Toastmasters and would like to know what a typical meeting is like, please see our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Rainbow Toastmasters is a member club of Toastmasters International, a world leader in communication and leadership development with 280,000 members across thousands of clubs in 116 countries. Our club serves the LGBT community of the San Francisco Bay Area. Our membership is open to everyone regardless of sexual orientation. Our meetings are fun and entertaining! Drop in for a visit and see for yourself.

Rainbow Sweeps at Division D Contest

Congratulations to George and Alan for sweeping the Division D Speech Contests! George won the International Speech Contest and Alan won the Tall Tales Speech Contest at the Division D Speech Contest on April 23, 2013.

Some Rainbow Toastmasters at the Contest (click image to enlarge)

At the Division D Speech Contest, Rainbow Toastmasters was also recognized for renewing 75% of our members before the end of March. Congratulations to our Treasurer Ray for making this happen and winning us the March Madness Traveling Trophy to use in our upcoming meetings. Rainbow Toastmasters is making a big splash in Toastmaster history this year with over 50 active members, distinguished club status, and speech contest winners!

Rainbow Toastmasters Celebrates Pride 2013

Rainbow Toastmasters celebrated Gay Pride 2013 with a special meeting devoted to fabulous colors, themes of LGBT pride, and wall-to-wall celebration. A few daring members agreed to be photographed for our web site:

The only thing missing from this photo? You! Drop in some Thursday and join the fun!

2013-2014 Board Members

PresidentClaudine Offer, CC, CL
Co-VPs of EducationAlan Davis, CC, CL; Geoffrey Glass, ACS, ALB
Co-VP of MembershipRay Roldan
Co-VPs of Public RelationsMaureen Bogues, CC
TreasurerRichard Bannin, ACG, ALB
SecretaryChristina Tai, ACS, ALB
Co-Sergeants at ArmsMichael Davis; John Celenza, CC

Rainbow Toastmasters is club #822664 within Toastmasters International. We are part of Toastmasters District 4, which includes clubs along the California Pacific Coast from San Francisco to Monterey.

Rainbow Toastmasters meets every Thursday from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at 1800 Market Street, San Francisco, California
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