Park Forest Toastmaster Wins International Speech Contest

Yvonne Bailey, Toastmasters
Yvonne Bailey. (PHOTO SUPPLIED)

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- In the area International Speech contest held on February 29, 2012, Park Forest Toastmaster, Yvonne Bailey, took 1st place with her speech, “People Need Hope.” Yvonne advances to the next level of competition, where she will compete with six (6) speakers from the south Chicagoland area.

The next level of competition will be held 9:30 AM Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Hines Veterans Hospital in Maywood, IL.

Park Forest Toastmasters club meets at Freedom Hall, 410 Lakewood Blvd., Park Forest on the 1st and 3rd Fridays at 7:30 PM.

Visit the club and our website: http://parkforest.freetoasthost.net/.

About Toastmasters

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The organization currently has more than 260,000 members in over 12,500 clubs in 113 countries. Since its founding in October 1924, the organization has helped more than 4 million men and women give presentations with poise and confidence. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit toastmasters.org.