A First Nation’s speaker gives a presentation during one of the Penticton Museum and Archives Brown Bag Lecture Series. The program has been running for over 30 years. The next presentation will feature members of the Penticton Toastmakers. (Submitted photo)

Penticton Museum to host Brown Bag Lecture

Members of the Penticton Toastmasters will discuss how the organization has changed their lives.

On Feb. 14, the Penticton Museum will continue it’s Brown Bag Lecture series with an installment on Toastmasters.

Toastmasters is a nonprofit educational organization that operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of promoting communication, public speaking and leadership skills.

Presenters Colt Cash, Jacqui Ellis and O’Christy Wiley will discuss the history of the Toastmasters Club in Penticton and worldwide. The group will also detail Toastmaster meetings and discuss how being part of the organization has improved their lives.

Ellis has been a Penticton Toastmasters member for over six years and is their long-time club treasurer. Wiley has been a member for five years and has been very successful in Toastmasters’ contests. Cash has been a member for 21 years and has been on club executive many times.

The lecture will take place Tuesday, Feb. 4 from 12 to 1 p.m. in the museum auditorium at 785 Main St. Guests are welcome to bring their own lunch, and there will also be coffee, tea and confections. Admission is by donation, with a suggestion of $2 for adults and $1 for children.

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