Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Area 63 Baseball at the Ballpark

Join Toastmasters from Midland, Odessa, and beyond for a night of Baseball at the Ballpark.

The hometown Midland Rockhounds face off against the San Antonio Missions at Security Bank Ballpark in Midland, Texas, on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm.

Come join your fellow Toastmasters for a night of baseball and fun

District Officers can get in for free if they let Area 63 Director Nelson Spear know in advance of their arrival.

Security Bank Ballpark
5514 Champions Drive, Midland, Texas

Friday, July 20, 2018

Midland Toastmaster Takes On District Office

Nelson Spear
Area 63 Director
Nelson Spear of Midland, Texas, received an appointment to the position of Area 63 Director for District 23 Toastmasters. Spear has been a Toastmaster for over two years. During that time he's served as a club officer and competed in a variety of speech contests.

His responsibilities as a district officer include helping the clubs in his area successfully deliver the Toastmasters International program to their members. There are six clubs in Area 63 and they cover three cities:

Midland, Texas

  • Permian Toastmasters Club
  • Pop-Up Toastmasters Club
  • Tall City Toastmasters
  • West Texas Talkers

Fort Stockton, Texas

  • Pecos County Toastmasters

Odessa, Texas

  • Odessa Toastmasters Club

District 23 is home to 1400 Toastmasters and 101 clubs, all of whom are served by 40 district officers. More information about the District and Toastmasters is available at www.District23.org.

Toastmasters International is a worldwide nonprofit educational organization that empowers individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., the organization's membership exceeds 352,000 in more than 16,400 clubs in 141 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators and leaders. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit www.toastmasters.org.

Monday, July 9, 2018

Area 63 is President's Distinguished

Gerrie Spurgeon
Area 63 Director for 2017-18
Area 63 od District 23 Toastmasters was declared President's Distinguished today as a result of the hard work of the clubs in the area and their Area Director, Gerrie Spurgeon.

The area began the year with five clubs and a new club, Tall City Toastmasters, was chartered on June 29, 2018, just before the end of the program year (June 30, 2018.) Along with the growth of a club, one of the original five clubs was Distinguished and three of the original five achieved President's Distinguished status.

Congratulations to all of the clubs and to the 2017-2018 Area 63 Director, Gerrie Spurgeon!

President's Distinguished

  • Pop-Up Toastmasters in Midland, Texas
  • Odessa Toastmasters in Odessa, Texas
  • Pecos County Toastmasters in Fort Stockton, Texas


  • West Texas Talkers in Midland, Texas