Toastmasters of Laguna Beach Host Open House

Toastmasters of Laguna Beach


Toastmasters of Laguna Beach Host Open House

Event is FREE to the public

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LAGUNA BEACH, CA, – Toastmasters of Laguna Beach invites residents to its open house to meet members and participate in giving a 2-3 minute impromptu speech.

Toastmasters of Laguna Beach provides a supportive and positive environment where members have the opportunity to develop their communication and leadership skills,” says Dane Wright, Club President for Toastmasters of Laguna Beach.

After enjoying great food and engaging conversation, members and guests will enjoy a Toastmasters meeting that will include Table Topics™ (impromptu speeches.)

Toastmasters of Laguna Beach Club Founding Member, John Barry who has served in various club positions, will be the Table Topics master. “Table Topics are one of my favorite parts of the meeting,” says (Lena Frenzel). “This is where guests and members are randomly selected to speak for one to two minutes. It helps you think and speak clearly on your feet.”

Toastmasters of Laguna Beach Open House BBQ

Date: Thursday September 13, 2018
Location: St. Mary’s Church Guild Hall 428 Park Ave. Laguna Beach, CA
Time: 6:00pm –8:00pm


For more information, email David Makela at

Toastmasters of Laguna Beach meets each Thursday at 6:00pm at St. Mary’s Church (Guild Hall) in Laguna Beach.  For more information about this event and the club, please visit:

About Toastmasters International

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 Follow @Toastmasters on Twitter.

Support Kollock Family

Support the Kollock Family by Donating!

Kollock Family Catalina Raine Kollock Laguna Beach Ca

Photo taken from GoFundMe page.

The Kollock family needs support from the Laguna Beach Community now more than ever.

On December 16, 2017 the unimaginable happened their five-week old baby Catalina Raine Kollock was unresponsive so they called 911. When the Laguna Beach Police and Laguna Beach firefighters arrived, they rushed her to the hospital, but she could not be revived.

This is a tragedy no parent or family should ever have to suffer. Please help us support the Kollock family.

This is where the Laguna Beach Community is needed.  We need your help. Ryan is the sole supporter of the family as a personal trainer in Laguna Beach. Teresa stays home taking care of their four older children.

Lindsey Meehleis has set up a GoFundMe page for the Kollock family.  Please be kind and donate to the Kollock family in these tragic times. They’ll need to cover funeral expenses and allow Ryan Kollock to take a few days off to grieve and be with his family.

Our prayers and condolences are with you Ryan, Teresa, and family.

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Red Flag Warning Laguna Beach

Red Flag Warning Laguna Beach

Red Flag Warning Laguna Beach

Red Flag Warning Laguna Beach

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for the Coastal Orange County Area of California.  This area includes our Laguna Beach Community.

The extreme Santa Ana Winds create extreme fire danger. The winds are expected to peak in intensity on Thursday and continue on through Saturday.

  • High Wind Warning until December 8 at 4:00 p.m.
  • Red Flag Warning until December 10 at 8:00 p.m.

The Red Flag Warning / Fire Watch is due to the combination of low humidity and strong winds.

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