Downtown Ocala Toastmasters Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary of Shaping Speakers

Posted on: April 26, 2016

Members of the public are invited to learn more about Toastmasters or may attend the event by emailing Since 2015, the club has been dedicated to helping people become better speakers and leaders.
“Downtown Ocala Toastmasters provides a supportive and positive environment where members have the opportunity to overcome their fear of public speaking and sharpen presentation skills,” says Dan Gentry, Club President. “Other benefits include the opportunity to increase one’s confidence, build critical thinking skills and become an effective listener,” says Gentry.
“Toastmasters has helped me become a much more confident speaker and further develop my leadership skills” said Lisa Walsh, Club Treasurer.
The club, located in District 84, has an active membership and always welcomes new members. Downtown Ocala Toastmasters meets each Thursday at Noon at the Power Plant Business Incubator at 405 SE Osceola Ave. Ocala, 34471. For more information about the club, please visit
About District 84
District 84 comprises more than 190 corporate and community clubs across Central Florida. To learn more about District 84 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 Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., the organization's membership exceeds 332,000 in more than 15,400 clubs in 135 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.

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