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Toastmasters International President Visits Local Bridgestone Babblers Club.

Nashville, TN, October 20, 2012 --( John Lau, President of Toastmasters International, visits Toastmasters International Bridgestone Babblers Club's weekly meeting. As the head of the Toastmasters International Board of Directors, Lau is a “working ambassador” for the organization. He works with the Board to develop, support and modify the policies and procedures that guide the organization in fulfilling its mission. Mr. Lau will be in Nashville to attend the Toastmasters International District 63 Fall Conference, October 19-20, as Keynote Speaker. His visit to the Bridgestone Babblers Club meeting was on Thursday, October 18th at 12:00 p.m. at the Bridgestone Americas, Inc. corporate office located in Nashville.

“It has been an honor to have John Lau, the President of Toastmaster's International, visit us at our club meeting. It was inspiring to hear him speak to us about leadership and his experience as a Toastmasters,” says Nancy Merrill, Bridgestone Babblers Club President.

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches communication and leadership skills through a worldwide network of more than 13,500 clubs in 116 countries. The Bridgestone Babblers Club, chartered in 2006, is sponsored by Bridgestone Americas, Inc. The Bridgestone Babblers Club is in District 63, Area 53, Division E. The downtown Greater Metropolitan Nashville and surrounding areas are in Division E in which there are 25 Toastmasters International Clubs. Every year since its founding, the Bridgestone Babblers Club has achieved the highest of all honors, the President's Distinguished Award. The Club meets regularly each Thursday at 12:00 p.m. at 535 Marriott Drive, Nashville, TN. 37214. We are an "open" club and welcome all visitors. For more information about the club, please visit

About District 63

District 63 comprises more than 91 corporate and community clubs that extend from the Tennessee River in the west to middle and east Tennessee, southern Kentucky, and eight counties in the southwest tip of Virginia. To learn more about District 63, please visit:

About Toastmasters International

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Founded in October 1924, the organization currently has more than 280,000 members in 13,500 clubs in 116 countries. Each week, Toastmasters helps more than a quarter million people of every ethnicity, education and profession build their competence in communication so they can gain the confidence to lead others. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit

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