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Importance of Oral Communication, Presented by ToastMasters

  • VentureClub 275 Queen St Kingston, ON, K7K 3T1 Canada (map)

It's International Professional Speakers Day! Stephen Fritz-Millet, of ToastMasters, joins us for a brief seminar on the importance of oral communication, followed by a Q & A with Stephen.


 Stephen Fritz-Millett, Distinguished Toastmaster, started with Toastmasters in Australia in 2005 while serving at the Australian Command and Staff College as the Canadian Army Exchange Officer. He has served in various leadership roles within Toastmasters and is currently a member of Downtown Kingston Toastmasters Club, of which he is a charter member. He has competed at District level twice in Humorous Speech Contests, placing third at the District 61 Contest in 2011. Since 2004, he has actively pursued his main areas of public speaking interest, which are coaching, mentoring and teaching. In short, Stephen is passionate about seeing others progress in their public speaking ability. Beyond his current involvement with Toastmasters, he conducts public speaking workshops and one-on-one coaching for a variety of audiences. His full-time job as a training consultant with the Canadian Army requires him use his public speaking skills frequently, as does his involvement with Café Church Kingston as its Senior Pastor.

Stephen Fritz-Millett, Distinguished Toastmaster, started with Toastmasters in Australia in 2005 while serving at the Australian Command and Staff College as the Canadian Army Exchange Officer. He has served in various leadership roles within Toastmasters and is currently a member of Downtown Kingston Toastmasters Club, of which he is a charter member. He has competed at District level twice in Humorous Speech Contests, placing third at the District 61 Contest in 2011. Since 2004, he has actively pursued his main areas of public speaking interest, which are coaching, mentoring and teaching. In short, Stephen is passionate about seeing others progress in their public speaking ability. Beyond his current involvement with Toastmasters, he conducts public speaking workshops and one-on-one coaching for a variety of audiences. His full-time job as a training consultant with the Canadian Army requires him use his public speaking skills frequently, as does his involvement with Café Church Kingston as its Senior Pastor.


There are only two types of speakers in the world. 1. The nervous and 2. Liars.
— Mark Twain
Earlier Event: August 3
International Beer Day