Buddies Online Toastmasters Club

Meet Our Buddy: Tricia Grow

Interviewer Note: “Trish was one of the first speakers that stood out to me since day one at Buddies. While I still wasn’t sure whether online Toastmasters was for me or not, having her as part of our meetings gave me more certainty that I’d be surrounded by people with the skills I was looking for and eventually grow more. Thanks for all your support and commitment to our club, Trish.”

Where are you from?

Born in Rochester, Ny

Where do you live?

York Springs, PA

What are your top 3 favorite activities?

Reading, Speaking and Teaching

What brought you to Toastmasters?

I felt I needed to share my stories with others

Why Buddies?

Misako invite me to help boost this club and it’s still one of my favorite clubs

How much have you grown since your first Toastmaster meeting?

Leaps! I was not capable of speaking in front of more than a handful of people without feeling ill.

How is Toastmasters helping you in life?

It has grown my leadership skills, I feel more comfortable being in the lead

Who are your top 3 favorite speakers?

Darren Lacroix, Joyce Myers, Aaron Beverly (fellow District 38 member)

What’s your top 3 favorite speeches?

I have a dream; If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed; I see something in you

What kind of communicator and leader do you want to become?

A better one

Where do you think you can go with Toastmasters in 12 months ahead?

I hope to have competed in Paris at the 2020 International Speech contest!

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