Helpful Information

Introduction Guidelines
Pointers for developing a great introduction

My First Visit to RCS
Coming to a River City Speakers meeting is a big step. It shouldn't be thought of as an intimidating one, though.

Planning A Successful Business Meeting
Planning a successful business meeting thoughtfully is crucial to its success. The follow is an outline of the steps to follow in planning a successful meeting.

Secrets to learning Effective Public Speaking
The Secrets To Learning Effective Public Speaking

Service and Leadership
Tips on becoming a great leader.

The Gift-A Toastmaster Story
Originally published in "The Don't Sweat Stories" edited by Richard Carlson

The Secrets of Marvin's Garden - Outline Example
Example of a good outline for a speech.

Toastmaster's Potpourri
Miscellaneous tips for Toastmasters meeting and elsewhere

Tools To Build A Better Day
Originally published in the Elk Grove Citizen


RCS Takes First, Second Place in Area 53 Contest
RCS President Jim Durkin wins 1st place in Table Topics; places 2nd in Humorous Speech.

Toastmasters Manuals

Advanced Speaking Manuals
The Toastmasters speaking program beyond the basic manual

Better Speaking Series
Pointers for developing a great speech

Leadership Excellence Series
Valuable leadership skills for any setting

Club History

Past Presidents of River City Speakers
List of all the past presidents of River City Speakers and when they served. Current past president, Michelle Sobala, was installed 7/15

RCS Locations
River City Speakers hasn't always been at Cocos. We have had many homes. Nine, to be exact.

River City Speakers Charters

Club Newsletters

River City Speaks - Fall 2007
Includes President’s Message, Toastmaster Opportunities Outside our Club, Retrospoken, Q & A with Tim Mech, A Good Start with RCS, River City Speakers in Cyberspace, Pointers on Speech Making