International competition has local toastmaster

Lindy MacLaine to compete Monday

SKWIM Toastmaster Lindy MacLaine will compete in the 2020 Toastmasters International Speech Contest.

SKWIM Toastmaster Lindy MacLaine will compete in the 2020 Toastmasters International Speech Contest.

SEQUIM — Sequim toastmaster Lindy MacLaine will compete in the semifinal round of the Toastmasters International Speech Contest on Monday, Aug. 24.

MacLaine, a past president of the SKWIM Toastmasters Club, is one of 28 semifinalists in the international competition, which is being held online this year.

Contestants will present a five- to seven-minute speech, which will be judged on content, organization, impact on the audience, gestures and style.

The top eight semifinalists will compete in the 2020 World Championship of Public Speaking on Aug. 29.

Both the semifinals and the championship competitions will stream online. The public can register to view them at www.toastmasters.org.

For more information, visit 907529.toastmastersclubs.org.

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