MEDIA RELEASE 11.24.13 District 86 Toastmasters
COMMUNICATION & LEADERSHIP AWARD 2013
The Communication and Leadership Award is the highest Toastmasters award available for the District to present to a non-Toastmaster. The District presents this award to a person who has made an outstanding contribution in the community through communication and leadership, such as a media person, a provincial or local politician, a business person or a community volunteer.
Lorraine Leslie stood before 250 Toastmasters to accept the prestigious Communication & Leadership Award 2013 on Saturday November 23, 2013 at Blue Mountain Resort. Lorraine’s extensive career background as one of the first 52 police women in Toronto, her educational and unique approach to fitness and personal training for people of all ages, along with her dedication to helping others, either in business mentoring and or volunteer work in numerous communities throughout the Ontario, Lorraine was an unanimous choice of the over two thousand Toastmasters in Southern Ontario.
2013 Award Recipient
Lorraine Leslie (Founder/Publisher Women with Vision!® and Certified Life Coach)
Blue Mountains ON
Past Award Recipients
Dave Sopha, (artist – Portrait of Honour)
Lieutenant Governor Of Ontario, The Honourable James Bartleman
Ed Holder, MP
Dr. Roberta Bondar (Astronaut)
Erin Davis (CHFI Radio)
Mike (Pinball) Clements (coach – Toronto Argonauts)
Lieutenant Governor Of Ontario, The Honourable Lincoln Alexander
Laura Sabia, Womens Advocate
Ken Shaw (News Anchor-CFTO)
Mayor Hazel McCallion
Major General Lewis Mackenzie
Bob Proctor, International Speaker
Ronald McDonald House
Sue Johanson, Media Educator
Major General Richard Rohmer
Don Herron, Entertainer
Dr Gordon Flett, Scholar.
Carl Zehr, Mayor.