Congratulations to the Q4 for winners for the 2020-2021 program year, as nominated by fellow members and selected by 2020-2021 District Trio Anthony Alexander, Trevor Crippen, and Audrey Chretien!

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Club of the Quarter: Toast with Friends

Toast with Friends aims to provide a warm and fun atmosphere for all guests and members at every meeting. The members of Toast with Friends are encouraging, positive people who take on challenges in public speaking and leadership, and enjoy encouraging others to do the same.  Visit them at

Club Member of the Quarter: Phyllis Kirouac

Currently President of Synergists Toastmaster. Mentoring a new club, and acquiring information with intentions to sponsor a Youth Leadership Program. Nine years with Toastmasters and still going strong. Thank you, Toastmasters for the great ride so far!

Area Director of the Quarter: Jay Karthik

Jay lives in Needham with his wife and 15-year-old son. Jay is a huge fan of Boston sports, sitcoms, and Toastmasters. Toastmasters has helped Jay hold on to his day job and enabled him to excel at it. With reduced travel for work lately, Jay has been volunteering his time to co-host YLP (Youth Leadership Program) sessions. Jay recently came across a quote, “How you do anything is how you do everything” and he truly believes in this quote.

Division Director of the Quarter: Beri Recher

Beri joined Toastmasters with the goal of being a more confident speaker. Little did she know there was a leader within. A member of Mill City Toastmasters in Lowell, and Fresenius Broadcasters Toastmasters in Waltham. Beri has been serving in a leadership role since she started and has loved every moment. Beri finds this quote inspirational and hopes you do as well. “You’ll never be bored when you try something new. There’s really no limit to what you can do!” – Dr. Seuss

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