North Bay and Area Toastmasters is one of many clubs that are part of Toastmasters International. Toastmasters is worldwide non-profit organization that provides the tools with which members can learn to improve public speaking skills, and in doing so, develop leadership qualities, confidence and great communication skills. Toastmasters clubs are composed of men and women of all ages, background and interests. Whether you are a professional, student, or stay-at-home parent or retiree, Toastmasters is the best way to improve your communication skills. Toastmasters can help you lose the fear of public speaking and learn skills that will help you be more successful in whatever path you've chosen. You'll be a better listener. You'll easily lead teams and conduct meetings. You'll comfortably give and receive constructive evaluation. If you already have some or all these skills, in Toastmasters, you will enhance them.