One year after it received its charter from Toastmasters International, the Toastmasters Club of Ceylinco Life has been accorded ‘Distinguished’ status by Area E02, Division E, District 82, in recognition of the progress of the club’s members.
Two members of the club emerged the winner and runner-up at the Area E02 speaking competition and qualified to compete at the Division E competition at which one of them was adjudged the runner-up, the club said. The Ceylinco Life Toastmasters Club has been acclaimed as one of the most active in Area E02.
The second installation of office bearers of the club will take place on 7th August 2015.
A non-profit educational organisation that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs, Toastmasters International (www.toastmasters.org) currently has more than 313,000 members in over 14,650 clubs in 126 countries. Since its founding in October 1924, the organisation has helped more than four million men and women give presentations with poise and confidence. The communication and Leadership projects designed by TM International are devoted to the development of the art of speaking, listening and critical thinking among its members.
Independently rated one of Sri Lanka’s most valuable brands, Ceylinco Life has maintained its leadership of the country’s long term insurance sector from 2004 onwards. The company operates the largest branch network among local life insurance companies, and has won multiple international and local awards for its commitment to the community and success in brand equity building.