On Wednesday, February 17, 2010, three representatives from the Summit Toastmasters Club in Frisco were intereviewed live on the air. Local Vail Valley radio station, 97.7 KZYR the Zephyr has a weekly show called “Community Focus” which airs every Wednesday night. On Wednesday, February 17, District 26 Governor Alan Swartz, Summit Toastmasters Club President Ryan Hawkins and club member Amy Nakos were guests for the hour-long show with host Rohn Robbins. Three segments of 15-20 minutes each were broadcast. Robbins started the show by asking general questions about the Toastmasters organization. Swartz, Hawkins and Nakos were then asked questions on a variety of different topics, mostly relating to Toastmasters and speech in everyday culture. The interviewees promoted Toastmasters and the many varied benefits to the listeners.
Also, the Vail Valley is going to be hosting a sample meeting in late March for interested people with the hopes of establishing a local club. Contact the webmaster for details.
The radio segment(s) is supposed to be posted on the KZYR website at the address below:
Also, video of the interviews is being replayed on Community Access Channel 18 in the Vail Valley.