|Participant: Professional Speaker’s School Toastmaster’s International (obtained ATM Gold)|
|Guest speaker for 25th Annual Meeting of Grand Valley Horticultural Society|
|Winner: Area 31 Impromptu Speaking Contest, Toastmaster’s International (2001)|
Emcee for Welcome Wagon Bridal Show, 2003, 2004, 2005 and Welcome Wagon Baby Show, 2005.
Guest speaker, Grand Valley Agricultural Society, Annual Meeting, 2004.
|Opening speech for 2001 Grand Valley Fall Fair|
"Your speech for opening of our Fair was very informative and well done, and the coverage you gave our Fair in Country Routes was excellent."
"I thought your opening of Fair speech was excellent."
- Directors, Grand Valley Agricultural Society