The Hudson Toastmasters Club 6785 announced the winners of the free scholarships to join the club for individuals who want to improve their communication and leadership skills. They are Phil Arabia, Josh Grimsley, Ken Greaney and Kara Shrigley. The scholarship covers the new member joining fee and the seven-month membership dues for the period from September 2016 to March 2017.

Toastmasters is a world leading international organization with more than 15,000 clubs in 135 countries. Its mission is to empower individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders.

Do you want to become a confidant public speaker? Or gain leadership skills to advance in your career? Toastmasters' proven program can help you reach these goals. By joining the Hudson Toastmasters Club, you will find a supportive, learn-by-doing environment that allows you to achieve goals at your own pace. Learn more about Toastmasters, and how it has changed the lives of members by visiting

Hudson Toastmasters' meetings are held every second and fourth Mondays monthly (except holidays) from 5:30 p.m. promptly to 6:45 p.m., at Henning Software Inc. 102 First St., Suite 211 in Hudson. Meetings are open to the public. Guests are always welcome to attend any meeting. For more information, contact Billie Henning at 330-650-4212 or email