Hudson Toastmasters Club 6785 members, Amy Edmonds of Edmonds Consulting, won first place and Diane Sperko won second place at the local Hudson Toastmasters Club International Speech Contest on Feb. 13. Dave Heater of Rovisys, won first place and Rich Henning of Henning Software, won second place for the Evaluation Contest.

Winners will advance to the next level of competition, Area 10 (consisting of five clubs), being held March 20 at the Hudson Library, Flood Room, starting at 6 p.m. The next level of competition is Division C to be held in March. Those winners then proceed to the District 10 competition on April 29 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Mayfield Heights.

Hudson Toastmasters' meetings are held every second and fourth Mondays monthly starting at 5:30 p.m. promptly at Henning Software Inc, 102 First Street Suite 211 in downtown Hudson located at First & Main. Meetings are open to the public. Guests are always welcome to attend any meeting or speech contest.

Toastmasters International is the world's leading organization devoted to the improvement of individual communication and leadership skills. In Addition to learning the act of communication and meeting interesting people, having fun is always on the agenda. If you would like further information on Hudson Toastmasters please contact Billie Henning at (330) 650-4212 or