Elk River native wins Toastmasters contest
An Elk River native has won the International Speech Contest sponsored by the Harborview Toastmasters of Duluth.
John Schuldt of Duluth won first place with his speech, titled “An Old Man’s Wisdom.”
The contest was held Feb. 24 at Dubh Linn Irish Pub in Duluth.Schuldt now advances to the area level contest on March 23.
Harborview Toastmas-ters of Duluth is a local club under Toastmasters International. Toastmas-ters assists its members in practicing various professional skills, such as public speaking, general communication and leadership.