IABC Silver Quill Awards: Pacific Region

Joan Detz Speaker Services

The Pacific Plains Region includes communicators from: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Earn recognition for your speechwriting skills (and other business communication expertise) from the Pacific Plains Region of IABC.

Troy Schueller - He Had Had Enough

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  He had been principal at Coeur d'Alene high school in Idaho.  Troy Schueller committed suicide.    Some time before he fatally shot himself he made a public statement about the difficultly of going on living after experiencing so much trauma.

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Bull about Bull Market - Mostly Irrelevant If We're Not Retiring, Not Ever

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  One Manhattan vice president I had coached navigated a shift to relocating to Idaho. The new game among media outlets, financial planners, and those real estate developers who put up retirement complexes is this: Scare the dickens out of those who assume they  have to retire.

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What Happens When the Win Anyway Guy Loses? Part I

Speak and Deliver

I've also competed in D9 (Eastern WA, NE Oregon, Northern Idaho), and D15 (Utah, Southern, Idaho, Eastern Nevada). Yesterday was a unique day for me, in terms of competing in Toastmasters at the District Conference Level.

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Joke Contest Results — State Slogans

Humor Power

Idaho: This Spud’s for You. Idaho: For girls and Boise. Our State Slogans theme was inspired by long-time subscriber and funny guy Sol Morrison, Santa Barbara, California. New Joke contests are annonced on the first of each month. Look for the next contest on October 1, 2014. Here are the top lines selected by our panel of judges (speakers and improv players). The Theme: State Slogans. ** FIRST PLACE **. California: All Shook Up.

Arizona Dreamin' - And Other Retirement/Semi-Retirement Myths

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The reality is that other locations, such as Eastern Ohio or parts of Idaho, may be less expensive.

Speak and Deliver - Untitled Article

Speak and Deliver

I, of course, was one of those Finalists , representing District 15 and Region I (at that time, Utah, Idaho, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, and Northern California) in the contest.

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Talking about Relationships

The Communication Blog

Rekers now joins a fairly long and well-known list including former Florida Representative Mark Foley, Idahos Senator Larry Craig, Virginia Representative Ed Schrock, evangelical preacher Ted Haggard, and former Florida Representative Bob Allen. 5.07.2010 Talking about Relationships The cover story in yesterdays AM New York was titled "Oh Boy!" and reports on a Florida Baptist minister, George Alan Rekers, an outspoken anti-gay activist who wants to "cure" homosexuals.

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Joke Contest Results — Food Films

Humor Power

House Specials: – The Prime Rib of our Life. – Prawn with the Wind. – Blade Ruiner NY Steak–So Thick You Can’t Cut it With a Knife. – Sophie’s Choice Sirloin with My Own Private Idaho Potato. – Mocking Bird–We Kill, Cook and Serve them with Field of Cream Sauce and M.A.S.H.ed Thanks to Sol Morrison’s suggstion for our November Contest theme, we had a popular contest with hundreds of entries.

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It Makes You Wonder

The Communication Blog

Long married, Idaho Senator Larry Craig, who was caught not so long ago for solicitation in a men’s airport bathroom (he pleaded guilty to “disorderly conduct&# ), was also an outspoken critic of same-sex marriage and of general civil rights for gay men and lesbians.

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My hat's off to these bloggers

The Eloquent Woman

Richard is the Vice President-Education for Capitol Club Toastmasters in Boise, Idaho. I'm always excited when other bloggers share posts from The Eloquent Woman--but I'm remiss in thanking many recent posters.

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