Last Word Toastmasters invites residents to its area contest from 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Lee Public Library, 100 Main St.
Local speakers Andrea Robare of Williamsburg and David Ward of Pittsfield will compete with other Toastmasters club members from four clubs in upstate New York and Western Massachusetts.
After hearing from Area Governor Donna Sobel, members and guests will enjoy a humorous and evaluation speech contest.
Winners of this contest will move on to the Division F contest in Schenectady, N.Y., and from there to the District 52 contest in November in Fishkill, N.Y.
Toastmasters club #3853 meets at 6:30 p.m. each second and fourth Tuesday at Morningside School, 100 Burbank St., Pittsfield. Meetings are open to the public.