NDB Toastmasters Club was recently awarded five accolades at "Ovation 2023" organized by District 82 of Toastmasters International. The event took place at the Bandaranaike Memorial Internation Conference Hall, with the participation of Toastmasters across the country.
NDB Toastmasters Club was awarded the prestigious "Golden Club Award" for the Toastmasters year 2022/2023 which is regarded as the highest recognition given for a Toastmasters Club. Four other awards followed, including the "Eight Eighty Membership Award for Term I and II, the "Early Bird Renewal Award" and the "Excellence in Membership Growth and Retention Award". Toastmaster Mario De Silva received the "Distinguished Toastmaster Award" for achieving the highest status a toastmaster could get.
NDB Toastmasters Club is especially grateful to their members for being the club's greatest strength, and especially thank the executive committee for the year 2022/2023 led by President TM Dilrukshie Mervin, Vice President Education TM Rangana Colombage, Vice President Membership TM Chathuri Samarasinghe, Vice President Public Relations TM Jeewantha Induruwa, Secretary TM Madushya Welikala, Treasurer TM Kavinda Jayasinghe, Sergeant-at-Arms TM Hashan Bernard, and Immediate Past President TM Tharindu De Silva.
Further, special appreciation goes out to Division Director of Division E, TM Mario De Silva, and Area Director of Area E4, ex-NDBer TM Vaugh Ernst, for the fantastic leadership provided.