2018 Awards and Installation Dinner – Wow

The 2017-2018 Awards and Installation dinner was a great success. Held at the Jack London Aquatic Center in Oakland, almost 100 attended this annual event. This year, the group found their “inner-New Orleans” for a Mardi Gras themed evening. 

The event recognizes Toastmasters who have completed Educations Awards since the Spring Conference; recognition for Club successful completing the Toastmasters year as Distinguished; recognition of Division and Area Governors for their year of service to District 57; recognition for Area and Division Distinguish Status, celebrate District 57 Distinguish Status, and installation of the 2018-2019 District Officers 

2018 Awards and Installation Program

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Chaired by Lola Pratt and Cassandra Jessie-Johnson the event was masterfully executed from the decor, dining, to the dignitaries. It was delightful. 

Deep appreciation and thanks go to all the people that volunteered their time to make the event a success. 

Committee Members:

  • Adrian Jefferson Chofor
  • Merci Del Rosario
  • Vivian Prater
  • Estelle Paysinger-Hill
  • Jean Cunningham
  • Trish Johnson
  • Randie Ellington


  • Steve Taddei – Roast/Toast
  • Louis Know – Toastmaster
  • Michael Notaro – Installation
  • Kevin Markl
  • Greg Kaufman
  • Lindy Sinclair
  • Savitha Setlur
  • Julie Farrett
  • Eugeni Lau
  • Bill Holsey