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Members Honour DC Achievement

posted Sep 29, 2017, 10:00 PM by Nissa Elsey   [ updated Oct 3, 2017, 12:08 PM ]
Powertalk Nelson-Waimea Club members proudly honour life member, Linda Bergman, for her outstanding success at the POWERtalk International convention held in Seattle, USA last month.

Linda, a member of Nelson-Waimea club for over 25 years, was awarded the highest achievement available worldwide within Powertalk, that of Distinguished Communicator (DC).  Linda has joined the elite of our organisation with only 3 others in NZ Region and 36 worldwide who have achieved this highest distinction.

Linda achieved this accolade both through passing an international exam and the many ways in which she has served the organisation and our community.  Linda regularly visits local schools, educating children in being safe around dogs; she organises the local primary schools’ speech contests in conjunction with the Richmond Lions Club and also runs the annual effective speaking seminar for senior students at Waimea College as well as making presentations to local businesses that wish to encourage and teach staff how to boost their confidence and present themselves well to the public.