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Press Kit

Press Releases

August 8 2012
Heart of a Toastmaster: True stories by, for, and about members of Toastmasters International features 134 Toastmasters International contributors who share 145 stories. Compiling author, Sheryl Roush.

June 21 2012
White Rose Toastmasters Earn All Ten DCP Goals for 10th Consecutive Year

June 15, 2011
United Methodists Convene For Annual Meeting

October 11, 2010
“Dr Dilip” to Present at Motivational Boom Event in Baltimore on October 16th, 2010 at the Holiday Inn Express at the BWI Airport West. 
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November 21, 2010
A gala Chartering Ceremony is scheduled for November 21st, 2010 for the Scholastic Toastmasters Club in New Cumberland, PA at the Holiday Inn at New Cumberland  
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April 25, 2010
On May 8, 2010, Dr. Dilip Abayasekara will deliver the keynote address to the 2010 Toastmasters District 27 Spring Conference. The conference will be held at the Holiday Inn at Crystal City, in Arlington, VA.

March 11, 2010
Dr. Dilip Abayasekara will share ideas about diversity in communication at Central Pennsylvania College.

April 12, 2010
Dilip Abayasekara, Dr. Dilip, LLC - The Business Women's Forum in Camp Hill, PA - The Art of the Heart When Delivering Bad News

February 3,2010
Dilip Abayasekara –The Nu Genesis Toastmasters Club is hosting a special event at the Jessup Pre-release Unit, in Jessup MD
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October 2, 2009
Dilip Abayasekara – Capital Area Prayer Breakfast 2009

October 19, 2009
Dilip Abayasekara – Keynote Speaker at Federally Employed Women (FEW) Program

April 15, 2009
“How to Speak” – Business Women’s Forum 2009 – Dr. Dilip

April 15, 2009
“Dr. Dilip Abayasekara - Keynote Speaker at Toastmasters District 18 2009 Conference, “The Art of Communication”

November 2008
Mind Mapping for Ministers at Newburg

November 1, 2008
Local Author’s Book Published and Distributed in Southeast Asia

May 10, 2008
Mind Mapping at Aviana Retreat - Harrisburg

July 2008
PBCC Success Stories

July 7, 2008
Local Inspirational Speaker & Speech Coach to Receive Award and to Preside as Chief Judge at Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking

(PDF Version)

June, 12, 2008
Independent Consultant Achieves DiSC Certification 
Dilip Abayasekara is among the first of independent consultants to earn a Certified DiSC® Trainer designation from Inscape Publishing. 

May 10, 2008
Mind Mapping at Aviana Retreat - Harrisburg

October 27, 2005
Pennsylvania Resident Elected 
President Of Toastmasters International

September 10, 2004
Dilip Abaysekara elected Senior Vice 
President of Toastmasters International

September 2, 2005
College Administrator Elected President 
Of Toastmasters International

March 23, 2004
Seminar on Mind Mapping Skills to be 
Presented at Wilson College

 
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Career Development 
at Veteran’s Administration


2009 Workshop Photos
Perry Point MD



Audio Interview

February 16, 2012 
SKILLS Radio call-in program on blogtalkradio with Brian Olds
Show Topic: Speak to Write and Speak Again
How the Power of the Pen can Extend the Reach of Your Voice

     

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(Interview begins 10 minutes in)


Preaching With Power Program

The PREACHING WITH POWER will return to the SC District this fall. The class will meet in at First UMC, Lewistown, on the following dates:

  • September 6, 14, 21, 28 

  • October 5, 12, 26 (no session on 10/19),

  • November 2, 9, 16, 30 (no session on Thanksgiving week) 

  • December 7 -- Graduation Luncheon

Click here for more details.

Fall 2009


Other Press

The following press releases and publications are about Dr. Dilip Abayasekara's remarkable work in the field of speech consultation.

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Learn to present the mental attitude that is attractive to potential employers..

 

Help for professionals who need to rid themselves of debilitating jitters.

 

What to do if you are mortified at the thought of presenting your ideas to your management team or a prospective client.

 

Advice of the world's second-best orator.

 

Preparation for the top speech contest.

 


 

Events

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June 22, 2013

Mind Mapping Workshop
Central Penn College
600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093

February 9, 2013

District 6 Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI)
Ramada Mall of America
2300 East American Blvd.
Bloomington, MN 55425

December 1, 2012

HOW TO SHINE AT YOUR NEXT JOB INTERVIEW
9:00 a.m. – 12 noon
Central Penn College
Room 206, 600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093

October 9-10 2012

THE PREACHING CONNECTION:
Mt. Asbury Retreat Center
1310 Centerville Road, Newville, PA 17241
Attendance limited to 20 participants. 

Advanced registration required.

October 26-27, 2012

Toastmasters International
District 78 Fall Conference
Jamestown, North Dakota 

Register at www.d78toastmasters.org 

October 23, 2012

The Communication Gym
Register Now for TCG's Fall Gymposium
"The Language of Leadership"
October 23rd, 5:30-8pm
Presented by Dr. Dilip Abayasekara, Ph.D., A.S. 

Register at:
http://fallgymposium2012.eventbrite.com 

April 15th

Scholastic Toastmasters Club presents 
Dr. Dilip Abayasekara 
Past President Toastmasters International 2005-2006 

11:30 AM 
Improving Communication & Leadership Skills 

HARI TEMPLE 
301 Steigerwalt Hollow Road
New Cumberland, PA 17070 

March 8th
Latino Hispanic Professional Association
Secrets of Powerful Public Speaking Revealed

5:30-8:30pm
Veranda Room
1150 Camp Hill Bypass
Camp Hill, PA 17011



Apr 20-22, 2012 
Toronto, Ontario 
District 60 2012 Spring Conference 
Toronto Don Valley Hotel 
175 Wynford Drive, Toronto 


May 3, 2011
York, PA
WBCO speaker to present workshop on public speaking
York College
May 24, 2011
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Mind Mapping One Day Workshop
Cinnamon Grand Hotel 
November 21, 2010
New Cumberland, PA
Gala Chartering Ceremony
Scholastic Toastmasters Club 
November 21, 2010
New Cumberland, PA
Scholastic Toastmasters Club Chartering Ceremony Celebrations
Keynote Address by Dr. Dilip Abayasekara, DTM AS
October 23, 2010
Bear, DE
Toastmasters International Division 18 Division A Humorous Speech & Evaluation Contest
October 16th, 2010
Hanover, MD
Motivational BOOM Seminar
June 17, 2011
Alaskan Cruise
Dr. Dilip to present on the Seminar at Sea, 7-Night Alaskan Cruise departing from Seattle on Celebrity Infinity & sailing
August 31, 2010
Harrisburg, PA
Dr. Dilip to present "The Art of the Difficult Conversation - How to Deliver Bad News Without Crushing the Spirit"
May 2009
Chennai, India
Dr. Dilip conducted a workshop in Sri Lanka and in Chennai, India, to prepare for the World Championship of Public Speaking.
June 15, 2010
Central Penn College
Twenty Student Leaders Recognized at Central Penn College
May 13, 2010
Lincoln, NE 

Downtown Holiday Inn
Toastmasters District 24 Spring Conference

Spanish version

June 9, 2010
Catonsville, MD 

The Overhills Mansion
Catonsville Toastmasters 10th Anniversary
December, 2009
York District Graduates
Preaching with Power Conference
October 23-24, 2009
Chambersburg, PA 

Quality Inn and Suites
Federally Employed Women (Few)
June 3-6, 2009
Moncton, New Brunswick
Canada 

Crowne Plaza Downtown
Toastmasters Region 7 Conference
April 2, 2009
Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex
& Expo Center
2300 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Business Women's Forum
May 2, 2009
Toastmasters 
District 18 
Baltimore, MD
The Art of Communication
Spring Conference
May 16, 2008
Your Toastmasters Club
50th Anniversary
Keynote Address
August 4, 2006
Central PA College
3rd Annual Capitol Area Prayer Breakfast

 


 

Recent Articles

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May 16, 2012
Your Local Voice
Daily Express
Why Dilip is the Keynote Speaker
Koto Kinabalu, Malaysia
May 2012
Your Local Voice
Special Mission in KK Toastmasters Meeting
Koto Kinabalu, Malaysia
May 2012
Central Station
Dr. Dilip Abayasekara has book published
August 2008
Harrisburg Magazine
Say What?
January-February 2008 Communicating Around the World
January 2008 Fear Factor
January 2008
The Sentinel
Cumberland County resident takes Toastmasters International's reins
January 15, 2008
LinkXPress
Preaching With Power
January 2008
Contact
Alumni Success Stories
June 4, 2006
The Sunday Times Plus
Where's your voice?

April 21, 22, 2006
Creating Smiles

Spring Convention

December 2005
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336-691-7375.

North Carolina 
Toastmasters Host 
International 
Presidents' Visit

October 2005
The Sentinel

Cumberland County 
resident takes 
Toastmasters 
International’s reins

October 2005
The Sentinel

Cumberland County 
resident takes 
Toastmasters 
International’s reins
September 2005
The Toastmaster
Find Your Voice
Serve Your World.
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September 2005
Vanguard
Miracle From 
Sri Lanka
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June 2003
Sunday Observer
How to get over
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Jun 9, 2003
Daily Mirror
SriLankan 
Cosponsored Visit
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Jun 6, 2003
Daily News
Vice President of Toastmasters 
International Here
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Jul, 7, 2003
Daily News
SriLankan Airlines Toastmasters 
Club Executive Committee
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Jun 10, 2003
Island 
Toastmasters Help 
People Tap Potential
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Jun 8, 2003
Sunday Island
Toastmaster High Flyer's
Romance With Speech Making
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Nov/Dec 2002
Keynotes, p 16
Seeing the World 
With New Eyes
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Dec 28, 2002
Daily Mirror
Lankan Appointed Third VP 
of Toastmasters International
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Jun 1, 2003
Sunday Observer 
All Island Best 
Speaker Competition

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Jan 12, 2003
Sunday Times
A Toast to
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Jun 6, 2003
Sunday Times
Secrets of a Top 
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Sunday Times
Secrets of a 
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Monara
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May/Jun 2003
Ayubowan
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