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Empowering Experienced Professionals for Successful Career Transitions

Statement of Support: 

As an organization that empowers experienced professionals, managers, and executives for successful career transitions, 40Plus of Greater Washington serves professionals of all races and ethnicities. We stand firm in our support of all people who have been affected by the horrendous racist and violent acts in our country.

We condemn the police brutality that led to the tragic and needless death of George Floyd, along with others before him such as Breonna Taylor, Philando Castile and Eric Garner. We also condemn the violence, bigotry and systemic racism that has occurred during the past 400 years, particularly against black men and women in our nation. Furthermore, we stand firmly against discrimination of any kind including age discrimination, which frustrates many of our members during their search for new employment.

We offer our condolences to the family of George Floyd, his friends and loved ones. As a way to honor his memory, we stand ready to work with other agencies and community-based organizations, along with the community at large, to end injustice in all its forms against the oppressed and all persons of color.

TOASTMASTERS: "Thinking on your Feet" with JIM CHAMBERLIN

  • Mon, July 28, 2014
  • 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • 40Plus Conference Room***(Doors open at 9:30 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00.)


Directions to 40 Plus

Monday Morning Speaker: JIM CHAMBERLIN


"Thinking on your Feet"

Veteran Toastmaster and Raconteur Extraordinaire JIM CHAMBERLIN  brings the fun and practicality of this influential organization to 40Plus.


What you will learn in this presentation:

Toastmasters can be a special resource to the job seeker or career changer.

Toastmasters can provide a tremendously supportive environment for you to:

  • Maintain or improve your public speaking abilities.
  • Gain practical experience in leadership positions.
  • Network.
  • Socialize.
  • Have Fun.

There are nearly 300 Toastmasters clubs in the Washington, DC area alone. Clubs typically meet for an hour, twice a month. Many are sponsored by particular companies or agencies. Most are open to the public; guests are encouraged. Wherever you go in the world, you can walk into a Toastmasters club and feel most welcome.


There will be a live demonstration of the three things that happen at every meeting:

  • Prepared Speeches
  • Evaluations
  • Table Topics



Jim Chamberlin 

The winner of the Toastmasters Humorous Speech Contest for the Washington Area, Jim is also past President of Capital I Toastmasters, the oldest Toastmasters club in Washington. It holds luncheon meetings at the Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW, on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month, noon to 1:30.


Plan to join us after the meeting for networking.  Many of us carry our conversations to lunch at the nearby Brookings Institution.

Attire is business casual, recruiters are often present, so we ask all Monday Speaker attendees to contribute to the professional standards and objectives of this important networking meeting.

Doors open at 9:30 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00.40Plus of Greater Washington
1718 P Street, NW, Suite T2
Washington, DC 20036

Dupont Circle Metro Station (Red Line) South Exit

  1. Leave the Dupont Circle Metro Station by the 19th Street SOUTH exit.
  2. At the top of the escalator (street level), turn 180 degrees, and walk a short distance towards Dupont Circle.
  3. Turn right and walk counter-clockwise around the outside of the Circle, past Connecticut and Massachusetts Avenues.
  4. At P Street, turn right . Proceed on P Street past 18th Street.
  5. 40Plus is near the end of the block on the right side, at 1718 P Street, in the Webster House apartment building.
  6. See below for ONCE YOU ARE AT THE BUILDING directions.
Map & Detailed Directions to 40Plus

Doors open at 9:30 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00.

40Plus of Greater Washington
1718 P Street, NW, Suite T2
Washington, DC 20036

40Plus of Greater Washington
Empowering Experienced Professionals
 for Successful Career Transitions

Empowering Experienced Professionals for Successful Career Transitions

40Plus of Greater Washington
1325 G Street, NW, Suite 500

 Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-387-1582

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