Congratulations to Chandra Nandikolla

Congratulations to Chandra Nandikolla, DTM, for recently receiving an MBA degree from the University of Oklahoma. He has worked hard over the past four years and his dream for receiving an MBA has been achieved. Chandra credits Will Rogers members for their encouragement and for the high standards promoted by the club. Chandra is currently the Program Quality Director for District 16. 

Andy Craig Shines at the District Conference

Andy Craig, DTM, “knocked it out of the park” at the District Conference held on April 29, 2023 with his speech “Choosing to Win”. His 30-minute presentation was well-received and we are proud to have him represent the Will Rogers Club.

Andy Craig, DTM, is presented an award certificate by Chanda Nandikolla, DTM, Program Quality Director, and also a member of the Will Rogers Club

President’s Distinguished for 15 Straight Years!

Joe Charleston announced on March 18, 2023 that the Will Rogers Club will receive the President’s Distinguished Award for the 15th Straight Year. This award is given annually to a select few clubs that has achieved certain educational goals and membership goals set by Toastmasters International.  Achieving President’s Distinguished for 15 straight years is an accomplishment that has been achieved by only a select few clubs throughout the world.  Credit goes to all of the hard-working members and especially to our officers led by Joe Charleston.

A summer event is planned to celebrate being a President’s Distinguished Club along with our 75th anniversary as a club. Our club was chartered on August 20, 1948. We are proud of our history as a club and look forward to the future. It is rare that a single club can remain intact over the years especially for 75 years.

Meet the Most Patriotic and Enthusiastic Member!

President Andy Craig said it so well at our July 6 meeting when introducing Jon Danh as the Toastmaster for the evening. Jon is an immigrant to this country from Viet Nam and has become a proud citizen of the United States.


Andy Craig Joins Professional Speakers Bureau International

The Will Rogers Club is proud to announce that Andy Craig has joined Professional Speakers Bureau International as one of its elite speakers. Andy is an international keynote speaker and trainer. This is indeed a true honor for Andy and our congratulations! The link below provides additional details.

 Andy Craig’s New Book

Andy Craig has written a new book that is available on Amazon. His book is entitled Passion Power: Discover the 3 Indispensable Keys to Your SuccessAndy Craig walks you through the three key areas in creating the success you seek in life. He starts with the question: “Are you settling?” He shares his own journey in the pursuit of his desires in life. He continues and discusses the 3 keys to empowering your success. (1) Your Past. Break through the bondage that has held you captive in your past. (2) Your Provision. Uncover the hidden resources you have in your provision. (3) Your Purpose. Unleash what you were created for with your purpose. Follow these three keys to wield your Passion Power and fuel the achievement of your hidden desires.

Early reviews of the book were very positive.

 New Members

The Will Rogers Club welcomes several new members to the club. These include: Debbie Rowden and Lydia Fantoni.

Debbie Rowden: Debbie has been a Toastmaster since 2017 and recently joined Will Rogers coming from another club. She is currently serving as the Area U2 Director and may become Division U2 Director in the upcoming elections. Debbie is an accountant for the QuikTrip corporation. 

Lydia FantoniLydia is an assistant sales coordinator at HICORP, a local advertising company. In her spare time, Lydia enjoys taking long walks, reading heartfelt books, watching random YouTube documentaries, visiting friends, and spending time with family.

 Chandra Nandikolla, DTM, welcomes Debbie Rowden into the club.

Lydia Fantoni is welcomed into the club by Barbara Crockett, Educational VP