Two of the annual activities of all POWERtalk Clubs are the Speech Contest and the Writing Contest. These are
purely voluntary for all members. The winner at each Club advances to the Council competition, then Region, and finally International.
North Bay members frequently excel in these contests.
In 2014 Geraldine (Gerry) Lightfoot won
the Northeast Region Writing Contest for fiction, then placed second at the International level.
In 2010 Gerry Lightfoot won the
Northeast Region Speech Contest. In 2009 member Malcolm Park won the contest.
|2010 Winner Gerry Lightfoot
In 2010 Gerry placed won
in ficton in both the Region and International writing contests.
In 2007 Gerry placed third
in ficton in the Inter-national writing contest; in 2005 she placed first in
fiction and second in poetry at the Region Writing Contest.
In 1999 Karen Sherry placed second in non-fiction
in the International writing contest.