Four Nevada County Toastmasters clubs participated in a local speech contest Sept. 21 in Nevada City. Winners included Judy Nichols, who won first place in the Humorous Speech Contest, and Mary Thompson with second place. Mary Thompson also won first place in the Evaluations contest with Jeff Pylman garnering second place. All three winners will go on to compete at the Division F level Oct. 6 in Rocklin. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, visit www.toastmastersnevadacounty.org.