Entries sought for speaking event

Entries will be accepted through Nov. 8 for an annual public speaking event in which participants deliver five-minute presentations on topics of interest.

The Grand Junction Toastmasters Club will host what’s billed as a Western Slope Ignite event at 1 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Mesa County Libraries central branch, 443 N. Sixth St. Attendees are asked to bring a nonperishable food item for the food bank.

Participants in the Ignite event prepare 20 slides for a PowerPoint presentation that advances every 15 seconds.

To resister for or obtain additional information about the event, call 433-0384 or 683-4927 or log on to the Web site located at www.ignitews.org.