The Mankato chapter of Toastmasters International will hold an open house this week. Longtime club member Jill Eliason presentation titled “The Life of a Toastmaster”, which will explain how the organization can help anyone improve communication, leadership skills, and confidence.

Officials say it’s an opportunity to learn about Toastmasters and how it can help everyone whether they are uncomfortable with public speaking or a seasoned professional speaker.

The open house is Thursday at the Happy Chef Restaurant from 5:30 to 7 p.m.