The Summerville Toastmasters’ Club is inviting the public to an open house on Thursday.

The free event takes place from 6:30-8 p.m. in the downtown Summerville YMCA at 208 West Doty Ave.

The group is part of Toastmasters International, a worldwide nonprofit that teaches public speaking and leadership skills.

Jatika Manigault is president of the Summerville club, which meets each Thursday from 6:45-8 p.m. at the YMCA. For more information about the open house, call Kathy Trill at 860-3616 or send an e-mail to