Meeting #160 report, next meeting draft agenda

Hello Fellow Toastmasters and guests,

Another good night of Speeches on Tuesday 5 Apr.
We had Andre Sequeira, our Area Director for S31 visit and took an active role in the evening.  Even to the point that he was asked at the last minute to give us our Inspiration, which he did with ease and spoke about his area and the clubs in positive terms.  Thank you, Andre.
Lan – gave us some topics with a theme on holidays which everyone she asked gave their question a good go.
Luke – our newest member, who hasn’t even given his first speech yet was invited to give a tonic on the spot, which he jumped into without hesitating. We learnt a bit about the engineering aspects of flow (I think).  Well done Luke for stepping up.
Speeches
Glynda was passionate about books in her speech ‘Are Books Redundant’ it’s paper and pages all the way for Glynda, no e-books for her.
Colin told us about what it was like to grow up and live with a disability with his powerful speech titled ‘There is no other Option.’
Laz spoke about his recent training he attended in leadership and some of the weirder things he had to do during his course such as texting while blindfolded with his speech Learning about Leadership’.
Peter - How to Win Friends and Influence People
Peter told us of his time when he was twelve, and he and his two friends made a wrong decision to climb a mountain and head into the bush even though it was getting late in the day with his speech ‘Lost in the Bush.’
Chris did her first time as the timer and took to it like a duck to water.
DISTRICT 17 Convention
Most of you know that we have our annual District Convention running over 2.5 days 27 – 29 Mat at the Four Points Sheraton in Perth.  At the Sheraton, our best speakers from across the state come together and compete in the International Speeches Contest, Humorous Speech Contest, Evaluation Contest and Table Topics Contest.  There are eight speakers in each contest; we also have Mark Brown, World Champion of Public Speaking giving a keynote and running workshops with other seminars, Ball and District Council meeting.  For more info go to http://toastmastersd17.org and click on Convention 2016 in the middle of the page to get the full agenda.  The winner of the International Contest goes to Washington DC to represent our District at the 2016 World Championship of Public Speaking.
Contests and Workshops are $32 each and the Master Class with Mark Brown on Sunday Afternoon PREPARING EFFECTIVE SPEECHES…FOR THE CONTEST AND BEYOND. “ASK THE CHAMP” is $53.  Full cost for the whole weekend including Ball is $335.
 
SPECIAL OFFER FOR MEMBERS OF ARMADALE TOASTMASTERS
 
For members, Armadale is offering a reimbursement of 50% of cost up to an amount of $50 on proof of receipt.  e.g. if you attend one contest and Mark Browns Workshop  – Total cost $85 the club will reimburse you 50% being $42.50.  If you go to more events and pay over $100, we reimburse you up to a ceiling of $50.  Hope to see you at some of the events.
 
Draft Agenda 19 Apr
 
Toastmaster – Lan Mills
 
Inspiration –  Kevin Penny
 
Table Topics – Glynda Taylor
 
Tonic – Carly Penny
 
Table Topics Evaluation – Dave Finnimore
 
Project Speeches 
 
Luke Bills – Icebreaker
         Evaluation – Dave Crispin
Chris Hagan – CC2
         Evaluation  Colin Hughes
Dave Crispin -?
         Evaluation Laz Jakso
Dave Finnimore -?
         Evaluation Glynda Taylor
 
Evaluate the Evaluators – Peter Law
 
Timer – Lin Jefferson
 
General Evaluation – Maggie Burke
 
Any problems let me know.
 
Cheers!
 
Peter
President Armadale Toastmasters
0408 936 623
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One Response to “Meeting #160 report, next meeting draft agenda”

  1. Avatar for Andre Sequeira Andre Sequeira says:

    Great to see that an outline of th emeetings are posted. A reminder about the Area Event on Fri 13 May – I look forward to many attending.

    Regards

    Andre

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