Mindfulness was the theme for the March 22, 2018 meeting.
Elucidate was the word of the day. We had an extended table topics session, thank to Cynthia P, on the mindfulness theme which meant that many Toastmasters had an opportunity to practice their impromptu speaking.
Nancy won table topics by talking about how yoga helps her be mindful about where she left her keys!
Hal S gave a riveting speech entitled Protecting our Democracy encouraging us to eliminate undue influences on our political system.
Winners this week:
Table Topics: Nancy J
Most Improved: Angelique H
Best Evaluator: Rene R
Best Speaker: Hal S
Huggie: Mark I – for overcoming technical difficulties
Stick it: the missing HDMI cable
It was exciting. It was world changing. Well maybe not revolutionary but it not a good meeting.
We learned all sorts of vital information about October 5th as we celebrated the birth of Anaheim and the first televised Presidential address from the White House, thanks to Toastmaster Jan C. October 5th will no longer just be another day in history to us!
Terry H. taught us that a used bike can be infinitely more valuable than a new car. Rene R. challenged us to use “colorful language” appropriately. And Guest Robb L. showed how both men and women should embrace feminism.
This week’s winners:
First timer: Luke E – evaluator
Table Topics: Tim S.
Evaluator: Mark S.
Most Improved: Luke E.
Best Speaker: Robb L.
What are you doing at 7am on Thursday October 5? Have some fun, hang out with cool people and improve your communication, leadership and management skills
Our September 28th Meeting was great. Where you there? 17 Voyagers attended.
Maria F. was toastmaster and set the theme of “Weddings.” She shared her recent experience of her son’s destination wedding and described it as a graceful fusion of old traditions with modern twists.
Simon V educated us with his speech, Creating Lasting Behavioral Changes and we learned how important it is for a person to be willing to change and to have an engaged support group around them.
Luke E. shared his wedding day experience and how he chose the wedding venue because it came with the use of a Porsche 911!
Justin S. demonstrated how the speech creation process of an experienced Toastmaster can flow easily and gave us a personal and relevant speech on the Law of Attraction.
Awards this week:
Table Topics: Terry H
Most Improved: Luke E
Best Evaluator: Hal S
Best Speaker: Luke E
Verbology. Autumnal. Leaf Peeping. We heard all about this and more this past week when Toastmaster Tim S. brought us FALL IN SAN DIEGO. For more info as to all the fun events available to us San Diegans, go to:
Speeches: John W. taught us how to experience the Un-Disneyland holiday at Turkey Run Park; Justin S. helped us celebrate the success of Masterworks and invited us to further grow the company; Cynthia P. honored Tim S. on his recent Competent Communicator award.
Advanced communicator silver award was presented to Karen Woolsey
Table Topics: Karen W.
Best Evaluator: Karen W.
Most Improved: Cynthia P.
Best Speaker: Justin S.