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What happened here? – October 5th

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 did you miss last week?

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

September 14 Results

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.

March 9 2017 Meeting Synopsis

Club Business

Community Outreach meeting publicity

Jerry M distributed flyers for Voyagers Toastmasters special March 23  community outreach meeting. Please post these around your community; contact Jerry if you need additional flyers. Also, consider posting a Press Release link to your social media community on, Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media outlets.

Semi-annual membership dues

Please get your membership renewal dues in on or before March 23. This will help us reach our goal submitting all club membership renewal dues to Toastmasters International before the April 1 deadline. Thanks to those Voyagers who turned in  their membership dues on or before last week’s meeting!

Board Meeting

All Voyagers Toastmasters  are welcome to join the online Voyagers Board meeting from 6:00-7:00 PM on Monday March 13.  Contact Jerry M for the Zoom meeting invitation link.

Meeting Highlights

  • Toastmaster: Karen W
  • Theme: Spring Forward
  • Word of the Day: Transition
  • Guests: Shiva A, Francisca R
  • Table Topics: Jan C
  • Most Improved: Nancy J
  • Best Evaluator: Cynthia P
  • Best Speaker: Annie J, “The Nature of Gifts”, Competent Communicator project #10

Note: Annie J earned the Competent Communicator rating with her speech today. Congratulations Annie!