Tag Archives: Competent Communicator

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 nextdoor.com, 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!

March 2 2017 Meeting Synopsis

Club Business

Semi-annual membership dues

Please get your payment in by March 23 for membership from April 1 through September 30.

Community Outreach meeting publicity

Here is the link to a new Press Release about the upcoming special March 23 meeting to say hello to our new community. Please spread the word  by posting it on community-oriented social media like nextdoor.com as well as on your  Facebook and LinkedIn. Posting flyers on library and coffee shop bulletin boards is also effective. Thank you Mark S for the Press Release!

Board Meeting Monday March 13

All Voyagers are invited to the Board  meeting on Monday March 13 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. This is an online Zoom Meeting. You may join from a computer, or you may install the free app to your mobile device. Email Jerry M for the meeting link.

Meeting Highlights

  • Toastmaster: Maria F
  • Theme: Tax Preparation
  • Word of the Day: Capricious
  • Guests: Gideon S (returning guest); Karen Kaufman (Area 12 Director)
  • First Timer: Maria F (Toastmaster)
  • Table Topics: Gideon S (guest)
  • Most Improved: Maria F
  • Best Evaluator: Jan C
  • Best Speaker: Simon V

Note: Nancy J has  earned her Competent Communicator rating with today’s speech. Congratulations!

Interesting Factoid: According to Jerry M, our current venue at the Friendship Hall of the University Christian Church, is the 8th home of Voyagers Toastmasters over the past 33 years!

February 25 2016 Meeting Synopsis

  • Theme: Music Preferences and What It Says About You!
  • Toastmaster: Alan H
  • Word of Day: Intuition
  • Guests: Tedena W. (visiting Toastmaster), Monty D.
  • First Timers: Julia F (Pledge & Inspire), Annie J (Evaluator), Tim S (Evaluator)
  • Most Improved: Cynthia P
  • Best Table Topics: Monty D. (Guest)
  • Best Evaluator: Annie J
  • Best Speaker: Cynthia P, “Two Terry Tales” (Competent Communicator qualifying speech)