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September 22 2016 Meeting Synopsis

International Speech and Evaluation Contests

Thursday September 22 was a special Voyagers Toastmasters meeting: The International Speech Contest and Evaluation Contest! The winner of the contest will advance to the Area 12 Contest.

  • Theme: International Speech Contest and Evaluation Contest
  • Toastmaster: Donna G
  • Guests: Augusta (returning guest), Jeff & Daniel B
  • Spotlight Speaker for Evaluation Contest: Michael S
  • Best Evaluator: John W
  • Best Speaker: John W, “Recharge or Reset”

September 1 2016 Meeting Synopsis

Meeting Highlights

September is National Preparedness month! A raffle for a red backpack, suitable for emergencies, was won by John W.

  • Theme: Preparedness
  • Toastmaster: Cynthia P
  • Word of the day: Pivot
  • Guest: Karen Kaufman (Area 12 Director)
  • Best Topics: Karen W
  • Most Improved: Cynthia K
  • Best Evaluator: Mark I
  • Best Speaker: John W – “Comics Economics”

August 11 2016 Meeting Synopsis

Meeting Highlights

  • Toastmaster: Aim Gilstrap
  • Word of the day: Mischief
  • Guests: Karen Kaufman (Area 12 Director), Ron L (returning visitor)
  • Best Table Topics: Karen K (guest)
  • Most Improved: Julia F
  • Best Evaluator: Cynthia P
  • Best Speaker: Mark I, Project 3 from Professional Speaker Series, “Don’t be an Animal”

Club business

Area 12 Director Karen Kaufman presented Voyagers Toastmasters with the President’s Distinguished Award. Go Voyagers!

August 4 2016 Meeting Synopsis

  • Theme: Political Parties (the other parties, not Democratic or Republican)
  • Toastmaster: John W
  • Word of Day: Aggrandize
  • Guests: Steve K, Kayla R
  • Best Table Topics: Steve K (Guest)
  • Most Improved: Cynthia K
  • Best Evaluator: Terry H
  • Best Speaker:  Amy G, “Job or Diploma: Where would I be?”, Humorously Speaking Project #1

Club business:

  • Officer’s meeting 8/15 @ 6 PM, open to all club members (contact President Donna G); order of business will be building membership
  • VP-Education to send out survey to members regarding goals and timeline in order to reach these goals before the Toastmasters International Education Program is revitalized (see March 2016 Toastmaster Magazine article “The Possibilities of Pathways”; link opens in new tab).
  • Upcoming International Speech Contest & Evaluation Contest