NOTICE: POSTPONEMENT OF MEETING OF MISSION CHAPTER TOASTMASTERS

December 10, 2017

The 1,930th meeting of the Mission Chapters Toastmasters has been postponed because of the Thomas Fire and its effects, including without limitation poor air quality.

We will NOT meet on December 12, 2017.

WE WILL POST a further announcement about the time and place of our next meeting.

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Meeting of December 5, 2017

Ron was our toastmaster, and our theme was “Merry Mania.”  Twelve members were present.

Norma spoke about her relationship to television, in the early days of television, and described the shows that she watched then.

Jen‘s speech was entitled “I don’t like that” and provided information and a role-play demonstration about how to effectively assert oneself.

Christine spoke about the importance of knowing your communication style and tailoring it to individuals and the situation, and she spoke about her own individual communication style.

Best speaker: Norma

Best evaluator: Taylor, for his evaluation of Norma’s  speech

Best table topics: Ron for his description of his travel ban.

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Welcome to Mission Chapter Toastmasters: You are cordially invited.

December 3, 2017

If you live in the Santa Barbara/Goleta area and are looking for a Toastmaster club to join or just check out, we’d like to welcome you as our guest(no need to RSVP, just show up). Mission Chapter Toastmasters has been helping individuals  become better communicators and leaders since 1979. The club is open to the community.

Improve your public speaking skills, become a better presenter, or work on your leadership skills with Toastmasters.  Affordable, effective, proven.

Semi-annual dues are modest – less than the cost of a small cup of coffee every week.  For more information on Toastmasters see our about page.

Where: Salvation Army 4849 Hollister Avenue. in Goleta.

When: Every Tuesday evening from 5:50PM to 7:20PM (best to arrive a few minutes early).

Questions? Please call us at 805-682-6943. Leave a message, we’ll call you back. Or email Grace Rachow  grace.rachow@gmail.com


Your invitation to Mission Chapters Toastmasters December 5, 2017, meeting

December 3, 2017

The theme of Mission Chapter Toastmasters 1,929th meeting is “Merry Mania.”

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Bring a guest, or here is your invitation to come as a guest, no need to RSVP, just show up).
Guests can invite guests too. Here is the link for location and time.

Toastmaster: Cindy

General evaluator: Steve

Table topics master: Robert

Jokemaster: Ron

Speaking Tip: Grace

Word of the Day: Taiwo

Ah-counter: Jon

Timer: Robert

Speakers: Norma, Jen, Christine

Evaluators: Taylor, Wayne, Janna

Rooney: Larry

Award master: OPEN

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November 28, 2017, Meeting Notes

There were 13 members present at our meeting on November 28, 2017, where we confabulated greatly.

Our Toastmaster was Ron.  

The theme was Turkey tales.

Taiwo provided information about the Electoral College, which is the means by which the United States elects its presidents.

Janna told us about her trip to Italy, and her adventures in driving in the Italian mountains.

Grace reminded us of the benefits of being thankful.

Best speaker: Janna

Best evaluator: Jenfor her evaluation of Janna‘s speech

Best table topics: Taylor


Welcome to Mission Chapter Toastmasters: You are cordially invited.

November 26, 2017

If you live in the Santa Barbara/Goleta area and are looking for a Toastmaster club to join or just check out, we’d like to welcome you as our guest(no need to RSVP, just show up). Mission Chapter Toastmasters has been helping individuals  become better communicators and leaders since 1979. The club is open to the community.

Improve your public speaking skills, become a better presenter, or work on your leadership skills with Toastmasters.  Affordable, effective, proven.

Semi-annual dues are modest – less than the cost of a small cup of coffee every week.  For more information on Toastmasters see our about page.

Where: Salvation Army 4849 Hollister Avenue. in Goleta.

When: Every Tuesday evening from 5:50PM to 7:20PM (best to arrive a few minutes early).

Questions? Please call us at 805-682-6943. Leave a message, we’ll call you back. Or email Grace Rachow  grace.rachow@gmail.com


Your invitation to Mission Chapters Toastmasters November 28, 2017, meeting

November 26, 2017

The theme of Mission Chapter Toastmasters 1,928th meeting is (tentatively) Turkey Tales.

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Bring a guest, or here is your invitation to come as a guest, no need to RSVP, just show up).
Guests can invite guests too. Here is the link for location and time.

Toastmaster: Ron

General evaluator: Christine

Table topics master: Mary Beth

Jokemaster: Holly

Speaking Tip: Cindy

Word of the Day: Robert

Ah-counter: Taylor

Timer: Steve

Speakers: Taiwo, Janna, Grace

Evaluators: Robert, Jen, Jon

Rooney: Steve

Award master: Norma

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November 14, 2017, Meeting Notes

There were 10 members present at our meeting on November 14, 2017, along with our guest Joseph Skoda, Division Director for Division E.

Our Toastmaster was Steve.  

The theme was Serendipity.

Robert spoke about his experiences with navigating Pathways to find a speech topic as both a serial procrastinator and as someone technological impatience, and wanting to talk about the latest developments regarding the Trump travel ban.  POST-SCRIPT: Christine (DTM), District 33 Pathways Guide, and immediate past Division Director, offered to help.   Robert overcame his lack of knowledge and impatience, and is now doing Pathways.  If you are struggling with getting started, Christine can be very helpful.

 

Norma gave a persuasive and inspirational speech about the power of words that are spoken to us and that we speak over ourselves, and told how words affected her.  She encouraged us to use what we have learned in Toastmasters to encourage others.

Alyce gave us her advice for planning for retirement over the long term, based on her own experience, and recommended that we manage our own assets.   

Best speaker: Norma

Best evaluator: Jenfor her evaluation of Robert‘s speech

Best table topics: Grace


NOTICE about Mission Chapter Toastmasters NO MEETING November 21, 2017

November 21, 2017

MISSION CHAPTER TOASTMASTERS is not meeting on November 21, 2017, because of Thanksgiving.

Our 1,928th meeting will take place on November 28, 2017.  

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HAVE A HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!

ON NOVEMBER 28, 2017, bring a guest, or here is your invitation to come as a guest, no need to RSVP, just show up).
Guests can invite guests too. Here is the link for location and time.


Welcome to Mission Chapter Toastmasters: You are cordially invited.

November 13, 2017

If you live in the Santa Barbara/Goleta area and are looking for a Toastmaster club to join or just check out, we’d like to welcome you as our guest(no need to RSVP, just show up). Mission Chapter Toastmasters has been helping individuals  become better communicators and leaders since 1979. The club is open to the community.

Improve your public speaking skills, become a better presenter, or work on your leadership skills with Toastmasters.  Affordable, effective, proven.

Semi-annual dues are modest – less than the cost of a small cup of coffee every week.  For more information on Toastmasters see our about page.

Where: Salvation Army 4849 Hollister Avenue. in Goleta.

When: Every Tuesday evening from 5:50PM to 7:20PM (best to arrive a few minutes early).

Questions? Please call us at 805-682-6943. Leave a message, we’ll call you back. Or email Grace Rachow  grace.rachow@gmail.com


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