THEME: FALL FUN
Speaking Tip: Open
Speaker 1 Al
Speaker 2, Taiwo
Speaker 3 Ron.
General Evaluator: Cindy
Evaluator 1: Christine
Evaluator 2: Jen
Evaluator 3: Grace
Table Topics: Mary Jo
Award Master: Norma
Meeting Minutes From the October 9th Meeting
The meeting was called to order by the President, Jon who introduced Grace the Toastmaster for the meeting.
Grace briefly discussed the Theme “A Funny thing Happened”
She spent time making sure all roles were filled.
The Word of the Day was given by Larry which was “Asseverate”, meaning to affirm or declare positively or earnestly.
Carol, Area Director, attending the meeting gave the speaking tip “How to deal with Anxiety”. The message was suggestions on how to stay calm when giving a speech.
The joke was given by May Joe. It was funny joke about a “Train and the Conductor”.
Norma brought M&Ms chocolates; enjoyed by all.
The first speaker was Larry. His speech was entitled “Use It or Lose It”
He engaged the audience by asking questions as how to use and lose things.
He challenged everyone to use what we have, so not to lose it. His speech was supported by interesting pictures of things to “Use so not to lose them”.
Second Speaker was Mary Jo. The title of her speech was “The Mind Bogging World of Technology”
She shared stories about Mind Bogging events.
The first story was about “Learning about Computers”. She told of an experience of her father on having his mind bogged when his four-year old grandson showed him how to print a document on the computer. The second story was how her son directed her on catching the bus using technology.
The third Speaker was Norma: “Snooty Lady, Back at You” was about a Wedding Reception that took place in her backyard. It was a funny little story about how friends made it a wonderful affair.
TABLE TOPICS given by Ron
He gave table topics based on the theme “Funny Things Happened”.
All Table Topics addressed a funny scenario.
Alyce, the General Evaluator introduced the evaluators for each speaker.
Carol gave feedback to Larry for his speech about Use It or Lose. Overall it was a positive speech and well presented.
Taiwo gave feedback to Mary Joe for her presentation of Mind Bogging Technology. She was to be commented on how well she tells stories. Each story was not only funny but interesting.
Jon evaluated Norm’s speech. It was an impromptu speech but well-presented of a personal experience.
Excellent speaking skills.
Best Table Topics: Caro
Best Speaker: Mary Jo
Best Evaluator: Jon