Invitation to Mission Chapter Toastmaster’s September 3, 2013 Meeting

The theme of this week’s meeting is “Emoticons.” 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 (Meeting start time 5:50, please arrive 10 minutes early)
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Toastmaster: Grace
Humor: Karan
Word-of-the-day: open
Ah-counter: Lili
Speaking tip: Mary Jo
Timer: open
Speakers: Larry, Lili, Ron
Tabletopics Master: Mary Jo
General Evaluator: Raven
Evaluators: Christine, Cindy, open
Awardmaster: Wayne
Rooney: Wayne
Back-up speaker: open

August 27 2013 Meeting Notes

The theme of the meeting was Hiking  Lili was our Presiding Officer. We had 15 in attendance and guests Melissa, Karan, Hui and Sol.  

Toastmaster: Wayne
Humor: Larry
Word-of-the-day: Hui  – anticipate
Ah-counter: Lili
Speaking tip: Ron
Timer: Larry
  • Raven gave a talk about a number of lessons learned and tips for people who get engaged.
  • Cindy relayed a tale of a horrendous hike near Paradise Road, tying up her story with some words of advice for hikers, in keeping with the meeting’s theme.
  • Grace offered some key considerations for giving competitive evaluations, including the importance of minding time limits and offering constructive suggestions, in preparation for the upcoming contests
Tabletopics Master: Dave
General Evaluator: Christine
Evaluators: Mary Jo, Ron, Melissa
Awardmaster: Karan
Rooney: James


Pat expects to be back at around Thanksgiving time after suffering from an unfortunate fall and is currently recouping. All club members wish her a speedy recovery!Mary Jo announced the two upcoming club contests. On September 10th, the club will be holding an internal evaluation contest and on September 17th, the club will be holding an internal humor contest. All were encouraged to participate. Winners will go to the Area Contest on September 28th at 8:30 am in the Citrix Café.

Upcoming Meetings

  • TUES. SEPT. 10  –  Annual All-Evaluation meeting
  • TUES. SEPT. 17   – Annual All-Humor-Speech meeting
  • SAT. SEPT.  28  – Area Contest to be held at the Citrix Online Café  Areas E3 E4 E6 Fall Contest 2013 Flyer

Club Secretary: Raven


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