Your Invitation to Mission Chapter Toastmasters’ July 22, 2014 Meeting

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The theme of this week’s meeting is “Time.” 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: Grace
Joke: Open
Speaking Tip: Open
Word of the Day: Open
Ah Counter: Open
Timer: Open
Speakers: Hannah, Wayne, Lili
Table Topics: Ron
General Evaluator: Cindy
Evaluators: Christine, Dave, Wayne
Rooney: Ron
Awardmaster: Open
 
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July 15, 2014 Meeting Notes
The theme of the meeting was “Cool Down.” Mary Jo was our Presiding Officer. There were 14 people at the meeting, including guests MelisaSarya and Subha.
 
Toastmaster: Larry
Joke: Hannah 
Speaking Tip: Mary Jo
Word of the Day: Mary Jo gave us the word “moderation,” which was not used in moderation
Ah Counter:  Sol
Timer:  Azim
 
Speakers:
  • Melisa’s speech, was an ice breaker and gave us a look into her life, education and career.
  • Ron’s speech suggested our environmental priorities were out of order and that loss of soil is the biggest challenge facing us. Maybe CO2 at 400 parts per million is not the problem some scientists make it out to be.
  • Christine encouraged us to take advantage of Toastmaster opportunities outside the club. From contests to conferences and more, say yes and explore all the possibilities.
Table Topics: Grace
General Evaluator: Lili
Evaluators: Dave, Hannah, Wayne 
Rooney: Liz delivered what might be considered a perfect Rooney. Her subject was the Summerland post office and the challenges of postal services in our neighboring community.
 
Awardmaster: Azim
The award for Best Speaker went to Melisa for her engaging Ice Breaker.
Hannah took the Best Evaluator trophy for her review of Ron‘s “Soil Gets No Respect” speech.
The Best Table Topics award went to Subha for her description of how her Mom thought one should be cooled down in India after a hot day.
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