September 8 – The focus will be on humorous speeches. Cindy will present a speech about things to consider for humorous speeches, and Ron will present a humorous speech.
September 15 – The meeting will be an “all humor” meeting. We are hoping that members will be inspired by the previous week’s presentations and will present their own humorous speech to the club. Again, we will have a panel of evaluators that will determine the Best Humorous Speech.
Toastmaster: Grace Joke: Cindy Speaking Tip: Ron – – told us when going up to give a speech to 1st wait for the Toastmaster to sit down, take a deep breath and wait just a little longer and by this time you will have everyone’s attention. Word of the Day: Jasmin – Festinate: means to act or move at high speed.
Annie– told us about an adventure she had taking a Greyhound bus and an act of kindness from a complete stranger. (Ice Breaker)
Julie– Told us about her Alaskan cruise and the best part of the trip was something she hadn’t planned for.Larry – Gave us some tips on how to evaluate a speech using P.I.E. (Praise, Inform and Encourage) for next weeks focus meeting Table Topics: Laura General Evaluator: Mary Jo
Evaluators: Justin evaluated Annie Alyce evaluated Julie Fred evaluated Larry
Ah Counter: Jasmin Timer: Robyn Awardmaster: Jen
Best Speaker: Annie Best Evaluator: Justin Best Table Topic: Erika Roony: Matt