Your Invitation to Mission Chapter Toastmasters July 25th, 2017 Meeting

July 23, 2017

The theme for Mission Chapter’s 1,911th meeting will be The Future.

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.

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Toastmaster: Taylor

Joke: Cindy

Speaking Tip: Grace

Speakers: Robert, Kristina, Christine

Table Topics: Steve

General Evaluator:  Jon

Evaluators: Norma, Janna, Julia

Word of the Day: Cedar

Ah Counter: Jen

Timer: Wayne

Awardmaster: Liz

Rooney: Larry


July 18, 2017 Meeting Notes

The theme of the meeting was “Trees.” There were 19 people at the meeting.  We welcomed guests Avery, Lisa and Mary Beth.

Toastmaster: Grace

Speakers:

Steve told us of the life lessons that he learned as a fence-builder.
Cedar told us about how it can be better to just replace a dead or lost pet, and not disclose the death or loss.
Larry spoke about the costs of obtaining and keeping liberty.

Best Speaker : Cedar
Best Evaluator : Jen
Best Table Topics : Julia

The word of the day was “discombobulate.”


Your Invitation to Mission Chapter Toastmasters November 10th, 2015 Meeting

November 8, 2015
The theme for Mission Chapter’s 1,828th meeting will be “Pre Holiday Anxiety” 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.
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Toastmaster: Mary Jo

Joke: Open

Speaking Tip: Natalie

Speakers: Erika, Cindy, Christine

Table Topics: Ron

General Evaluator: Open

Evaluators: Grace, Jen, Wayne

Word of the Day: Open

Ah Counter: Open

Timer: Open

Awardmaster: Grace

Rooney: Brett

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November 3rd, 2015 Meeting Notes
The theme of the meeting was “Time”  Mary Jo was our Presiding Officer. We had 12 in attendance including guest, Natalie
Toastmaster: Cindy
Speaking Tip:Ron – suggested that if the opportunity arises we should run a speech-craft meeting
Word of the Day: Robert – Autumnal: belonging to or suggestive of Autumn
Joke: Brett
Ah Counter: Wayne
Timer: Natalie
Speakers: 
Mary Jo:told us several ways we get to use our leadership skills at Toastmaster meetings and contests.
Annie: . explained the advantages of staying connected to friends and family and to people from our past.
Michael: : told us an interesting story of a power struggle that’s been going on in his back yard and it has to to with the small animals that visit.
 
General Evaluator: Larry
   Evaluators:
             Ron evaluated Mary Jo
          Brett evaluated Annie
  Christine evaluated Michael
 
Awardmaster: Julie
   Best Table topics – Natalie
   Best Evaluator – Brett
   Best Speaker – Annie
 
Rooney: Robert

Your Invitation to Mission Chapter Toastmasters November 3rd, 2015 Meeting

November 1, 2015
The theme for Mission Chapter’s 1,827th meeting will be “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.
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Toastmaster: Cindy

Joke: Open

Speaking Tip: Open

Speakers: Mary Jo, Erika, Michael

Table Topics: Julie

General Evaluator: Larry

Evaluators: Ron, Grace , Christine

Word of the Day: Michael

Ah Counter: Wayne

Timer: Open

Awardmaster: Open

Rooney: Robert

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October 27th, 2015 Meeting Notes
The theme of the meeting was “Halloween”  Mary Jo was our Presiding Officer. We had 11 in attendance.
 
Toastmaster: Wayne
Speaking Tip: Mary Jo suggested showing up early if you’re speaking or evaluating to be relaxed and ready when it’s your turn to speak
Word of the Day: Michael- gave us Ephemeral: lasting a short time
Joke: Wayne
Ah Counter: Grace (the unmerciful)
Timer: Jen
 
Speakers: 
Ron: told us a story how against all odds his luggage arrived at his destination and again when he returned
Erika: (Icebreaker) told us how she is like Winnie the Pooh, she likes to exercise, cook and go on adventures (including riding a bike to school in 30 degree weather).    
Grace: : told us how her husband (Ron) wrote a letter to Toyota telling them how the paint on their 9 your old car didn’t hold up and they paid almost all the cost of a new paint job
 
Gemeral Evaluator: Christine
   Evaluators:
   Mary Jo evaluated Ron
       Robyn evaluated Erika
       Robert evaluated Grace
 
Awardmaster: Christine
   Best Table topics – Ron
   Best Evaluator – Robyn
   Best Speaker – Erika
 
Rooney: Erika

Your Invitation to Mission Chapter Toastmasters October 27th, 2015 Meeting

October 24, 2015
The theme for Mission Chapter’s 1,826th meeting will be “Halloween” 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.
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Toastmaster: Wayne

Joke: Annie

Speaking Tip: Open

Speakers: Open, Erika, Grace

Table Topics: Cedar

General Evaluator: Christine

Evaluators: Mary Jo, Fred , Robert

Word of the Day: Michael

Ah Counter: Open

Timer: Jen

Awardmaster: Open

Rooney: Erika

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September 29th, 2015 Meeting Notes
The theme of the meeting was “Stormy Weather”  Mary Jo was our Presiding Officer. We had 14 in attendance including guest Natalie.
 
Toastmaster: Fred
Speaking Tip: Wayne – as much as possible try to use humor in your speech.
Word of the Day: Cedar – gave us Laconic: using very few words
Joke: Larry
Ah Counter: Christine
Timer: Natalie
 
Speakers: 
Michael: (Ice Breaker) gave a speech about growing up in Santa Barbara and how his voice got him in the play “Oliver”
Robert: told us about a women who filed a suit against Direct TV and why after 6 years she still hasn’t gotten her $100.00 back. 
Mary Jo: told us of things to do to help get a good night sleep such as reducing caffeine and sugar intake and getting more exercise. Table Topics:
 
Ron – gave us a unique version of Table Topics, instead of asking a question he said one word relating to weather and you had to talk about it for 2 minutes.
 
General Evaluator: Larry
   Evaluators:
   Cedar / Ron evaluated Michael
             Wayne evaluated Robert
                   Jen evaluated Mary Jo
 
Awardmaster: Christine
   Best Table topics – Erika
   Best Evaluator – Jen
   Best Speaker – Mary Jo
 
Rooney: Christine

Your Invitation to Mission Chapter Toastmasters October 20th, 2015 Meeting

October 19, 2015
The theme for Mission Chapter’s 1,825th meeting will be “Stormy Weather” 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.
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Toastmaster: Fred

Joke: Larry

Speaking Tip: Wayne

Speakers: Mary Jo, Robert, Michael

Table Topics: Ron

General Evaluator: Grace

Evaluators: Wayne, Grace, Jen

Word of the Day: Cedar

Ah Counter: Christine

Timer: Annie

Awardmaster: Open

Rooney: Open

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September 29th, 2015 Meeting Notes
The theme of the meeting was “Fantasy Land”  Cindy was our Presiding Officer. We had 15 in attendance.
 
Toastmaster: Christine
Speaking Tip: Alyce – suggested we speak about something we’re passionate about.
Word of the Day: Julie gave us Litany: a tedious recital or repetitive series.
Joke: Wayne
Ah Counter: Robyn
Timer: Wayne
 
Speakers:
Jen: Told us how she looked for love and affection until she read a book where she learned to accept herself as she is.
Cindy: gave us the history of Halloween from the Irish pagans who wore costumes to ward off roaming ghosts to the Pope designating Nov. 1st as All Saints Day. She even told us how pumpkins became part of the holiday.
Michael: told us how he grew up with boats and of his experiences and some of his fantasies about them
 
Table Topics: Brett
 
General Evaluator: Annie
Evaluators:
     Ron evaluated Jen
   Fred evaluated Cindy
 Larry evaluated Michael
 
Awardmaster: Cedar
Best Table topics – Alyce
Best Evaluator – Ron
Best Speaker – Cindy
 
Rooney: Brett

Your Invitation to Mission Chapter Toastmasters October 13th, 2015 Meeting

October 11, 2015
Screen Shot 2015-10-11 at 9.11.28 PMThe theme for Mission Chapter’s 1,824th meeting will be “Fantasy Land” 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: Christine

Joke: Wayne

Speaking Tip: Open

Speakers: Azim, Jen, Cindy

Table Topics: Brett

General Evaluator: Grace

Evaluators: Ron, Erika, Larry

Word of the Day: Julie

Ah Counter: Robyn

Timer: Wayne

Awardmaster: Open

Rooney: Brett

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September 29th, 2015 Meeting Notes
The theme of the meeting was “Time”  Mary Jo was our Presiding Officer. We had 17 in attendance including new members Erika and Brett!
 
Toastmaster: Grace
Speaking Tip: Mary Jo reminded us when we vote we should vote for 1 person, the best speaker or the most improved speaker
Word of the Day: Cedar gave us Abscond – leave hurriedly and secretly to avoid detection of or arrest for an unlawful action such as theft.
Joke: Mary Jo
Ah Counter: Fred
Timer: Azim
 
Speakers:
Robert: : (icebreaker) told us how being competitive didn’t help him in sports but did help in his career
Christine: gave us tips on how to make decisions and how not to make them. Example: Don’t rely on flipping a chocolate coin that’s been in your pocket on a hot day.
Larry: explained why we should pay attention to politics and gave us some tips on way to make it enjoyable.
 
Table Topics: Wayne
 
General Evaluator: Cindy
Evaluators:
  Holly evaluated Robert
 Erika evaluated Christine
  Brett evaluated Larry
 
Awardmaster: Robert & Alyce
Best Table topics – Cedar
Best Evaluator – Brett
Best Speaker – Christine
 
Rooney: Jen and Robyn

Your Invitation to Mission Chapter Toastmasters October 6th, 2015 Meeting

September 30, 2015
The theme for Mission Chapter’s 1,823rd meeting will be “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.
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Toastmaster: Grace

Joke: Annie

Speaking Tip: Ron

Speakers: Robert, Christine, Jen

Table Topics: Wayne

General Evaluator: Cindy

Evaluators: Holly, Erika, Brett

Word of the Day: Cedar

Ah Counter: Fred

Timer: Azim

Awardmaster: Open

Rooney: Dustin

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September 29th, 2015 Meeting Notes
The theme of the meeting was “Autumn”  Mary Jo was our Presiding Officer. We had 14 in attendance including guest Dustin!
 
Toastmaster: Mary Jo
Speaking Tip: Mary Jo reminded us when we vote we should vote for 1 person, the best speaker or the most improved speaker
Word of the Day: Ron gave us Anomia – the inability to name objects or to recognize the written or spoken names of objects.
Joke: Brett
Ah Counter: Annie
 
Speakers:
Grace: (impromptu) told us she has a hard time saying ‘No’ when asked to help out and because of that misses the good old days when life was simpler and slower.
Justin: told us a story of two people who got angry and the completely different ways they handled it.
Brett: (impromptu) told us an interesting story of how while traveling he met his future wife and had to make a big decision in a short period of time 
 
Table Topics: Christine
 
Evaluators:
  Wayne evaluated Grace
 Michael evaluated Justin
      Azim evaluated Brett
 
Awardmaster: Jen
Best Table topics – Ron
Best Evaluator – Wayne
Best Speaker – Justin
 
Rooney: Grace

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