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Congratulations Thomas, Toastmaster of the day

Congratulations Thomas, Toastmaster of the day

Our Toastmaster of the day is Thomas. Calm cool and self assured Thomas spotted the technical problem emerging for our speakers presentation today and showed Toastmasters leadership by stepping in to fix it so the slide show worked. Most of us wouldn’t try this for fear of the exposure of getting it wrong. Congratulations Thomas […]

Toatmaster of the day 30 August – Hazel

Toatmaster of the day 30 August – Hazel

Now they talk about and write about this type of presentation but rarely if ever do you get to witness it first hand. Today we did. Hazel gave us an educational presentation on Mentoring using very simple but highly effective presentations methods. Enthusiasm for the subject Hazel’s was infectious with eyes flashing and arms stretched out drawing us […]

Congratulations Zaine Humorous Speech Winner

Congratulations Zaine Humorous Speech Winner

A big Congratulations goes out today to Zaine who was the winner of Terrace@12’s Humorous Speech contest with his wittily crafted speech taking us through the trials and tribulations of making mathematics fun.  Zaine drew upon his own experience of learning maths and intertwined a numerical riddle through it to hold his talk and our attention to […]

Congratulations Toastmaster of the day Zena

Congratulations Toastmaster of the day Zena

We all have to start. Zena began her Toastmasters journey with us today giving her first speech called the Icebreaker. This is generally where you tell the meeting a bit about yourself. Zena warmed us all up in theme with our meeting ‘a winter wonder’ by building her message around how her name was selected for her. This was an […]

Congratulations Toastmaster of the Day – Ruth

Congratulations Toastmaster of the Day – Ruth

Thanks Ruth earning well deserved recognition as Toastmaster of the day for your display of organizational ability as Chairperson of this weeks meeting. Its always hard at this time of the year when business is peaking in its activity. It becomes difficult to assign meeting roles due to members work pressures and winters inevitable toll of ills […]

Congratulations Toastmaster of the day 31 May – An

Congratulations Toastmaster of the day 31 May – Andrew

Congratulations today go to Andrew for his Introduction and Evaluation of Paula’s speech. Paula completed Speech 7 from the Competent Communication Manual Research Your Topic. Andrew gave us a comprehensive run down on the objectives for Paula’s speech such as how the speech is to include and acknowledge research from multiple sources in support the subject. His manner […]

Congratulations Toasmaster of the Day – Ruth

Congratulations Toasmaster of the Day – Ruth

What makes a speaker interesting, grabs your attention and has you waiting for them to begin?  The answer is a well thought out introduction. Today Ruth as our meeting Chairperson completed a project from the Advanced Manual, Specialty Speeches. The project titled Introduce the Speaker. As a part of her meeting preparation  Ruth had pre approached all of the speakers on […]

Congratulations Toastmaster of the day – Hazel

Congratulations Toastmaster of the day – Hazel

Todays meeting theme was Maintaining Calm. Hazel our impromptu speaking leader came prepared with a variety of topics for participants to demonstrating how they would instruct or motivate in pressure situations from parachute jumping to the coaching of an Olympic team. The really wonderful thing that Hazel had done before the meeting was put time into her topic’s so that […]