Summer 2018 update

What a year we’ve had!

Added many new members, welcomed countless guests, and we’re proud to announce that for another consecutive year, our Toastmasters club has attained a “Distinguished” status for adding new members and having existing members complete goals for beginner and advanced speeches.

As of July 1, we’d like to congratulate the elections of our NEW executive team, and congratulate one of our members (Bob) moving on to become a Toastmasters Area Manager.

See the photos below of our new executive team, and highlights from some of our Table Topics winners during the past few months.

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Meeting Recap: March 28

We had yet another wonderful meeting on March 28th.

 
Theresa was our toastmaster, and taught us a lesson in dedication.  She recently completed her French course at U of T to become functionally bilingual – a goal she has had since childhood, and her journey has been fraught with long-term frustration, hard work, and realistic goals.

 
Olga performed a popular speech with some compelling visual aids on the trials and tribulations of the TTC. Her speech included “what not to do” on the TTC.  For those who didn’t hear her speech, it involved blue seats, backpacks and cellphone talking.

 
Louise informed us of the benefits on business and inclusivity of installing power doors in public and private buildings.  She shared her personal experience on which options provide increased accessibility.

 
For our Table Topics, our chair Bob had us sell his items to our fellow toastmasters. Our winner was Natalia!

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See you all next Wednesday!

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Jan/Feb – 2018

After our potluck Christmas party in December, the new year started out strong in January.  By the end of February, our club has seen many new guests, speeches, and new members.  Our club president Wes has also welcomed a ‘new member’ to his family – we congratulate him & his wife on the birth of a healthy baby!

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Nov/Dec – 2017

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  As our club wrapped up 2017, we celebrated with a special edition of a Toastmasters meeting: a Christmas potluck party!  There was amazing food, an exciting debate competition, and most of all – great people to celebrate the night … Continue reading

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Recap: Meeting on Oct. 25

The theme of this week’s meeting was “The 4 Stages of Learning New Information”, which was lead by Bob, our Toastmaster for the evening.

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Our speaker this evening was Andrew, who delivered a speech with a purpose of informing the audience of new information using different techniques.

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Theresa lead an exciting Table Topics session, and we had TWO winners! Having a split decision on a Table Topics winner hasn’t happened in a long time – Congratulations to Catarina and Wes on sharing victory.

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Looking forward to the next big meeting, where we will have 3 speakers!

 

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