Despite "most studies" mentioned by Seinfeld, Toastmasters know that public speaking is alive, well, and thriving. Public Speaking Northwest and other Toastmasters clubs continue to welcome all, fearful or not, who desire to grow in speaking and leadership roles.
Today's meeting was no exception as we welcomed
Our President, Jean, opened the meeting with Lynne, Mihaela, Pierce, Ken, Kathy, Jerry, Pat, Joanne, Kimberly, Abe, Casey, Kyle, Elaine, and our Area Governor, Tammy Preuss in attendance.
|Jean with flyer|
Lynne, today's Toastmaster, introduced her GAT(E) Team
Grammarian: Jean / Word of Day = CAPTIVATE
|Jean and Pierce|
SPEAKERS & EVALUATORS
Mihaela presented another fun Table Topics by having her volunteers select cards on which were written headlines. The participants had to share the headline and tell its story.
Joanne's headline: Finding better ways to change students' misbehavior.
Pierce's headline: Hundreds checked after organ donor dies of rabies.
Abe's headline: Lead batter recycling has moved to Mexico.
OUR BLUE RIBBON WINNERS
Best Speaker ~ Jerry
Best Evaluator ~ Abe
Best Table Topics ~ Pierce
Before Jean adjourned the meeting, Tammy Preuss, Area Governor, thanked our club for its support and participation in last week's area contest.
PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE DAY: Joanne
NEWS YOU CAN USE
Coming April 9, don't miss our highly anticipated Book Auction and Open House. This will include good eats so plan to bring guests with whom we can share the bounty. Every attendee, member or guest, should bring a new or gently used book for the auction. Using Table Topics format, we'll present our donated books and fan the flames of desire among the bidders. Ken will be our auctioneer extraordinaire.
Dues collection continues for the upcoming membership period: April 1 - September 30, and we want to qualify for the District 2 incentive prize drawings. Please see your Treasurer, Joanne, with either cash or checks payable to Public Speaking Northwest. Many thanks!
Please help all outstanding loaner CC and CL manuals find their way home. Bring them with you next week, or contact Joanne for alternate arrangements. Much gratitude!
If you'd like to join us for polishing your presentations, developing leadership skills, and making friends, we welcome you.
We meet every Tuesday from noon to 1:00 PM. You'll find us at the Seattle Times Building in Bothell, Washington ~ 19200 120th Avenue NE. Feel free to bring your lunch.
To find out more contact: Jean Tracy, JeanTracy@kidsdiscuss.com, 425.745.0022.