Barb was the Toastmaster for the day and the theme was Urban Adventures. Barb and her husband, Robert, have gone on many urban explorations and she showed us how you can create interesting adventures anywhere and any time.
We started off the meeting with Amritha calling on our newest members and inviting their mentors to be part of a welcoming ceremony!
|New members and mentors|
Our second speaker was Jung. Her speech was entitled "National Park," and she began it by singing, "America the Beautiful." She had everyone's full attention! She continued by sharing her deep love of our national parks and her work as a park volunteer. Jung provided a snapshot of where the national parks are located, their historical beginnings and more. Jung won best speaker.
Our third speaker was Warren. His speech was entitled, "Birds of a Feather Flock Together." Using the unique approach of acting out a scenario, Warren showed us how to invite others to explore Toastmasters in a natural and effective way. Julie assisted in the scenario as the invitee.
|Warren and Julie|
Our evaluators for the day were: Randy, Anisha and Amritha.
Our Table Topics theme was "Reacting to Things We See," led by Robert and the participants were: Amritha, Janet and Lynne.
The General Evaluator for this meeting was Kathy. The Timer was Jean, the Ah Counter was Julie and the Grammarian was Nancy.
In attendance were Attendance: Amritha, Anisha, Anton, Barb, Grace, Janet, Jim, Julie, Jung, Kathy, Lynne, Mercedes, Nancy C, Nancy L, Randy, Robert, and Warren. We had one guest.
Nancy LaJambe, Secretary
Public Speaking Northwest #9406