Monday, June 27, 2016

Meeting Notes June 9th 2016

Simply Speaking
June 9, 2016
Colorado Community Church

The meeting was started at 7:00 PM.  Sergeant-at-Arms Larry Hutcherson led us in the Pledge of Allegiance and then introduced our Toastmaster for the evening, James Umbenhower.

David Bounds was our Inspirator for the evening.

First speaker Vanessa Frazier’s speech “Why Toastmasters” was a persuasive speech, hre ninth speech.  She used her experience in Toastmasters to highlight the growth she has gained through Toastmasters.

Our second speaker was Chelsa Newberg.  Delivering her 10th speech and earning her Competent Communicator award, she too highlighted her experience in Toastmasters as a positive experience.

Third speaker Darryle Brown, speaking from the Public Relations manual, gave honor to a person who has inspired him and has been there to help other Toastmasters and their clubs.  The person he presented an award to was Deborah Frauenfelder, who has been a tireless volunteer aiding in the growth of Toastmasters.

Table Topics was presented by Vennita Jenkins.  Participants were Larry Hutcherson, Maura Thompson, guest Meredith Myers, Diane Nuss, and David Bounds.

Diane Nuss was our General Evaluator.  She called on Deborah Frauenfelder and Peter Hazlet to evaluate Vanessa’s and Chelsa’s speeches. Darryle did not need an evaluator for his speech.  She also called on Stephen Phinney for the “Ah Counter report, Grammarian Tien Pham, and Yvonne Buck, our Quizmaster.  She also called on  Timer Jim Roth and then evaluated the meeting as a whole.

Attendees were James Umbenhower, David Bounds, Vanessa Frazier, Chelsa Newberg, Darryle Brown, Vennita Jenkins, David Jenkins, Jim Roth, Deborah Frauenfelder, Peter Hazlet, Diane Nuss, Stephen Phinney, Tien Pham, Yvonne Buck, and Kumu Kandaswamy.  We had two visitors.

Best Speaker: Chelsa Newberg
Best Evaluator: Deborah Frauenfelder
Best Table Topics: Guest Meredith Myers

Toastmasters Leadership Institute: June 25, 2016 for new officers.  Any member can attend.  It’s a great opportunity to learn more about Toastmasters and learn more about officer roles you might be interested in.

Jim Roth is the new D6 Area Director.  Congratulations, Jim!

End of the Season party is July 10 from 2:00 - 6:00 PM at the Green Valley Beer Garden.  An email will be sent out.

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