Browsing Archive: July, 2012

Youth Leadership Program news...

Posted by LP User on Friday, July 20, 2012, In : Club News 
Two Oceans Toastmasters member Alana Byrne has for the last few months been running a Youth Leadership Programme at Silvermine Academy in order to help the youth of Fish Hoek find their voice. Alana, a life coach, has taken the opportunity to help Grade 11 & 12 students at Silvermine Academy take part in the Toastmasters Youth Leadership Programme as part of her own progress within the Toastmasters Leadership programme.

The atmosphere at the YLP is filled with laughter and comraderie. It is fa...
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16 July - Early Bird Express Meeting

Posted by LP User on Monday, July 16, 2012, In : Meetings 
Two Oceans sneaked in a 'back to school' Express meeting this morning with the theme "Believers are Achievers". The role of Toastmasters in believing that you can achieve, was carried through the whole of the meeting and 11 hardy souls braved the wet weather to join us for a laughter filled morning.

Verity Price in her first Toastmaster role then took control of the "flight" and flew us gracefully from Fish Hoek, on our own special trip, including comingup with an "impromptu" impromptu...
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11 July - Division Dinner crowns Marion Thomas!

Posted by LP User on Thursday, July 12, 2012, In : Club News 

Last night at the Annual Division D dinner our very own Marion Thomas was crowned Division D Toastmaster of the Year!!! Her tireless work as our President last year, along with pulling off a brilliant Division Contest, helping members achieve their goals, assisting in chartering the Breakfast Club and getting our own Early Bird Express Meeting going, made her without a doubt the deserving recipient of Toastmaster of the Year!

This is the second year running that this award has been giv...
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4 July: New Year, New Beginnings

Posted by LP User on Friday, July 6, 2012, In : Meetings 
Our first club meeting of the Toastmasters year was held on Wednesday 4th July and saw the new club president Theo Potgieter outline the incoming committee vision for the year:  to focus on helping all our members reach their educational goals and keep improving the quality of each meeting.

Kay Price-Lindsay was the Toastmaster for the evening and she carried the theme of 'A New Broom Sweeps Clean' fluidly through the night with peels of laughter all round.. She also introduced some new ...
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27 June: Annual Dinner Meeting

Posted by LP User on Thursday, July 5, 2012, In : Club News 
Two Oceans celebrated a successful end of the Toastmasters year at Bhandari's Restuarant in Fish Hoek on Wed 27th June. Our members enjoyed a delicious Indian feast complete with belly dancers and much laughter. Lorne Sulcas was Toastmaster for the evening and Area Governer Francois Rossouw inducted in the new committee for 2012-2013.

Amongst the numerous awards handed out, Marion Thomas was named Toastmaster of the Year for her invaluable work as the Club's President in 2011-2012 and en...
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5 May: District Contest won by Kay!!!

Posted by LP User on Thursday, July 5, 2012, In : Contests 
Kay Price-Lindsay won the District 74 International (prepared) speaking contest with her speech 'Snap, Crackle, Pop'. This is the first time ever that a member of Two Oceans Toastmasters has become the public speaking champion of Southern Africa!!!

Kay will represent District 74 at the World Championships of Public Speaking in the USA in August 2012. Go get em!

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29 March: Division Contest hosted by Two Oceans!

Posted by LP User on Thursday, July 5, 2012, In : Contests 
Two Oceans Toastmasters hosted the annual Division D speech contests in the Alphen Hall in Constantia. This was the first time our club had hosted such an event and it went brilliantly. With over 100 guests, fantastic finalists in the Prepared Speaking, Impromptu and Evaluation sections and delicious catering, it was a very special evening all round.

Kay Price-Lindsay excelled by winning the International (prepared) speaking contest, and in so doing became the first member of Two O...

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14 March: Area Speech Contest

Posted by LP User on Thursday, July 5, 2012, In : Contests 
The annual speech contests for Area D1 were held at Good Hope Toastmasters in Tokai.

From Two Oceans Toastmasters Kay Price-Lindsay won the International (prepared) speech contest and Sandi Welsh placed second in the Impromptu Speaking contest (which was won by Mike Fawcett from Achievers Toastmasters). Oliver Hagan (Grove Toastmasters) won the Evaluations contest.

Kay will represent area D1 at the Division D contest on Thursday 29 March 2012.
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1 February: Annual Speech Contest

Posted by LP User on Thursday, July 5, 2012, In : Contests 
Two Oceans Toastmasters held their annual speech contests, and the winners were
Kay Price-Lindsay
(international or prepared speech), Lorne Sulcas (evaluations) and Sandi Welsh (impromptu speaking).

They will represent Two Oceans Toastmasters at the Area contest on Wednesday 14 March 2012. Good luck!

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Please Note:

District 74
means the 9 countries of Toastmasters Southern Africa (approximately 125 clubs)

Division D means Namibia & the Western Cape of South Africa (approximately 30 clubs)

Area D1 means the 4 Toastmasters clubs in Fish Hoek, Tokai, Claremont & Newlands 




Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
(Winston Churchill)

To be a person is to have a story to tell.
(Isak Dinesen)

"All the great speakers, were bad speakers at first."
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)