July Meetings: Review

Posted by LP User on Saturday, July 27, 2013 Under: Meetings
Club Meeting - Wed 3rd July
We started our new year with bang with twenty three members and four guests coming out in force. Big congrats go to Ryan Arendse for delivering is Ice Breaker speech and starting his new role as SAA! Justine Crew-Brown gave a fabulous CC2, Mallorie Lee a thought provoking CC4, Ruth an entertaining AC4, Melanie Steyn a rivetting AC4 and Marion Thomas a hilarious AC9 roast of Theo.

Best Speaker: Mallory Lee CC4
Best Evaluator: Lorne Sulcas
Best Leadership: Francois Roux (Thought of the Evening)
Best Table Topics: Andrew Newman (Guest)

Early Bird Meeting - Mon July 15th
This month saw a small but cheery crowd of 6 members at our Monday meeting. Nick Satchel made for a great Toastmaster of the day and we were treated to a CC1 by Ron Engel on prejudice, an entertaining CC5 on the merits of 'night time caving' by Nick Satchel and an insightful AC9 on the origins of the Methodist Church by Ruth Cort.

Best Speaker: Nick Satchel
Ruth Cort
Best Evaluator: Claire Strohbach
Best Table Topics: Claire Strohbach

Special Meeting - Thurs 18th July
In the spirit of Mandela Day Marion Thomas treated our 'small' special meeting to a stirling Toastmaster role.

With 10 members gathered, Kevin Robinson 'broke' the ice with his touching CC1 (and set a club record of 63 UMs: ), Clint McKenzie is officially in the saddle after his fantastic CC2, Kay Price-Lindsay regaled us with tales of her AC1 'Virtually Perfect' wedding and Lorne Sulcas was fantastic as he embodied Shirley Valentine for his interpretive reading AC7 assignment. We even had one celebrity guest - SA comedian Siv Ngesi!

Best Speaker: Kay Price-Lindsay AC1
Best Evaluator: Verity Price
Best Leadership: Nick Satchel (Time Keeper / Um's & SAA!)
Best Table Topics: Siv Ngesi (Guest)

Francois Roux left us moved with his thought for                             Balloons, cakes, chips and a table of Madiba
the evening that honoured Kay for mentoring                                 memoriabilia!  We all sang 'Happy Birthday'
him for the International Speech Contest.                                       and celebrated our own  birthday memories.
Now that's the Two Oceans Spirit!!!                                                  A
brilliant example of how you can have FUN
                                                                                                        with the Toastmasters role
! Well done Marion!

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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 




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