Posts in “Awards” category

Look To The Stars

Member blog by Rachel Walton. Thank you to our Toastmaster of the morning – David Cooper, who successfully interwove the “look to the stars” theme throughout our meeting We had such a stellar meeting today – what a great word choice from today’s Grammarian, Cam Parsonson. We were challenged to weave this word into our ... read more.

Sabine’s Distinguished Award

Outstanding! This meeting was a celebration of Sabine, a member of the boaters club who has recently been awarded the distinguished Toastmasters award (DTM). The DTM is something that very few people ever achieve. It took Sabine 7 years to achieve it (which is an impressively short amount of time). It has involved her completing ... read more.

Learning New Language

Member blog by Gerald Hartley. The ‘buzz’ was in the air at meeting #1078, as Toastmaster Jacqui led our ‘Demo Day ‘ with the theme ‘What’s Your Buzz’. Our Grammarian Max was simply ‘elated’ this week. Not only did he bring along his partner Ashley as a guest, but also shared the news that he’s ... read more.

The Toastie Award

What is the infamous toastie award? It is an award given out once at every meeting to a speaker that has done extraordinarily well. How did it start? David explained the interesting origin story of the Toastie Award. It was many years ago when the club was in trouble, the venue kept changing due to ... read more.

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A winning meeting in so many ways

Member blog by Corinne Bataille. Meeting #1048. After coming to Boater Toastmasters for the past 9 weeks, I thought I had got a feel for what to expect from the 7am meetings. Well today proved me wrong!! We had surprise after surprise, starting with two guests extraordinaire who did no less than take on meeting ... read more.

Two women laughing together, one holding a trophy and a bottle of wine

You can do it!

“YOU CAN DO IT” was the Theme of the Day for our 1020 Meeting on Friday… and the Boaters definitely did this morning!! What an invigorating meeting and fitting lead up to our Table Topics Competition next week!! We Introduced, We Spoke, We “Rocketed”, We Celebrated, We Evaluated and we were all thoroughly entertained 😊 ... read more.