We were in hybrid mode again this week with members in the room and on Zoom. Alana Vickery our toastmaster set the theme of the day as Thank God It’s Friday. We received some education about the weather along with the pro and cons of swimming in the Lyttleton Harbour. Our two introducers Stephen McConnachie ... read more.
Posts in “Meetings” category
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.
Member blog by Corinne Bataille. On a foggy Thursday morning we took a road trip to Sunrise!! Exceptionally this week, the (almost!) whole of Boaters was welcomed by Sunrise, another 7am Toastmasters club, due to our club room being unavailable. One of the great things with Toastmasters is that we can visit other clubs and ... read more.
Member blog by Louise Landess. Sometimes it would appear that the world conspires against the blog, or the bloggers, so in this post, to fill in some gaps I’m having a crack at summarising the Merry, Merry Month of May and a little bit of the tail end of April. Highlights and random memories 30 ... read more.
Member blog by Max Delaney. This week’s meeting was hosted wonderfully by David Clarkson as Toastmaster and was centred around the theme of Comfort Zone. Each speaker this week stepped out of their comfort zone, which David reminded us throughout the meeting is the most effective way to reach our goals. (Note from the Editor ... read more.
Member blog by Gerald Hartley. A big day today at Boaters Toastmasters Meeting #1049, as we had an impressive turnout of guests for this morning’s Demonstration Meeting! Not only did we have guests attending their first ever Toastmasters meeting, but we had a lot of recent members performing roles for the very first time, which ... read more.
Member blog by Deb McAlpine. Another awesome Boaters meeting ably led by Toastmaster Gerald Hartley. Sergeant at Arms Brett had us singing in the aisles in the wake of his first musical improv session. Gerald made the meeting fun by sharing his darkest secrets of things he has learned in his new job (could have ... read more.
Member blog by Aaron Gale: “A Healthy Balance” was the theme chosen for today’s meeting by our Toastmaster for the day, Deb McAlpine and we had ‘balance’ by the bucket loads with a relaxed yet efficient program followed. Deb began with some insights into her warning indicators that tell her she is tipping the needle ... read more.