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So much winning

The theme for this week’s meeting, which included an educational by Laura Bruce, winner of the 2020 D72 Toastmasters Humorous Speech Contest, was Winning. Jacqui Anderson opened the meeting as Sgt at Arms and welcomed us in, introducing our Toastmaster for the morning, David Clarkson. David explained the difference between good and bad winning. And ... read more.

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Spring is here – time to recharge!

Member blog: by Helen McLeod. Spring has sprung at Boaters! This morning we followed the theme of “recharge”. The meeting was opened by Rachel minus her carrots and fluffy suit from the last meeting. Dee was Toastmaster who shared that she recharges her phone every night and goes to sleep listening to stories read via ... read more.

Table Topics rules!!

This week saw the brave and the bold step up to the plate in our annual Table Topics contest.  Whether it’s confidence, courage or the desire to develop those attributes, competing in front of an audience is one of the best ways to test your public speaking skills. And the Table Topics contest is the ... read more.

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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.