Team tag member blog this week – Rachel Walton & Louise Landess Today’s theme is Gratitude – Great theme always love this one. Today’s Toastmaster is Helen MacLeod, which is based on her work and this theme is a protective practice for when life gets really hard. There is hope (Through gratitude) Our Grammarian introduced the ... 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.
Member blog: by David Pottinger. 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 ... read more.
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.
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.
“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.