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Friday, August 16, 2019

Sandy Springs Toastmasters August 15, 2019 Meeting Recap & Roles for August 22

Sergeant-at-Arms, Bud Otto, called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance.   Una Richards, Club president, gave opening remarks and Toastmaster for the meeting, Jim Owen, lead us through the meeting.

Anastasia Pass served as Table Topics Master. She started us off few exercises to get us warmed up including tongue twisters. We then switched things up a bit and did some improvisation with a partner.

Jimmy Sidol delivered his ice breaker speech and told us a little about himself while encouraging us to live in the present. Paige Kerr delivered a speech on the age of awareness and how she has come full circle with public speaking.

Andy Kallenberg, Vice President of Education, reviewed roles for next week’s meeting.

Roles for August 22:
Toastmaster:  Andy Kallenberg - confirmed
Table Topics Master: Magdalena Raj
Speaker 1: Colbi Ellison - confirmed
Speaker 2: Errington Watkins - confirmed
Evaluator 1:
Evaluator 2:
Ah/Gr: Jim Owen
Ti/V: Misty Olive - confirmed
Word: Open
Joke: Paige Kerr - confirmed

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Sandy Springs Toastmasters 8/8/19 Meeting Recap & 8/15/19 Roles

Area director, Marriane Gudina, joined us today.

Meeting Highlights
Colbi Ellison and Rob Kaercher gave speeches. 

Colbi shared how good habits are vital to achieving our goals and engaged us in one of the habits he wants to form -- to get up earlier! He asked member and today’s Toastmaster, Magdalena Raj, to help him commit to his goal. It involved paying real money to Magdalena every time he slept in! 

Check out is how their accountability agreement is facilitated! Anyone can use it for any goal!

Rob gave “Icebreaker 2.0” to improve on his first icebreaker. Revising and delivering the same speech is a great strategy to improve.

VPE News
Andy Kallenberg, Vice President of Education reminded us that our website, has our current schedule. See the Schedule tab. Andy has members scheduled 6 weeks in advance so check it out and commit to filling a role!

Next week’s 8/15/19 roles
Toastmaster:  Jim Owen
Table Topics Master: Etsehiwot Ezra
Speaker 1: Paige Kerr - confirmed
Speaker 2: Jimmy Sidol - confirmed
Evaluator 1: Andy Kallenberg - confirmed
Evaluator 2: Open
Ah/Gr: Open
Ti/V: Open
Word: Open
Joke: Open