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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Sandy Springs Toastmasters September 9, 2021, Meeting Recap and Roles for September 23, 2021

 

Our next meeting will be Thursday, September 23, 2021, at 7 am. on Zoom. See the Zoom link below.

 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88376645375?pwd=Y014eHo5ZGxoMFRFOW15OG83NjJ4UT09 

Sandy Springs Toastmasters met at 7 a.m. on Zoom with 6 members and 1 guest (Elliot Tobbert) present. 

Una Foluso Akerele opened the meeting as the Toastmaster of the day. He handed over to our Sergeant at Arms Stand-in, Jim Owens who said the Pledge of Allegiance.  

Foluso, the Toastmaster welcomed our guest, Elliot to the meeting. Elliot introduced himself to the group as a returning guest from our previous meetings. 

The toastmaster went over the roles for the day and confirmed the anchors for the various roles.

  • Jim Owens led the Table Topics
  • Foluso Akerele gave the word of the day, "Accismus" which means Pretending to be disinterested in something you are actually interested in.
  • John Ross was the Ah/Gra of the day
  • Crystal Reeves was the Timer and vote counter
  • Anastasia Pass presented the first speech.  The entire group evaluated the speech. Mariam Oyedotun gave the second speech titled "My Vision". The entire group evaluated this speech.
Anastasia Pass won the best speech.
Elliot Tobbert was the winner of Table Topics

The Next Meeting is on September 12th, 2021 at 7 a.m. via Zoom.  See roles below:

Toastmaster:                   Anastasia Pass - Confirmed

Table Topics:                   Una Richards - Please confirm

Speech:                            Morgan Henderson - Please confirm

Speech:                            Crystal Reeves - Confirmed

Evaluator:                          Jim Owens - Please Confirm

Evaluator:                          Apoorva Salimath - Please Confirm

Ah/Gra:                              Open

T/V                                     Bud Otto - Please Confirm

Word                                  Mariam Oyedotun - Please Confirm

Action Items: Reminding members

  1. As a reminder, it is speech contest time!!   The international contest begins at the club level, so we would like to have at least 3 to 4  members competing in our club’s contest.    
  • Speeches are 5 to 7 minutes in length.  
  • To be eligible, contestants must be paid members and have completed Levels 1 and 2 in Pathways.  Please let Foluso and Crystal know if you are interested in this contest.  We would like to schedule a club contest in September.  Winners in the club contest proceed to District.

Friday, September 3, 2021

Sandy Springs Toastmasters August 26, 2021 Meeting Recap and Roles for September 9, 2021

 

Our next meeting will be Thursday, September 9, 2021, at 7 am. on Zoom. See the Zoom link below.

 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88376645375?pwd=Y014eHo5ZGxoMFRFOW15OG83NjJ4UT09 

Sandy Springs Toastmasters August 26, 2021, Meeting Recap and Roles for September 9, 2021

 Sandy Springs Toastmasters met at 7 a.m. on Zoom with 6 members and 2 guests (Elliot Tobbert and Girwan Henry) present. 

 Una Richards opened the meeting as the Toastmaster of the day. She handed over to our Sergeant at Arms, Bud Otto who said the Pledge of Allegiance.  

 Una, the Toastmaster welcomed our guests, Elliot and Girwan to the meeting. Elliot introduced himself to the group as a returning guest from our previous meeting and Girwan introduced himself as a returning member of the chapter. 

 The toastmaster went over the roles for the day and confirmed the anchors for the various roles.

  • Foluso Akerele led the Table Topics - Sam Gadebusch was the Table Topics winner
  • Foluso Akerele gave the word of the day, "Risible" which means Laughable.
  • Apoorva Salimath gave the joke of the day
  • Bud Otto was the Ah/Gra of the day
  • Una Richards was the Timer and vote counter
  • Sam Gadebusch presented the first speech titled “Impact of communication style on personal and professional relationships”.  The entire group evaluated the speech.
  • Apoorva Salimath gave the second speech titled "Leadership Styles". Crystal Reeves evaluated this speech.
  •  Apoorva Salimath won the best speech and Crystal Reeves won the best evaluator.
  • Apoorva Salimath was the winner of Table Topics

The Next Meeting is on September 12th, 2021 at 7 a.m. via Zoom.  See roles below:

Toastmaster:                   Foluso Akerele - confirmed

Table Topics:                   Jim Owens - Kindly confirm

Speech:                            Anastacia Pass - Kindly confirm

Speech:                             Mariam Oyedotun - Kindly confirm

Evaluator:                          Apoorva Salimath - Confirmed

Evaluator:                          Morgan Henderson - Kindly Confirm

Ah/Gra:                              John Ross - Kindly confirm

T/V                                     Crystal Reeves - Confirmed

Word                                  Open

 

Action Items: Reminding members

  • As a reminder, it is speech contest time!!   The international contest begins at the club level, so we would like to have at least 3 to 4 members competing in our club’s contest.
  • Speeches are 5 to 7 minutes in length.  
  • To be eligible, contestants must be paid members and have completed Levels 1 and 2 in Pathways.