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Friday, April 29, 2016

Sandy Springs Toastmasters Meeting 4/28

Alan Magee performed the TM duties for last week's meeting.

Catherine Lautenbacher led a table topics in which each member was given a unique paint chip color (i.e. Palm Beach Pink or Marmalade Glaze" and had to explain why they chose that color for a specific object. Steve Bragg won for best response on why he chose "Dangerous Yellow" for his pillows and how dangerous the color wheel truly can be.

Duane Humphrey provided coffee and orange juice for the break.

Two successful ice breaker speeches allowed the group to get to know two of our newest members. Jeremiah Jones share a speech in which we learned about his continual learning and growth throughout life in all the different states he has lived in: GA, SC, NC, MS, AS. His stories about living in Alaska entertained and humored the group.

Kelly Marble gave her ice breaker speech title expectations in which we learned how expectations of by others and yourself can shape your life. She expressed that expectations should be a goal and not a perception to really motivate you. Jeremiah won for best speech.

Thanks to the evaluators Anastasia Pass & Bud Otto for insightful feedback. Anastasia won for best evaluation.   

The meetings schedule is live on the speak up sandy springs site (and attached) so please review so that we can adjust as need if you will be out during the next few meetings.  

Friday, April 22, 2016

Sandy Springs Toastmasters Meeting Recap 4/21


(recap from --- 4/21 -- meeting)  
Jim Owen performed the TM duties for last week's meeting.

Bud Otto led a table topics of various historical quotes which created some very insightful responses from the members and guests. Vimal Zala won for best response for his theory on economics - "spend less or save more".

Alan Magee provided coffee for the break.

Two speeches from members entertained the audience.Catherine Lautenbacher gave her third speech titled "The most interesting thing I've ever done" in which she told the rollercoaster story of her "Top Gun" experience in which she flew in a fighter jet.

Paige Kerr gave her ice breaker speech in which we learned more about her, as she talked about each of the four seasons with various life experiences of growing up Georgia. Catherine won for best speech.

Thanks to the evaluators Alan Magee & Vimal Zala for insightful feedback. Alan won for best evaluation.   

The meetings schedule is live on the speak up sandy springs site (and attached) so please review so that we can adjust as need if you will be out during the next few meetings.