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Sunday, January 23, 2022

Sandy Springs Toastmasters January 13, 2022, Meeting Recap and Roles for January 27, 2022, 2022


 Zoom Link to Meeting Our next meeting will be on January 27,2022, at 7 a.m. see Zoom link below. 

Sandy Springs Toastmasters met on Zoom at 7 a.m. January 13th with seven members and 1 guest present.

 Sergeant at Arms, Bud Otto, called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance.  He then introduced Toastmaster for the meeting, Jim Owen.

 Jim welcomed Shannon Kraiger, District 44 Area Director, and reviewed the roles for the meeting.

 Bud Otto gave the Word of the Day – WOKE - being aware or well informed in a political or cultural sense.

 Una Richards was timer and Shannon volunteered to fill roll of grammarian/ ah counter.

 Crystal Reeves led the members in Table Topics centered on New year’s Resolutions.  Bud Otto won Best Table Topics.

 Morgan Henderson gave his speech, “Know Thyself” – and presented the four different types of communication styles.

 Anastasia Pass then gave a speech, “Nothing but Sweet”, about the birth of her son. 

 Morgan Henderson won Best Speech.  John Ross was voted Best Evaluator.

 There was a brief discussion about updating information on TM website. The meeting was adjourned. 


 Our next meeting will be January 27, 2022, at 7 a.m. on Zoom. 

 Pleases confirm your roles for the next meeting:

 Toastmaster:   Crystal Reeves 

 Table Topics:   Foluso Akerele   

 Speech:           Jim Owen       

 Speech:           Una Richards    

 Evaluator:        Morgan Henderson

 Evaluator:        Bud Otto

Thursday, December 16, 2021

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

 Our next meeting will be on December 23, 2021, at 7 a.m. see Zoom link below. 

On December 9th at 7 a.m., Sandy Springs Toastmasters met with seven members present via Zoom.

Bud Otto opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance.

The meeting was then turned over to our president, Morgan Henderson.  Morgan welcomed members, and then introduced our Toastmaster for the day, Una Richards.  Una reviewed the meeting roles.  

Foluso's word of the day was Penultimate (adjective). In a series, it refers to the next to last item. Example: I am glad it is the penultimate day of the week because that means it is getting closer to the weekend!

·       Morgan Henderson led members on Table Topics and served as ah counter/grammarian.

·       Una Richards served as timer vote counter. 

·       Morgan Henderson led members in Table Topics.

·       Una Richards won Best Table Topics. 

·       John Ross gave a speech about the role of a mentor in his professional development.

·       Jim Owen gave the second speech about how an iPhone can be used to improve the vacation experience now that people are getting back on vacations with loved ones.

·       John was voted speech winner and Crystal evaluator winner. The meeting was adjourned.

The agenda for our next meeting will be of a holiday celebratory nature and will consist of table topics only.

Table topics will be random discussions and brainstorming for the club's direction in 2022.

Please be reminded to fill out the survey. We have had some responses so far, but we need more to be better informed about the ideas our members have about the club and suggestions for the path(s) to follow going forward.