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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. 

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.

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