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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. 

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.

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