December 18, 2018 Meeting Minutes

We had a very full meeting for our last meeting of the year.  Thank you to all who signed up so that our meeting was full before we arrived and ran smoothly today.

We had three speakers today.

We had a very full meeting for our last meeting of the year.  Thank you to all who signed up so that our meeting was full before we arrived and ran smoothly today.

We had three speakers today.

Aimee spoke from the Persuasive Speaking manual, Effective Salesperson Project.  Her title was “Why Choose Aimee Hoalt.”  She spoke about why she should be selected for a position over everyone else who applied.  She was evalualated by Sonali.

Dick spoke from the Storytelling manual, the Moral of the Story project.  His title was “JFK Jr.s Last Flight.”  He was evaluated by Lois.

Peter spoke from the Speaking to Inform manual, the Demonstration Talk project.  His title was “Saving a LIfe” and he shared the basics of CPR and using and AED.  He was evaluated by Andy Bern.

Alex was our only Table Topics speaker and shared what he liked most about the Holidays.

We had 2 visitors today.  Sarah found us on the internet, and Sonali’s mother was visiting from India.

Aimee handed out instructions for the White Elephant exchange at the Holiday Party, and reminded everyone that the maximum price if you purchase a gift is $10.

The TLI dates have been announced and the Broward TLI is February 2nd at the Coral Springs Charter School.  All members are encouraged to attend, and officers need to attend one of the TLIs.

Brandon recognized Matt for completing Level 3 and Brandon for completing Level 4.  We will be recognizing all education awards for the year to date at the Holiday party.

Benjamin and Brandon were presented with their new name badges today as well.

In the new year, we will begin using the TI Voting ballots and recognizing not only Table Topics, but also Best Speaker and Best Evaluator.

Happy Holidays to all, and we will see you all at our next meeting on January 8th!

December 11, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Welcome to our newest members, Brent and Ashley Baillio!

We started the meeting with our presiding officer, Brandon Kinsey leading the vote to accept the Baillio’s into the club.

Our words today were Cultural and Tradition thanks to Sonali.

the Toastmaster today was Dick Linehan and we had a full meeting with 2 guests – Debbie and Justin.

Matt Kinsey talked about Goal Setting in Negotiation and was evaluated by Andy Bern.

Jeanine Kinsey completed her last CC Manual with an inspiring speech about going to Norway as a young girl and was evaluated by Peter Palmer.

Brandon Kinsey ran table topics and put Santa Clause on trial for OSHA Violations.  Ashley volunteered to prosecute and Brent defended Santa.  Lois and Matt also provided testimony.  In the end, Santa was found innocent and Ashley won Table Topics (despite losing the case 🙂 ).

Our Holiday Party will be December 28th at Lois’ home – watch Whatsapp for more details and to tell us what you are bringing to eat.  Don’ forget the White Elephant gift – something you love so much you just have to give it away, or something you purchase (not to exceed $20.00).

Just a reminder that we are not meeting December 25th or January 1st.

December 4, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Another great meeting with 4 guests!

Welcome back to Ashley and Brent (applications submitted today!) and Sally.  We also welcomed Denzel who found us through Event Brite.

We had 3 speakers:

Benjamin spoke about mentoring and was evaluated by Aimee.

Andy spoke about the purpose of the club and the Distinguished Club Program and was evaluated by Brandon.

Alex asked “Do Vitamins Really Work?” and was evaluated by Matt.

Jeanine led Table Topics and had random vacation pictures from the internet.  Brandon and Denzel each drew a random picture and had to tell how we got there, or what happened next.

Reminder that the Holiday party is December 28th at Lois’ home – pot luck dinner and bring a white elephant gift.

We will NOT be meeting on December 25th or January 1st.