August 25, 2020 Weekly Meeting Minutes

Attendees: Dick, Brandon, Jeanine, Lois, Greg F. Benjamin, Nick, Rhonda, Peter

Jeanine gave a speech about “Schooling during COVID-19” – she talked about 3 different school districts and how they are handling schooling this year.
Lois gave a speech about “Speech Contests, Lessons Learned” – she talked about how running contests changed when COVID-19 moved everything online last year.

Ben led Table Topics:
Are you happy with yourself? – Brandon
Do you belive in ghosts? – Rhonda
Is it ever wrong to do the right thing? Nick
Is there ever a time when giving up makes senses? Peter

Rhonda evaluated both or our speakers as a personal challenge to herself. She did a great job of providing feedback to Jeanine AND Lois today.

Best Table Topics for the day: Rhonda

Jeanine shared some resources related to her speech:
https://en.unesco.org/covid19/educationresponse
https://globalhealth.washington.edu/sites/default/files/COVID-19%20Schools%20Summary%20%28updated%29.pdf
https://www.unicef.org/coronavirus/what-will-return-school-during-covid-19-pandemic-look

Peter said we still need contest chairs for September 15th and 29th.
Rhonda mentioned that there is a lot of great content on TI’s YouTube page – check it out.

By Jeanine Kinsey

Jeanine has been a member of Toastmasters since August 2006. She has served in several club officer roles and district roles since then including District Treasurer, Conference Chair, District Webmaster, Division Governor, Lieutenant Governor Marketing, Lieutenant Governor Education & Training and District Director. She is a Web Designer, Consultant and speaker and enjoys sharing her stories of living "Blindsighted" with her audiences. She is also very active in her church and in the Boy Scouts and enjoys hiking, camping and reading in her spare time. She has children and 2 grandchildren.

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