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[Meeting Report ] #174 August 19

posted Aug 24, 2017, 7:07 AM by VTMC Admin   [ updated Aug 25, 2017, 12:34 AM ]
Downpour, incessant thunder strokes, and Obon holiday season.....   Even such a worst conceivable combination could not dampen our high spirits.
Smaller group than usual meant more chance for contribution by each attendee during the meeting. 

On top, we were impressed that 3 guests managed to join us in the face of very harsh weather: 1 first time vistor and 2 Toastmasters from sister clubs.

Our post-meeting socialization party lasted till late, by which time everyone's drenched clothes were dry enough for a train ride back home.

[Number of Guests]        3


[Word of the Evening]    Mesmerizing

[Induction Ceremony]    New Toastmaster GB formally inducted


[Table Topics]                

Q1: What value do you consider most for your gift? 

-> YS: Atmosphere in which a gift is presented, citing his successful marrige proposal. (Wow, congrats!)


Q2: What is the most memorable gift you have ever had?

-> EO: Marrige proposal offered  to her recently. (Wow, congrats to you, too!)


Q3: What would you want as gift if you could ask anything?

-> SK: Patience, since many past attempts to learn things ceased halfway due to the lack of it.

[Prepared Speech]


     Project #4 "How to say it"

     Title: "Thanks to the inventors / manufacturers"

     Digest: A humorous narrivive on his gadgets and bahaviors to make the most of his time during daily train commute. 


     Project #9 "Persuade with power"

     Title: "Dear Laziests, let's beat our enemy together!"

     Digest: Successful experience in acheiving goals proactively by making the process fun and rewarding, as opposed to by forced actions driven through fear or threat.


     Advanced Manual, The Professional Speaker, Project #4 "The professional seminar"

     Title: "Tall tale workshop"

     Digest: Special workshop to prepare the club members for the upcoming Tall Take speech contest.

     Concise explanation on definition, structure, and key considerations, supplemented by the demonstratation and analysis of a sample tall tale.


[Award Result]

Best Table Topic speaker: SK

Best Evaluator: SK

Best Speaker: TF



In-house contest    September 2

Area contest          September 17          

Division contest     October 9

Interested? Visionaries Toastmasters Club always looks forward to having you in our meeting. 
For more details, please feel free to contact us on: visionaries-guest@googlegroups.com