Elizabeth the Sergeant at Arms brought the meeting to order and went through the housekeeping information before passing on to the next role, the Toastmaster for the evening. Andy welcomed the 5 visitors to the meeting, explained what Toastmaster is all about and then introduced the people who were carrying out roles during the evening
Steve was Timekeeper with his digital backgrounds for the green, yellow and red cards, Sajid was Grammarian with his word of the day ‘Action’, Ah Counter was Thashini.
Next up was the first speaker, Elizabeth who’s speech was entitled ‘English, White, Female’. Elizabeth was evaluated by Stephanie. Maria was next with her speech ‘Time Out’ which was evaluated by Arthur.
The winner of the best speaker award for the evening was……… Maria
Marcus, one of the guests gave a brief introduction to his work with TedX Doncaster and how Toastmasters could join in with his vision of running a spectacular event..
Table Topics were next, this is the impromptu speaking bit where people are asked a question and have to answer straight away for up to 2 minutes. This session’s Table Topics Master was Arthur and his questions would you rather have A or B.
A shout out to guests Shannon and Kim who spoke for the first time and did very well with their Table Topic’s, especially Kim who gained the best Table Topics ribbon.
The evening was rounded up with the evaluations with Thashini coming out on top.
Our next meeting is on Monday 26th April 2021 at 7:00pm.
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