Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday February 13 2017

In my role as General Evaluator it is my pleasure to round up this meeting. The three words I used in my evaluation of the meeting were perspective, innovation and humour. So how did the evening live up to this. The theme for the evening set by Shelagh Jones, as Toast Master was “A differentContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday February 13 2017”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday January 23 2017

Why do we come to Toastmasters?  For the most part it is to improve our speaking skills and as a social event. But there is always more to each meeting than that.  At this meeeting I was moved by a tale involving true love during WW2, learnt the value of challenging even the most basicContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday January 23 2017”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday November 28th

The meeting started on time and was attended by 16 people, 14 members and two visitors.    Julie Gordon was the Sergeant at Arms for the evening and provided the meeting with provided details of facilities and timing of mid-meeting break. She introduced the Toastmaster for the evening, Andy Howell.    Andy gave a strong introduction toContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday November 28th”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday October 10th

Sometimes a Toastmaster meeting takes place in spite of whatever is going on in our lives   – and our meeting on Monday was one of those…. Steve Bisby stepped in as Toastmaster with just a few hours’ notice and chose the very appropriate theme of “Anything Goes”. Alison Turner brought the room to rights andContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday October 10th”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday August 22 2016

Meeting report  by General Evaluator Jean Stewart: Meeting room was prepared by Sgt at Arms and other Members of the Club in readiness for the meeting to start at 7.00pm. Bridget Pearson, Sgt at Arms, provided a two-minute warning of start of meeting.  Then started meeting at 7.00pm.   Bridget used a laptop to register attendanceContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday August 22 2016”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday 11th July 2016

This is the report from General Evaluator Sean Gordon. Our Sergeant at Arms Alison Turner opened the meeting promptly, ensuring that everything was in place, fire procedures were understood, phones switched off and if caught short everyone knew where to go. We had eleven members attend the meeting, including new member Julian Leanne, but itContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday 11th July 2016”