Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report| Monday August 8 2016

A busy meeting bursting with energy –and one new guest, one returning guest who were warmly welcomed. Sergeant at Arms Alison Turner got us going right on time and Jean Stewart, as Toastmaster of the day, opened the meeting with her theme of Indulgence. Julie Pitcher, her first time in the role, carefully explained aboutContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report| Monday August 8 2016”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report| Monday July 25 2016

Report by General Evaluator Shelagh Jones New President Derek Lucian was Toastmaster for the meeting and gave us the theme of “Possibilities” – appropriate for the beginning of a new Toastmasters year. The start of the meeting was a bit disorganised as Sergeant at Arms Sean Gordon was late to arrive, but two guests wereContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report| Monday July 25 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”

Julie Gordon receives her Competent Leadership award

  Julie Gordon received her Competent Leadership award from outgoing President Jean Stewart at the meeting on June 27th. This is a significant achievement for any Toastmaster which usually takes some time to achieve. It involves taking roles to help the smooth running of meetings, mentoring a new member and helping to grow membership. TheContinue reading “Julie Gordon receives her Competent Leadership award”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday 27th June 2016

The meeting on Monday June 27th was the last of the Toastmaster year –and what a way to end it! Outgoing President Jean Stewart was immensely generous in providing a hot buffet for all the members and guests as we arrived. Full marks go to the staff of the Regent Hotel, Doncaster –and everyone’s thanksContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday 27th June 2016”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report|Monday 25th April 2016

General Evaluator’s Report by Sean Gordon The theme for this evening’s meeting was celebrating achievements. Jean Stewart opened the evening as Sgt at Arms, dealing with housekeeping arrangements before handing over to our Toastmaster for the evening, Alison Turner. As Toastmaster, Alison made sure the evening ran smoothly. In her opening speech, Alison presented someContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report|Monday 25th April 2016”