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 to […]
Julie and Sean Gordon are one of several couples who have joined Doncaster Speakers over the years. Julie says: In my job as an MD the focus of my role is on meeting people, developing client relationships and getting the message out there about the business. I needed something to help build my confidence in […]
We had two excellent Speech Contests at our meeting on Monday September 26th. Bridget Pearson was Contest Chair for both and did a magnificent job both beforehand (there is such a lot of printing and organising of people!) and in leading the contests in a calm, assured manner. Well done! Shelagh Jones was Chief Judge […]
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 were […]
Sean Gordon received his Competent Communicator award at the meeting on Monday July 25. The Competent Communicator manual consists of ten projects which each cover one of the components of making a great speech, and is the start of the communication path to Distinguished Toastmaster. Many congratulations to Sean!
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 it […]