Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday June 26 2017

What a beautiful end to a Toastmaster year.   The meeting was opened by Pauline in her capacity as Sergeant At Arms for the evening who then introduced Derek, the president of Doncaster Speakers and filling the role of Toastmaster for the evening.   As part of his welcome speech, Derek announced the theme ofContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday June 26 2017”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday May 22 2017

Monday’s meeting was certainly a special one for many reasons.  The theme was set by Arthur Fenn, as Toastmaster, “The Beauty of Simplicity”. Arthur Fenn took on the Toastmaster role for the first time and he did a cracking job.  He confidently handled the meeting from start to finish, despite the usual hiccups that oftenContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday May 22 2017”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday April 24 2017

Tonight’s meeting of Doncaster Speakers was a combination of fun, felines and flowers. Pauline Westrop was Toastmaster for the evening and instantly got us all in the mood with her energy, enthusiasm and even a little poetry.  As Toastmaster, Pauline gets to set the theme of the meeting and she chose “Spring has sprung”.  RightContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday April 24 2017”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday February 27 2017

Another excellent meeting at Doncaster Speakers. 15 in attendance( 2 visitors and Deborah joined on the night- welcome!) Spontaneity was the theme, and even before the meeting began Shelagh Jones and Shane Lukas came up with solution to getting agendas printed last minute. Shelagh took Sergeant at Arms role, calling us all to order. DerekContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday February 27 2017”

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 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”