Woohoo, Beyond Words Advanced Toastmasters is officially alive and kicking! Meeting #001 was held recently on June 4 and it was a blast. Let me cover some highlights, a picture paints a thousand words …
(Special thanks to Philippe Augustin for the amazing creative shots, I think you can tell which ones!)
Gaetane Ferland, Chairperson
Ganesh Santhar Selvaraj, Advanced Timer
Bonnie Mak, Toastmaster, who also presented the poem “Be Glad Your Nose is on Your Face”
Pierre LeBlanc, first speaker, presenting his humorous speech “Canadian Abroad”
Sapandeep Randhawa & Bonnie Mak, both captivated by Pierre’s speech
Vitaly Terekhov, second speaker, presenting his inspirational speech “Art for Everybody” … hoping to rewrite this speech for his contest speech next spring!
Richard Chandler, GE, and Estelle Ross, Grammarian & Content Evaluator for Pierre’s speech, both listening diligently with super power hearing
Rick Chandler, 2016 District Table Topics Winner, giving a brilliant Table Topic speech based on suggested words from the audience … he even worked in parts of Pierre’s speech!
Isabel Lafaia gives a hilarious spin to her Sergeant-at-Arms presentation during PowerPoint Karaoke, a super fun improv game led by Artem Ploujnikov, Topicsmaster
Rick Chandler, GE, leading the Coaching Session
Marie-Chantal Côté, Content Evaluator for Vitaly’s speech
Karla Nievas, Delivery Evaluator for Vitaly’s speech
Rick won Most Enthusiastic, woohoo!
Rick making us all laugh during our group shot. We all had a blast, especially Deer TM … see you next week! And NOPE, Pierre did NOT meet his speech objectives according to his evaluators, Estelle and Isabel! An advanced club is meant to challenge you!
And NOPE, Pierre did NOT meet his speech objectives according to his evaluators, Estelle and Isabel! An advanced club is meant to challenge you!
Thanks to everyone who came out, including DeerTM, Toastmasters District 61 mascot. See you soon at our next meeting, June 18 …