Invitation to Presentation Pros Toastmasters – Monday, August 10, 2015 Meeting

This is an invitation and reminder for our upcoming meeting, on August 10, 2015. Please forward this email to invite colleagues and friends, because their presence and input help us practice our presentation expertise!

The theme of the meeting is “Happy Birthday, Ron!” Is there any better way Ron could possibly celebrate his birthday, but to be with Toastmasters and guests?  By the way, guests can invite guests too.  Click here for time and location.



Toastmaster: Grace Rachow
Opening words: Sandra Eacret
Speaking tip or innovator: Carol Gimberling-Stewart (did I spell that right?)
Timer: Michael Kwan
Speakers*: Lesley Torgeson* (Ice-breaker!), Marie Azzaria* and Jen Wu*
General Evaluator: Bob Francome
Evaluators: Nick Woolf, Luis, and Randy Rightmire
Discussion Leader: Nathan Ohren
Discussion Leader Evaluator:  ______________
Rooney: Larry Bishop
Back-up Speaker: ________

* Speakers please email Grace with your introduction and Powerpoints no later than the Saturday before the meeting.

Members please send RSVP or questions to:  Grace – or 682-6943

  • PLEASE NOTE THE MEETING TIME: 7:00PM to 9:00PM – please arrive at least 10 minutes early

July  13, 2015 Meeting Recap

Nathan Ohren was our Presiding Officer and Marie Azzaria was our Toastmaster for the evening.
The theme was “Leadership”.

Opening words were shared by Annie Dai to put us in the mood for a great meeting on Leadership.

Ron Guilbault – “Be Careful What You Ask For”
Linda Wisner – “Weddings, Toastmasters, and Push-Ups!” (A wonderful Ice-Breaker!)
Michael Kwan – “Leadership vs. Management” (Another wonderful Ice-Breaker!)
Grace was the Discussion Leader, inviting us to share the ways in which we embrace and resist change.

Larry Bishop was the General Evaluator & Sandra Eacret was our timer.
Jen Wu, Christine Campos (guest) and Bob Francome were evaluators.
Nick Woolf gave us a hilarious “Rooney”, complaining about the proliferation of Customer Surveys.

In addition to the roles above, we had 5 guests in attendance. We hope that MaryJo Alburger, Annie Dai, Masaaki Ogawa, Moe Mahjoub, and Christine Campos will join us again at the next meeting, or very soon thereafter.



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