It is time to prepare for your our next meeting: Are you ready for your next prepared speech? Make sure that you keep yourself motivated with plenty of inspiration from other speakers or a topic that moves and inspires you! Something that interests you or something that has/is happened/happening in your life.
Touch base with our VPE (Angela) and have a good chat with your mentor to see what projects could both pleasing and challenging you!
We are expecting our Area Governor: Walter Steckis to join us and present a speech at our next meeting which is very exciting indeed.
Other news are that contest time is almost here. Please take note of the following dates and start thinking about participating. Contests are always great fun and high energy events. This is where you can overcome all your fears:
Wednesday, 28th August 2013: Humorous and Evaluation speech contest
Wednesday, 11th September 2013: International and Table Topics speech contest
To be eligible to compete in any official Toastmasters speech contest, a member must:
Be a member in good standing of the club, area, division, and district in which he or she is competing:
- The club must also be in good standing.
- A new, dual, or reinstated member must have dues and membership application current with World Headquarters.
In addition, to be eligible to compete in the International Speech Contest, a member must have completed:
- at least six speech projects in the Competent Communication manual prior to the club contest. Contestants in speech contests other than the international contest do not need to meet this requirement.
- However, a charter member of a club chartered since the previous July 1 is permitted to compete without having completed this requirement. The club must have officially chartered before the area contest.
If you are having dinner beforehand, please meet us at the San Remo Hotel, at about 6.30pm. See you there!