Grub N Gab Toastmasters July 24 Meeting Recap

Thank you everyone for a great meeting this week.  We had a small group but had a wonderful meeting.  Our Toastmaster, Shirin choose Animals and your Health as the theme of the meeting.

Saurabh did a great speech about selling a trip package to the Golden Triangle.  Our topics master Julie had some great questions about animals and we had a great time talking about pets and how they can benefit us.  Sapna was our best Table Topics speaker.  All in all it was a great meeting.

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Grub N Gab Toastmasters – July 10 Meeting Recap

Thank you everyone for a great meeting this week.  Our theme was “Things to do in a Lifetime.”  Julie reminded us to take time to enjoy life and spend time with those we love.

We had two speakers.  Julie shared her Division E goals for the 2018/2019 Toastmasters year and tips for building a successful club.  Click here to read about her goals.

Meanwhile, Dan shared the importance of “taking a break” from technology.  Many people die from looking at their phone while walking. The typical person looks at their phone every five seconds.   Dan shared that we can reduce our phone usage by reading a book, taking a walk and encouraging everyone to put their phone in the center of the table – the first person who looks at their phone pays!  We should also avoid the use of electronic devices two hours before bed, so we don’t reduce our melatonin. Click here to see Dan’s presentation and learn more about taking a break from technology.

The common theme during Table Topics was the importance of family and spending quality time with our loved ones!

Grub N Gab Toastmasters – July 3 Meeting Recap

4th of July was the theme of our July 3rd meeting. We had two excellent speeches and a fun and challenging Word of the Day from Daniel. The meeting was an ostensible kick-off to the holiday.  Alex took home both the Best Speaker and Best Table Topics ribbons with his “Case Against Price Controls in the US Pharmaceutical Industry” and Table Topics description of the mischief he and his friends had gotten into with fireworks. Sapna is near completing her Competent Communicator goal after delivering another inspiring speech on her trip to Thailand.  Tien won the Best Evaluator ribbon providing balanced and constructive feedback.

Thanks everyone for another fun meeting and for helping us achieve President’s Distinguished this session. Welcome to our new and continuing club officers and to another great Toastmasters year!