Visionaries Toastmasters Club (VTMC), the 21st regular meeting was successfully held at Techno Kawasaki on April 16, 2011.
This meeting was held in the morning (10:00 am to12:00) instead of evening, as well as previous meeting #20. It was one month after the Northeast Japan Earthquake.
At the beginning of the meeting, President F-ma announced that TMOM would be late arriving about 30 minutes due to the personal accident in the morning. However, President F-ma called the meeting to order 10:00 o’clock and well started the meeting substituting for TMOM.
TM D -na introduced “Compliment” as the word of morning.
I-sa, Thought of the Morning and TM K-ta made their speeches and questions on the situation after
disaster. Table Topics are a
code meaning impromptu speech. The moderator, TM K-ta selected how to
contribute revival as topics. Four participants successfully responded to questions.
There were five prepared speeches, as for the first to third speakers, their project was Project 1: The Ice Breaker, and the fourth and fifth speakers, their project was Project 2: Organize your speech.The first speaker was TM N-ta, “I have a dream” . TM N-ta explained about featuring his personal past history, indomitable challenging spirit.
The second speaker was TM O-mi, “Be active”. TM O-mi introduced the speaker’s parent character at first, guessing speaker’s gene, expecting something goodness by having no perseverance character but looking for achieving successful result.
The third speaker was TM M-to, “My career”. TM M-to introduced speaker’s many past overseas business experiences, and what learned through these opportunities.
The fourth speaker was TM Y-to, “Joining Project Manta”. TM Y-to explained speaker’s opportunities of joining great project, expecting something new and challenging spirit in the future.
The fifth speaker was TM K-sh, “Thank you”. TM K-shi introduced speaker’s past experiences why the speaker had a mind of “Thank you “and necessity for having such a mind in society.
After five minutes intermission, the evaluation session was conducted by TM I-shi. It was really good session under the motto of “Evaluate to motivate”. Each evaluator gave his /her personalized opinion, positive and having fair and balanced criticism.
Accidentally, at the time of evaluation session, aftershock occurred, President F-ma asked for all participants to be calm down and opened Exit door immediately. We were all safely, and completed meeting successfully.
- Award Presentation-
The best Table Topics winner: TM Y-da
The best Evaluator winner: TM T-gi
The best Speaker winner: TM O-mi
TM M-ma, TM S-ki and TM Y-da, thanks for taking a role as a Timer, Gr&AhCo and Vote counter. Also, thank you for attendance from other TM clubs (TM guests).
It was good announcement that TM M-ta declared to join our Club.
After the enjoyable yet productive meeting, most of members went to the restaurant nearby and had a lunch over enjoyable communications. After that, some of members went to Hanami…