Visionaries Toastmasters Club (VTMC) the 38th regular meeting was successfully held at Nakahara Shiminkan on Jan 7, 2012 with 3 guests.
With the celebration of New Year, we had an Induction Ceremony for TM Y_gi.
It was a begin omen for our club!
President TM I_ki’s strong and vigorous greetings encouraged all attendants to make sure that this meeting would be very successful.
TM K-ta introduced “Relish” as the word of evening, then TM M-chi started to control the meeting as TMOE (ToastMaster of the Evening) with her hope of that the dragon year will become fruitful for every member.
three helpers, Timer- TM M-ta, Grammarian TM M-ma, Votecounter TM M-da, and
Ah-counter TM O-mi.
TM M-ri performed as Thought of the Evening.
Next, Table Topic session started. The Topicmaster, TM N-ta well controlled Table Topic session with 4 interesting questions; Memories of Otoshidama by TM M-ma (1:42), Favorite New Year Food by TM M-ta (1:41), Childhood memory about new year by TM M-da (2:10), and Shrine and Temple by TM Y-gi (2:29)
We had four prepared speeches;
Speech #1 “ New Year’s Resolutions ” TM U-no (Time:5;50) New Basic Manual Project 1 “The Ice Breaker”
Speaker #2: “Kangaroos Don't Bite” TM L-gue (Time:6;04) Advanced Manual 'Story Telling'. Project #3 The Moral of the Story
Speaker #3 "Why I run” TM K-shi (Time:7;29) New Basic Manual Project 5 “Your Body Speaks”
Speaker #4: “For the Others” TM J-ra (Time:7;52) New Basic Manual Project 4 “How to say it”
All speeches were well organized and the audiences relished them.
After intermission, the evaluation session was conducted by General Evaluator, TM M-da.
Evaluation 1 was TM Y-to (Time:3;54), Evaluation 2 TM I-ki (Time:3;23) Evaluation 3 TM M-wa (Time:2;42) and Evaluation 4 TM M-to (Time:3;43)
Each evaluator gave their comments with positive and encouraging ways.
The best table topics winner: TM M-ta
The best evaluation winner: TM M-wa
The best speech winner: TM L-gue and TM U-no
The meeting was closed with the cheerful atmosphere as always.
“Happy New Year!”
Thank you for attendance of many guests.