Wednesday, August 18, 2010

'Strive for the Stars' Meeting 10th August 2010

When one wishes upon a Star,
Makes no difference where you are,
Anything your heart desires,
will come to you.

Once again an amazing Meeting at the MII Toastmasters Club! This evening, the theme of the Evening was "Strive for the Stars" and the Word of the evening was "Excellent". Tonight the Toastmaster of the evening was Toastmaster Justin Ong who conducted the meeting for his very first time. Good Job!

Invocation Presenter was by ACG, CL PP Anne Hue who also doubled up as the General Evaluator.

The Table Topics Master was conducted by Lena who conducted it with great topics on parents & children relationships.

Congratulations to the volunteers

1) IPPP Leong Kok Wah,
2) PP Philip Wong,
3) CC Jerene Yap,
4) CC Willy Tan,
5) Guest Elaine,
and 6) Guest Rinoa.

Congratulations at attempting the Table topics! You all did really well!

Before the meeting broke for dinner, the Madam President TM, Goh Wei Lyn inducted TM, Mohd Fazlan into the MII Toastmasters Club. Congratulations Mohd Fazlan, you're one step closer to being a fantastic speaker.

Scheduled were 3 speeches.

1) TM, Shizal Ramli did his 3rd speech of the CC manual on "Principles to winning Chess games". A really informative speech which benefited many fellow chess players in the meeting.

2) CC, CL, Dr. Gan Eng Meng did her 2nd speech of the Advance Manual titled "Time to unwind". A visually enriching speech of the importance of relaxing and avoiding stress.

3) Last but certainly no the least ACB, Adam Fung did a general speech titled "DNA of Success". Really great speech with audience participation on the core ingredients of success.

Respective evaluators were

1) CC, Jerene Yap,
2) CC, CL Philip Wong
3) CC, CL Leong Kok Wah.

Congratulations to all!

The other role players of the evening were

1) Grammarian: Willy Tan, CC
2) Ah Counter: Mohamad Abdullah, DTM
3) Timer & ASAA: Mohd Fazlan, TM
4) General Evaluator: Anna Hue, ACG, CL

Awards that were presented for the night were

Best Table Topic Speaker: Guest, Elaine

Best Prepared Speaker: Adam Fung, ACB

Best Evaluator: Leong Kok Wah, CC, CL

Most Friendliest Person: Justin Ong, TM

    Best Role Player - PP Anna Hue, ACG,CL

The Meeting was adjourned by Madam President Goh Wei Lyn, TM and Immediate Past President Levine Lee, CC ,CL closed the meeting with an inspiring message.

Wow it was certainly a very educational yet an enjoyable meeting. I sure did learn alot.

Be sure not to miss the next meeting on the 24th of August 2010 when the club will hold its 19th AGM, Same time, Same place!!

This is Trius Blades Signing off as the MIIT e-VPPR! You have a great week!