Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Meeting Report: Evaluate to Motivate - Ode from Mdm President

Dear MII Toastmasters et honored readers, May I post the proceedings of the Meeting in the words of our beloved President Toastmaster Goh Wei Lyn.

"Dear Justin (a.k.a VPPR), You are right....with the word exciting.

It was a special meeting a the penthouse last night.

And Dear all to add to the above

An interesting table topics session led by Dr Gan and Adam Fung. A stage performance by Masdiana.

You also missed the great chance to evaluate and observe the practice speech 'COME WALK WITH ME' by Leong.

A special thanks to our invited guest DTM Kiang who came specially for the night and was the Lead Evaluator and GE for the night.
Then followed by an interesting Grammarian report by Wong, a hilarious reminder to all by Peter of our Ah's, our many ehms & etc, a wonderful report by the minutes and the seconds from our Time Keeper Rozina and a well led session by our Toastmaster Of the Evening, Justin Ong.
To those who missed out the wonderful night.....The decision has been made last night.

We also conducted our Election of Club officers, led by our President Goh Wei Lyn. After the routine introduction she called on our esteemed Nominating Committee member Mohamad Abdullah as appointed by our illustrious IPP Levine Lee announced the nomination of our club Exco for the year 2011/2012.
It is an honor to announce the new Executive Officers for 2011/2012 term with no challenge from the floor.

President; Dr Gan Eng Meng
Vice President of Education; Justin Ong
Vice President of Membership; Tasvinderjit
Vice President of PR; Mohd Fazlan
Secretary; Mas Marlena
Treasurer; Rozina Harun
SAA; Ho Fook Chuan

Secretary, Treasurer, President, VPE, VPPR and VPM

Before this term ends, please pay your dues to Leong as we have a dead line to submit to Toastmasters International before the 30th of this month.

Your early payable will be greatly appreciated.

Finally DO REMEMBER THE BIG BIG DAY 30thMarch2011........come and learn and support our Champion Speakers at the Division Level chaired by a member of MII Toastmasters Jerene Yap at our home ground at 7pm sharp. "

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Meeting Report: Victorious Celebrations! by Lena

Hello again everyone of MII Toastmasters!

Lena here again!
Well, Today I’m your blog writer again due to our VPPR Justin having to work on the upcoming meeting with the AV system, so I’m filling in for him as of today!

The meeting on the 8th of March was themed victorious winnings OBVIOUSLY because our members Diana CTM, CL won CHAMPION for the table topics contest, and Leong CC, CL on the 1st of March!

Btw, it was also Mr Samyvellu’s birthday I believe. So don’t drink and drive yah!


It started with VPPR Justin standing in for Madam President Wei lyn, by getting the guests and members to introduce themselves.

There were 3 guests that night
Yule from Germany! A friend of CC,CL Jerene
Hanny, Guest of ACB Adam fung
And Suzie, Guest of TM Wong hang hiang

It started at 7:10pm, and SURPRISE! I Mas Marlena Mohamad was the Toastmaster of the evening with the theme above. It was really scary being TME for the first time but thanks to all the supporting members I pulled through!!

I started with the history of Toastmasters international and also MII Toastmasters club for the sake of the guests and then it went straight on to the Invocation Presentation by our VPPR/TM Justin talking about the meaning of success!!

Then later on we had a nutritious style of table topics and using FRUITS for topics!!

First of was our CHAMPION Speaking on mangoes
Second, ACB Adam Fung on tomatoes
Third, TM, Fazlan with apples
Then, CC CL, Philip on grapefruits
After that, was Mahathir on bananas
Then, Madam president on the colours of lime
And lastly, DTM Mohamad on a plum.

Later we had a gentle evaluation from our lovely Ms Rozina Harun who gave a brief and gentle evaluation of all the speakers. We then had the humourous session by CC CL, Philip wong and of course went to the “penthouse” for our dinner which is generously sponsored by our NEW CC Lim ah wai!!!

After the dinner we proceeded to the assigned speeches, and first to go was CC Lim, with speech title “Improve continuously” which he talked about his journey here in MII Toastmasters. Which was evaluated by CC CL Philip Wong.

Later we had ACB Adam with his inspiring speech on taking charge of your life!  A beautiful presentation, with beautiful pictures to illustrate his speech. Which was evaluated by CTM CL Masdiana.

We later had CC CL Jerene with her interesting “TV” interview debut with All-star guest host CTM,CL Masdiana Ooi and evaluated by DTM Mohamad.

Time keeper: TM Fazlan
Grammarian: CC Ho Fook Chuan
Ah counter:  TM Justin Ong

Later on our dear Dr Gan gave the general evaluation for the night and President announced the winners and presented the prizes that the winners won on the area contest.

Finally we had CTM CL Diana on the past president speech and ended the meeting for the night.