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CASS Toastmasters International Speech and Evaluation Contest – 12th March 2018

This meeting was different. We were holding CASS Toastmasters International Speech and Evaluation Contest.

Each year, every Toastmaster can take part in International Speech and Evaluation Contest. The contest at our club was to decide who will represent CASS Toastmasters in the next stage and, hopefully, even further.

The contest was divided into two parts – Evaluation Contest and Speech Contest.

First on agenda was the Evaluation Contest. Each contestant listened to a speech given a mysterious speaker which then they had to evaluate. Dan from Croydon Communicators club…

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Club Meeting 26th February 2018

“Hello everyone!”, said loudly Leslie and started the meeting. He energised the audience by teaching us how to clap the Toastmaster style and after that Leslie proceeded to his introduction speech where he told the story of Toastmasters.

Leslie then gave the stage for Tom, the Toastmaster of the evening. His job was to announce speakers and make sure everything goes smoothly. To help him in this task, Tom had two helpers – Ren and Robert. Ren was the Timekeeper. Her task was to check if everyone fit in their designated timeframes. Robert was the Grammarian. His job was to listen…

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Club Meeting 12th February 2018

Leslie, our President, started the meeting with greeting everyone after which he did a little bit of housekeeping and explained to our guests how does the Toastmasters path look like. As always, Leslie pointed out the importance of clapping and handshakes in building confidence in the person entering the stage.

As a Toastmasters of the evening, Leslie asked his helper, Arun, to come on stage and explain his role. Arun was the Timekeeper and his job was to keep an eye on the time and make sure everyone fits in the given timeframes.

With the introductions ticked off, it was time for the first part …

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Club Meeting 22nd January 2018

Leslie Bediade, our club’s president, started the meeting by greeting and welcoming everyone and sharing the story of Toastmasters – from its humble beginnings to the global organisation it is now.

After Leslie’s introduction, Paul has taken the stage. As a Toastmaster of the meeting, Paul was responsible for making everything run smoothly throughout the evening. To help him, Paul had helpers – Cameron and Ian.

Cameron was the Timekeeper. His job was to make sure everyone fits within given time frames. And Ian was the Grammarian, who was listening carefully how …

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