Meeting notes for May 20, 2016

Those in attendance: Mykal Amaré, ACB, CL; Brian Kostecki, CC; Greg Phillips, CC, CL; Jim Guenther, ATMB; Mimi Stewart; Shawn Terjeson, ATMB; Jean Manwaring, ACB; Aaron Gates; Dave Warren; Shari Kaufman; Janet Dowd; Rian DeFaccio, Patricia Buchanan.

The meeting was quite the fun and informative meeting.

Mykal Amaré filled in as president and called the meeting to order at 7:45 AM.

Rian gave us our Inspiration and flag salute.

Shari Kaufman honored us as our Toastmaster. Job well done.

Greg gave us the Word for the day.” Mykal gave us our Humorist.

Janet was our Grammarian. Jean was our General Evaluator and Brian was our Timer. Pat stepped up as our vote counter.

Shawn used two speaker slots to give us an award winning speech. His speech was titled “Civility.” He gave us something to ponder; How to think about civility-political issues. Shawn left us with this “If you think of the other side even before you speak-you have lost.” Hope I got this right.

Dave was the evaluator for Shawn’s speech. I believe that was his first evaluation, very thorough and nicely presented.

Mimi gave us a revised version of her Parenting Hack Speech. Titled “Parenting Hacks for Beginners.” Mimi gave us four points to consider. 1. Projects 2. Small bedrooms 3. Other Parents (talk to them); 4. Creativity. Parenting can be fun!

Aaron stepped up to evaluate Mimi’s speech. Another good evaluation, thanks Aaron.

Janet was our Table Topic Master, topic- “Pick an item, tell what it is and why your boss should have it.”

The winners today were, speech-Shawn; Table Topic-Greg and Clean Slate – Shawn.

Jim Guenther will be our TM on Friday the 27th.

Lisa Herbold will be a guest on Friday.

Meeting adjourned at 9:03 AM.

Mykal Amaré, Club Secretary