Toastmasters hold open houseSgt. at Arms Dean Kronebusch called the Toastmasters to order Nov. 17. A special open house meeting was held with eight members and eight guests in attendance.
Sgt. at Arms Dean Kronebusch called the Toastmasters to order Nov. 17. A special open house meeting was held with eight members and eight guests in attendance.
Toastmaster Randy Kleinsasser shared stories about various members. Speaker Rick Pfeiffer did a speech to “persuade with power” titled “Cats and Dogs!” Speaker Mika Thorlakson presented a project on the benefits of Toastmasters.
Table Topics Master Anita Monek called on impromptu speakers Curtis Perman, Deb Alber and Paul Behle to select and discuss a mystery object from a large bag.
Evaluators Behle and Becky Goudreau gave feedback to Pfeiffer and Thorlakson, respectively, on how well their speeches met the outlined objectives and suggested areas for improvement.
Ah-counter/grammarian Kronebusch recapped instances of ahs, ums and other speaking and grammatical errors by members during the meeting. General Evaluator Alber shared her thoughts on the overall quality of the meeting and gave suggestions for overall club improvements.
Swan Loften was timer, Darin Locina was joke master, Pfeiffer was named best speaker.
Jamestown Toastmasters will meet at 6 p.m. today in the basement conference room of the Jamestown chamber/DMV/JSDC building. Toastmaster is Alber and speakers are Jeri Lynch and Behle. Guests are welcome.