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It’s all about TABLE TOPICS

It’s all about TABLE TOPICS

What strategies can you use to present a winning 2 minute topic?  What sort of things are judges looking for?  Tonight we will find out and have a go at practicing in our informal Table Topics contest.  Visitors are very welcome to join in (or just check us out)! Programme for 2018 0906

Open Night Thursday 2nd August 2018

Open Night Thursday 2nd August 2018

Everybody is Welcome ! Programme for the Evening (from Maxine): Time Duration Item Member Green Amber Red 6.45 pm 15 mins Mingle 7.00 pm Sergeant In Arms opens meeting Neil Turner 0.30 0.45 1.00 7.01 pm 2 mins President’s Welcome Celia Berrell 1.00 1.30 2.00 7.03 pm 2 mins Toastmaster of the Evening Nicky Jurd […]

Area Conference time to register

Area Conference time to register

Saturday 28th October at Cairns Colonial Club  … are you coming? The District 69 Toastmasters Area 9 & 32 Conference with speech contests will be music to our ears.  Keep in touch, stay in tune and be inspired by our best speakers and communicators. Registration starts at 8am for 8.30am start with students from Smithfield […]

Off to Mackay

Off to Mackay

Our club has two contestants at this year’s Northern Division Conference being held in Mackay on Saturday 25 March. Nimesh Fernando is representing Area 32 in the Evaluation Contest, starting at 10am and Youhana Haider will be delivering his inspirational International Speech at 11.30am. We are very proud to have two contestants from our Club […]

Townsville Saturday 19th March

Townsville Saturday 19th March

Maxine Turner achieved 2 Firsts, a Second and a Third place at October’s Area 32 Conference speech contests, becoming our representative competitor for the International Speech and Table Topics at the Northern Division Conference, being held in Townsville on Saturday 19th March. Kaj Haffenden won the Evaluations contest at Area 32 level and becomes our […]

Area 32 Conference 18th October

Area 32 Conference 18th October

Our Area 32 Conference is being hosted by Top Table Toastmasters at the Malanda RSL, starting at 8.00am on Saturday 18th October 2014.  You don’t need to be a Toastmaster to come along.  If you are a Toastmaster, but not competing, there is still plenty of reasons to attend as it offers experiences and networking […]

Raucous Rocky Horror

Raucous Rocky Horror

Toastmaster of the Evening, Nicky Jurd (or was that Riff Raff?) MC’d a sensational Rocky Horror Picture Show themed meeting on Thursday 29th August 2013.  It was hilarious to have so many members attend in character.  And Adrian Garrone gave his second ever speech based on the Time Warp.  Totally extravagant!

Club Contests

Club Contests

Entering a speech contest is a great way to get your adrenalin pumping!  On Thursday 15th August we held our contests for Evaluating a Speech and Impromptu Speaking, in preparation for the Area 32 Conference to be held at Malanda during the weekend of 12th – 13th October. Kaj Haffenden was Head Judge; Nicky Jurd was the […]

TLI TEN

TLI TEN

TEN Mount Sheridan Toastmasters Club members attended the Area 9 & 32 Leadership Training today, convened by Area 32 Governor, Christine Reghenzani of Top Table Toastmasters Malanda.  This has to be a record for our Club! And three out of the four training segments were conducted by our Club Members. Nicky Jurd (incoming Northern Division Governor) […]

A new view on PETS

A new view on PETS

In this instance, PETS doesn’t refer to a faithful dog or contrary cat.  It’s an acronym for President Elect Training Scheme.  As of 1st July 2013 our current Club President Michael McGarry and the existing Committee step down and our newly elected Committee takes over.  In preparation for this, incoming President Cheryl McLeod and incoming […]