The June 22, 2020 meeting of the Newport Center Toastmasters Club was attended by 17 members.
Our meetings are now held online via zoom conferencing tool to download please visit zoom. Let’s invite some more guests to our next meetings!
The theme was: “The Beach”. The word of the day was “Grateful”.
How to stay President’s Distinguished Club.
We are looking for officers. Please have a look at the great opportunities: Toastmaster handbook.
We are voting on incoming Officers beginning July 1, 2020:
President – Steve Babyak
VP Education – Laurie Anderson
VP Membership – Brenda Ryan
VP Public Relations – Beatrix Wen
Secretary – Lory Nemnich
Treasurer – Lory Nemnich
Sergeant-At-Arms – Ryan Cwick
Web Master – Melanie Sears
The winners were:
Best Table Topics = Michelle Hudson
Risk Taker = Steve Babyak
Colette Gardner Spark Plug Award = Steve Babyak
Most Improved Speaker = Shiva Batchu
Best Evaluator = Krista Mesenbrink
Second Best Speaker = Lory Nemnich
Best Speaker = Shiva Batchu
Toastmaster: Kelly Hu
Table Topics Master: Benjamin Morgan
General Evaluator: Christi Mottola
Shiva Batchu – “Voice; Your Best Friend”
Steve Babyak – “Getting Ready for Next Monday”
Lory Nemnich – “Woop”
Ryan Cwick – “Let’s Make a Change”
Regarding missing more than 3 meetings in a row, a work related absence is excused if the member provides notice and finds a replacement for their role.
Club specifics: Currently the club is at the maximum number of members which is 35. If a member misses more than 3 meetings in a row that is not related to travel, illness, or business that member will be moved to the inactive list. If a member is unable to attend a meeting it is the member’s responsibility to find a replacement. Remember to fill your role if you are unable to attend.Once the inactive member returns to meetings the member will be admitted before the guests if there is a waitlist at that time.
It is important to keep our introductions, invocation, toast, educational minute and joke, short.
Also see https://www.facebook.com/NewportCenterToastmasters and we are on Meetup.com