The April 3rd meeting of the Newport Center Toastmasters Club was attended by 24 members and two guests: Peter Stemler and Jorge Gomez (3rd Visit).
Our location is at the East Bluffs Homeowners Community at 2414 Vista Del Oro, Newport Beach.
Feel free to visit our club’s website at newportcentertoastmasters.org
Also see https://www.facebook.com/NewportCenterToastmasters and we are on Meetup.com
The theme was: “Spring Fever”. The word of the day was: “Platitude”.
The winners were:
Best Table Topics = Alex Vorobieff
Spark Plug = Christi Mottola
Risk Taker = Lucy Aguilar
Best Evaluator = Brendan Tung
Most Improved Speaker = Lauren Tung
Second Best Speaker = Lauren Tung
Best Speaker = Dustin Rich
Presiding: Christi Mottola
Toastmaster: Mark Mannon
Table Topics Master: Steve Babyak
General Evaluator: Tyler Payne
Lucy Aguilar – Number 1 – “The Longest Road Traveled”
Lauren Tung – Advance – Speaking to Inform – “Building Blocks of a Lie”
Dustin Rich – Advance – Storytelling – “The Clown Says No”
Christi Mottola – Advance – Speaking to Inform – “‘Speaking Tips from the Pros Part 2 ”
Evaluators: Ron Anderson, Daniel Oh, Brendan Tung, Will Hanson.
– Please always bring and use your manuals, both Competent Communicator and Competent Leadership.
– It is important to keep our introductions, invocation, toast, educational minute and joke, short.
– Please note that we are not to park in the street because it is reserved for the residents.
– Please look out for Ron’s Competent Communicator manual.
– Will gives update on speech contest from over the weekend.
– Roddy calls for club members to bring guests.