Meeting Notes

Decolonizing Thanksgiving

11/19/19 Louise led our meeting and talked about Thanksgiving including the meaning, history, and alternative ways to recognize the holiday. Kevin and Charlie both did prepared speeches and received thoughtful …

Managing Change

11/12/19 The theme for this meeting was Managing Change. While all experience change in various aspects of our lives, we can positively influence the process and impact of change. Diana …

Happy 72nd Anniversary to us!

11/5/19 Our club took a night off from a regular meeting to celebrate 72 years as our chapter, Chamber Club 540. Toastmasters International was founded in 1924, and our club …

About Unions

10/29/19 Louise led our meeting and provided great information about origin and history of unions as well as how they work and why they can be controversial. The debate topic …

What Makes a Great Leader

10/22/19 Harry led our meeting with a theme centered around leadership. He incorporated into the meetings some learnings from his own experience as well as concepts from a book he …

Plays on Words

10/15/19 Dave led our meeting with a theme of Plays on Words, and he sprinkled in various puns and plays on words throughout the meeting agenda. Erin gave an interesting …

Ghost Stories

10/8/19 Our club coach, Patrick led our meeting tonight with a theme of Ghost Stories. During a fun round of introductions we heard a few personal stories of unexplainable ghostly …

Pathways Tips

10/1/19 Diana led with a theme of “Pathways Tips”. Pathways is the educational curriculum with Toastmasters. It offers 11 separate areas of learning and development and is designed to align …

Ask Anything

9/24/19 Diana led tonight with a theme of “Ask Anything”. This is a modification of a theme used in the past where attendees ask the Toastmaster of the evening any …