Archive for November, 2015

Happy Turkey Day!

Written November 22nd, 2015
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20151117-11Pictures from our latest meeting! Welcome to new member, Kenlyn! Next meeting on December 1st, hope to see you there.

Happy Thanksgiving from West Seattle 832 Toastmasters.

Quotes to share – “It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.” – Mark Twain

“90% of how well the talk will go is determined before the speaker steps on the platform.” – Somers White


Another great meeting!

Written November 18th, 2015
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gold-trophyWest Seattle 832 Toastmasters enjoyed another wonderful meeting. Brig Henry was the Toastmaster of the Day and ran the meeting efficiently and enthusiastically as usual. New member, Kenlyn K. Terai gave her icebreaker speech, “Remembering Home”, which was very well executed with a lot of humor and warmth. Franni Turean gave a special speech in honor of Laura Grove, the winner of the President of the Year award called, “Pinnacle” the Presenting an Award, Special Occasion Speech. Franni explained how the President’s award is voted on and what areas comprise District 2. As always, Franni’s speech was heartfelt sharing that Laura’s professionalism and support of our club has been highly appreciated! Laura Grove, our most esteemed winner of this year’s President of the Year award for District 2 gave her speech titled, “How Did That Happen?” from the Special Occasions Manual, Accepting an Award. Laura eloquently shared her journey with Toastmasters. She began at Harborview Toastmasters and then joined West Seattle 832 five years later. Laura has a wonderful way of sharing her stories one of which includes the two and a half years it took her to give her icebreaker speech. She shared that she’s truly grateful for the award and for everyone’s role in the success of Toastmasters West Seattle 832 Club.

Go Laura Grove!

Written November 8th, 2015
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832 L Grove POTY D2 Fall Conf 2015HUGE Congratulations to our immediate past president Laura Grove: she
received the District 2 Club President of the Year Award for 2014-2015.  It
was presented at the Fall Conference yesterday, with great fanfare…and a
HUGE trophy! She was voted the best club president out of all 182+ clubs in
all of District 2!  Check out the two photos attached (and Laura’s Facebook
page). Way to go, Laura!!
832 at D2 Fall Conf 2015832 Rocked the house with our tremendous presence (12 members!), and Laura led us all after dinner in singing Happy Birthday to Christine, Emily, and Amie. The entire ballroom applauded 🙂 It was truly heartwarming to have such grand support in the audience for the contest. Thank you to our loud proud crowd: John, Christine, Laura G., Laura T., Laura Bailey, Karen L., Karen A., Emily, Sarah, Kate, and Amie!  I am
very proud and happy to have represented us on the District stage, in a marvelously talented group of speakers.

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