Toastmasters Meeting

Friday July 7, 2017 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM
Greeter Open
Invocation Marc Samet, CC, CL
Toastmaster of the Day Bruce Goldfarb, ACB, CL
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter Member not found
Timer Open
Vote Counter Member not found
Body Language Monitor Member not found
Videographer David F. Carr, DTM
Grammarian Open
Leads word of the day contest.
Topics Master Todd Lesk
Each Table Topics Speaker green Green: 1 yellow Yellow: 1:30 red Red: 2
Humorist Not Available
Speaker 1 Member not found
COMPETENT COMMUNICATION: 1. The Ice Breaker (evaluation form)
Speaker 2 Member not found
"The stepping stone to success" COMPETENT COMMUNICATION: 6. Vocal Variety (evaluation form)
Speaker 3 Lorraine Campbell, DTM
THE ENTERTAINING SPEAKER: 3. Make Them Laugh (evaluation form)
Backup Speaker Open
General Evaluator Member not found
Explains the importance of evaluations. Introduces Evaluators. Asks for Grammarian's report (1 minute). Asks for Body Language Monitor's report (1 minute, plus awarding of Best Gestures Ribbon). Gives overall evaluation of the meeting.
Evaluator 1 Bruce Pockey, DTM
Evaluator 2 Andrew Bern, DTM
Evaluator 3 Member not found
Each evaluator green Green: 2 yellow Yellow: 2:30 red Red: 3

Theme/Words

THEME (In honor of Jim Gaffigan's birthday) Comedy:

irony [ahy-ruh-nee] noun, plural ironies.

1.The use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literalmeaning:

The irony of her reply, “How nice!” when I said I had to work all weekend.

2. An outcome of events contrary to what was, or might have been, expected.

double entendre [duhb-uh l ahn-tahn-druh, -tahnd] noun

1. A double meaning.

2. A word or expression used in a given context so that it can be understood in two ways, especially when one meaning is risqué.