President/Presiding Officer leads self-introductions; introduces the Toastmaster
Educational Minute – VPE or designee tells us something we don’t know
Toastmaster of the Day gives out the awards. President closes out the meeting.
Theme and Words of the Day
Theme: Hectic holidays
Affect – (verb) to influence something. Example: How will that affect the bottom line?
Not to be confused with: Effect (noun) which is a the result of an action “One effect of tarrifs is higher prices”