Toastmasters Meeting

Friday August 31, 2018 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Greeter:
Nardia Aldridge, CC, CL
Invocation:

President or Presiding Officer leads the self-introductions Introduces the Toastmaster of the Day

Educational Minute – VPE or designee tells us something we don’t know

Toastmaster of the Day:
Michael Christie
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Timer:
Bruce Pockey, DTM
Body Language Monitor:
Marc Samet
Grammarian:
Leads word of the day contest.
Humorist:

5-minute break

Speaker:
Madalina Iordache
Speaker:
Bhagawati P Parmar
Speaker:
Nardia Aldridge, CC, CL
Backup Speaker:

Toastmaster of the Day gives out the awards. President closes out the meeting.

Theme and Words of the Day

Theme: Labor Day

Words of the Day

unflagging (un·flag·ging)
ˌənˈflaɡiNG/
adjective
  1. tireless; persistent.
    “his apparently unflagging enthusiasm impressed her”
    synonyms: tireless, persistent, dogged, tenacious, determined, indefatigable, resolute, steadfast, staunch, single-minded, unrelenting, unfaltering, unfailing

    “an unflagging commitment to the ideals of peace”
respite (res·pite)
ˈrespət,rēˈspīt/
noun
  1. 1.
    a short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant.
    “the refugee encampments will provide some respite from the suffering”
    synonyms: rest, break, breathing space, interval, intermission, interlude, recess, lull, pause, time out; More

verb

rare
  1. 1.
    postpone (a sentence, obligation, etc.).
    “the execution was only respited a few months”

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