Monthly Archives: December 2014

Meeting Synopsis/New-Member Induction: Dec. 16, 2014

 

Theme: Promises 

Bests:

Best Speaker: Kathy Hansen (default)

Best Table Topics: Tie: Jay Lancaster + Isaac Engell

Best Evaluator: Andrew Engell

Role substitutions: Rick Henderson for Connie Richart as Timer; Lisa DesRosiers for Don Eliot as Ah/Vote Counter.

Guests:

Cyrus Murphy, Suzanne Chambers, Isaac Engell, Aleah Engell

Word of the Day:

Notion

noun
1. a conception of or belief about something.
“children have different notions about the roles of their parents”
synonyms: idea, belief, conviction, opinion, view, thought, impression, perception; hypothesis, theory; feeling, funny feeling, suspicion, sneaking suspicion, hunch

2. an impulse or desire, especially one of a whimsical kind.
“she had a notion to call her friend at work”
synonyms: impulse, inclination, whim, desire, wish; dated: fancy
“he got a notion to return”

Left photo: Immediate Past President Kathy Hansen conducts induction ceremony for new member Trace Brookover as Trace's mentor, Jay Lancaster, looks on. Right photo: Kathy congratulates new member Trace.

Left photo: Immediate Past President Kathy Hansen conducts induction ceremony for new member Trace Brookover as Trace’s mentor, Jay Lancaster, looks on. Right photo: Kathy congratulates new member Trace.

 

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Meeting Synopsis: Dec. 9, 2014

 

Theme: Giving 

Bests:

Best Speaker: Kathy Hansen

Best Table Topics: Don Eliot

Best Evaluator: Don Eliot

Role substitutions: None.

Guests:

Cyrus Murphy

Word of the Day:

bestow

verb

confer or present (an honor, right, or gift).
“the office was bestowed on him by the chief of state”

synonyms: confer on, grant, accord, afford, endow someone with, vest in, present, award, give, donate

to, entrust with, vouchsafe
“the honor bestowed upon him”

 
Agenda

VPE Jan Greco accepts her Area Governor of the Year trophy (left) and Sponsor award for sponsoring Fairchild Toastmasters from Secretary Kathy Hansen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Banner Stand and Whiteboard Holder

Constructed by Randall Hansen.

Meeting Synopsis: Dec. 2, 2014

[Note: No meeting held Nov. 25 during Thanksgiving Week] 

Theme: Best of 2014

 

Bests:

 

Best Speaker: Laura HeplerBestof14

Best Table Topics: Lisa DesRosiers

Best Evaluator: Lisa DesRosiers

Role substitutions: n/a

Guests:

Cyrus Murphy

Suzanne Chambers

Trace Brookeover

Isaac and Ellia (spelling?) Engell

Word of the Day:

Whimsy

noun

playfully quaint or fanciful behavior or humor.
“the film is an awkward blend of whimsy and moralizing”
a whim.

plural noun: whimsies; plural noun: whimseys

a thing that is fanciful or odd.
“the stone carvings and whimsies”

 

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