Meeting Minutes October 13, 2010

Good evening to all,  Hope your enjoying the GREAT weather.
Here are the minutes from last Wed and hope to see you at the Party.  Petrina

Record of Meeting of South County Toastmasters – # 1957
Theme: Cost Of Living
Meeting Date: Oct. 13, 2010_ Called to order at: _7:00______ Location: Met Life bldg. 107-c__
Presiding officer: Kevin Reichardt___________        Toastmaster: Laura Zemann______
Time Keeper: Eric Rechtin______                              Camera Op: Mike Marion_________
Ah Counter: Kevin Wilson      ______________              Table Topics: Brendt Stewart _________
Vote Counter: Joe Archambault ___________                Joke Master: Bill Collier___________
Grammarian: Petrina Monti________________              General Eval: Jim Ruzika_______
Invocator: Sue Dickemper________________              Greeter:  Dick Shields_____________
Minutes were emailed in advance and accepted as read.
Officers’ Reports (VP Ed, VP Membership, VP PR, Treasurer, Sgt-at-Arms, Officer at Large)
Barb Sapienza, VP Ed, will be working on the November schedule and would like us to let her know if we have speeches or any roles we are working on.
It was suggested that we not meet on the Wed before Thanksgiving.  A vote was taken and passed unanimously.  We will not be meeting on the Wednesday the 24th, the day before Thanksgiving.
Laura Zemann VPPR, circulated a work sheet to keep track of roles performed at each meeting.  Each role is given points toward the Toastmaster of the Year award.  A trophy will be provided by Bill Collier.    ____________________________________________________________________________________________
Committee Report
Carl Hendrickson stated that we lost some members in the recent enrollment and we would like to send out a survey to find out why people left
Howard Brandt reports that 35 people are signed up for the 35th Anniversary Dinner, 2 besides him are charter members and 10 are past presidents.  We are looking forward to having a great time.
Old Business:
Diane Fawcett, VP Ed, presented Dan Reuter to be installed.  Dan was installed and Carl Hendrickson was named as his mentor.  Welcome our latest Toastmaster.
Howard informs us that 65 people are signed up for the35th Anniversary Dinner.  He could use some more help. The event will start with an open bar at 6:30 and dinner at 7:15.  A highlight of the evening will be the speech given by Kelly Standing, a former member, who went all the way to the National Convention.
New Business:
Congratulations to Barb Sapienza! Barb placed 3rd out of 7 contestants at the Division 4 Table Topics Contest.  1st place went to Jerry Hoefflin.  1st place in the Humorous Speech Contest went to Sid Moore.
Correspondence & Announcements:
Rick Favalaro, former member, will be performing at the Kirkwood Civic Center this weekend.
The evening’s word was “Jazzify”________________________________________________

Guests: Bob Gergen, Carl Clough Rory Swift, Gary Rickert, Ahjay Panaokal,

Joe Archambault
Jack Bettag
Howard Brandt
Don Clair
Bill Collier
Kathy Denton
Sue Dickemper
Marsha Duvall
Diane Fawcett
Steve Flick
Erin Gissel
Carl Hendrickson
Joanne Korba
Adam Kutell
Dee McAliney
Mike Marian
Brenda McNaughton
Petrina Monti
Eric Rechtin
Kevin Reichardt
Dan Reuter
Jim Ruzika
Barb Sapienza
Dick Shields
Brent Stewart
Tom Terrific
Rich Ullrich
Gina Willard
Kevin Wilson

Speakers and Evaluators

Speaker 1:    Dee McAliney____________        Evaluator 1: Jack Bettag_______________
Speaker 2:    Brenda McNaughton___________    Evaluator 2: Tom Terrific_______________
Speaker 3:    Marsha Duvall_____________        Evaluator 3: Erin Gissel_____________
Speaker 4:    Don Clair________________        Evaluator 4: Rich Ullrich_______________
Speaker 5:    __________________________        Evaluator 5: _________________________
Most Improved:     Brenda McNaughton___________      Best Table: Topics: Barb Sapienza_________
Best Evaluator:    Erin Gissel ____________                Best Speaker Don Clair____________
The General Evaluator rated the meeting a 9.0          Meeting adjourned at 9:00_______________
Closing remarks:  Howard stated that if anyone is wanting to sign up for the Anniversary Party we can still squeeze you in, just see him after the meeting.
Minutes submitted by, Petrina Monti, Secretary.

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