Record of Meeting of South County Toastmasters – # 1957
Meeting Date: 3/16/2011 Called to order at: 7:00pm Location: Met Life Bldg
Presiding officer: Kevin Wilson
Toastmaster: Jim Ruzicka
Time Keeper: Steve Bettag
Camera Op: Rob VanWinkle
Ah Counter: Kevin Wilson
Table Topics: Barb Sapienza
Vote Counter: Gina Willard
Joke Master: Steve Winheim
Grammarian: Rich Ullrich
General Eval: Tom “Terrific” Krauska
Invocator: Mike Marion
Minutes from Feb 23, 2011, March 2, 2011 and March 9, 2011 approved as read (sent by email).
Officers’ Reports (VP Ed, VP Membership, VP PR, Treasurer, Sgt-at-Arms, Officer at Large)
Petrina Monti, Treasurer – 26 membership dues have been received with 25 more to go. March 31st is when they are due and as Treasurer she would like to get them turned in as soon as possible for credit towards the Distinguished Club Award.
Kevin Wilson, President – Steve Flick has posted photos from the St Patrick’s Day Parade on the Ezine site.
Erin Gissell – Erin and Adam Kutell are spearheading a club event this spring, which was discussed in a meeting earlier this year. Date of Saturday, April 23rd has been decided with no one raising any objection until the event location was mentioned. Erin made several good points for Suson Park including playground, covered pavilions, fishing. Kathy Denton suggested Suson Park would be extremely crowded and perhaps another location could be found. Max Kaiser suggested Bee Tree Park. Erin agreed more research could be done and further announcements would follow. Volunteers are welcome.
Kevin Reichardt – expressed additional “Thanks” to Mike Marion and Bill Collier for their assistance with the International Speech and Evaluation Contest.
Adam Kutell: Anyone interested in a trip to Las Vegas in August for the International Conference.
Diane Fawcett, VP of Membership: Suggested anyone not able to attend in Vegas should try to attend the District Conference downtown.
Diane Fawcet, VP of Membership: Application for membership for Fiorela Roorigano. Vote passed. Welcome Fiorela!
Correspondence & Announcements:
Max Kaiser, Jr.: A sympathy card was sent to the family of founding club member Phil Vanderharr.
Kevin Wilson, President: District 8 Competition will be held Saturday March 26, 2011 at Twin Rivers with a lunch buffet. District 8 has requested two functionaries from each club one of which would be a judge at the District Level Competition. Mike Marian, VP of Education volunteered to be a judge.
The evening’s word was “mellifluous”
Brandt , Howard
Gissel, Erin C.
Kaiser Jr, Max
Speakers and Evaluators
Speaker 1: Petrina Monti Evaluator 1: Laura Zemann
Speaker 2: Brenda McNaughton Evaluator 2: Adam Kutell
Speaker 3: Laurie Mestdagh Evaluator 3: Judy Sowers
Speaker 4: Max Kaiser, Jr. Evaluator 4: Nilsa Scott
Most Improved: Judy Sowers
Best Table Topics: Alan Kirby
Best Evaluator: Nilsa Scott
Best Speaker: Laurie Mestdagh
The General Evaluator rated the meeting a 9.75
Meeting adjourned at: 9:03pm
Minutes submitted by: Laura Zemann, Secretary.