Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – March 10, 2021

Meeting Minutes

South County Toastmasters (#1957)

Meeting Date:March 10, 2021
Meeting Type/Theme:Means of Communication
Meeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / Zoom
Called to Order:6:00 PM
Presiding Officer: George Kiser

Officers’ Reports:        

President: George Kiser

  • George asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved as posted.
  • George will send an email this week regarding the upcoming Executive Meeting. George aims to have the next Executive Meeting date by next Wednesday.

VPE: Patrick Hunt 

Treasurer: Prathyush Viswaroopan

  • Last Saturday, March 6, PV sent out an email regarding the status of membership dues. 
    • Current status – received membership dues from 15 members.
  • PV will continue to collect and update the status of membership dues.
  • Please remember to send membership dues to PV. You have until Monday, March 15.
  • Send your dues to Prathyush Viswaroopan’s address. He sent out an email on (February 11th) with this information.
  • Membership dues are $76.
  • Make your check out to “South County Toastmasters.”

VPM: Kim Bond

VPPR: Sandy Roll

(Sean stands for VPPR for tonight’s meeting.)

  • Sean announces, “There are a couple of networking events that we would like to make everyone aware of through the Southwest Area of Commerce.” 
  • These networking events can benefit both South County Toastmasters on the club level as well as a member who chooses to go to one of these events. 

Monthly Networking Chamber Luncheon 

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

11:00AM – 1:00PM

Orlando’s South – 4300 Hoffmeister Avenue – St. Louis, 63125

Lunch is at noon – Reservations required – $20 per person (the club does not pay that for any of our members who choose to go.)

Click here fore more information and/or to register.

Zoom Meet & Greet

Thursday, March 18, 2021 

4:00PM – 5:00PM 

Click here for more information and/or to register.

Women’s Group Meeting

Wednesday, March 24

11:30AM – 1:00PM

America’s Incredible Pizza – 5254 Lindbergh Blvd. – St. Louis, 63126

You will be responsible for restaurant fees

Click here for more information and/or to register.

  • Sean believes others in the area can learn about SCTM when we associate with the Chamber of Commerce.  
  • If you have any questions you can check the website here or you can email Sean with any questions. 
  • We have a club membership with the Chamber of Commerce, therefore any member is welcome.

Secretary: Callie Koehr

Sergeant at Arms: Keith Page

Officer at Large: Jerry Paul

Committee Reports:

  • None

New Business

  • None

Unfinished Business:

  • None


  • Bill Collier:
  • Howard Brandt – Update
  • Howard did not make the last two meetings because he was sick. Please express your best wishes for Howard. He is a tough guy and he seems to be doing well now. Hopefully we will see him next week! 
  • Status of President’s Distinguished Progress 
    • Reached 8 out of 10 goals
    • 1 Level 3 needed
    • 1 New Member needed

Meeting Roles:

Toastmaster:Sean Sheehan
Greeter:Bill Collier
Invocator / CLE:JD Perper
Grammarian:Kim Bond   “Microcosm”  
Time Keeper:John Cleary 
Vote Counter:Jim Salih
Ah Counter:  Jim Salih -counted 20 crutch words
Camera Operator:  JD Perper
Table Topics:Liz DeCamp
General Evaluator: Susan McConnell
Joke Master: Debbie Young
Hot SeatBill Collier

Speakers and Evaluators:

1Keith PageGeorge Kiser
2Patrick HuntCallie Koehr
3Bill CollierKathy Denton


Most Improved:Callie Koehr
Best Table Topics:Kim Bond
Best Evaluator:George Kiser
Best SpeakerKeith Page

Meeting Rating:                      9.8                                                                                           

Meeting Adjourned:            7:59 PM

Attendance: 47% 

@Zoom: Jim Salih, Callie Koehr, Liz DeCamp, Kim Bond, Kathy Denton, Sean Sheehan, PV, Patrick Hunt, Guest, Sam Kloese  

@Sunset: JD Perper, George Kiser, John Cleary, Debbie Young, Bill Collier, Keith Page, Susan McConnell

Submitted by Callie Koehr, Secretary

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