Club News and Blog

February Club Contests

By David | February 10, 2010

What you need to know The Contest Schedule 1.  Club Contests – at Victoria Quay on February 17th (Evaluation) and 24th (International) 2.  Area W21 Contests at Gateway (Fremantle Bowling Club) on Tuesday, March 16th 3.  Western Division Contests at Fremantle Bowing Club on Sunday afternoon, March 28th 4.  District 73 Contests at Creswick, Victoria…

Quiz Night

By David | February 8, 2010

Come to our exciting Quiz Night Have a look at our Poster

VQ Officers Jan to June 2010

By David | December 12, 2009

Elections were held on December 12, 2009 These are the results President Heljo Cameron ACB Vice President Education David Nicholas DTM Vice President Membership Glenis Nicholas DTM Vice President Public Relations Mark Richards DTM Secretary Mark Williamson CC Treasurer Alan Smith DTM Sergeant at Arms Neville Simmons CC Immediate Past President Gail Jenkins ACB

Speechcraft finale

By David | November 1, 2009

Certificate Presentations The current Speechcraft course ended last night, on October 29, 2009 3 successful participants received their Certificates. Colin Kylie Paul Peter was unable to complete the course because of illness, but will be working to finish it at Victoria Quay in the next month or so. Although numbers for this course were small,…

Meeting 703 Humorous Contest

By David | September 20, 2009

Funny business The stories were meant to be funny – and they were. Lee Syminton was Toastmaster. Peter Law Peter Law warmed up the audience before the contestants came on stage. He was out to “Beat the Chicken” on the City to Surf run. Peter found that he might have been a powerful distance runner…

Meeting 702 TT Contest

By David | September 10, 2009

What a hoot! The meeting was one of our best ever – but then again, most meetings are. Mark Richards was Toastmaster with his usual flair and energy. Mark Lennon gave the Inspiration.  He started with the 16 year old girl planning to be the youngest person sailing around the world single handed.  Then he…

Speechcraft course

By David | September 9, 2009

Our Victoria Quay Speechcraft Course We are running a 6 week course on Thursday evenings from 7-9pm, starting on Thursday, September 24th. David Nicholas is the Coordinator. You can view a page about it at Current Course Speechcraft is a series of public speaking classes designed to develop public speaking ability and so much more.…

Meeting 700

By David | August 1, 2009

700th Meeting on August 26 The meeting room In 4 weeks time we will be celebrating our 700th meeting.  It’s quite a while since Victoria Quay had its first meeting on Victoria Quay wharf in April, 1995.  Peter Law and  Mark Hamilton both work at the Leeuwin Barracks in  Fremantle.  They have invited the Club…

Meeting 693

By David | July 9, 2009

New Member Richard Strickland joined the Club. Richard attended the Speechcraft Course we ran in February/March this year. Since then he has been very busy in his work, but now has the time to take part. Of course he had a Table Topic from Neepa and was challenged – who is the happiest person you…

Meeting 683 Apr 29 09

By David | May 3, 2009

Double DTM Our 4 Double DTMs Distinguished Toastmaster – DTM – is the highest award in Toastmasters. It requires a lot of work in both the club and in administrative work in the broader Toastmaster community. Some members, having completed their first DTM, go on to do another one, or even more than that. In…