Club News and Blog

Claire Lacy for Melbourne

By David | March 30, 2008

Claire Lacy has won the Western Division International Contest You can access a slide show of all the photos by clicking on any one of them. Try it. Claire Lacy Claire Lacy from Victoria Quay is the Western Division representative for the District 73 final in Melbourne in May this year. Claire spoke on “Never…

Applecross meeting story

By David | February 14, 2008

Take advantage of a new feature in these reports. You can access a slide show of all the photos by clicking on any one of them. Try it. The meeting was hot stuff – after a sizzling day The meeting starts The temperature was 37C for the day and at 6pm it was still 36…

Applecross meeting Feb 13

By David | February 11, 2008

The February 13 Meeting will be held outdoors in Applecross In February we like to try an outdoor meeting with a Barbeque. This year it is at Tompkins Park, in Applecross, next to the Melville Cricket Club. Click on the link to see a Zoomable Google Map of the location. The meeting will start at…

Club Officer Training Feb 2008

By David | January 17, 2008

Training for Club Officers is an important part of Toastmaster operations. There are two training sessions each year, the first at the beginning of the year and the second half way through. This training is being organised for WA by one of our own members, Mark Richards, the Western Division Governor. He has set up…

Victoria Quay resumes Jan 16

By David | January 15, 2008

Yes, there was a break for Christmas and New Year, but that is over. The first meeting for 2008 is on Wednesday, January 16th, at the Bowling Club. Check the draft program details

Meeting 616 On Nov 28

By David | November 29, 2007

Tony opened the meeting sharp on time at 6pm. Lynn was Toastmaster. David‘s Inspiration handled the delicate matter of politics following the change of government last Saturday night. But this was tied to the birth of their first child, George, for former members Anne-Sophie Deleflie and David Rafftery. Anne-Sophie and David left us when they…

Meeting 615 on Nov 21

By David | November 22, 2007

Tony opened the meeting sharp on time at 6pm. Alan was Toastmaster. Olivier‘s Inspiration dealt with his battle with dyslexia. As a 4 year old he still couldn’t speak and took a year of hard work from his mother to master it. Reading was even more of a challenge, which he answered with the help…

Fun evening at Lynn’s

By David | November 10, 2007

On October 31 we went to President Lynn’s house in Booragoon for a meeting with a big difference. It was fun time. Rachel, Lynn’s friend and frequent visitor to our regular meetings at the Fremantle Bowling Club, organised a set of games with a difference. And it was that American Halloween night, so several members…

Table Topics Contest 2007

By David | September 13, 2007

It was the Table Topics Contest on September 12. Alan was Contest Chair, and the Judges comprised all Club Members not taking part in the Contest. Since we had a very strong field of Contestants, there were as many Contestants as Judges. David presented a Workshop on how to Judge. Alan’s Table Topic subject was…

Humorous Contest 2007

By David | September 6, 2007

We had three excellent Humorous Speeches at the Contest on September 5. Glenis was Contest Chair, and the Judges comprised all Club Members not taking part in the Contest. David presented a Workshop on how to Judge. Heljo told us of her sporting career, starting with her failed attempt to play tennis in the style…