Club News and Blog

Peter Law wins at Division

By David | April 10, 2014

The Southern Division International Final The final was held on Sunday, April 6, 2014.  There were 5 contestants, representing each of the 5 Areas in Southern Division.  They are S31, S32 (we are in S32), S33, S34 & S35.  Although Peter belongs to Victoria Quay and Netmasters, both in S32, he was actually representing Armadale…

New Members for Jan 2014

By David | January 18, 2014

A Bumper Start to 2014 On Jan 01, 2014 we had 36 financial members registered with Toastmasters International. Now, at the end of January, we have 42 members, after adding 6 new members. Alan Clarke Alan Clarke actually joined on Dec 9 in the Spearwood meetings we were conducting. He did his Icebreaker there. Heljo…

Xmas Meeting 2013

By David | December 21, 2013

What a Meeting There is a separate report on the Table Topics – you can find it at Christmas Table Topics The Agenda – without Table Topics Opening the Meeting – Sergeant at Arms Peter Carrie had organised the different seating style and he opened the meeting at 6pm with his standard, clearly presented meeting…

Christmas Table Topics

By David | December 20, 2013

A Galaxy of Members and Visitors Table Topics was special at our Xmas Meeting on Dec 18, 2013 Members and Visitors were invited to bring along an inexpensive gift, wrap it and drop it around the Xmas tree organised by President Dave Finnimore.  Toastmaster Mark Richards selected the speakers.  Out they came and selected a…

Officers Jan to Jun 2014

By David | December 16, 2013

Elections were held on Dec 11 2013 These are for the term from January to June 2014 President Dave Finnimore CC Vice President Education David Nicholas DTM Vice President Membership Dean Humphrey Vice President Public Relations Kirsty Vinje Secretary Qin Guo Treasurer Peter Law DTM Sergeant at Arms Peter Carrie CC Immediate Past President Christine…

Online Committee Meeting Oct 25

By David | October 26, 2013

Spearwood Toastmasters Launch Heljo Cameron David Nicholas and Heljo Cameron are sponsoring the launch of a new Toastmasters Club at the Spearwood Bowling Club.  The Demonstration Meeting will be held at the Bowling Club on Monday evening, November 18, 2013 at 6.30pm.  The 5 member Committee met on Friday evening, Oct 25 from 8-8.30pm  to…

Meeting 900

By David | September 30, 2013

Victoria Quay Meeting 900 was on September 18, 2013 Meeting 1 was on April 17, 1995 The first meeting of Victoria Quay Toastmasters was held on Victoria Quay, in the CY O’Connor Centre.  The 900th meeting was held in the Fremantle Bowling Club, at our Venue for more than 10 years. It was a great…

Theatre Sports at Overflow

By David | August 28, 2013

What is Theatre Sports? It is the brainchild of Cliff Boer an illustrious former member of Victoria Quay. Cliff won the 2003 Toastmasters InterDistrict Speech Final and was one of the 9 finalists in the World Championship of Public Speaking at Atlanta, USA.  Glenis and I were there to see his winning performance in that…

Overflow in July

By David | July 19, 2013

What is Overflow? Victoria Quay has had a big surge in membership.  By early July we had 45 members registered.  Of course there are always a few members who can’t take part in any particular week, but that kind of membership makes it difficult for the program to give everybody an opportunity to take part…

VQ Officers Jul to Dec 2013

By David | June 20, 2013

Elections were held on Jun 19 2013 These are for the term from July to December 2013 President Dave Finnimore CC Vice President Education Qin Guo Vice President Membership David Nicholas DTM Vice President Public Relations Heljo Cameron ACS Secretary Dean Humphrey Treasurer Peter Law DTM Sergeant at Arms Peter Carrie CC Immediate Past President…