Club News and Blog

Opportunities

By David | June 16, 2013

Victoria Quay is very large now We have a wonderful club which is attracting a lot of new members.  We have 44 right now, and others are interested in joining.  We love that.  But it produces real problems.  It has become difficult to get a speaking spot on the Agenda. We have 4 prepared speeches…

VQ Officers Jan to June 2013

By David | December 20, 2012

Elections were held on Dec 05, 2012 These are for the term from July to December 2012 President Christine Bonser CC Vice President Education Peter Law DTM Vice President Membership David Nicholas DTM Vice President Public Relations Sue Aspin Secretary Neville Simmons ACB Treasurer Saman Perera Sergeant at Arms Dave Finnimore Immediate Past President Neville…

Leaving Victoria Quay

By David | October 27, 2012

  Richard Strickland is leaving Filleting a fish Richard is leaving us for the reasons he explains below.  He almost did it six months ago when the March Renewals came around, but now the time has come. Since he joined us in April 2009 he has delighted us with many dramatic and humorous speeches, often…

Citizenship Ceremony

By David | October 20, 2012

Victoria Quay Member chairs the event Peter Carrie Peter Carrie joined Victoria Quay in July this year immediately after he had completed a Speechcraft Course.  Peter has a supervisory role at the City of Melville which requires him to run training courses for staff.  Like so many people, Peter is very competent at his job,…

VQ Winners in S32 Final

By David | October 15, 2012

Victoria Quay was host club on Oct 10, 2012 Greg Lynn Victoria Quay hosted the Area S32 finals of the Humorous Speech and the Table Topics.  17 members were present including Ty who joined last week and Paul and Kecci who joined that night.  Besides our members there were representatives from the other 4 clubs…

VQ Table Topics Club Final

By David | October 6, 2012

Meeting 852 on Oct 10, 2012 was very special We had two big occasions – the Table Topics Contest and two very special speeches. Colin Hughes was Contest Chair and he wrote the story of the Contest. The Table Topics Contest Colin Hughes It was contest time at Victoria Quay on Wednesday 3 Oct to…

VQ Officers July to December 2012

By David | July 28, 2012

Elections were held on Jun 20, 2012 These are for the term from July to December 2012 President Christine Bonser CC Vice President Education Peter Law DTM Vice President Membership David Nicholas DTM Vice President Public Relations Sue Aspin Secretary Neville Simmons ACB Treasurer Saman Perera Sergeant at Arms Dave Finnimore Immediate Past President Neville…

Peter Law wins at Southern

By David | April 29, 2012

Peter Law triumphs Peter Law DTM Victoria Quay is in Area S32 of Southern Division in District 17 of Toastmasters International.  On Saturday April 28, Southern Division conducted contests to decided who would represent the Division at the District finals at the Convention on May 26/7.  Our member Peter was the Area representative for both…

VQ resumes Wed Jan 18

By David | January 13, 2012

First meeting for 2012 We had a break over Christmas and the new year.  Now our meetings start again on Wednesday, January 18.  Our new Vice President Education, Greg Lynn, will be sending out the program very soon. Coming up in 2012 It will be a mix of the new and the old.  There will…

VQ Officers January to June 2012

By David | December 17, 2011

Elections were held on Dec 7 2011 These are for the term from January to June 2012 President Neville Simmons ACB Vice President Education Greg Lynn CC Vice President Membership David Nicholas Vice President Public Relations Christine Bonser CC Secretary Heljo Cameron ACS Treasurer Denis Sullivan Sergeant at Arms Tim Keats Immediate Past President Peter…