Your Carbon Footprint

We have a Climate Scientist in our club Andrew joined us last December, after he had completed a Speechcraft course with our team of trainers.  He is a climate scientist and is passionate about spreading information about his specialist knowledge and persuading us to do what we can as individuals to reduce our personal and…

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Peter Law’s Toast

Peter’s West Australian Column Every Friday The West Australian has a Features section. Last Thursday, August 27, 2015 the Features section featured Peter Law giving advice on how to present a Toast at a meeting. Eagle eyed Scott Woodhill noticed the column as he scanned Friday’s West. He cut it out and brought it along…

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VQ Charter Members

Victoria Quay Toastmasters chartered on November 27, 1995. Our first meeting was at the CY O’Connor Centre on Victoria Quay on April 12, 1995. These were our 20 Charter Members and their officer roles.  Those in blue have remained members for the full 20 years. Lesley Amm, President Gary Bartholomeusz, Sergeant at Arms Chris Bourne…

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Leaving Victoria Quay

  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…

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Citizenship Ceremony

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,…

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Peter Law wins at Southern

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…

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Indigenous Speechcraft Group

Victoria Quay has already completed two sessions of the ‘No Parents Left Behind” Indigenous Speechcraft Training. What a fantastic experience for those members of Victoria Quay who have been attending and assisted.  We have averaged eight Speechcraft participants per session which is being conducted at the Edmund Rice Centre in Fremantle. What fantastic people we…

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YouTube comes to Victoria Quay

Getting with it A small group of VQ members met last night at David and Glenis’s house for a Netmasters meeting. That’s a small club devoted to developing online meeting procedures. Most of the 8 members come from Victoria Quay. Andrew Bond introduced us to the idea of videoed messages to our members. This is…

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