VQ Officers July to Dec 2011

Elections were held on Jun 22 2011 President Neville Simmons ACB Vice President Education Blanche MacQuinto Vice President Membership Gwen Williams Vice President Public Relations Christine Bonser Secretary Greg Lynn CC Treasurer Denis Sullivan Sergeant at Arms David Nicholas DTM Immediate Past President Peter Law ACB

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Meeting 784 – very special

A Very Special Meeting Many members believe that every Victoria Quay meeting is special. They are right and Wednesday night was definitely one of those special meetings. There were 27 people present, with 10 visitors.  Visitor Karin joined, even though she can’t attend until June 15. We are confident that several others will join. Amongst…

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Meeting 783 – 11 May 11, They Just Keep Coming

What can I say, the great Club Meetings just keep coming and coming.  Alan Smith was our Toastmaster and kept the evening ticking over in his usual inimitable style.  David Nicholas provided us with a workshop on the structure of a speech and how to come up with subjects.  David’s workshops are always helpful and…

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Australia Day Alert

Australia Day Alert January 26th is a public holiday for Australia Day. We are not meeting that evening. The next meeting is on Wednesday, February 2nd. If you have any queries about this, ring David on 0401 011 212

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Meeting 763 – see the Podcast

A special meeting on Sunday afternoon, Nov 28, 2010 It was a very special meeting.  Colin gave his Advanced Leadership Workshop to complete the requirements of his ACG – the Advanced Communicator Gold.  Congratulations Colin. Speeches Then we had 5 speeches.  One was a joint effort by Mark and David and it was recorded. Have…

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CL Problems

Project 8 is a problem The Competent Leader Manual has 10 projects.  Project 8 deals with Motivating People.  Members are required to do three of five roles, at least one of which has to be from the first two roles named.  These two roles both require the member to conduct campaigns or chair a contest.…

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David Nicholas for Southern Division Governor

David Nicholas DTM is standing for Southern Division Governor David Nicholas DTM Clubs in our District 17 are organised into Areas and Divisions. There are 3 Divisions – Central with 4 Areas, Northern with 4 Areas and Southern with 5 Areas. The 3 Division Governors for next year, July 2012 to June 2013, will be…

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Speechcraft finale

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,…

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Meeting 703 Humorous Contest

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…

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