September 1, 2016 – Meeting Notes

Our Toastmaster for tonight’s meeting was Deepali Chugh. The meeting began with a “2-minute Special” by Puneet Lath. Puneet shared his frustrated, yet chuckle-worthy, perspective on car-share programs versus automobile ownership. Sharon Zhang, tonight’s General Evaluator, continued the meeting with the introduction of the Grammarian (John Buffington), “Ah” Counter (Arthur Khurin) and Timer (Drew Stamm). Read more about September 1, 2016 – Meeting Notes[…]

Sierra Speakers 1/21/16 Meeting Minutes

Theme: Unforgettable Mentors and Leaders WoD: Pusillanimous (adj) Toastmaster: Patrick Dooley Joke Master: Regina Chien 2-Minute Special: Page Edwards G/E: Elliot Alyeshmerni Eval #1: Gene Halavanau Eval #2: Duncan De Wet Grammarian: Arthur Khurin Ah Counter: Deepali Chugh Timer: Regina Chien Speaker #1: Victor Siu delivered CC#3, Get to the Point; “Real Estate Demystified Victor Read more about Sierra Speakers 1/21/16 Meeting Minutes[…]

Pay your dues

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It’s that time of year … September is our semi-annual dues collecting period. For everything you benefit from with Toastmasters your dues are only $60. 1. by Check made out to “Sierra Speakers Toastmasters” – either bring your check to this week’s meeting and hand it to any club officer, or mail it directly to Read more about Pay your dues[…]


Cookies and contests last week! Sweet! First, we had a very entertaining speech about dating in the Internet age by Mary Ann Jawaili. Then our contestants in the Speech Evaluation Contest each took the stage: Keith Hoang, Kylie Baker and John Angelico respectively, with three very impressively well-delivered evaluations. Then the very funny Humorous Speech Read more about Sweetness![…]