Summary of Meeting
Time : 10:30 – 12:30
Total members attended : 25
Total Guest attended : 6
Toast Master of the Day (TMOD) : TM Shanni
Ah Counter : TM Naveen
Timer : TM Anirudh
Grammarian : TM Umme
General Evaluator : TM Sriram
Table Topics Master : TM Rajesh
Auditor of the day : TM Nirav
Word of the day : Annihilation
Theme of the day : Mumbai Rains
Details of the Meeting
This Sunday morning, 103th meeting of Thane Toastmasters was full of energetic audience. The session was started by TM Nirav, who recited the mission of the toastmasters and gave general instructions.
TM Sriram was then called on to the stage to start the excom election. He called all the nominated members on the stage and asked the members in the audience, whether they would like to contest against anyone. After a minute of silence all the nominated members were elected as excom committee members. The new excom is as follows
(1) Sergeant at arms TM Nirav
(2) Treasurer TM Neela
(3) Secretary TM Vishwanath
(4) Vice President Public Relation TM Vinayakam
(5) Vice President Membership TM Swapneel
(6) Vice President Education TM Ummesalma
(7)President TM Tejaswini
(8)Webmaster TM Vishwanath
(9) Immediate Past President TM Terrance
Toastmaster of the Day (TMOD) TM Shanni then took over the rest of the session. TM Shanni introduced the theme of today’s meeting Mumbai Rains.
He talked about how Monsoon rains bring Mumbai to a standstill. He also touched the good points about monsoon such as it brings a cool breeze along with washing down the summer heat and soaking half of Mumbai in a romantic mood.
TM Shanni then introduced the role holders and then began with the first session of the meeting the prepared speech session. Before calling a speaker, TM Shanni stated each and every speakers experience with rains.
Speaker 1, TM Soundharya gave her P2 speech titled “Life is a Rollercoaster”
Her speech was all about reinforcing the metaphor “life is a rollercoaster” and how experiencing a rollercoaster ride teaches you about life.
This thoughtful speech was evaluated by TM Vishwanath.
Speaker 2, TM Swapneel gave his P4 speech titled “Subprime Crises”
TM Swapneel talked about the 2008 financial crises. He created an analogy between a restaurant and Wallstreet firms making the speech very interesting and easy to understand.
His speech was evaluated by TM Rajesh.
Speaker 3, TM Easwar gave his P4 speech titled “Health Health Health”
TM Easwar talked about the importance of health. In his speech he narrated an interesting story about Apollo astronaughts and how the space mission has an adverse effect on their health.
His speech was evaluated by TM Tejaswini.
Speaker 4, TM Prachi gave her P6 speech titled “The Right Balance”
TM Prachi speech was about inculcating discipline in children. She narrated a very humorous account about disciplining her intelligent yet mischievous son and taking efforts to instill the right balance in him.
This wonderful speech was evaluated by TM Ramanathan
Table topic speeches
TM Rajesh then took over the session as the Table Topics Master. He started the session explaining about table topics for the benefit of the guests. Volunteers for table topics were called
Speaker 1 TM Hariharan
Topic: Rain and childhood memories
Speaker 2 TM Tejaswini
Topic: Rain – Boon or Bane
Speaker 3 TM Neerav
Topic: Does it rain when god cries?
Speaker 4 TM Sriram
Topic: Rains fill roads and empty lakes
Speaker 5 Sajjan
Topic: With her on a beautiful rainy day
Speaker 6 TM Umme
Topic: Too much or too little
Following this, TM Sriram provided his General Evaluations.
The Timer, Grammarian, Table topics evaluator and Ah counter provided their feedbacks.
TM Terrance then called upon the guests for their valuable feedback and experience during the course of the session.
After that Winners were declared ….
|Speaker of the Day – TM Prachi|
|Table Topics Speaker – TM Hariharan
|Evaluator of the Day – TM Ramanathan|
Congratulations to All the Winners!