Saturday, October 27, 2018

Toastmasters Rookies Contest - Headliners of Tomorrow

From the "Conducting a Quality Club Speech Contest" training, we had lunch, in the same venue at Fluor Daniel in Alabang. Thereafter, the Rookies Contest, top-billed as "Headliners of Tomorrow" started.

It was Area Director 74 Kate Allison Gapul who hosted the afternoon affair.


Conducting a Quality Club Speech Contest


Two events in one day! Toastmasters from clubs in Division H gathered today for these two events: training and a mock contest. The morning session was the training on Conducting a Quality Club Speech Contest while in the afternoon, we had the Rookies Contest top-billed as Headliners of Tomorrow or HOT Contest.


(photo credits: JD Morales)

Friday, October 26, 2018

First Balfour Toastmasters Demo Meeting

After a few weeks preparation, the Demo Meeting for the First Balfour Toastmasters Club finally happened today at the First Balfour Office near Sucat in Parañaque City.

It was organized by Alabang Community Toastmasters' (ACT) DTM Lolet de los Reyes and First Balfour's HR Trainer, Cherrie Tuazon. We even had online guests attending the meeting, DTM Zaldy Co (shown on-screen below) and Anna Santos from First Balfour.

Shown below are the attendees from the First Balfour office and the members of the demo team.


(photo credits: JK Lopez)

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Continental Manila Toastmasters Club 2nd Visit

The second club meeting after Continental's long vacation pushed through today. The first was held last month. Dolly and I were certainly glad that there were more attendees this time.

The photo below was taken at Continental's cafeteria. Dolly, President Jeffrey and I stood at the back for this photo-op before we had our lunch (thanks, Jeff!). We all forgot to take photos at the meeting venue.

(photo credits: Jeffrey Lim)

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Oct 20, 2018 Toastmasters Meeting - Evaluation & Feedback 2nd Speech PM1

It was apparently a red-letter day as DTM Rema Manzano came to grace the club meeting and deliver ribbon awards! These were the recognition awards that the club achieved for the preceding term.

Shown in the photo below are (L-R): Nath Batac, Renzo Vergel de Dios, Janice, Paul, Rey Pepino, Ed Ramirez, me, Rema Manzano, Leonzo Escolar, Marlyn Malinao, Leah Catapia, Ana, Ching Bognot and Nelle Cirujales.

(photo credits: Doc Rey Pepino)

Evaluation & Feedback 2nd Speech-Sample PM1, "King of the Road"

This is my 14th prepared speech under Pathways. The speech was delivered at the BF Community TMC in Las Piñas City in the Oct 20, 2018 Toastmasters Meeting.


King of the Road
(Evaluation & Feedback 2nd Speech, Level 1-Presentation Mastery, Oct 20, 2018, BF Community TMC, Las Piñas City. Evaluated by Rema Manzano DTM)

Friday, October 12, 2018

UPS Alabang Toastmasters Club Mentoring - 11th

The theme for today's club meeting at UPS Alabang was "Teachers' Day". Teachers' Day way celebrated last week and the fun table topics portion today pertained to things about teaching.

Attending in today's meeting were (L-R) Standing: Romer, guest, Wilfreda, Diane, Bing, Philip, me, Nona, Daniel, Anne, Karla, Ron, Owen and Mhelody. Seated: Jayson and Reya.


(photo credits: UPS GBS Alabang)

QSI Toastmasters Club Induction of Officers

The QSI (Quantity Solutions Inc.) Toastmasters Club had its 3rd Induction of Officers today. This was the third because the first induction had Jandy as the Club President. That was followed by the second induction with Nera as president.

Shown below are the new set of club officers (L-R): Joel Brian de la Cruz (President), Nicanor Esplanada (VP Membership), Aldous Pring (VP-Public Relation), Rubilynne Bernarte (Secretary) and Mark Clinton Viriña (Sgt-At-Arms).

(photo credits: Eve Badiola)


Saturday, October 6, 2018

Oct 6, 2018 Toastmasters Meeting

We started off the afternoon session supposedly with an officers' meeting as well as a Leaders' Assimilation session at 12:30pm. Unfortunately, only Ching, me, Leah, Renzo and facilitator Raul were present. So we simply had lunch and massage (yeah!) at the small function room of Cassalu. Then we had the usual club meeting at 2 pm.

Shown in the photo below are a couple of masseuses (in white/green) that Ching invited. From L-R: Marilyn, guest Janice, Ed, Russell, me, Raul, Eric, Ching, guest Leonzo (Anne's nephew), guest Tina, Leah, Jude, Nelle, Lita and Renzo.


(photo credits: Ching Bognot)


Friday, October 5, 2018

Coaching Session for the Rookies Contest

Cinnabon in Festival Mall was the meeting place for a coaching session for Renzo's contest speech. Renzo is entered in a Rookies Contest named "Headliners of Tomorrow" or HOT Contest. Giving valuable inputs at the coaching session was Leah.

Renzo and I started discussing at 4:30 pm and Leah came later at around 5:30.


(photo credits: Renzo Vergel de Dios)