325-Spring Fun

Minutes of the 325th meeting of Inner Universe Toastmaster Club
‘Spring Fun’ theme by TM Shruthi Shetty
Minutes by TM Pratibha Tiwari
April 14th, 2019

The first IUTM outdoor meeting was fully loaded with fun and activities. All ToastMasters put ‘spring in
their step’ and enjoyed it in awesome weather.

‘A spring in someone’s step’ was the phrase of the day introduced by TM Pratibha Tiwari, which was used verbally and could have seen practically in fun activities.

‘Red’, ‘Yellow’ and ‘Blue’ was the colour theme for the evening. All Toastmasters gathered in Formal Park along with mates and picnic mood. Kudos to innovative TME Shruthi Shetty who came up with the superb idea of mindful crazy games.

The meeting was declared open by President TM Senthil Kumar at 7:45 PM.

The thought of the day ‘Happiness For Life’ was given by TM Anita by explaining how important happiness is in our life. All roleplayers kept staying on the ball while playing their role as well as they were jocular at the
spot. Timing machine was uniquely prepared using colored papers.

TME started the meeting with a funny game where participants had to do the opposite action of the meaning of the word. It was funny as well as head-scratcher start.

Prepared speeches were delivered by TM Namrata, TM Syamlal, TM Asif.

TM Namrata gave her L1-P3 Speech. Since her speech was on the basis of the last evaluation. She spoke about ‘Money’ and extended her previous speech. She explains how we can financially literate our children at a young age. Her speech was evaluated by TM Abidul Islam. He notified that she should implement the last suggestion of usage of probes and stage. He suggested more creative usage of probes.

TM Syamlal gave his L2-P1 Speech on ‘Leadership’. He spoke about his professional journey where he used his leadership skills to achieve his goal. His speech was evaluated by TM Minal. She appreciated his storytelling skill. She suggested more voice modulation and correct
grammar usage.

TM Asif gave his L2-P1 Speech on ‘Mentors’. He spoke about his own experience with his mentor. He told how mentors play a life-changing role in our life and we should always respect them. His speech was evaluated by TM Harsha. She appreciated his story and message which isclosely related to everyone's life. She suggested more structuring of speech.

Table Topic Master TM Alok Mishra came up with interesting topics. TM Namrata spoke on ‘Celebrate the things you have’, TM Shameema spoke on ‘To get the full value of joy you must have someone to share with’, TM Darveez spoke on ‘ How old would you be if you did not know how old you are’, TM Tariq spoke on’We learn from our mistake still we afraid to make a mistake’.

The general evaluation was done by TM Shameema. Her positive evaluation accorded with pleasant weather and a positive mood. She appreciated all the role players and speakers. During the whole meeting in between TME’s crazy games was the cherry on the cake.

The meeting was declared closed by the President at 9:31 pm. He congratulated all for 10 DC points achievement and cake cutting was the token of celebration. Later, everyone enjoyed the dinner and soft drinks which were arranged by TM Abidul Islam, TM Namrata, and TM Shruthi. Finally, an awesome evening ended with a cheerful mood by promising many more celebrations for tomorrow.

Best Speaker: TM Asif
Best Evaluator: TM Minal Joshi
Best Table Topic Speaker: TM Shameema
No of attendees: 21
Next Meeting: 28.04.2019

Congratulations to winners and all the role players.