Meeting minutes of January 21st, 2014

Meeting minutes of January 21st, 2014

Attendees: Member: 20  Guest: 2
Date: January 21st, 2014
Venue: Aoyama-Tokyo Women’s Plaza

Opening remarks & Guest introduction TM Mariko Misaka
Word of the Evening “Eccentric”    TM Yasuyo Sato
Thought of the Evening TM Fuma Bando
Business Session TM Mariko Misaka

Toastmaster of the Evening  TM Masako Kuroda
Grammarian TM  Ann Sado Honjo
Am-Uh Counter TM Miki Saito
Timer TM  Fuma Bando
Vote Counter TM Hiroko Yamakawa

Table Topic Master TM Kasey Yawata

Prepared Speech Session

1st Speaker TM Mai Araki
Project#1 “Ice Breaker”
Title “Introducing  “Maiself”

2nd Speaker TM Miki Saito
Project#3 “The moral of the story” from Story Telling
Title “Get Success for My Life!!”

3rd Speaker TM Raphael Toyama
Project#3 “The moral of the story” from Story Telling
Title “Life is an Egg” 
Evaluation Session

General Evaluator TM Akiko Yuge

1st Evaluator TM Rieko Ichiya
2nd Evaluator TM Atsuko Karakasa
3rd Evaluator TM Akemi Maruyama


Best Table Topic Speaker: TM Kazuko Iwatsuki
Best Evaluator: TM Rieko Ichiya
Best Speaker: TM Raphael Toyama.

First meeting of 2014 opened with a positive and inspiring address by the club President heralded the beginning of the KeyForce’s exciting spring season.
“New Year’s Resolutions”, the theme of the meeting set by TME permeated through the entire program. Tabletopic Speech Session featuring “Dreams” was enjoyed in the
same vein.  Followed by three remarkably vibrant Prepared Speeches evaluated superbly by seasoned members. Wrapped up with an excellent General
Evaluation. On the side, members were made aware of the membership renewal approaching quickly.