Monthly Archives: September 2015

In-house Evaluation Speech Contest 2015

The Keyforce 2015 In-house Evaluation Contest was successfully conducted.
Congratulations to TM Mai Araki for winning the first place! She will be representing Keyforce and competing in the Area contest at Ochanomizu University on October 4th.

Thank you to all the contest officials for your dedicated leaderships.
Special thanks is expressed to Immediate Past District Governer TM Hisashi Watanabe for an high-level and exciting speech about his travel experience in Paris, “Never Give Up.”

First place
TM Mai Araki

Second place
TM Ayah Kakinuma

A big round of applause to
TM Miki Saito
TM Ryuichi Onoe
for wonderful evaluations as well.

☆Contest Officials
Contest Chair: TM Kasey Yawata
Chief Judge: TM Mariko Misaka
Timers: TM Yasuyo Sato, TM Hidenori Takahashi
Tally Counters: TM Taeko Hayashi, TM Takuya Tsubota, TM Izumi Matsubara
Interviewer: TM Masako Kuroda
Sergent at Arms: TM Jason Shi, TM Yasunari Matsukawa
Photographer: TM Chihiro Inoue

☆Test Speech
TM Hisashi Watanabe (Kanagawa TMC)
“Never Give Up”

In-house Evaluation Speech Contest 2015

In-house Evaluation Speech 2015 Contest Winners

Our skilled contestants. Great jobs!

Our skilled contestants. Great jobs!


Meeting Minutes of September 1st 2015

The first meeting of the fall season was held on September 1st. Welcoming our Area Director TM Sam Mchombo for the “Evaluation training” to prepare for the upcoming in-house Evaluation contest (held September 15th), we had a fruitful meeting as always with 4 enjoyable speeches.

☆Congratulations to the winners

Best speaker: TM Ryuji Yokoyama
Best evaluator: TM Mai Araki & TM Kasey Yawata

☆Prepared speakers

1st speaker: TM Yasunari Matsukawa
Project #1 The Ice Breaker
Title: “No Music No Life”
Evaluator: TM Ayah Kakinuma

2nd speaker: TM Naoko Adachi
Project #1 The Ice Breaker
Title: “A Long Journey to Tokyo”
Evaluator: TM Mai Araki

3rd speaker: TM Takuya Tsubota
Project #2 Organize your speech
Title: “Sento to drop in”
Evaluator: TM Tommy Takabu

4th speaker: TM Ryuji Yokoyama
Project #7 Research your topic
Title: “Run Run Run”
Evaluator: TM Kasey Yawata

☆Word of the evening

“Enchant” = attract

☆Thank you for your leaderships

Toastmaster of the Evening: TM Chao Liu
Grammarian: TM Ann Sado Honjo
Am-Uh Counter: TM Fuyuki Kawano
Timer: TM Izumi Matsubara
Vote Counter: TM Zhiqiang Shi

Thought of the Evening: TM Masako Kuroda
Word of the Evening: TM Hidenori Takahashi

☆Business Session

– 2015/2016 Financial report by President TM Mari Kanno
– Renewal fee to be payed to treasurer TM Hidenori Takahashi by end of September

Meeting Minutes of July 21st 2015

In the lovely evening in summer, we gathered again and enjoyed 4 speeches with a variety of themes and objectives.

☆Prepared speakers
1st speaker: TM Izumi Matsubara
Project #3 “Get to the Point”
Title: “Maina-chan”
Evaluator: TM Yasuo Sato
2nd speaker: TM Chihiro Inoue
Project #4 “How to say it”
Title: “Broad Beans and Blue Eggs”
Evaluator: TM Miki Saito
3rd speaker: TM Fuyuki Kawano
Project #4 The Touching Story” from Advanced Manual “Story Telling”
Title: “1 Year Dormitory Life with Rules”
Evaluator: TM Ayah Kakinuma
4th speaker: TM Kasey Yawata
Project #5″The Humorous Speech” from Advanced Communication Series― Humorously Speaking
Title: “An Unusual Job Seeker- ‖”
Evaluator: TM Ann Sado Honjo

☆Word of the evening
“beef up”
☆Thank you for your leaderships
Toastmaster of the Evening: TM Tommy Takabu
Grammarian: TM Ayah Kakinuma
Am-Uh Counter: TM Ryuichi Onoe
Timer: TM Ryuji Yokoyama
Vote Counter: TM Ryutaro Inagaki
Assistant Vote Counter: Akemi Maruyama
Thought of the Evening: TM Takuya Tsubota
Word of the Evening: TM Akemi Maruyama