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