Saturday, February 18, 2012

How D’Utama Toastmasters Club celebrates Lunar New Year

If you didn’t already know, fellowship is the cornerstone of what makes D’Utama Toastmasters Club an awesome club! Going beyond making speeches and evaluations, we always have an excuse to meet up and have fun! Here’s how we celebrate the Lunar New Year this year!

1. Get a former member to hold an Open House

Yap Bell Xun, treasurer for the term 2010/2011 moved to Australia last year and returned for a short holiday. So we manhandled him to throw an Open House for us on the second day of the Lunar New Year! His sister, Ying Shuen is the current secretary for the club so they had no excuse not to invite us!

2. Get invited to a Past President’s House

On the sixth day of the Lunar New Year, Past President Calvin Lim welcomed us to his house, force-feeding us with noodles and super hot chilli, supplemented with free flow of soft drinks. We were spoilt beyond belief!

3. Show up at the current President’s house

On the seventh day, President Steven Lai invited us to his house for the Lunar New Year celebrations. He and his lovely wife served up noodles, spring rolls and red bean soup. Not only did we go for second rounds, we went for thirds and fourths, while catching up and trading stories.

There was no better way to usher in the Year of the Water Dragon! Here’s to many more fellowship activities!

Reported by
Hoo Sze Ling, ACB
Vice-President Membership 2011/2012