Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Our Next Meeting: 4th April 2013

Dear members,

Chan Yew Choong will be our TME for the next meeting coming up on 4 April!

Theme: "To be advise"

TME: Chan Yew Choong
 Chee Fong Hoe
ASA2: Teoh Chun Ming
Teh Tarik for the Soul: Nancy Liew
Humour Master:  Choong Voon Kwong
Table Topic Master:  **vacant**
Table Topic Evaluator:**vacant**

General Evaluator: Steven Lai

Language Evaluator:  **vacant**Ah Counter:  **vacant**
Time Keeper: Jack Ng
Speaker 1: Shawn Chen CC#2           (Evaluator 1: **vacant**)
Speaker 2: Jasmine Khoo CC#2           (Evaluator 2: Chai Wen Lee)
Speaker 3: Chu Shi Wei AC#1             (Evaluator 3:  **vacant**)
Speaker 4: Hoo Sze Ling AC#?             (Evaluator 4:  **vacant**)

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Toastmasters International President Dr. John Lau, DTM's address

On 21 March 2013, our Toastmasters International President (Term 2012/13) Dr. John Lau, DTM visited D'Utama Toastmasters Club. During this visit, he share with us his experience, knowledge and wisdom he gather through his journey.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Next Meeting: 21 March 2013 - Greetings from Norway !

(Update #2, 20 Mar'13: All Roles Filled, READY, SET, GO !)
(Update #1, 17 Mar'13: Roles updated)

Dear Members, Friends and Guests,

D'Utama Toastmasters Club will be held on 21st March 2013 (Thursday) with Yap Cheong Sheong as the Toastmaster of the Evening, imported all the way from Norway!

We will also have our Toastmasters International (USA) President, Dr. John Lau visiting us.

Theme of the Meeting: Reach Your Potential

Toastmaster of the Evening (TME) : YAP Chean Sheong, CC
ASA1 (registration) : Jo CHUNG
ASA2 (call meeting to order) : HOO Sze Ling, ACB
Teh Tarik for the Soul : Ginger KOH, CC
Table Topic Master : Nancy LIEW, ACS ALS
Table Topic Evaluator : LIM Bing Yee, ATMB
Ah Counter : CHOONG Voon Kwong
Time Keeper : Tarcayani
Language Evaluator : Jack NG
General Evaluator : G. Subramaniam DTM

Assignment Speakers Project # Evaluators
1. Jo CHUNG CC#3 (Get To The Point) CHAI Wen Lee, CC
2. CHAN Yew Choong CC#9 (Persuade With Power) GAN Teong Hock, DTM
3. CHEE Fong Hoe CC#10 (Inspire Your Audience) SOH Fong Wai, DTM

All are welcome to join us for any fun filled evening @ Kolej Damansara Utama(KDU), Room 1.08.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Toastmasters International (USA) President's Visit (21 Mar 13)

For the first time in D'Utama Toastmasters Club's history, the Toastmasters International (USA) President John Lau, DTM will be visiting the club this Thursday (21 March 2013). Come join us to listen to the sharing, knowledge and wisdom of this great man !

International President
Term of Office: 2012-2013
John Lau, DTM, of Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, is the Chief Executive and owner of the Acme Group of Companies, a management consultancy. He has lectured on marketing management and leadership for post-graduate students and is a Sarawak State Chairman of the People’s Progressive Party of Malaysia, a component party of the Malaysian Federal Government. This past January, Lau was one of 17 people appointed by the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau as a Kesatria Malaysia (meaning “Knight of Malaysia”) to help develop the country’s business industry. Lau holds advanced degrees in several fields, including a Ph.D. in strategic marketing.

A dedicated Toastmaster for 22 years, Lau has held a number of prominent leadership positions within the organization and has attained the Distinguished Toastmaster designation — the highest level of achievement in Toastmasters.

He credits the organization for much of his personal development. “Toastmasters’ core values of integrity, dedication to excellence, respect for the individual and service to its members closely match my own beliefs,” says Lau. “They have enabled me to grow as a professional, and as a Malaysian business leader.”

As an officer of the Toastmasters International Board of Directors, Lau is a “working ambassador” for the organization. He works with the Board to develop, support and modify the policies and procedures that guide the organization in fulfilling its mission.
(profile source: click here)

Monday, March 4, 2013

Next Meeting: 7th March 2013

To All D'Utama Toastmasters Club Members and Guests,
Please note that our next meeting will be on this coming Thursday 7th March 2013, and our Toastmaster of the Evening (TME) will be Steven Lai!

Theme: To be announced
TME: Steven Lai
ASA1: **vacant**
ASA2: Shawn Chen (TBC) 
Teh Tarik for the Soul: Jack Ng
Humour Master: Billy Zhai
Table Topic Master:  Chan Yew Choong
Table Topic Evaluator: Chai Wen Lee, CC
General Evaluator: Emily Bong (Crystal Toastmasters Club)

Language Evaluator:  **vacant**Ah Counter:  Hoo Sze Ling, ACB
Time Keeper: Jasmine Khoo
Speaker 1: G. Siva, DTM  CC#1              (Evaluator 1: Chu Shi Wei, CC)
Speaker 2: Choong Voon Kwong CC#6    (Evaluator 2: Calvin Lim, ACS)
Speaker 3: Alex Tan AC#2                       (Evaluator 3: Marcus Loi, CC, CL)

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Champions - Area B4 International Speech Contest and Table Topics Contest

D'Utama Toastmasters Club's International Speech Contest, Johnson Yike and Table Topics Contest, Alex Tan champions have done the club proud on 2nd March 2013 at the Area B4 International Speech Contest and Table Topics contest as both of them have emerged as champions once again for their respective contest once again.

Seated (from left to right): Johnson Yike (International Speech Contest champion) and Alex Tan (Table Topics Contest champion). Standing (left to right): Billy Low, G.Sivalingam and Chan Yew Choong.

The two of them shall represent Area B4 in the coming division level contest, Division B International Speech Contest and Table Topics Contest on 6th April (Saturday) at Taylor's University Lakeside Campus.