Monday, February 16, 2015

No meeting on Thursday, 19 Feb 2015

Dear members and guests,

There will be no meeting this Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 as it coincides with the Chinese New Year celebration.

Wishing everyone a happy and prosperous Chinese New Year.

Our meeting will resume on 5 March 2015.

Friday, February 6, 2015

Farewell Breakfast for Hemraj & Ajesh - 27 Jan 2015‏

Dear TM Hem Raj Poudel and TM Ajesh Mahto,

Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule especially on your last day today in Malaysia to accept my humble invitation for a farewell breakfast at 0945 hrs.

I am glad to have picked the right venue for our morning bite i.e. Zam Zam Café & Satay Club in Lebuh Bandar Utama, nearby Centrepoint, PJ as the ambience and atmosphere were conducive, quiet and relaxing for us to enjoy a bit of banter and badinage as we get up to speed on developments and happenings in your career advancement and further studies in USA. Besides, you relished eating the roti telur and curry very much!

10 months have passed us by so quickly in the blink of an eye since you joined D'Utama Toastmasters Club as novices in public speaking and leadership development.  I noted that both of you  have completed 3 assignment speeches each from the CC manual plus various projects in the CL manual. I believe that if both of you continue to follow the Toastmasters educational program in public speaking and leadership training consistently and persistently, you will transform yourselves to become better speakers and awesome leaders eventually!

Thank you for updating me on your further studies in USA as follows :-

1.  Program : Masters in Computer Science (Advanced Programming)
2.  Course format : 9 months of academic study in campus + 2 years of industrial training with remote leaning.  Convocation in Feb, 2018.
3.  Campus : Maharishi University of Management (MUM) (Founder is an Indian Yogi Master)
4.  Location : Fairfield, Iowa, USA

I understand that both of will be departing tonight at KLIA on Flight MH 171, ETD 2020 hrs for Kathmandu, Nepal.  Eventually, by 11 Feb afternoon, you will be arriving at MUM.  You will get a literally cold welcome as I have listened to the news today that "historic" blizzards are hammering the North Eastern part of USA currently and probably will spread to Iowa by the time you reach there!

Anyway, on behalf of the Exco and members of DUTC, I would like to wish both of you every success, robust health, good luck and peace of mind as you embark on your further studies and career advancement in USA.  Don't forget to continue your Toastmasters' journey there!

Keep in touch always and take good care of yourselves!

Attached 2 photos of us having breakfast and the venue to facilitate retaining the indelible memories of this significant milestone of your brief sojourn in Malaysia and Toastmasters!

Warmest Regards,

Henry Fu

Farewell Dinner for Dr Goh Sheen Yee - 2 February 2015

Hi Members of DUTC,

I am pleased to share with all of you memorable snapshots of the above event to bid fond farewell to one of our senior club members since 2004 i.e. Dr Goh Sheen Yee, ACB.

Her flight to Melbourne en route to New Zealand to further her studies will be on 10 February 2015.

Bing took the lead, aided by Levin and VK,  in organizing the sumptuous dinner at the La La Chong Seafood Restaurant located at Jalan Cempaka, Kayu Ara Damansara, PJ.  11 club members attended including the guest of honour - Dr Goh.  Paulynn, spouse of Johnson, also joined us in the merriment and the warm fellowship.

To Dr Goh - May God shower you with his abundant blessings and grant you journey mercies for your flight to Australia and then to NZ next week.  All of us in DUTC wish you every success and good luck in your further studies and future endeavours.

We look forward to your return to Malaysia after completing your further studies successfully in about 2 years' time and to rejoin our club when you are back!  Please do continue your Toastmasters' journey in NZ while you are there!

Take care!


Henry Fu
Club President

Monday, February 2, 2015

Regular Meeting 5 Feb 2015

Dear Members,

Our next meeting is 5th Feb (Thu) and I will be the TME.  

All speaking slots are taken, role players are needed. Please kindly let me know if you would like to play a role and I will be happy to put you in. 

Theme: Make It Happen 
TME: Tanya Tan
Teh Tarik for the Soul: VACANT
Humour Master: VACANT
Table Topic Master: VACANT
Table Topic Evaluator: VACANT

General Evaluator: Lee Meng Tze
Language Evaluator: VACANT
Ah Counter: VACANT
Timekeeper: VACANT
Speaker 1: Argustin Mok
(Evaluator 1: VACANT)
Speaker 2:  Teoh Chun Meng
(Evaluator 2: VACANT)

Speaker 3: Yvonne Yon
(Evaluator 3: VACANT)
 Speaker 4: Boon Wei
(Evaluator 4: VACANT)

Please feel free to let me know should you have any question.

Have a great day!

Tanya Tan

Youth Leadership Program 21-22 March 2015

Dear members and guests,

D'Utama Toastmasters Club is proud to be organising the Youth Leadership Program(YLP) once again this year after a series of successful YLPs.

We are proud that participants have benefited from this program with the increased in self-confidence in public speaking and having fun along the way!

This year, we are hoping that a greater number of youth between the age of 13-17 years old will walk away from the 2-day informal course with greater self-esteem and get to know more friends.

For further details, please refer to the brochure. Alternatively, you can contact Tan Kooi Ching or Jack Ng for more information.