Jan & Feb chapter meetings

Due to public holidays on Jan 1st and Chinese New Year on February 19th, there is no chapter meetings on first and third Friday for these two months, instead we will be having the meetings on second and fourth Friday for Jan and Feb 15.  Thank you for your support and looking forward to meeting you.

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October 1st Chapter Meeting

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New Exco for 2014-2015

Hello all! Say hello to our new club officers!

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Open House Chapter Meeting on March 21st

Slide1In celebration of Toastmasters Awareness Month, Marine Parade Toastmasters Club is doing our Open House Chapter Meeting this March 21st!
Feel free to come, it is free of charge! Bring your friends and family and discover the speaker and the leader in you!

RSVP: marineparadetoastmasters@gmail.com

http://www.meetup.com/Marine-Parade-Toastmasters-Club-93003322gWAVfXou

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International Speech and Table Topics Contest 2014

It was an evening of breaking the limits and giving up our limiting beliefs, as Marine Parade Toastmasters Club looked for new champions among a club-record-breaking number of contestants (10 for International Speech and 6 for Table Topics). Ladies dominated the contests and proved that they are the deadliest gender. We would also like to thank all organizers and appointment holders whose efforts made this event run smoothly, especially our organizing chair, Karolina Gwinner; contest chair, Anuradha Phanse and chief judge , Carolyn Widgette Street (yes, all ladies!) The winners would represent our club in the Area Level contest on March 8.

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These are the brave and brilliant contestants for the night

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By not listening to the limiting beliefs of the voices in her head, Roshni Wadhwani won 2nd runner up in the International Speech Contest.

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The petite package with lots of surprises, Gwen Ling won 1st runner up in the International Speech Contest.

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By not giving up, Leanne Ulibarri emerges as champion for International Speech Contest.

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Our organizing and contest chairwomen

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Chief Judge

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Leanne Ulibarri won 2nd runner up in the Table Topics Contest.

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The very human, Avi Liran garnered the 1st runner up award in Table Topics Contest.

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Proud educator, Roshni Wadhwani is our Table Topics Contest Champion!

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Our tally counters and future champions

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Changes in Meeting Schedule for December 2013 and January 201

Please note below changes in our meeting schedules for December 2013 and January 2014

December 06, 2013:  Regular Meeting with a  special talk by renowned chiropractor Dr Bill Knoll

December 13,2013: Joint Meeting with Tampines Changkat and EMC Toastmasters Club (99 MEYER ROAD, The Sovereign, Condo function room, SINGAPORE 437920)

December 20, 2013: Meeting Rescheduled to December 13 (2nd Week)

January 3,2014: Meeting Postponed to 2nd Week

January 10, 2014 : Regular Meeting

January 17, 2014: Meeting Postponed to 4th Week

January 24, 2014: Regular Meeting

February 2014: Meetings will be back on regular schedule , 1st and 3rd Fridays of the Month.

For more details and other questions, please contact any of our Ex-Co members or drop us a message.

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Light it up! : Diwali-Themed Chapter Meeting on November 01, 2013

Light it up! : Diwali-Themed Chapter Meeting on November 01, 2013

Marine Parade Toastmasters Club is wishing our Indian members a happy Diwali!

“A matchstick glows for a few seconds,
A candle glows for a few hours,
I wish you glow forever & ever & ever!
Happy Diwali to you & your family!”

To celebrate this occasion, we will be having a Diwali-Themed meeting this Friday, November 01 with the theme “Light it up!” .

Please come wearing Indian traditional clothes or anything colorful!
We are looking forward to see you in all your vibrant glory!

Everyone is welcome! Please contact us if you are interested to attend.

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Humorous Speech and Speech Evaluation Contests 2013

“Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.”  ~Peter Ustinov

It is contest season once again and judges of our recently-held Humorous Speech and Speech Evaluation Contests have chosen a new generation of champions who would represent our club in these contests.

Everyone was in high spirits as they listen to four humorous speakers who have entertained them about singing frustrations, hair in the nose and armpits, lame jokes compilation, toilet jokes and dating tips from a toastmaster.

Salma from Anchorvale Toastmasters Club was the test speaker for the Speech Evaluation Contest and shared why she doesn’t want to be a millionaire. She was given million-dollar worth of compliments and recommendations by seven speech evaluators from MPTMC.

This event was made possible by all appointment holders especially Anu (Organizing Chair), Navin (Contest Chair) and Jenny (Chief Judge).

Thanks to everyone who have participated and let us all support our champions, Karolina Gwinner and Roshni Wadhwani in the coming Area-Level Contests on August 31!

Below are photos from the event and you may check out more photos in the gallery or in our Facebook Page.

DSC07577Speech Evaluation Contest Winners: Roshni (1st place), Karolina (2nd Place) and Leanne (3rd place)

DSC07570Humorous Speech Contest Winners: Karolina (1st place) and Leanne (2nd place)

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Many Stories…One Singapore (National-Day-Themed- Chapter Meeting)

What is your favorite spot in Singapore? What is your favorite Singapore Dish? What can you say about your neighbors? Would you rather take the MRT or drive in Singapore? Who is your favorite Singaporean?
These were just some of the stories and questions that were shared during our National-Day-Themed meeting. Members and guests have gamely answered these questions and shared their personal stories on their preferences.
Aside from the usual storytellers, Golden Gavel Pirates from Anchorvale Toastmasters club also graced the event and successfully got the Golden Gavel.
It was truly another memorable night , here are some photos from the night and you can see more in our photo gallery.

DSC07328Toastmaster of the Day, Leanne Ulibarri

 

DSC07361Lily got two ribbons for her Ice Breaker Speech and was also voted as Best Prepared Speech.

SONY DSCKarolina Gwinner on her Project 5 “Your Body Speaks”

 

DSC07329 Lennie Ho showed us her Lego Collection for her Project 6, “Get Comfortable with Visual Aids”

 

DSC07330Visiting Toastmaster Sreeman from Anchorvale TMC talked about Trading Systems.

DSC07364John Tan was voted Best Speech Evaluator.

DSC07339Our Area Governor Rebecca Tan was also there as one of the Speech Evaluators.

DSC07363Best Table Topic Speaker

DSC07343The Pirates of the Golden Gavel from Anchorvale Toastmasters Club.

SONY DSCHappy National Day from Marine Parade Toastmasters Club!

 

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National Day-Themed Chapter Meeting: August 2, 2013

National Day-Themed Chapter Meeting: August 2, 2013

This year’s Singapore National Day theme is “Many Stories…One Singapore” , encouraging everyone to share personal stories and recollections of living in Singapore.

As Toastmasters, storytelling is one of the things we can do best. Whether you are Singaporean or foreigner, political or apolitical, visitors or permanent residents, join us as we share stories and anecdotes about the country we are in!

Attendees are encourage to wear red or white.

Contact our VPE Anu (+6596404120) for more details and programme for the day.

Guests are welcome to attend, free of charge!

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