Wednesday, January 10, 2007

January 10 Meeting Minutes

Next meeting tasks: Jan 24 TM Rob, TT Queen, SP Raja, SP Anh
Officer Training Thursday 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. January 18, 2007 - Ramsey Library 2180 N. Hamline, Roseville
Division International Speech & Tall Tales Contests - April 18, 2007
Area International Speech & Tall Tales Contests - The week of March 26, 2007
Club International Speech & Tall Tales Contests - February 28, 2007

Attendees: Anh, Rob, Jack, Janet, Raja, Nathan, Dave
Best Speaker of the day: Jack Chandler
Best Table Topic Answer of the day: Dave Holmquist
Best Evaluator of the day: Dave Holmquist
The Word of the Day: uxorious \uk-SOR-ee-us; ug-ZOR-\, adjective:
Excessively fond of or submissive to a wife.

Speaker: Jack Chandler
Speech: College Financial Aid
Jack just made a trip to River Falls for his child college financial aid meeting; Jack gave many useful tips including the following.
Tips: Put parent name on education saving.
Put student name on education loan.

Speaker: Janet Hall
Speech: More to Follow
Janet is working on achieving her AC Gold award by March 31, 2007.
She gave us a head up on the five incoming speech topics.

1. "Let's Go Nuts"

2. "Caring Bridge"

3. "Mental Flexibility" Building Your Thinking Power

4. "Reading"

5. "Triathlon"
Sprint: 1/4 mile swim, 13 mile bike, 3 mile run
Olympic: 1.5k (.9mile) swim, 40k (24.8 mile) bike, 10k (6.2 mile) run

Tabletopic Master Rob Kalin gave each participant a word, and the participant would come up with things to say about the given word. Each Tabletopic participant is allotted one to two minutes.

Dave Holmquist took a way the trophy with the word "Gold". He also managed to use the word of the day "uxorious" in his answer. How impressive!

Anh Tran switched from the word "Bronze" to the word "Jade"

Nathan Larson gave us wonderful childhood memory when he got the word "Mercury", he also told us a recent incident related to the silver liquid inside of a thermometer.

Raja Bheema encounters many "Maple" trees during his trips and his backyard.

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