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Toastmasters hold meeting on Jan. 7

Mitchell Toastmasters Club 495 met at 6 p.m. on Jan. 7 at the Mitchell library with eight members present. President Kay Thomas opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Jon Dunlap gave the invocation. Kay introduced Duane Duba as the ...

Mitchell Toastmasters Club 495 met at 6 p.m. on Jan. 7 at the Mitchell library with eight members present. President Kay Thomas opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Jon Dunlap gave the invocation. Kay introduced Duane Duba as the toastmaster.

He introduced our first speaker, Jon. The title of his speech was "Stories from Childhood." Duane called on our second speaker Doug Voelske. The title of his speech was "Energy for Life."

Pat Oleson presented Table Topics. He called on five members. Duane asked Jim Jelden to be the general evaluator. He called on Andrew Mefferd to evaluate Jon's speech. Then he called on Loren Kasten to evaluate Doug's speech. Duane gave the grammarian report. Jim talked about the meeting in general.

As timer, Pat Oleson reported that everyone was in time. Jon was voted the best speaker. Loren was the best evaluator and Duane was voted as giving the best Table Topic. Pat conducted the business meeting, a discussion about having a Valentine party with our Feb. 11 regular meeting night and inviting our spouses. More about that later. Pat adjourned the meeting.

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