February 23, 2016 Maverick Club Report

February 23 , 2016 Maverick Club Meeting at Sun Valley High School – 18 in attendance

Presiding Officer Liz Shaw

Theme: Sweet Music

Speeches

Audrey D., CC  Project  7 – Research Your Topic , “Why Boys Hope Girls Hope Works.”  She presented her current work situation with the reasoning why it exists. Evaluation by Renee Russo.

Liz S, CC  Project  5 – Your Body Speaks in  “The Imposter Syndrome,”  Displayed several grand movements while winningly describing training her relative on new electronics and what was found on it.  Winning evaluation by Emi B.

Table Topics by DeeLynn S played snippets of music

  • Paul T described where and when he was hearing the Star Wars music the first time
  • Paul (new member) shared classical music emotionally encourages us
  • Mike B extolled the inspirational Christmas music of Manneheim Steamroller
  • Winning the category Winona brought us a bit of lightness in her dad’s funeral music

Guest –                 Returning and joining Pauls, Christina M, Rebecca N and Marla V

Functionaries

  • Toastmaster – Michael M
  • Grammarian – Winona P
  • General Evaluator – Michael H
  • Timer – Rahul I
  • Ah Counter – Mike B
  • Wordmaster – Sheryl R brought us “propitious” as an auspicious and favorable word
  • Word of Wisdom – DJ M
  • Jokemaster – DJ M

Old Business & Reports

Motion to accept the minutes as read by Renee R while DeeLynn S seconded it.

New Business

Adjourned 8:31 pm

Feb. 16, 2016 Maverick Club Report

February 16 , 2016 Maverick Club Meeting at Sun Valley High School – 15 in attendance

Presiding Officer Liz Shaw

Theme: Commercials

Speeches

Michael H, CC  Project  2 -Organize Your Speech , “Trusted Advisor.” He bragged about our mentoring program in this winning speech.  Evaluation by Rahul I.

Mike B, CC  Project  8 – Getting Comfortable with Visual Aids in “Love in the Animal Kingdom,”  Displayed vivid photos PowerPoint.  Winning evaluation by Michael M.

Table Topics by Renee R tried to extract entertainment from “Commercials” from a crowd who seem to not watch them!

  • Rob M placed the critique that this year’s Super Bowl commercials were just sad
  • Casey informed us his kids liked the monkey, puppy & baby commercial
  • To DJ’s mind the best commercials are no commercials
  • If Liz made a commercial it would be a Netflix one stating you never had to watch another one
  • Rahul regaled us with some strange things about Vietnamese commercials including advertizing what can’t even be purchased in his winning tale.
  • Guest Paul reminded us of the singing sheep from a truck commercial
  • Kay missed the Bud commercial recalling several past hits
  • Sheryl stated voted best was the poor young man who borrowed his girls’ father’s GPS car
  • Audrey would make a Toastmaster commercial with snippets of past speeches

Guest –                 Returning Paul

Functionaries

  • Toastmaster – Sheryl R
  • Grammarian – Kay D
  • General Evaluator – Emi B
  • Timer – Liz S
  • Ah Counter – DJ M
  • Wordmaster – Casey B brought us “mercurial” as our fickle and changeable word
  • Word of Wisdom – Rob M
  • Jokemaster – Liz S

Old Business & Reports

Audits finished!

New Business

Adjourned 8:21 pm

February 9, 2016 Maverick Club Report

February 9 , 2016 Maverick Club Meeting at Sun Valley High School – 16 in attendance

Presiding Officer Liz Shaw

Theme: Love

Speeches

Rahul I, AC  Speaking to inform in Project 3 – the Demonstration Talk, “How to Nail that Interview.”  Winning critique by Mike B.

DJ M, CC  Project – Persuade with Power , “The Opener.”  She demonstrated a can opener which could unwind all sizes of jars.  Evaluation by Michael H.

Emi B, AC  Storytelling in Project  5 – Bringing History Alive, won with her retelling of Queen Esther in “Just a Girl.”  Evaluation by Sheryl R.

Table Topics by Pablo Rodriquez laid out entertainment from “Best Love Stories”

  • Karen likes the happy endings
  • Derrick spoke of Rose and Jack
  • Guest Marla talked of Ross & Rachel
  • Winning the category Casey turned our sights on Mc Dreamy from Gray’s Anatomy

Guest

Marla & Derrick

Functionaries

  • Toastmaster – Renee R
  • Grammarian – Rob M
  • General Evaluator – Michael M
  • Timer – Liz S
  • Ah Counter – Karen R
  • Wordmaster – “cherish”
  • Word of Wisdom – Casey B
  • Jokemaster – Emi B

Old Business & Reports

Audits unfinished

New Business

Adjourned 8:31 pm

February 2, 2016 Maverick Club Meeting

February 2 , 2016 Maverick Club Meeting at Sun Valley High School – 16 in attendance

Presiding Officer Liz Shaw

Theme: Groundhog Day

Speeches

Michael M, AC  The Entertaining Speaker Project 1 – Speaking after Dinner, “Happy 60th Anniversary” preparing for these great event.  Evaluation by DeeLynn S.

Winona P, AC the Entertaining Speaker  Project 4 – Resources for Entertainment, in her talk “Charged” she demonstrated techniques to restore balance in our body.  Evaluation by Sheryl R.

Rob M, CC -Project 1 4th Ice Breaker, “The REAL Me.”  He won as he spun a not so revealing picture of himself through multiple personality exam results.  A red deer tiger?  Winning evaluation by Emi B.

Table Topics by Michael H playing “Ground Hog Day”

  • What day would you do over? Sheryl won with recalcitrant teen ice bounce day
  • Guest Horst replied to what would he study by answering bettering his speaking skills
  • Karen took the Goodie Two Shoes award by not taking the chance to relive a “bad time”
  • Mike B introduced the Tortoise Ahwatukee Andrew

Guest

Horst S from Michigan TT

Functionaries

  • Toastmaster – Casey B
  • Grammarian – Nydia M
  • General Evaluator – Liz S
  • Timer – Mike B
  • Ah Counter – Renee R
  • Wordmaster – Rahul I brought us “harbinger”
  • Word of Wisdom – Karen Russ
  • Jokemaster – Rahul I

Old Business & Reports

Audits unfinished

Pablo R motioned to accept the minutes of the EC Meeting with second from Renee R

New Business

Adjourned 8:31 pm