August 4, 2015 Club Meeting Minutes

August 4, 2015 Maverick Club Meeting at Sun Valley High School – 16 in attendance

Presiding Officer Liz Shaw


Michael Milan, AC Entertaining – project 2 on Resources for Entertainment,  “The Unspoken Do Not Touch Policy,” regaled us with the winning tale of baseball superstitions and rituals.  Winning evaluation by Winona Petersen.

David Douglas, CC project  5 How Your Body Speaks titled “Little Things Mean a Lot” encouraged us to not discount the small thanks.  Evaluation by Renee Russo.

Table Topics New Horizons by Michael Fritz

Michael set the stage with a report from the New Horizon which had resulted in Pluto being changed to a dwarf planet.  Speakers debated related issues.  Emi Bauer told the winning Talk ending the debate of the Dwarf Pluto’s status.

Guest appearance of David DeCelles


  • Toastmaster – Rahul Iyer
  • Grammarian – DJ McMurray
  • General Evaluator – Michael Heier
  • Timer – Rob McLeod
  • Ah Counter – Liz Shaw
  • Wordmaster – Emi Bauer brought us “emprise – an adventurous, and daring enterprise”
  • Word of Wisdom – DeeLynn Southwick
  • Jokemaster – Mike Becko

Business & Reports

Secretary Sheryl Ross presented the Maverick Club EC minutes for July 21st.  Corrections were brought forth.  Request made to include names of those submitting a written report. Rahul Iyer made the motion to accept and Renee Russo seconded it.

New Business

Liz Shaw announced as correction to EC minutes that the Humorous Club Contest was set for August 25th.  Also reminded people of Spooky Tales set for 10/27.

DJ McMurray motioned we spend TI money certificate on 8 ice breaker pins and one pack of First-Timer Ribbons.  Seconded by Rob McLeod.

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