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Monday, June 28, 2010

Roosevelt Island Toastmasters Meeting Tonight At 8 PM - Improve Your Public Speaking Skills and Meet New Friends This Summer


You Tube Video Welcome To Toastmasters

Are you interested in increasing your public speaking skills, projecting greater self-confidence and meeting some new friends? If your answer is yes, then you might be interested in joining the Roosevelt Island Toastmasters. The Toastmasters meet every second and fourth Monday of the month at 8 PM including tonight. Guests are always welcome. The meeting location and directions are here.

For more information, take a look at the following message and two pictures received from the Roosevelt Island Toastmasters:
R.I. Toastmasters Club enters a new era
The Roosevelt Island Toastmasters Club is now on its 30th year. Members of the group were out talking to the community during the Roosevelt Island Day celebrations where they invited the general public to attend the meetings held every second and fourth Monday of the month at 8:00pm. During the meeting, members participate in Table Topics, answering an engaging question to practice extemporaneous speaking. Guests may join in, at their option. Part of the meeting is devoted to members’ presentation of prepared speeches for constructive feedback from their peers. Meetings for the summer are scheduled on July 12th and 26th, August 9th and 23rd. This Monday evening, June 28, 2010, the meeting will be held at the Rivercross Community Room located beside the iconic 1885 Good Shepherd Church plaza.

Outgoing officers were feted to an appreciation dinner, and the new officers were inducted who will serve for the next year starting July 1st: Jill Burk, ATMB, for President, Doris Chernik, ACS, CL for VP Education, Barbara Pifel, VP Membership, Carolina Tanjutco, VP Public Relations, Joanne Eichel, CC, CL for Secretary, Deborah J. Drucker, CTM, CL for Treasurer, and Woodrow Deas, CC, CL for Sergeant-at-arms. Island residents and guests are welcome to give public speaking a try. For further information and location of the meetings, please email: RItoastmaster@verizon.net or call Carol Tanjutco at 212-669-1679.

Roosevelt island Toastmasters’ induction of new officers (L-R): Carol Tanjutco (VP for Public Relations), guest Toastmaster, Sue Brown, Woody Deas (Sergeant-at-arms), Barbara Pifel (VP for Membership), Malcolm Cohen, Jill Burk (President), Marlene Flom, Jaime Barniker, Mika Zgonjanin, Joanne Eichel (Secretary), Deborah Drucker (Treasurer) and Elena Como. Doris Chernik (VP for Education) is not in photo.
A toast for the new officers of Roosevelt Island Toastmasters Club. Toastmaster Marlene Flom welcomed members and guests to a night of fine dining at Liliandloo on June 21, and capped the meeting with traditional impromptu speaking about “table topics”. Membership is open to the anyone who seeks to learn public speaking, or to enhance presentation skills in the workplace .
Give it a try!

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