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North Delta Power Talkers - Toastmasters Weekly Meeting
Be our guest! Experience a Toastmasters meeting the North Delta Power Talkers. You can simply come and observe, or you can participate. There's no fee to be a guest. The meeting begins at 6:45 and ends by 8:45, with a 10-minute break. The goal of every meeting is to give everyone a chance to speak and to develop their leadership skills. Members take on various roles to ensure we have an entertaining and smoothly-run meeting. Here is what happens at a typical meeting: One member will act as Chairperson. This person creates the agenda, manages the meeting, and keeps the everything on track and on time. Other members will perform various roles; Timer, Jokemaster, Wordmaster (introduce a word and encourage its spontaneous use in speeches), "Ums" Master (someone who watches for "filler" words), and so on. Table Topics - 20 minutes - This is a time when members practice spontaneous public speaking. A member chairs this portion, asks questions relating to the night's theme, and 4-6 members are invited to stand up and give a 1-2 minute speech in response. It is voluntary, a terrific learning tool, and popular among the members. We have a 10 minute break halfway through for coffee, cookies and cake. The second half of the meeting begins with a toast, delivered by the night's Toastmaster who then conducts the prepared speeches portion of the night. Three prepared speeches are delivered by members. Each speech is approximately 5-10 minutes in length. Designated members will deliver speech evaluations consisting of positive and constructive feedback that helps each speaker improve their speaking skills. This is another excellent learning tool - a Toastmaster distinctive - public speaking plus feedback delivered in a positive, helpful way. The Summary Reports for each of the roles mentioned earlier in the meeting (Wordmaster, Umsmaster, Timer) are delivered. A General Evaluation on how the meeting was conducted is presented. The Chairperson wraps up the meeting. Members are encouraged to choose speech topics with broad appeal, and they do. We hear remarkable stories about the experiences of our members, from growing up in Nepal to entertaining as a magician on a casino ship on the Yangtze River to the joy of mentoring students towards rewarding careers. Come visit. Take on a new challenge and support others doing the same thing. Oh, and there will be snacks!! Sign up here and lets us know if you will be coming. It helps with chairs, drink mugs, and general set-up. Doors open at 6:30, meeting starts at 6:45, wraps at 8:45 sharp.

George Mackie Library (Delta)

8440 - 112th Street · Delta, BC

What we're about

We are a diverse group of people who want to improve our communication skills, become better leaders or simply go out and connect within our own community.

No matter who you are, if you are interested in:

** tackling the challenge of public speaking

** delivering a message more effectively

** learning about leadership,

...or if you simply want to reach out to your community and learn a powerful new skill, then come on by.

Guests are welcome and encouraged ...come by and see if our group is right for you. There is no cost to visit as a guest.

All levels of speaking experience are welcome. We pride ourselves in encouraging new speakers with sincerity, and challenging veterans with tact.

Our club name is the North Delta Power Talkers. We have been operating for almost 20 years, so we are good at receiving visitors. Come and visit us.

Follow us on Twitter too! @NDPowertalker

WHEN: Every Monday at 6:40. Meeting starts at 6:45 sharp!

WHERE: George Mackie Library - Meeting Room (just off main entrance)

COST: FREE to be a guest! CHEAP to be a member!

DRESS: All levels of dress, business casual and above are found in our club.

Toastmasters - Where leaders are made.

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