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Meeting #075 – July 13, 2019

After a bit of a snooze (more like an extended hibernation!), we are back to fondly reminiscing our meetings again! We had the first meeting of the new Toastmasters year and it was a complete blast. Meeting at a temporary … Continue reading

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Meeting #021 – March 25, 2017

RICK CHANDLER, District 61 champion and Beyond Words member extraordinaire, is in the house! Great to have him back from Kansas, especially as Toastmaster. An exciting day of speeches … Bonnie Mak – CC5, Humerus not Humorous And when a … Continue reading

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Meeting #020 – March 12, 2017

I can say without a doubt, but quite happily, that you never know what to expect at a Beyond Words meeting … Our speakers were: Gaétane Ferland – CC4, How to Say It – “Born this Way!” … very, very … Continue reading

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Meeting #018 – February 11, 2017

Thanks to the Toastmasters who braved the snowstorm to come out to join us! We had a small quality meeting focusing on “How to be Top Dog at Table Topics” (aka, how to win the upcoming contest!), which allowed everyone to … Continue reading

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Meeting #017 – January 28, 2017

We welcomed Concordia Toastmasters to help them kick off their educational tour, “Concordia Represents” a project initiated by Beyond Words member, Giridhar Raghunathan, under the guidance of his mentor, Bonnie Mak. (Beyond Words is the place to go for advanced mentoring!) … Continue reading

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Meeting #014 – December 3, 2016

It is always a pleasure to start a meeting with the induction of a new member.  I still remember the induction I had years back at my home club, Dorval, it brought tears to my eyes … Welcome, Epitace Nobera, … Continue reading

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Meeting #013 – November 19, 2016

Another fun meeting which started out with our Chairperson, Marie-Chantal Côté, introducing a first for the club … a wonderful Moment of SLAM POETRY! Thanks, Dumindra Kandana Arachchige for your beautiful words. Rick Chandler, our Toastmaster, led an exciting educational … Continue reading

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Meeting #012 – November 5, 2016

AWESOMENESS happened today! Giridhar Raghunathan got inducted as a member of Beyond Words. Dorval City Toastmasters became our official parent club sponsor, yaay! Dorval is my home club … so nice that several of my peeps came out to support us, Joseph … Continue reading

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Meeting #011 – October 22, 2016

What fun! Artem Ploujnikov, our VP Education, decided to Halloween our meeting up a bit, hence the creepy giant spider and the scary witch … BOO! Rick Chandler was our enthusiastic Toastmaster, especially delightful when he joked that “arrogant American” … Continue reading

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Meeting #010 – October 8, 2016

The fun thing about our club is that you never know what to expect … Though we have a defined structure and vision, we colour our meetings with lots of vibrancy and creativity, sometimes colouring within the lines, and sometimes … not. … Continue reading

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