Lagoon Meeting #258
Lagoon’s 258 th meeting was held on the 19h Dec 2011 @ Rayan Hotel Sharjah UAE, after the ALTTS (Additional Lagoon Table Topics Session) conducted by TM Chandrasekhara Rao.
TMOD, TM Mohammed Rashid as on his foremost role as MC presented the theme of the Day: “ Change ” The opening was done by TM Abdul Ravoof who authentically read out the club mission statement and called the meeting to order. The presidential address was done by TM Chandrasekhar Rao,.
TM Mohammed Rashid carried the message of Change throughout the meeting, with different forms of positive change agents and life incidents.
The word of the day “Purge“, was introduced by TM Mohd Ashraf meaning, cleanse, eliminate, remove and the word was used 7 times during the meeting.
There were 3 prepared speeches
P1 – TM Bijoy – “About myself” , P2 – MTM Shurooq – “A life long love affair”and P5 – by TM Natraj – “Indian Cinema”
The Education session on “History of Toastmasters in UAE & A short insight into competition” was conducted by Division J Governor TM Balaji Bhushan.
General Evaluator was by MTM Sunitha, who introduced other evaluators namely Evaluating TM Bijoy was TM Mathew P Mathews, Evaluating MTM Shurooq was TM Loy Machedo & Evaluating TM Natraj was TM Biswaranjan.
The Table Topics session was done TM Sajid Koroth.
The Round Robin session was very interesting in which all present explained on CHANGE in their own lives.
The silent role players were TM Murali – Timer, TM Yadu Warrier – Joke Master, TM Balakrishnan Nambiar – Grammarian & TM Zakir Hussain – Ah Counter.
Best Speaker – MTM Shurooq AlBanna.
Best Evaluator – TM Biswaranjan
Best Table Topic speaker – TM Dr Balan Vijayakumar
Meeting concluded at 10.05 PM