Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Blossom on 11th April 2016

Blossom!

Our ever exuberant & invigorating. Yip See See challenged herself to conduct the entire meeting on stage without both  the lectern and notes. She has truly blossomed into a Shining Star of Crystals with her astounding performance as the Toastmaster of the Evening.
Indeed it was a privilege to have CP Law as our General Evaluator, to motivate our Crystals to continue to blossom and be as colorful as the flowers.
Next, we have our exuberating Table Topics Master, Serene Ting, who as usual, captivated the audience with simple & yet interesting topics in line with our theme for the evening...with 4 Table Topic Speakers who delivered their flowery speeches beautifully.
      Speaker #1...Maslina                                     Speaker #2...Lim Bing Yee
                 "How Are Flowers Useful to Us"                      "Flowers Always Make People Feel Better"
Speaker #3...Low Laychi
"Love Is Like a Flower - Needs A Lot of Attention"
Speaker #4...Lim Thian Seng
"Fresh Flowers vs Plastic Flowers"
Our Table Topics Evaluator, Masdiana, did a fabulous job in her evaluation of all 4 Table Topic Speakers …. Giving invaluable pointers for all Speakers to take home …
Moving on to the Assignment Speeches Session, we had 4 wonderful Assignment Speakers, Rebecca Sow, Cecelia Woon, Yi Ling, all attempting their CC Manual Project Speeches and also with Ogy Ong delivering her Advance Speech.

Assignment Speaker #1...Rebecca Sow        Assignment Speaker #2...Cecilia Woon
CC Project #1..."Life Changing Decision"     CC Project #2..."The Power of Self Talk"
Assignment Speaker #2...Yi Ling
CC Project #2..."Qigong Exercise"
Assignment Speaker #4...Ogy Ong
ACS Project #1..."Things To Do After a Car Accident"
Many thanks all our Assignment Speech Evaluators, Saw Bee, Maslina, Joanne and Lim Thian Seng who gave such comprehensive and concise evaluation for our 4 Speakers. 
Best Table Topic Speaker & Best Assignment Speaker
Congratulations to Maslina & Cecilia!
Congratulations to Best Assignment Evaluator, Tan Saw Bee!
Congratulations to the winners, Rebecca (Best Creative Natural Flowers) & KL Cheah (Best Creative Artificial Flowers)
A Flowery Night to Remember...Say It With Flowers!

Empowered To Excel ….

Jennifer Pan,  ACB/ALB
Crystal Toastmasters Club
Vice President Of Education: Term - 2015/2016




Saturday, January 23, 2016

Crystal TMC ISC and TT contests 2016

Come one come all for the anticipated annual Crystal Toastmasters​ International Speech and Table Topics contest 2016 and witness who gets to proceed to area level (: Details are as follows and for more information, feel free to PM me. Thank you for your attention and have a great evening.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Announcement of meetings

Dear ladies (not forgetting gentlemen), we will not be having meeting on the 25th of January 2016 as it would be the replacement public holiday for Thaipusam on the 24th January 2016. The next meeting would be 22nd February 2016 which is also our club International Speech and Table Topic Contest.
Have a great holiday and see you at the Contest. smile emoticon

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Fiesta of Colors 26th October 2015

Fiesta of Colors


Our colorfully adorned Sharon Lam conducted an exuberant meeting with lots of fun and laughter living up to the theme of the evening..."Fiesta of Colors"
Indeed, it was a privilege to have our have own home grown DTM Irene Lee, as our general evaluator, to motivate our Crystals to continue to grow and glow with flying colors. 
Next, we have our exuberating Table Topics Master, Serene Ting, who as usual, captivated the audience with simple and yet interesting topics for the 5 Table Topic Speakers who delivered their beautiful speeches with much humor effortlessly. 
Speaker #1...Emily Bong     Speaker #2...Tan Saw Bee
"Adapt or Die"                 "Politics or Religion"
Speaker #3...Claire Chok                     Speaker #4....Gwen
"All Work and No Play"                   "Worry Less Live More"
Speaker #5...Ng Siew Tho
"Old Habits Die Hard"
Our Joey Cheng, in her first time attempt as a Table Topics Evaluator, did a fabulous job in her evaluation to all 5 Table Topic Speakers …. she was able to commend them well and also recommended some points of improvement to all speakers … kudos to Joey. Well Done!
Moving on to the Assignment Speeches Session, we had 4 colourful Assignment Speakers, Esther Koh, Deborah Leong, Matilda Ho & Sue Ellen attempting their CC Manual
Assignment Speaker #1...Esther Koh           Assignment Speaker #2...Deborah Leong
CC Project #2..."My Journey of Discovery"          CC Project #4..."You Can Change!"
Assignment Speaker #3...Matilda Ho
CC Project #8..."Water of Life"
Assignment Speaker #5...Sue Ellen
CC Project #9..."Everyone Can Cook"

Many thanks all our Assignment Speech Evaluators, Pam Lee, Benny Chia, Ogy Ong and Yip See See who gacve such comprehensive evaluation for our 4 Assignment Speakers.
Best Table Topic Speaker and Best Assignment Speaker
Congratulations to Saw Bee and Deborah!

Congratulations to Best Assignment Evaluator, Yip See See


Empowered To Excel ….

Jennifer Pan,  ACB/ALB
Crystal Toastmasters Club
Vice President Of Education: Term - 2015/2016

Power of Your Voice on 14th September 2015

The Power of Your Voice!
Our President, Tammy Lim, kicked started the meeting with her sharing of a few tips in decision making. Tips to consider include differentiation between big and small matters, perfection is not the key and lastly, setting a time limit. 
Our ever dedicated and committed TME, bubbly Serene Ting enthusiastically engaged the audience with an empowering voice in line with theme "Power of Your Voice"
To add on to her enthusiasm, we had the honour of our charming Area B4 Director, Dylan Chew as our General Evaluator inspiring our Crystals to continue to shine and empower others with the Power of Our Voice..
Next, we have our motivating Table Topics Master, Sharon Lam, who successfully challenged 5 Table Topic Speakers with wise and beautiful quotations which all Speakers confidently delivered their speeches enthusiastically.
Speaker #1...KL Cheah       Speaker #2...Claire Chok
A journey of a thousand miles begins            The more you praise and celebrate your life, 
with a single step                the more life to celebrate
Congratulations to Claire...voted Best Table Topics Speaker!
Speaker #3...Hema Hee        Speaker #4...Matilda Ho
Life is like riding a bicycle,        Setting goals, is the first step
to keep your balance,           in turning the invisible 
your must keep moving                           into the visible
Speaker #5...Gwen
If you can dream it, you can do it!
Our Table Topics Evaluator, IPP Division B Governor, Ng Sok Teng, congratulated all the speakers for their well delivered interesting speeches and recommended some pointers for all to further enhance their future speeches.
Moving on to the Assignment Speeches Session, we had 4 inspiring Assignment Speakers, Esther Koh & Sue Ellen attempting their CC Manual, and  Lee Mei Foong with Michelle Chia who did their project speeches from the ACS Manuals.
Assignment Speaker #1...Esther Koh        Assignment Speaker #2...Sue Ellen Tan
CC#1 "May I Speak English"             CC#6..."Flip Side of a Coin"
Assignment Speaker #3...Lee Mei Foong     Assignment Speaker #4...Michelle Chia
ACS Speeches by Management                 ACS Specialty Speech
Project #3 (Persuade and Inspire)         Project #2 (Uplift the Spirit)
"Think Green"                                    "Conquering the Enemy Within"
Congratulations to Michelle...voted as Best Assignment Speaker!

Kudos to all our Assignment Speech Evaluators, Saw Bee, Karolyn, See See & Hema, who  generously imparted a couple of invaluable recommendations for our 4 speakers, Esther, Sue Ellen, Mei Foong & Michelle, on how to further enhance their future speeches.
Another BIG thank you to our dashing General Evaluator, Dylan Chew

Empowered To Excel ….

Jennifer Pan,  ACB/ALB
Crystal Toastmasters Club
Vice President Of Education: Term - 2015/2016