Sergeant-at-Arms for the evening, Alon Davidow, called the meeting to order.
Our President Michael Silberman welcomed guests, visitors and members. VPM for the evening, Puleng Lephondo, introduced the Guests.
Our VPE Linda van Deventer announced changes to the agenda.
Puleng Lephondo delivered the Toast to Toastmasters International.
Craig Sacks as the Grammarian / Wordmaster introduced the Word of the Evening – Lucid – meaning easily and clearly understandable.
Rob Duglas then explained his role as the Uhm Counter.
Alon Davidow, as the Toastmaster, explained the purpose of the CC manual and introduced the speakers. Eva van Ginderdeuren was the Time Keeper.
Adrienne Croeser spoke at CC2 level with the title of her speech “All you need is Yoga”. She emphasized the importance of breath – mind combination as well as the relaxation and mindfulness.
Avigail Sacks spoke at CC3 level on “The life changing habits of tidying up”. She referred to the book by Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo and the basic rules she laid out on how to declutter one’s home.
Sibusiso Xaba, also at CC3 level, spoke on “Such is the power of sports”. From Rugby World Cup of 1995 to top business executives, Sibusiso described how sport plays important role in our personal and business lives. He then added events from his own life and that of his family to expand on that.
Nomonde Booi spoke at CC4 level on “Words are prison of the mind, use them wisely”. She stressed that we put limitations on our mind by our words. We must never allow our words to imprison us, that’s why we must choose them and use them wisely.
Ernst Dill run the Table Topics session.
Julian Blonski run the Evaluation session and introduced the evaluators.
Puleng Lephondo evaluated Adrienne Croeser’s speech. Adrienne fulfilled requirements of her speech and we are looking forward to her CC3 speech.
Michael Silberman evaluated Avigail Sacks’ speech. Avigail fulfilled the requirements and we are looking forward to he CC4 speech.
Kazik Blonski evaluated Sibusiso Xaba’s speech. Sibusiso fulfilled the requirements and we are looking forward to his CC4 assignment.
Julian Blonski evaluated Nomonde Booi’s speech. Nomonde fulfilled the requirements and we are looking forward to her CC5 speech.
Craig Sacks delivered Grammarian / Wordmaster’s report. Rob Douglas delivered a very detailed Uhm Counter’s report.
Tebogo Ramaahlo was the General Evaluator.
Michael Silberman, in his last role as CIS President then presented the trophies. Alon Davidow was the Toastmaster of the Evening. Kazik Blonski was the best evaluator. Sibusiso Xaba was the best speaker.
Alon Davidow then yielded control to the Installation Officer, Area Director Christian Nyakanyanga. Christian thanked the 2015/2016 Committee for their hard work and then inducted the 2016/2017 committee.
CIS new President, Linda van Deventer, then addressed to the club.
After an On the Point session Linda van Deventer adjourned the meeting.