Monthly Archives: October 2013

What is Halloween to You? – Toastmasters Meeting 10/23/13

Aloha DBA Toastmasters, Last week’s Toastmaster, Colleen Murray, was curious about how we celebrated Halloween. She grew up in Australia where Halloween was not observed, although lately it has been growing in popularity. Club president Wen He (who also grew up without Halloween, … Continue reading

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Your Favorite Candy – Toastmasters Meeting 10/16/13

Aloha DBA Toastmasters, In an attempt to get our minds off the Federal government’s shutdown and the looming debt crisis last week, Toastmaster Gaylord Oshiro asked us to think “okashi”—the Japanese word for candy. He asked us which candy we enjoyed … Continue reading

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Raising a Child – Toastmasters Meeting 10/9/13

Last week we welcomed back Hieu Pham as Toastmaster for our meeting. Due to the birth of her baby last year and relocation to Maui for the past half year, we had missed her energetic participation in our meetings. As a … Continue reading

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House Guest – Toastmasters Meeting 10/2/13

Aloha DBA Toastmasters, Tijina Miljkovic served as Toastmaster of the Week, despite a challenging work schedule and hosting a house guest—the meeting’s theme. Tijana’s most memorable moment as a house guest was when she stayed with a family in Chile … Continue reading

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