Monthly Archives: November 2013

Trying again: Toastmasters Meeting November 20, 2013

Yet another great meeting, led by Toastmaster Lani Abrigana. The theme of the meeting was trying again and Lani wove the meeting’s theme throughout by giving us great little anecdotes. We were also honored by having three wonderful speeches, two … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: The Best Part of the Meal – Toastmasters Meeting 11/13/13

Aloha DBA Toastmasters, Although Thanksgiving was still two weeks off, first-time Toastmaster Eric Taramasco asked us last week about our favorite part of this annual meal. For himself, he grew up in a Mexican/Italian family. His favorite part of the … Continue reading

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What is Your Greatest Achievement – Toastmasters Meeting 11/6/13

Aloha DBA Toastmasters, Toastmaster of the Day Tony Kayatani asked us what is our greatest achievement (so far). The people he admires for their accomplishments include Michael Jordan, Babe Ruth, and Joe Montana, as well as Thomas Edison and Barack Obama. … Continue reading

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District 49 Fall Conference 2013

Aloha DBA Toastmasters, At the District 49 Fall Conference on November 2, our club and members were recognized for these awards: President’s Distinguished Club (July 1, 2012-June 30, 2013) Edward Joseph, Distinguished Toastmaster Award Wen He, Advanced Communicator Bronze Award … Continue reading

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Your Lucky or Unlucky Day – Toastmasters Meeting 10/30/13

Aloha DBA Toastmasters, Toastmaster of the week Brian Takahashi asked us to share our experiences with having lucky or unlucky days. It came to mind because he is approaching his yakudoshi age again. The Japanese believe that certain ages are … Continue reading

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