Meetings run for one hour, from Noon to 1:00 PM, on
Business (5 to 10 minutes)
At Noon, the Seargent at Arms calls the
meeting together and introduces the Club President.
The President conducts any needed club
business and introduces the day's Toastmaster.
The Toastmaster welcomes the members
and guests, introduces a theme for the meeting and then introduces each of the following
The Timekeeper is introduced, stands,
responds to the Theme of the Day, and gives the Timekeeper's instructions
The Clicker is introduced, stands,
responds to the Theme of the Day, and gives the Clicker's instructions.
to 25 minutes)
One to Three speakers are introduced.
Each responds to the Theme of the Day and gives their speech.
Table Topics (5
to 15 minutes)
The Toastmaster introduces a
'Topicsmaster' for the meeting. As time allows. one to five members are called upon
by the Topicsmaster to stand and give a one to two minute talk in response to a topic or
idea presented by the Topicsmaster.
to 12 minutes)
The Toastmaster introduces the General
Evaluator for the meeting. The General Evaluator introduces one member for each
speaker who will deliver a one to three minute evaluation of his speaker's speech.
The General Evaluator then gives a
short evaluation of the meeting as a whole.
After each Speech and Evaluation
members are encouraged to write down comments and suggestions for the speaker. The
are also invited to vote for the Best Speaker, Best Evaluator, and Best Tabletopics
The Toastmaster presents a ribbon to
each of the three winners.
Following any closing comments from the
Toastmaster, the meeting is adjourned.
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