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Monday August 1, 2022 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
President’s Welcome Iván Santiago
50/50 Raffle Open
Toastmaster Paolo Barone, CC
Timer Open
Ah/Pause Counter Andi Kola
Grammarian Eamon Toner

Word of the Day:

Ephemeral: lasting a very short time

Body Language Monitor Andrea Cabrera
Vote Counter Rosalys Feliz
Topics Master BRUCE TOLEDO

TOPICSMASTER: Explain segment, Timer, Topics. After: Timer’s Report, Member Vote (Best Speaker

and Most Improved Speaker).

Speaker 1 David Dimino
Effective Coaching Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise: Leading in Your Volunteer Organization (evaluation form)

5 – 7 minutes

Speaker 2 Open
Speaker 3 Open

TOASTMASTER: Timer’s Report, Member Vote (Best Speaker and Most Improved Speaker).

General Evaluator Deborah Blum
Evaluator 1 Joseph DiGiorgio
Evaluator 2 Open
Evaluator 3 Open

Grammarian (Grammarian Award; 2 min), Vote Counter (2nd and 1st Place Table Topics, Best Evaluator,

Most Improved Speaker, Best Speaker).

Outside Speaking Experiences, Officer/Member Comments, Guest Comments, 50/50 Raffle) (30 Sec.)

Get involved, make a difference: GET a mentor, BE a mentor.

DRIFTWOOD REQUIRES US TO LEAVE THE ROOM BEFORE 8:45 PM.

EVERYBODY WORK TOGETHER TO PUT THINGS AWAY. THANKS!!!

Posted by Shannon Stough on June 17, 2022

Monday August 8, 2022 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
President’s Welcome Iván Santiago
50/50 Raffle Open
Toastmaster Asaf ‘Ace’ Mengelgrein, CC, CL
Timer Open
Ah/Pause Counter Open
Grammarian Open

Word of the Day:

Body Language Monitor Andi Kola
Vote Counter Open
Topics Master Open

TOPICSMASTER: Explain segment, Timer, Topics. After: Timer’s Report, Member Vote (Best Speaker

and Most Improved Speaker).

Speaker 1 Open
Speaker 2 Andrea Cabrera
Engaging Humor Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals (evaluation form)
Speaker 3 David Dimino
"Digital Communications" Effective Coaching Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise: High Performance Leadership – First Speech (evaluation form)

5 – 7 minutes

TOASTMASTER: Timer’s Report, Member Vote (Best Speaker and Most Improved Speaker).

General Evaluator Open
Evaluator 1 Open
Evaluator 2 Open
Evaluator 3 Open

Grammarian (Grammarian Award; 2 min), Vote Counter (2nd and 1st Place Table Topics, Best Evaluator,

Most Improved Speaker, Best Speaker).

Outside Speaking Experiences, Officer/Member Comments, Guest Comments, 50/50 Raffle) (30 Sec.)

Get involved, make a difference: GET a mentor, BE a mentor.

DRIFTWOOD REQUIRES US TO LEAVE THE ROOM BEFORE 8:45 PM.

EVERYBODY WORK TOGETHER TO PUT THINGS AWAY. THANKS!!!

Posted by Shannon Stough on June 17, 2022

Monday August 15, 2022 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
President’s Welcome Iván Santiago
50/50 Raffle Open
Toastmaster Iliana Falcon, CC
Timer Iván Santiago
Ah/Pause Counter Open
Grammarian Rosalys Feliz

Word of the Day:

Allededly: according to what is or has been alleged

Body Language Monitor Metin Bicen
Vote Counter Andrea Cabrera
Topics Master Andi Kola

TOPICSMASTER: Explain segment, Timer, Topics. After: Timer’s Report, Member Vote (Best Speaker

and Most Improved Speaker).

Speaker 1 Open
Speaker 2 Viviana Martir
"Crafting My Why Through Storytelling" Presentation Mastery Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals (evaluation form)
Speaker 3 Asaf ‘Ace’ Mengelgrein, CC, CL
"5 Ways To Be A Better Speaker, Today" Presentation Mastery Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise (evaluation form)

TOASTMASTER: Timer’s Report, Member Vote (Best Speaker and Most Improved Speaker).

General Evaluator Open
Evaluator 1 Open
Evaluator 2 David Dimino
Evaluator 3 Shannon Stough, ACB,CL,LD5,DL5,PM4

Grammarian (Grammarian Award; 2 min), Vote Counter (2nd and 1st Place Table Topics, Best Evaluator,

Most Improved Speaker, Best Speaker).

Outside Speaking Experiences, Officer/Member Comments, Guest Comments, 50/50 Raffle) (30 Sec.)

Get involved, make a difference: GET a mentor, BE a mentor.

DRIFTWOOD REQUIRES US TO LEAVE THE ROOM BEFORE 8:45 PM.

EVERYBODY WORK TOGETHER TO PUT THINGS AWAY. THANKS!!!

Posted by Shannon Stough on June 17, 2022

Monday August 22, 2022 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
President’s Welcome Iván Santiago
50/50 Raffle Open
Toastmaster Andi Kola
Timer Viviana Martir
Ah/Pause Counter BRUCE TOLEDO
Grammarian Joseph DiGiorgio

Word of the Day:

Auspicious: promising success; propitious; opportune; favorable:

Body Language Monitor Barbera Weinstein
Vote Counter Kareem Spahi
Topics Master Andrea Cabrera

TOPICSMASTER: Explain segment, Timer, Topics. After: Timer’s Report, Member Vote (Best Speaker

and Most Improved Speaker).

Speaker 1 Iliana Falcon, CC
"Faulty Memory" Motivational Strategies Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals: Introduction to Vocal Variety and Body Language – Emphasis on Vocal Variety (evaluation form)

5 – 7 minutes

Speaker 2 Iván Santiago
"Making My Pitch!" Strategic Relationships Level 3 Increasing Knowledge: Connect with Your Audience (evaluation form)

5 – 7 minutes

Speaker 3 Open

TOASTMASTER: Timer’s Report, Member Vote (Best Speaker and Most Improved Speaker).

General Evaluator David Dimino
Evaluator 1 Open
Evaluator 2 Eamon Toner
Evaluator 3 Open

Grammarian (Grammarian Award; 2 min), Vote Counter (2nd and 1st Place Table Topics, Best Evaluator,

Most Improved Speaker, Best Speaker).

Outside Speaking Experiences, Officer/Member Comments, Guest Comments, 50/50 Raffle) (30 Sec.)

Get involved, make a difference: GET a mentor, BE a mentor.

DRIFTWOOD REQUIRES US TO LEAVE THE ROOM BEFORE 8:45 PM.

EVERYBODY WORK TOGETHER TO PUT THINGS AWAY. THANKS!!!

Posted by Shannon Stough on June 17, 2022

Monday August 29, 2022 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
President’s Welcome Iván Santiago
50/50 Raffle Open
Toastmaster Asaf ‘Ace’ Mengelgrein, CC, CL
Timer Open
Ah/Pause Counter Open
Grammarian Open

Word of the Day:

Body Language Monitor BRUCE TOLEDO
Vote Counter Andrea Cabrera
Topics Master Iván Santiago

TOPICSMASTER: Explain segment, Timer, Topics. After: Timer’s Report, Member Vote (Best Speaker

and Most Improved Speaker).

Speaker 1 Kareem Spahi
"Kareem Ameliorates" Persuasive Influence Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals: Ice Breaker (evaluation form)

4 – 6 minutes

Speaker 2 Viviana Martir
"Becoming a Dog Mom" Path Not Set Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals (evaluation form)
Speaker 3 Open

TOASTMASTER: Timer’s Report, Member Vote (Best Speaker and Most Improved Speaker).

General Evaluator Marife Mendez
Evaluator 1 Joseph DiGiorgio
Evaluator 2 David Dimino
Evaluator 3 Iliana Falcon, CC

Grammarian (Grammarian Award; 2 min), Vote Counter (2nd and 1st Place Table Topics, Best Evaluator,

Most Improved Speaker, Best Speaker).

Outside Speaking Experiences, Officer/Member Comments, Guest Comments, 50/50 Raffle) (30 Sec.)

Get involved, make a difference: GET a mentor, BE a mentor.

DRIFTWOOD REQUIRES US TO LEAVE THE ROOM BEFORE 8:45 PM.

EVERYBODY WORK TOGETHER TO PUT THINGS AWAY. THANKS!!!

Posted by Shannon Stough on June 17, 2022

Monday September 5, 2022 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
President’s Welcome Open
50/50 Raffle Open
Toastmaster Open
Timer Open
Ah/Pause Counter Open
Grammarian Open

Word of the Day:

Body Language Monitor Open
Vote Counter Open
Topics Master Open

TOPICSMASTER: Explain segment, Timer, Topics. After: Timer’s Report, Member Vote (Best Speaker

and Most Improved Speaker).

Speaker 1 Open
Speaker 2 Open
Speaker 3 Metin Bicen
Path Not Set Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals (evaluation form)

TOASTMASTER: Timer’s Report, Member Vote (Best Speaker and Most Improved Speaker).

General Evaluator Open
Evaluator 1 Open
Evaluator 2 Open
Evaluator 3 Open

Grammarian (Grammarian Award; 2 min), Vote Counter (2nd and 1st Place Table Topics, Best Evaluator,

Most Improved Speaker, Best Speaker).

Outside Speaking Experiences, Officer/Member Comments, Guest Comments, 50/50 Raffle) (30 Sec.)

Get involved, make a difference: GET a mentor, BE a mentor.

DRIFTWOOD REQUIRES US TO LEAVE THE ROOM BEFORE 8:45 PM.

EVERYBODY WORK TOGETHER TO PUT THINGS AWAY. THANKS!!!

Posted by Shannon Stough on June 17, 2022

Monday September 12, 2022 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
President’s Welcome Iván Santiago
50/50 Raffle JENAYRA RODRIGUEZ
Toastmaster David Dimino
Timer BRUCE TOLEDO
Ah/Pause Counter Iliana Falcon, CC
Grammarian Iván Santiago

Word of the Day:

Vulnerable: willing to show emotion or to allow one’s weaknesses to be seen or known:

Body Language Monitor Iván Santiago
Vote Counter Open
Topics Master Shannon Stough, ACB,CL,LD5,DL5,PM4

TOPICSMASTER: Explain segment, Timer, Topics. After: Timer’s Report, Member Vote (Best Speaker

and Most Improved Speaker).

Speaker 1 John Ramirez
Path Not Set Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals (evaluation form)
Speaker 2 Metin Bicen
Strategic Relationships Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals (evaluation form)
Speaker 3 Frenchy Roy, DIV B Dir, PAD11, DTM, LD5, EC5, EH5, MS5, DL1, PM1
Strategic Relationships Level 3 Increasing Knowledge (evaluation form)

TOASTMASTER: Timer’s Report, Member Vote (Best Speaker and Most Improved Speaker).

General Evaluator Frenchy Roy, DIV B Dir, PAD11, DTM, LD5, EC5, EH5, MS5, DL1, PM1
Evaluator 1 Joseph DiGiorgio
Evaluator 2 Marife Mendez
Evaluator 3 Open

Grammarian (Grammarian Award; 2 min), Vote Counter (2nd and 1st Place Table Topics, Best Evaluator,

Most Improved Speaker, Best Speaker).

Outside Speaking Experiences, Officer/Member Comments, Guest Comments, 50/50 Raffle) (30 Sec.)

Get involved, make a difference: GET a mentor, BE a mentor.

DRIFTWOOD REQUIRES US TO LEAVE THE ROOM BEFORE 8:45 PM.

EVERYBODY WORK TOGETHER TO PUT THINGS AWAY. THANKS!!!

Posted by Shannon Stough on June 17, 2022

Monday September 19, 2022 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
President’s Welcome Iván Santiago
50/50 Raffle Eamon Toner
Toastmaster Marife Mendez
Timer JENAYRA RODRIGUEZ
Ah/Pause Counter Kareem Spahi
Grammarian Rosalys Feliz

Word of the Day:

Melody: 

  1. intonation, as of a segment of connected speech.
Body Language Monitor Shannon Stough, ACB,CL,LD5,DL5,PM4
Vote Counter BRUCE TOLEDO
Topics Master Deborah Blum

TOPICSMASTER: Explain segment, Timer, Topics. After: Timer’s Report, Member Vote (Best Speaker

and Most Improved Speaker).

Speaker 1 Barbera Weinstein
Strategic Relationships Level 2 Learning Your Style (evaluation form)
Speaker 2 Andrea Cabrera
"Hello Shadow" Motivational Strategies Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals: Writing a Speech with Purpose (evaluation form)

5 – 7 minutes

Speaker 3 Joseph DiGiorgio
"to be determined" Presentation Mastery Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals: Introduction to Vocal Variety and Body Language (evaluation form)

5 – 7 minutes

TOASTMASTER: Timer’s Report, Member Vote (Best Speaker and Most Improved Speaker).

General Evaluator John Ramirez
Evaluator 1 Iliana Falcon, CC
Evaluator 2 Viviana Martir
Evaluator 3 David Dimino

Grammarian (Grammarian Award; 2 min), Vote Counter (2nd and 1st Place Table Topics, Best Evaluator,

Most Improved Speaker, Best Speaker).

Outside Speaking Experiences, Officer/Member Comments, Guest Comments, 50/50 Raffle) (30 Sec.)

Get involved, make a difference: GET a mentor, BE a mentor.

DRIFTWOOD REQUIRES US TO LEAVE THE ROOM BEFORE 8:45 PM.

EVERYBODY WORK TOGETHER TO PUT THINGS AWAY. THANKS!!!

Posted by Shannon Stough on June 17, 2022

Monday September 26, 2022 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
President’s Welcome Iván Santiago
50/50 Raffle Open
Toastmaster Iván Santiago
Timer Iliana Falcon, CC
Ah/Pause Counter Open
Grammarian Open

Word of the Day: Auspicious

Body Language Monitor Open
Vote Counter JENAYRA RODRIGUEZ
Topics Master Iliana Falcon, CC

TOPICSMASTER: Explain segment, Timer, Topics. After: Timer’s Report, Member Vote (Best Speaker

and Most Improved Speaker).

Speaker 1 Asaf ‘Ace’ Mengelgrein, CC, CL
"Death By A Safety Net “Why Risk Is The Way Forward”" Strategic Relationships Level 3 Increasing Knowledge (evaluation form)
Speaker 2 Open
Speaker 3 Frenchy Roy, DIV B Dir, PAD11, DTM, LD5, EC5, EH5, MS5, DL1, PM1
"PRACTICE AND DO" Dynamic Leadership Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals: Evaluation and Feedback – Second Speech (evaluation form)

5-7 minutes

TOASTMASTER: Timer’s Report, Member Vote (Best Speaker and Most Improved Speaker).

General Evaluator David Dimino
Evaluator 1 Not Available
Evaluator 2 Open
Evaluator 3 Open

Grammarian (Grammarian Award; 2 min), Vote Counter (2nd and 1st Place Table Topics, Best Evaluator,

Most Improved Speaker, Best Speaker).

Outside Speaking Experiences, Officer/Member Comments, Guest Comments, 50/50 Raffle) (30 Sec.)

Get involved, make a difference: GET a mentor, BE a mentor.

DRIFTWOOD REQUIRES US TO LEAVE THE ROOM BEFORE 8:45 PM.

EVERYBODY WORK TOGETHER TO PUT THINGS AWAY. THANKS!!!

Posted by Shannon Stough on September 27, 2022

Monday October 3, 2022 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
President’s Welcome Iván Santiago
50/50 Raffle BRUCE TOLEDO
Toastmaster Deborah Blum
Timer Open
Ah/Pause Counter Open
Grammarian Open

Word of the Day:

Body Language Monitor Joseph DiGiorgio
Vote Counter Open
Topics Master Open

TOPICSMASTER: Explain segment, Timer, Topics. After: Timer’s Report, Member Vote (Best Speaker

and Most Improved Speaker).

Speaker 1 David Dimino
"Communication in retrospect part III" Effective Coaching Level 2 Learning Your Style: Understanding Your Communication Style (evaluation form)

5 – 7 minutes

Speaker 2 Gabrielle Pelatti
Visionary Communication Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals: Introduction to Vocal Variety and Body Language – Emphasis on Vocal Variety (evaluation form)

5 – 7 minutes

Speaker 3 Andrea Cabrera
"TBD" Effective Coaching Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals: Introduction to Vocal Variety and Body Language (evaluation form)

5 – 7 minutes

TOASTMASTER: Timer’s Report, Member Vote (Best Speaker and Most Improved Speaker).

General Evaluator Open
Evaluator 1 Open
Evaluator 2 Open
Evaluator 3 Open

Grammarian (Grammarian Award; 2 min), Vote Counter (2nd and 1st Place Table Topics, Best Evaluator,

Most Improved Speaker, Best Speaker).

Outside Speaking Experiences, Officer/Member Comments, Guest Comments, 50/50 Raffle) (30 Sec.)

Get involved, make a difference: GET a mentor, BE a mentor.

DRIFTWOOD REQUIRES US TO LEAVE THE ROOM BEFORE 8:45 PM.

EVERYBODY WORK TOGETHER TO PUT THINGS AWAY. THANKS!!!

Posted by Shannon Stough on June 17, 2022

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