President Neil Wilson opened the latest meeting of Wetherby Speakers Club and welcomed another first time visitor, Anne Beddis. After a short business session Caroline Boom chaired the meeting and introduced Peter Wilson who gave an informative speech about how a six point plan to ensure that New Years Resolutions are kept. Terry Ryan, 2009 National Speech Contest Winner, then gave an educational talk on the use of humour in speeches. Evaluators for the speeches were Neil Wilson and Peter Nellist.
Niki Boersma then chaired the Topics Session and set speakers the unusual challenging task of imagining they were a variety of famous people writing a letter to their mothers. Chris Clissitt evaluated the topics session.