Archive for February, 2019

Next meeting 21st February in York

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Our next meeting is a joint meeting with York RI Speakers Club. It takes place at the York RI Bowls Club, Ashton Lane, Holgate, York YO24 4HX on Thursday 21st February at 7.30pm.

It is a good chance to speak in front of a different audience and maybe learn a trick or two from our neighbours.

Wetherby sweeps the board at Area contests

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Wetherby Speakers Club won all three trophies at the Vale of York Area contests in York on Sunday 3rd February.  John Holian won the topics contest and Chris Clissitt won both the evaluation and speech contests, the latter with a speech entitled “An

John Holian receives the topics trophy from chief judge Denise Adlard

John Holian receives the Topics trophy from chief judge Denise Adlard

Chris Clissitt with judge Denise Adlard and Evaluation trophy

Chris Clissitt with judge Denise Adlard and Evaluation trophy

Elegant Sufficiency.”

York took silver in each case. Clive Dawson was runner up in both speech and evaluation while Gillian Munday was second in the topics contest.

Chris and John will compete in the District contests on Sunday 3rd March at The Bridge Inn, Walshford.

At the Area AGM Neil Wilson was appointed as Area President in succession to Ramana Sundara.