Archive for February, 2020

Next meeting 12th March in York

Friday, February 21st, 2020

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 12th March 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.

Next meeting 20th February

Saturday, February 8th, 2020

Our next meeting is at Linton Memorial Hall on Linton Lane, Linton, Wetherby LS22 4HL at 7.45pm for 8pm on Thursday 20th February 2020.

It will include the  usual ingredients of great speeches, challenging and enjoyable topics and a chance for all to speak and have fun!

 

Vale of York Area Contests and AGM

Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

Wetherby retained the Area evaluation trophy at the Vale of York Area contests on Sunday 2nd February. Chris Clissitt won the contest with John Holian runner-up.

Chris Clissitt receives the evaluation trophy from chief judge Denise Adlard

Chris Clissitt receives the evaluation trophy from chief judge Denise Adlard

Clive Dawson of York RI Speakers Club won both the speech and topics contests. Neil Wilson was runner up in the former with his speech “They Go Low, We Go High” and Chris Clissitt in the latter.

Neil Wilson agreed to stay on as Area President for a second term in 2020/21.