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Did someone say Charades?

Our first meeting of 2015 was a rousing success.  We had two speeches, one of them a hot seat speech, that focused on setting New Years Resolutions that are positive, encouraging and manageable.  Yea, I know.  You don’t normally hear resolutions defined as “manageable”, but these were great ideas and great examples.   Thank you

07 Jan 2015
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Top ten reasons to come to Timbertalker’s meeting this week: by Stephen Hemminger

10. I am Toastmaster 9. You will be refreshed after the long holiday break. 8. Someone besides me gets to hear Debra speak. 7. See Tom practice his evaluation skills before the next contest 6. James will be watching our grammar and counting time 5. Sopha will be General Evaluator 4. Scott will be leading

05 Jan 2015
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Happy New Years!!

2014 has dwindled in the shadow of 2015.  2015 holds our  hopes, dreams, and challenges.  Let’s prepare for these challenges by refocusing on our speaking goals.  Making the most of our weekly meetings by having Toastmasters work for us.  I’m excited by the opportunities that Toastmasters and 2015 have in store.  See you all Tuesday

01 Jan 2015
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How do you know December is here?

I’m already sick of the holiday commercials. Radio stations are playing holiday music. I have a Turkey hang-over, and today it has rained, snowed, hailed, the sun shined, snowed again mixed with sleet.  And Tuesday is our regular scheduled meeting at Noon at the Tigard Fire Station #50 on Walnut Street in Tigard.  Hope to

29 Nov 2014
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Happy Thanksgiving

Cock-A-Doodle Doo! Wait, that’s not it.  CaCaw, CaCaw. Nope, that doesn’t sound right either. Moooooo.  That’s definitely not it.  Ummmmm, Got it!!  Gobble Gobble! Happy Turkey Day everyone.  No meeting this Tuesday due to the holiday week.  See everyone in December.

22 Nov 2014
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Boogie Time!!

Hah Ah Ah Ah Stayin’ Aliveeeeeee,  Today, we put our verbal dancing shoes on  and boogied down to some antiquated Disco tunes.  We had a wonderful meeting at Fire Station #50 on Walnut Street in the Community Room.  Our new home is spacious, with all of the amenities to make our meetings fun and successful.

05 Nov 2014
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New Home!

Fellow Timber Talkers and guests. We are moving to a new home!  First I would like to thank Lori and Welch Allyn for their generosity in sharing their facilities with us as we searched for a new meeting location.  I also want to throw a shout out to all of the Timber Talkers who have diligently

02 Nov 2014
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New Officers!

It is my pleasure to summarize a very special announcement made during our meeting yesterday. For those of you that missed it, please congratulate our new officers for the 2014/2014 Timber Talkers “Fiscal Year”: President: Scott C. VP of Education: James O. Treasurer: Sharon L. VP of Membership: Mark M. Secretary: Anna K. My congratulations

02 Jul 2014
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Our first meeting at Welch Allyn was a success

Thanks everyone for coming out to our first meeting at the Welch Allyn location. Lori Jackson did a dynamite job setting us up in one of many available conference rooms. A few things to keep in mind for next week: 1.) A friendly receptionist will point you the right way, through a door, into a

05 Jun 2014
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Homes through the transition

We just had our last meeting at our longtime Comcast building. The biggest thanks go to Lori Jackson – member extraordinaire – for securing us a room at the Welch Allyn building right around the corner. The “Location” page has been updated accordingly, as well as the public calendar, conveniently located on our “Calendar” page.

02 Jun 2014
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