Category Archives: Mercury Newsblog

Mercury Takes Home the Gold! Again!

The winners of Division C1 Contest on the 25th of April in Berlin are: English Speech Contest: 1. Violetta Pleshakova, Mercury Toastmasters Berlin 2. Dirk Brückner, Leipzig Toastmasters Club 3. Friederike Galland, Mercury Toastmasters Berlin English Evaluation Contest: 1. Dirk … Continue reading

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Earth Day

At our last meeting on the 22nd of April the theme of the evening was, of course, Earth Day. Our well prepared Toastmaster of the Evening Khushi set the tone of the evening. She cheered us up by telling us … Continue reading

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Area C1 Spring Contest

Our Area C1 Division 95 Spring Contest was held on Saturday, the 18th of April in Rostock. The winners are: English Speech Contest: Friederike Galland Violetta Pleshakova Henk De Bruyn English Evaluation Contest: Friederike Galland Khushi Pasquale German Speeches: Martin Bering … Continue reading

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Great Beginnings

Last week we had another wonderful meeting. Our lovely, well-prepared Toastmaster of the Evening Friederike presented the meeting theme: Great Beginnings. She recited verses from the poem, Steps, written by the German poet, Hermann Hesse: “Und jedem Anfang wohnt ein Zauber inne, … Continue reading

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And the Winners Are …

Mercury had another great competition on March 25th, 2015! We held the International Speech Contest and the Evaluation Contest. Johanna hosted the evaluation part, and guess who was the target speaker?! None other than Sari Saleh, our past member with … Continue reading

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Brent’s Article in Toastmaster Magazine

I am proud and happy to announce that Brent’s article on How to Become a Speechwriter was published in Toastmasters Magazine March 2015 edition (see page 28-29). Check it out!

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Scintillating Evening!

Last meeting we had a scintillating meeting with the theme of the evening being “Fire Up!”. Three speakers entertained us with three scintillating speeches :). Florian delivered Project 7 from the CC manual entitled “Wouldn’t life be boring?”. He told … Continue reading

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Banner Meeting!

Last meeting we had a banner meeting with the theme of the evening being “banner”. In the business section, Khushi presented a club banner to the Berliner Rhetorikmeister ‘s President, Peter Rabeneck. Our lovely Toastmaster of the Evening, Violetta, wonderfully … Continue reading

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Evaluation Workshop@Mercury

Last Wednesday our VP Education, Wendy, held a wonderful workshop on evaluation. She led us on our journey to become Evaluation Mavens. After a quiz, she told us about the three levels of listening. When entering the evaluator skin, we … Continue reading

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Poetry Evening@Mercury

Creativity was in the air at our last meeting. We had a special meeting with a Poetry theme was organized by Jeremy as Toastmaster of the Evening and Dyane as Table Topics Master. Starting with our introduction round, some members … Continue reading

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