Halton Hills and North Halton newspapers
Humorous speakers compete in Halton Hills
Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 10 Nov 2006, p. 33

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This year Halton Hills Toastmasters had the privilege of hosting the Toastmasters Annual Area Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contest. Four area clubs participated, Halton Hills, Milton, Meadowvale and Hershaw (Brampton). Representing Halton Hills in the Table Topics contest was Sherri Harris and in the Humorous Speech contest Debora Kirby and Shirley Bartle. The talent was unbelievable. The speeches were entertaining and humorous. In Table Topics contestants have two minutes to talk about a subject that they are given at that very moment. The contestants have to think quickly on their feet. First place went to Malik Majeed from Meadowvale Toastmasters, second place went to Vivian Lee from Hershaw Toastmasters and third to Alan Lahue from Milton Toastmasters. It is a very difficult task and all the contestants did a great job. The contestants who participated in the Humorous speech contest were amazing. True talent all around and the laughs could be heard from miles away. Participants had to prepare a 5-7 minute speech that would have the audience rolling in the aisles. They all succeeded. First went to Joseph Illes

Table Topics winners are (from left) Alan Lahue, Milton Toastmasters, third; Vivian Lee, Hershaw Toastmasters, second; Malik Majeed, Meadowvale Toastmasters, first with Area Governor Anica Macevic and Table Topics Chair Patricia Muir of Meadowvale Toastmasters. from Meadowvale Toastmasters, second to Ananthalakshmi Krishnaswami from Meadowvale Toastmasters and third to Halton Hills' very own Debora Kirby. First place winners from this area contest will proceed on to the District Contest. A special thanks goes out to Judy Robertson of Halton Hills Toastmasters for organizing this wonderful contest and all the other participants who helped make this evening a great success. A thank you also goes out to Area 17 Governor Anica Macevic.

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Humorous speech contest participants are (from left), Debora Kirby, Halton Hills Toastmasters, third place; Ananthalakshmi Krishnaswami, Meadowvale Toastmasters, second; Joseph Illes, Meadowvale Toastmasters, first; with Area 17 Governor Anica Macevic and Humorous Contest chair Ralph White of Halton Hills Toastmasters.
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Humorous speakers compete in Halton Hills