We’re back (physically)!

Since March 2020, pandemic and social distancing measures have affected the entire Toastmasters community worldwide. That was also the last time BVTMC toasted together (literally – it was a wine tasting special) in a physical meeting setup. Although Zoom and other videoconferencing apps have emerged as alternatives, we soon realized that nothing can fully emulate Read more about We’re back (physically)![…]

Pause When You Need It

Pause When You Need It By How Kah Hwee Winning speech for BVTMC Chapter Meeting on Thursday, 04 February 2021 Pathways Manual, L1P2(B)- Evaluation and Feedback     Good evening fellow toastmasters. (Deep breaths, Long pause) Pauses are impactful in a speech, in a piece of music, and particularly, pauses are impactful in our lives. Read more about Pause When You Need It[…]

Ice Breaker

Ice Breaker  By Krishna Mahesh Thacker  Winning speech for BVTMC Chapter Meeting on Thursday, 3 September 2020 Pathways Manual, L1P1 – Ice Breaker    Mr. Toastmaster, Fellow Toastmasters and Welcome Guests, a very good evening to you. So, today is my first speech. When I started preparing for it, one thing that I kept hearing was Read more about Ice Breaker[…]

Bag That Dream Job

Bag That Dream Job By Chow Qian Yao  Winning speech for BVTMC Chapter Meeting on Thursday, 6 August 2020 Pathways Manual, L1P3- Researching and Presenting    Qian Yao shared interview tips to land your dream job, which earned her Pathways Level 1 completion and also the Best Speaker in August open meeting! Want to listen Read more about Bag That Dream Job[…]

BVTMC’s First Wine & Cheese Tasting!

No way, there is wine at the event? And cheese too? Are you sure this is a Toastmasters meeting? Bonjour! BVTMC held its very first Wine & Cheese Tasting event as we became a mini-France 🇫🇷 this March! In line with the French theme, members and guests are all chicly dressed up in the national Read more about BVTMC’s First Wine & Cheese Tasting![…]

~It’s the most wonderful time of the year~

Ho ho ho! Merry Christmas! It is beginning to look a lot like a wet Christmas here in Singapore as temperatures dip to 23 degree Celsius this year. Christmas is a time to celebrate the joy of giving, spend quality time with family and friends and of course to reflect solemnly and be grateful for Read more about ~It’s the most wonderful time of the year~[…]

Roaring with Laughter at our Humourous Speech Workshop!

Our Humourous Speech Workshop on 7 Nov had participants rolling in laughter 🤣🤣 and was a roaring success 🙌🏻👏🏻 with 67 participants learning from our Champion Clement Chio! 🤩🥳 We began with a physical exercise to prime our participants and mimic laughter by having them go ha-ha-ha-ha-ha! 😆😆😆 Our participants gained hands-on experience on creating Read more about Roaring with Laughter at our Humourous Speech Workshop![…]

Reliving Childhood Memories this Children’s Day

No matter how much time passes, our childhood memories will always hold a special place in our hearts… From riding on see-saws in playgrounds to playing simple childhood games and eating old favourite snacks, everyone reminisced on their favourite childhood memories in celebration of Children’s Day. We also welcome our newest members, Kean Wai and Read more about Reliving Childhood Memories this Children’s Day[…]