It’s cold, it’s dreary, it’s damp, the trains are on strike and the high streets are mayhem! It’s Christmas in England and the December President’s update!
First welcome to Dee who joins the committee as Sergeant at Arms. S@A involves setting the room up each week and handling requests for projectors etc. If you have a speech with any special requirements. Dee is the man to contact.
Xmas Meeting / Social
Next week is our Xmas meeting and social. We’ll have a short meeting in the hotel and then be off to The Cricketers where Ricky will host a pub quiz. Guests, friends & relatives are all very welcome.
2017 Membership campaign
In January we will be having a Free Taster Session on the 25th January. We’ll advertise beforehand and hope to get new members spurred on by New Year resolutions. If you have any friend who may be interested. Please pass the word.
B&H Speakers will run a speaking contest in early March and then host the Area contest later in March. Winners can take part in high level contests and may eventually go on to the USA.
If you would like to take part you might want to start planning now.
Dates for the calendar:
Wednesday 21st December 2016 – Xmas meeting / Social
Wednesday 25th January 2017 – Free Guest Taster Session
Saturday 28th January 2017 – Club Officer Training
Wednesday 8th March 2017 – B&H Speakers International Speech Competition
Saturday 25th March 2017 – B&H Speakers hosting the Area Competition
Saturday 9th April 2017 – Division contest
4th to 6th May 2017 – District contest & Conference