Installation Night 2011
Friday – June 24th, 2011
The last Friday in the month of June, 2011 saw toastmasters from SIM I descend on NUSS Guild house to be a part of, and to celebrate the achievements of the outgoing EXCO while installing and showing their support to the new EXCO.
The toastmasters of the evening Guna & Pan Pan brought us together in cheer and celebration kicking the exciting evening to a festive start.
What followed was the welcome speech by the outgoing club President, Benjamin Lim, who took us all down memory lane as he reminisced the term gone by.
What followed were the awards ceremony, and the awards went to……
Outstanding Attendance Awards:
Hong Mei Fang, TM
Paul Lee, CTM
Stephanie Lim, CL
Patricia Lim, ATM-B, AL
Benjamin Lim, CC
Sherry Chua, Competent Communicator
Martin Boon, Competent Communicator
Lin Pan Pan, Competent Communicator
Tamil Chelvan, Competent Communicator
Wilson Ong, Competent Leader
Yap Boon Liang, Advanced Communicator – Bronze
Tan May Yan, Advanced Communicator – Silver
Now for the Special Awards:
Best Table Topics Speaker: Oon Tik Lee, ATM-B, CL
Best Prepared Speaker: Prashant Kumar, TM
Best Evaluator: Kelvin Kok, DTM
Toastmaster of the Year: Wilson Ong, CC, CL
Now our guest of honor for the evening Ms Sherilyn Chua was invited to present the awards to the outgoing Exco. The outgoing Exco were cheered on by loud and heartfelt applause from fellow toastmasters for their devotion and untiring commitment to our club.
What followed was the installation ceremony for the incoming executive committee, lead by Area B3 Governor Ong Lye Sum, ACS, CL. The new executive committee was installed and fellow toastmasters rose to their feet reassuring the incoming exco of their support and commitment.
After the official installation of the new Exco was the most awaited “Incoming Presidents Address”. New Club President Patricia Lim, ATM-B, AL in a passionate and emotional speech called on fellow toastmasters to unite as the new exco promises to keep the club’s flag flying high.
What followed was the most exciting and fun part of the evening. Organizing chairman Tamil Chelvan, CC was buoyant as he spearheaded the fun & games segment of the night titles “Lion City”. The games united toastmasters young and younger in activities such as spooning the ping pong ball, jigsaw puzzles and bursting the “unbreakable” balloon. Toastmasters alike let loose as the festivities filled the air.
The fun & games drew to a close with the outgoing club President, presenting a token of appreciation to the organizing committee for the evening. The evening would not have been possible had it not been for the commitment of the following toastmasters:
Tamil Chelvan: Organizing Chair
Micheal Ng: Adviser
Stephanie Lim: SAA
Kim Toh: SAA
Yit Weng Kay: SAA
Yap Boon Liang: SAA
Prashant Kumar: SAA
Kelvin Kok: Photographer
Guna: Toastmaster of the Evening
Lin Pan Pan: Toastmistress of the Evening
The Incoming Executive Committee : 2011/2012
PRESIDENT: Patricia Lim, ATM-B, AL
Immediate Past President: Benjamin Lim, CC
VP Education: Ng Yee Hoon & Vera Chia, CC
VP Membership: Shirly Lau & Lin Pan Pan, CC
VP Public Relations: Prashant Kumar & Martin Boon, CC
Secretary: Goh Li-Ying
Treasurer: Ong Chuan Aik, DTM
Sergeant At Arms: Stephanie Lim, CL
Esther Tong: SIM Representative
A big Thank You to all present for making this years Installation Night a grand success.
Vice President Public Relations: Martin Boon, CC & Prashant Kumar