Tuesday, 21 February 2017


held in the Redhurst Hotel, Glasgow
on Sunday 12th March 2017.
11.00am                            Tea/coffee
11.30am.                            President opens meeting.
11.32am.                            Hostess Scilla
11.35am                             Speech Contest.   Chairman, Louise
12.30pm                             Contest Results and Judges summing up.
1pm.                                    Seated at tables
1.05pm.                                President introduces top table.
                                             Grace - Brendan.
1.10pm.                                LUNCH SERVED.
2.10pm.                                Greetings from Region - President Nancy.
2.20pm.                                 Topics - President.
2.40pm.                                 Raffle by Terry.
2.50pm.                                 Vote of Thanks - Rosemary
3.00pm                                  President closes meeting.                

POWERtalk Pollokshields Speech Contest.

The POWERtalk Pollokshields Speech Contest took place on 20th February n Pollokshields Burgh Hall.    The contest was chaired by Ruth and there were six contestants.    There were a number of guests which gave a good audience for the speakers.

President Roz who opened the meeting.

And the Winners were Carole first and Grace second, here receiving the shield from Iris, last year's winner.

                                         Winner Carole gave the Vote of Thanks. 

Best wishes to the winners for the Caledonia Council Speech Contest on Sunday 12th March 2017 in the Redhurst Hotel, Glasgow. 

The next meeting is on Monday 6th March in Pollokshields Burgh Halls and the Theme for the evening is "Who am I?",  A warm welcome to all visitors.

Saturday, 11 February 2017

POWERtalk Pollokshields Club.

POWERtalk Pollokshields club met on Monday 6th February in their new room in Polloksields Burgh Halls, The Stirling Room.

The Theme of the evening was   "Love is in the Air"

The President, Roz welcomed all members.   The Inspiration and topics were given by Carole.  Topicees were Liz, on Romance, Brendan on the NHS, Scilla on the Queen's Sapphire Anniversary, Ruth on Comic Relief and Louise on Ryan Airs recent comments about customers abuse of the system.

The education slot was by Liz who led members through the setting up and use of a microphone.  All members had the opportunity to practice using the microphone.

The Speech was given by Brendan who adapted his speech very well to a difficult subject.

Brendan's speech was evaluated by Louise.

The Business meeting was conducted after the tea break.

The timing was by Iris and the General Evaluation was by Ruth.

The next meeting of POWERtalk Pollokshields will be on 20th February at 7.30pm for a prompt start.  This is to be the Speech Contest and visitors are very welcome.