Perth Division Finals Nov 8 2008



Perth Division held the Humorous and Table Topics Contest Finals on Saturday November 8, 2008 hosted by WA Governors at the Subiaco Community Centre Subiaco.

The winners will represent the Division at the District 73 Finals during 22-24 May 2009.


Lynda t’Hart (WA Governors) was Contest Chair and Alan Smith (WA Governors) was Chief Judge.

The warm up speech was delivered by Pascale Amberville-Colby (WA Governors).

Trina Williams Trina Williams

Trina Williams (Area 10, Stirling) won with her speech titled “It’s a pretty wonderful feeling”  which took us on a journey pre birth though various situations including today.

Peter Erskine (Area 20, Maunsells) was runner up with his speech titled “Longevity” which took us on the journey in the complete opposite with a little help from Woody Allen.







P10 Area Governor Cybele Katavatis was Contest Chair and Inner City Division Governor Ian Pickens was Chief Judge.  The topic was “Who do you think is an Australian National living Icon?”

Judith Allen Judith Allen

Judith Allen (Area 30, Swan) won with her choice of Dame Edna, Barry Humphries and Sir Les Patterson, three for the price of one. 

The runner-up was David Barton (Area 10, Stirling) who took a different view!







Maree Pickens Maree Pickens

Congratulations to the host club WA Governors and Maree Pickens (who will also be competing in the Humorous Contest in Hahndorf) for organising and then running the day as Sergeant of Arms!!

Congratulations to all the contestants and special congratulations to our two winners who will represent our division with aplomb in May 2009.



Thank you  to the host club, WA Governors and Maree Pickens, contestants, Contest Chairs, Judges, Tally Counters, Usher and Timekeepers and Sergeant at Arms and fellow Toastmasters who attended to support Perth Division Toastmasters.

And thanks to Perth Division Governor Bill Hewitt for the story and photos.

One Response to “Perth Division Finals Nov 8 2008”

  1. Avatar for Bill Hewitt Perth DG Bill Hewitt Perth DG says:

    Thanks David. I would like to thank everyone who contributed to the catering as we were fronted with a sumptuous feast for a gold coin donation!!

    Thank you one and all!!


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