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Friday 8 December, 2017

Stirling Club Meeting 28 November

Great meeting at Stirling Powertalk on 28 November.  Four books were highlighted by speakers and should be on everyone's wish list for Christmas!
The books were The Doll's House by Kathleen Mansfield, Ovid by David Wishart, Far Horizons by Frank Gardner and The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett.
Our next meeting is a social evening out on 12 December.
To all our followers, enjoy the festive season and we'll catch up in the new year.

Monday 13 November, 2017

POWERtalk Stirling

The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 28 November 2017 in Logie Kirk Hall, Causewayhead, Stirling at 7.45 for 8 pm.
The theme for the evening is "The Best Since Sliced Bread" and will involve speeches to entertain, topics and a mini-debate.
Visitors welcome.

Tuesday 20 June, 2017

GREAT BRITAIN REGION CONFERENCE 2017

The Sapphire Conference of Great Britain Region was held in the Holiday Inn, Lancaster from 16th to 18th June, 2017.  All Clubs were well represented and there were a number of members from Europe '92 who joined us.



The first item on the Agenda on Friday night was the Business Meeting and members were welcomed by President Nancy.
The Latimer Trophy for Accreditation was won by Grace, a new member of Pollokshields Communicators and Liz, the Accreditation Chairman presented the cup to Ruth, the Pollokshields delegate.

The Writing Contest.   The Trophies for Fiction and Non Fiction were presented to Iris and Carole from Pollokshields by Colin, the Writing Contest Chairman.
The Speech Contest was won by Lyam, from BISC.  Pictured here with the other contestants and Iris the Speech Contest Chairman.

Members of Europe '92 who acted as Speech Contest Judges.

During the day there were three excellent Workshops by members.   "Linking Together" by Diana, "Do I start here", by Yvonne and "Storytelling" by Evelyn.  All workshops were well attended.

Members enjoying conversation after Dinner.

The new Board for next year was installed by Marjike, our International Visitor.

The Conference concluded with an Open Forum on Sunday Morning.

This was a most successful Conference and congratulations are due to Nancy, the President for all her hard work.