Advanced Toastmasters Club

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7 pm - 9:30 pm

Advanced Speakers Club/Klub ("ASK") celebrates 37th Anniversary Birthday Bash, Chartered in 1981.
Dress like it's the 1980s.
Come join the fun at this dinner meeting.

Date: Friday, June 22
Location: Chateau Granville, Burrard Room, 1100 Granville Street, Vancouver.
Time: 6:30 pm arrive, 7:00 pm Call to Order
Cost: $25.00. Reservations are required.  RSVP with menu choices.
Menu Choices:

Appetizer (Choose One)
1.  Mixed Local Lettuces, Radish, Cucumber, Apple Cider Vinaigrette, OR
 Soup of the day

Entree (Choose One)
1.      Herb Crusted Pork with chef's choice vegetables, Mashed potatoes, OR
2.      Vegetarian Risotto, OR
3.      Grilled Chicken with a mushroom sauce, chef's choice vegetables and mashed potatoes

NOTES:  If you have any dietary restriction, let us know when you select your food
-$9 + Taxes for House Wine and House Beer.
-Parking: $8 + Taxes (Please pay at hotel reception to get the discounted rate)

RSVP Reply with menu choices for Appetizer and Entree to Darren Frew &/or Dorothea Hendriks


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ROYAL INVITATION: ASK Advanced Speakers Club/Klub next meeting will be a Royal Affair!
Princess Fai and Princess Narrinder are commanded by The Queen to invite all ASK members and guests to the Royal Pre-Wedding Reception [Dinner] of His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales with Miss Meghan Markle!
Dress: Crowns & Tiaras, (Hair Fascinators, Hats, or Flowers)
Location: Frankie's Italian Kitchen located at 765 Beatty Street, Vancouver, BC.
Date: Friday, April 27th, 2018.
Time: Gather at 6:30 pm; meeting starts 7:00 pm sharp.
Cost: $25.00.
Menu Choices:
1. Chicken Linguini - grilled chicken, sun-dried tomato pesto, cream, tomato, herbs, OR
2. Spaghetti & Meatballs - house-made family recipe, beef, veal, and pork, roasted and simmered in tomato sauce, OR
3. Spaghetti Primavera - fresh vegetables in tomato sauce.
All served with either Minestrone Soup or Green seasonal salad.
RSVP: Fai Murray or Narinder Bharti
Invitation open to the first 30 VIP acceptances only. Guests are always welcome to our meetings!

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Meeting Length
3.25 hr

Advanced Speakers Club (ASK) Annual Brunch Meeting & Christmas Auction
Bring: an unwrapped item or service for auction, any value.

The theme is “Talking Around the Christmas Tree”.  That perfect get together to evoke that Christmas feeling with stories, carols and good will.

Date:   Sunday, December 9th, 2018
Time:   10:00 am Gather and Networking
            10:30 am Brunch
            11:00 am Call to Order
            12:00 pm End of Meeting
            12:15 pm Reconvene for Christmas Auction

Location:  The Holiday Inn Express, 700 Old Lillooet Road, North Vancouver
Cost:  $25.00 + bring unwrapped item to auction (any value).  Seasonal item, gift basket, gift certificate, books, bottles, home baking, new clothing, warm blanket, tickets.
CoChairs:  John Noonan, Carl Vanderspek, Margaret Page [604-741-1866]
RSVP to reserve your seat. Reply by December 3rd to John Noonan at 604-984-6083 or

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Meeting Length
2.5 hours

ASK – Advanced Speakers Club Toastmasters

Dinner and Speech and Evaluation Contests

** NOTE:  Venue Change (since earlier notice)

Date:  Friday, January 25th, 2019

Time:  6:15 pm to 900 pm.  To accommodate the contests, we ask you to come between 6:15 to 6:30 as the food will be served between 6:30 and 7:00 pm. The contest will start at 7:15 pm and we cannot have any food service or interruptions during the contest speeches.

** LocationPink Pearl Chinese Seafood Restaurant at 1132 East Hastings Street, Vancouver

Cost:  $25.00 includes dinner and meeting

CoChairs:  Marilynn Knoch and Hartaj Toor

RSVP:  Reservations are required.  Please reply to Marilynn Knoch


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Meeting Length
2.25 hr

ASK Advanced Speakers Club monthly dinner meeting
Date:   Friday, November 23, 2018
Time:   6:30 pm Meet & Greet, 7:00 pm Call to Order
Location:  Chateau Granville, 1100 Granville Street, Vancouver.  Parking & Transit accessible.
Cost:  $25.00   Set menu.  No Host Bar.
MENU - Set Business Dinner:  Chef's soup, mixed organic greens, selection of sandwiches, fresh vegetables & dip, assorted dessert squares, coffee & specialty teas.  Wines and beer available on own tab.

Theme: "Autumn: To Hibernate or Not to Hibernate?"

RSVP (by Nov. 19) Reservations required to CoChairs Darren Frew at and Fai Murray at

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Meeting Length
2.5 hours

Advanced Speakers Club/Klub (ASK) dinner meeting
When: Friday, September 28, 2018 at 6:30 pm
Where: White Spot, 405 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver
Cost:  $25.00.  Reply is required with Menu Choices (appetizer/entree below)
RSVP by Sunday, September 23rd (preferred) to

We’re looking forward to another incredible ASK meeting with 3 Speakers plus an Education Session.
Instead of Table Topics, find out more about Pathways, "Beyond the Basics", by special guest, Maureen McBeath, DTM.

Future Base Camp Champs: YOU!
Special Base Camp Guide: Maureen McBeath, DTM
Base Camp Guides: Vladimira Horvathova, DTM at
Lydia Burchell, DTM at

Choose your side salad:
Signature mix green Spot salad tossed in house dressing, or
- Ceasar salad

Choose your entrée:
- Salmon Spot Salad
- The Legendary Burger
-  Mediterranean Chicken Burger
-  Spaghetti & Meatballs
-  2 piece Fish & Chips

Please review the menu. RSVP by Sunday, September 23, 2018 at what you’d like to order.
Your order will save your seat and confirm your responsibility of the $25.00 payment at the door by cash or check.

We’ll end the evening with three fantastic speeches as well as a sweet dessert.

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3 Hours

Advanced Speakers Club (ASK) Summer BBQ - Membership has privileges.
Our next meeting will take place at a private home on Wednesday, July 18th from 6-9pm.

1.      July 18, 2018 (yes, it’s a WED)
2.      Plan to arrive about 6 pm and leave about 9 pm
3.      BBQ planned plus lots of salads, veggies, sides & desserts
4.      Coffee, tea, water, soft drinks, wine & beer – if you want something special, please bring it with you
5.      Program:  we’re planning a planning meeting – working together we’ll map out the coming year – possible visit from some very special guests – more on that soon.
6.      Dress is casual for  this meeting – be comfortable

It is a "member's only" meeting and is free of charge.

See you all (members only) there!

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Meeting Length
2.5 hours

DIVISION H CLUBS, hosted by ADVANCED LEADERS LAB (“ALL”), gather for SPECIAL EVENT with Speakers, Evaluators with Round Robin mini-evaluations by audience, plus two Table Topics Sessions.

Date:  Saturday, November 24, 2018

Time:  10:00 am arrive, 10:15 am call to order. 12:30 pm adjourn.

Location: 280-145 Chadwick Court, North Vancouver, along east walkway between Lonsdale Quay SeaBus and Lonsdale Quay Market, beside Coffee Bun near Starbucks.  NOTE: The locked building has a glassed-in round foyer - somebody will be there to greet you. The meetings are on the 2nd floor in room 280.  Be aware that this location is locked and not accessible once the meeting starts.

Cost:  Free.

Program:  Fall gathering of Toastmasters clubs in Division H (North Shore/Sunshine Coast/Whistler) with Education speaker Charles Jeffery, Division H Director, plus 2 Speakers, 2 Evaluators (including audience mini-evaluations), and 2 Table Topics Sessions.  Eleanor Kroeger and Louisa Davis will be attending. Participants as Table Topics Speakers will be drawn from meeting audience attendees. 

Contact: Chairman, Merrilee Miller 604-985-6295
               Division H Director, Charles Jeffery

Everyone is welcome.

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