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110405 Club Meeting – Ryde Schools Public Speaking Competition – Final

The 6th Annual Rotary Club of Ryde Primary School Public Speaking Competition this year will be held on Tuesday, 5 April 2011.

Prior to the competition, there will be a workshop run by Michelle Dodd on Thursday, 10 March 2011 at the Eastwood Womens' Rest Centre, Eastwood.  The students should arrive at 5:00pm.  The workshop starts at 5:15pm and finishes at 6:45pm.  Attendance at this workshop is not obligatory.

The preliminaries will be held on Thursday, 24 March 2011 at Eastwood Heights Public School.  Children should arrive in their school uniforms at 6:00pm for a 6:30pm start – parents and teachers are most welcome to attend.  Light refreshments will be served during the evening.

The three finalists from this preliminary competition will be asked to repeat the same speech at a Rotary Club of Ryde meeting which will be held on Tuesday, 5 April 2011 at the Next Generation Club, 2nd Floor, 504 Victoria Road , Ryde (next to the Ryde Aquatic Centre) commencing at 6:00pm for a 6:30pm start.

After a brief interval, the finalists will be given ten minutes in which to prepare a one-minute, impromptu speech.  The 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed winners will be announced by the adjudicators and prizes will be awarded to the winners and a perpetual trophy is presented to the winning school.

During the evening dinner will be served which will be complimentary for the three finalists and provided at a cost of $30 per person for their family, friends and teachers.  There will also be available a cash bar for drinks.  For catering purposes, please advise your child’s public speaking teacher the numbers attending at least one week prior to the event.

If you would like any further information or have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Nora Etmekdjian, the co-ordinator of the competition for this year, on either 0417 699 955, norartin@hotmail.com or nora@summitconsultants.com.au

05-Apr-2011 at 6:00pm for 6:30pm


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