After my sharing the vision speech I had offers of help to be on the team to make it happen.
I won't mention specific names but wonderful members of my club offered to help in the various roles I established.
- Design promotional material - flyer - web image
- PR - media contacts - high profile community contacts
- Web design
- Contact former presidents
- Contact former members
I took on the RSVP roll so I could keep a handle on how many guests were attending and who had paid to date.
My toastmaster for the evening was also one of my guidance committee members, this made communication and guidance committee meetings easy. We worked together on themes and agenda details. I contacted individuals to ensure they would be available for agenda roles (and am still finalising this at present).
The big ace up my sleeve for the night was to invite two of our former members to be guest speakers. Jock Elliott who has been in the world championship of public speaking 5 times, coming 3rd once. He had moved interstate. So I emailed him
I also asked Eamonn Moran our former President, long time member and former District Governor to come too. He is living overseas.
Having them both live so far away I thought they probably wont be able to make it but the BOTH SAID YES! I couldn't believe my luck what a great night it would be to have them both back with us. But this created another problem in scheduling enough time for both of them on the agenda and also having enough time for socialising. hmmmmmmmmm