Meeting Minutes December 1, 2021

South County Toastmasters Club 1957 Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: Sports Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom Call to Order: 6:00 PM Presiding Officer: Patrick Hunt Word of the Night: Your favorite sports saying President Patrick Hunt asked if there were any corrections or additions to be made to the meeting minutes of November 24, 2021, hearing … Continue reading Meeting Minutes December 1, 2021

Meeting Minutes November 17, 2021 South County Toastmasters Club 1957 Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: Thanksgiving Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom Call to Order: 6:00 PM Presiding Officer: Patrick Hunt Word of the Night: Gratitude President Patrick Hunt asked if there were any corrections or additions to be made to the meeting minutes of November 11, … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes November 11, 2021

South County Toastmasters Club 1957 Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: Veterans Day Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom Call to Order: 6:00 PM Presiding Officer: Bill Collier as Acting-President Word of the Night: Gregarious Acting-President, Bill Collier, asked if there were any corrections or additions to be made to the meeting minutes of November 3, 2021, hearing … Continue reading Meeting Minutes November 11, 2021

Meeting Minutes November 3, 2021

South County Toastmasters Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: Fall Season Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom Call to Order: 6:00 PM Presiding Officer: Jim Salih as acting presiding officer Word of the Night: Oblige President Patrick Hunt asked if there were any corrections or additions to be made to the meeting minutes of October 27, 2021, hearing … Continue reading Meeting Minutes November 3, 2021

Meeting Minutes October 27, 2021

South County Toastmasters Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: Creepy Halloween Story Night Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom Call to Order: 6:00 PM Presiding Officer: Patrick Hunt Word of the Night: Scream All business was dispensed with in favor of the special story night. Patrick did remind us to let him know if they want an officer’s … Continue reading Meeting Minutes October 27, 2021

Meeting Minutes October 20, 2021

South County Toastmasters Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: Founder’s Day Celebration Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom Call to Order: 6:00 PM Presiding Officer: Patrick Hunt Word of the Night: Reunion All business was dispensed with due to the celebration. Officers Reports: none Committee reports: none *********************************************************************************************** InvocatorSheehan, SeanSpeaker 1Stewart, BrentSpeaker 2Young, DebbieJokemasterHendrickson, Carl Voting: Best SpeakerDebbie … Continue reading Meeting Minutes October 20, 2021

Meeting Minutes October 13, 2021

South County Toastmasters Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: Scary Story Night Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom Call to Order: 6:00 PM Presiding Officer: Jim Salih as acting presiding officer Word of the Night: Recapitulate Acting President Jim Salih asked if there were any corrections or additions to be made to the meeting minutes of October 6, … Continue reading Meeting Minutes October 13, 2021

Meeting Minutes October 6, 2021

South County Toastmasters Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: Cars Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom Call to Order: 6:00 PM Presiding Officer: Patrick Hunt Word of the Night: Myriad President Patrick Hunt asked if there were any corrections or additions to be made to the meeting minutes of Sep 29, 2021, hearing none, the minutes stand as … Continue reading Meeting Minutes October 6, 2021

Meeting Minutes September 29, 2021

South County Toastmasters Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: Goodbye to Summer Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom Call to Order: 6:00 PM Presiding Officer: Patrick Hunt Word of the Night: Transition President Patrick Hunt asked if there were any corrections or additions to be made to the meeting minutes of Sep 22, 2021, hearing none, the minutes … Continue reading Meeting Minutes September 29, 2021

Meeting Minutes September 22, 2021

South County Toastmasters Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: What’s Your Event? Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom Call to Order: 6:00 PM Presiding Officer: Patrick Hunt Word of the Night: Unique President Patrick Hunt asked if there were any corrections or additions to be made to the meeting minutes of Sep 15, 2021, hearing none, the minutes … Continue reading Meeting Minutes September 22, 2021

Meeting Minutes September 15, 2021

South County Toastmasters Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: Divine Intervention Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom Call to Order: 6:00 PM Presiding Officer: Patrick Hunt Word of the Night: Conducive President Patrick Hunt asked if there were any corrections or additions that needed to be made to the meeting minutes of Sep 8, 2021, hearing none, the … Continue reading Meeting Minutes September 15, 2021

Meeting Minutes September 8, 2021

South County Toastmasters Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: None Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom Call to Order: 6:00 PM Presiding Officer: Patrick Hunt Word of the Night: Ethical President Patrick Hunt asked if there were any corrections or additions that needed to be made to the meeting minutes of Sep 1, 2021, hearing none, the minutes … Continue reading Meeting Minutes September 8, 2021

Meeting Minutes September 1, 2021

South County Toastmasters Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: Tranquility Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom Call to Order: 6:00 PM Presiding Officer: Patrick Hunt Word of the Night: Venerate President Patrick Hunt asked if there were any corrections or additions that needed to be made to the meeting minutes of August 25, 2021, hearing none, the minutes … Continue reading Meeting Minutes September 1, 2021

Meeting Minutes August 25, 2021

South County Toastmasters Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: Shared Birthdays with Notable People Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom Call to Order: 6:00 PM Presiding Officer: Patrick Hunt Word of the Night: Auspicious President Patrick Hunt asked if there were any corrections or additions that needed to be made to the meeting minutes of August 18, 2021, … Continue reading Meeting Minutes August 25, 2021

Meeting Minutes August 18, 2021

South County Toastmasters Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: Doing Good Deeds Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom Call to Order: 6:00 PM Presiding Officer: Patrick Hunt Word of the Night: MIlquetoast President Patrick Hunt asked if there were any corrections or additions that needed to be made to the meeting minutes of August 11, 2021, hearing none, … Continue reading Meeting Minutes August 18, 2021

Meeting Minutes August 11, 2021

South County Toastmasters Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: Olympic Sized Dreams  Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom Call to Order: 6:00 PM Presiding Officer: Patrick Hunt Word of the Night: Ambition President Patrick Hunt asked if there were any corrections or additions that needed to be made to the meeting minutes of August 4, 2021, hearing none, … Continue reading Meeting Minutes August 11, 2021

Meeting Minutes August 4, 2021

South County Toastmasters Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: Impossible is Just an Opinion Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom Call to Order: 6:02 PM Presiding Officer: Patrick Hunt Word of the Night: Imagination President Patrick Hunt asked if there were any corrections or additions that needed to be made to the meeting minutes of July 28, 2021. … Continue reading Meeting Minutes August 4, 2021

Meeting Minutes, July 28, 2021

South County Toastmasters Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: None Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom Call to Order: 6:00 PM Presiding Officer: Patrick Hunt Word of the Night: Courage President Patrick Hunt asked if there were any corrections or additions that needed to be made to the meeting minutes for July 21, 2021 - hearing none, they … Continue reading Meeting Minutes, July 28, 2021

Meeting Minutes July 21, 2021

Meeting Minutes July 21, 2021 South County Toastmasters Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: Dog Days of Summer Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom Call to Order: 6:00 PM Presiding Officer: Bill Collier in Patrick Hunt’s absence Word of the Night: Resilience Acting President Bill Collier asked if there were any corrections or additions that needed to be … Continue reading Meeting Minutes July 21, 2021

Meeting Minutes July 7, 2021

South County Toastmasters Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: Lessons Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom Call to Order: 6:00 PM Presiding Officer: George Kiser/Patrick Hunt Officers Reports: President George Kiser George asked if there are any needed corrections to the previous meeting minutes of 6/30/21, hearing none, they were approved as posted.  VPE: Patrick Hunt - no … Continue reading Meeting Minutes July 7, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – June 30, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:June 30, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:July 4thMeeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: George Kiser Officers’ Reports:          President: George Kiser George asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes from 6/23/21 were approved as posted.Officers report, “If you have not … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – June 30, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – June 23, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:June 23, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:Summer MemoriesMeeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: George Kiser Officers’ Reports:          President: George Kiser George asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes from 6/16/21 were approved as posted. VPE: Patrick Hunt Treasurer: Prathyush … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – June 23, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – June 16, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:June 16, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:All About CoffeeMeeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: George Kiser Officers’ Reports:          President: George Kiser George asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes from 6/9/21 were approved as posted. VPE: Patrick Hunt Treasurer: … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – June 16, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – June 9, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:June 9, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:Day Trips Out of St.LouisMeeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: George Kiser Officers’ Reports:          President: George Kiser George asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes from 5/26/21 and 6/2/21 were approved as posted. … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – June 9, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – June 2, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:June 2, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:Shark Tank MeetingMeeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: George Kiser Officers’ Reports:          President: George Kiser George stated the minutes from last week (5/26/21) have not been sent out. We will go through those at the following meeting on (06/09/21.)George announced, … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – June 2, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – May 26, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:May 26, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:Full MoonMeeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: George Kiser Officers’ Reports:          President: George Kiser George asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s (5/19/21) meeting were approved as posted.The SCTM club … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – May 26, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – May 19, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:May 19, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:Silence is GoldenMeeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: George Kiser Officers’ Reports:          President: George Kiser George asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved as posted. VPE: Patrick … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – May 19, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – May 12, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:May 12, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:Mother’s DayMeeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: George Kiser Officers’ Reports:          President: George Kiser George asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved as posted. VPE: Patrick Hunt … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – May 12, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – May 5, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:May 5, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:GraduationMeeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: George Kiser Officers’ Reports:          President: George Kiser George asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved as posted. VPE: Patrick Hunt Treasurer: … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – May 5, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – April 28, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:April 28, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:Return to Normal Meeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: George Kiser Officers’ Reports:          President: George Kiser George asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved as posted.If your speech … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – April 28, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – April 21, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:April 21, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:Earth DayMeeting Location:Sunset Hill Community Center / ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: George Kiser Officers’ Reports:          President: George Kiser George asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved as posted. VPE: Patrick Hunt … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – April 21, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – April 14, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:April 14, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:Time TravelMeeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: George Kiser Officers’ Reports:          President: George Kiser George asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved as posted.Sunset Hills Community Center … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – April 14, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – April 7, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:April 7, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:World Health DayMeeting Location:Sunset Hill Community Center / ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: George Kiser Officers’ Reports:          President: George Kiser George asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved as posted. VPE: Patrick … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – April 7, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – March 31, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:March 31, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:Spring HolidaysMeeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: George Kiser Officers’ Reports:          President: George Kiser George asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved as posted. VPE: Patrick Hunt  … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – March 31, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – March 24, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:March 24, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:MARCH MADNESS; WHAT DOES IN MEAN TO YOU?Meeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: George Kiser Officers’ Reports:          President: George Kiser George asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – March 24, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – March 17, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:March 17, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:Spring (Training)Meeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: George Kiser Officers’ Reports:         President: George Kiser George asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved as posted. VPE: Patrick Hunt  … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – March 17, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – March 10, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:March 10, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:Means of CommunicationMeeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: George Kiser Officers’ Reports:         President: George Kiser George asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved as posted.George will send … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – March 10, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – March 3, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:March 3, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:Your Favorite DessertMeeting Location:ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: Kim Bond Officers’ Reports:         President: George Kiser George asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved as posted. VPE: Patrick Hunt  Treasurer: Prathyush Viswaroopan PV … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – March 3, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – February 24, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:February 24, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:What will be the first thing you do when the quarantine is lifted?Meeting Location:ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: Kat Higashino Officers’ Reports:         President: Kat Higashino  Kat asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – February 24, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – February 17, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:February 17, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:Black History MonthMeeting Location:ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: Kat Higashino Officers’ Reports:         President: Kat Higashino  Kat asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved as posted. VPE: Patrick Hunt  Patrick highly encourages members … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – February 17, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – February 10, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:February 10, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:Valentine’s DayMeeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: Kat Higashino Officers’ Reports:         President: Kat Higashino  Kat asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved as posted.Kat inducts new member … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – February 10, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – February 3, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:February 3, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:NoneMeeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: Kat Higashino Officers’ Reports:         President: Kat Higashino  Kat asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved as posted. VPE: Patrick Hunt  Treasurer: … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – February 3, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – January 27, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:January 27, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:IndulgencesMeeting Location:ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: Kat Higashino Officers’ Reports:         President: Kat Higashino  Kat asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved as posted. VPE: Patrick Hunt Treasurer: Prathyush Viswaroopan VPM: Kim Bond … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – January 27, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – January 20, 2021

Area 4 Speech Contest - February 6, 2021 There was no business meeting due to the contest.  South County Toastmasters hosted a virtual speech contest for the first time. Thanks to Debbie Young, taking a lead to coordinate the speech contest seamlessly.  SCTM Club Contest Stats:  International Speech 1ST GEORGE KISER  2ND JIM SALIH  Table … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – January 20, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – January 13, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:January 13, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:No Theme (Wear a sticker)Meeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / ZoomCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: Kat Higashino Officers’ Reports:         President: Kat Higashino  Kat asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved as posted. … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – January 13, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – January 6, 2021

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:January 6, 2021Meeting Type/Theme:Regular Meeting – Theme:  Happy New Year - New BeginningsMeeting Location:Sunset Hills CenterCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: Jerry Paul Officers’ Reports:         President - Jerry Paul: asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – January 6, 2021

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – December 16, 2020

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) Meeting Date:December 16, 2020Meeting Type/Theme:Regular Meeting – Theme:  AutomationMeeting Location:Sunset Hills Community CenterCalled to Order:6:00 PMPresiding Officer: Jerry Paul Officers’ Reports:  President – Jerry Paul: asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved as posted. VPE – Kat … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – December 16, 2020

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – December 9, 2020

Meeting Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2020 Called to order at:  6:00PM Location: Sunset Hills Community Center Presiding Officer: Jerry Paul Greeter: Patrick Hunt Invocator/CLE: Keith Page Officers’ Reports President - Jerry Paul asked if there were any changes to the minutes. Susan McConnell had two corrections. After the two corrections are made the minutes from … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – December 9, 2020

Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – December 2, 2020

Meeting Date: December 2nd, 2020 Called to order at:   6:00 PM             Location: Sunset Hills Community Center Presiding Officer: Jerry Paul Greeter: Katsuko Higashino Invocator/CLE: Callie Koehr Officers’ Reports: Officers President - Jerry Paul asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – December 2, 2020