An anchoring speech is an important part of a farewell party, and how you start it is vital.
A teacher once told me a really valuable tip about presentations that could apply to your anchoring speech:
When you practice your presentation, always pay special attention to the beginning.
As long as you start well and get into the groove of the speech, the rest will come to you a lot more naturally!
As far as inspiration for anchoring speeches, I've collected a few videos I really would like you to watch:
Videos that will help you prepare for an anchoring for a farewell speech
Please pay attention not just to the words being used in these anchoring speeches, but the energy ad humour that is also shown is exemplary of what you should be doing: