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2010-04-15 Helmsmen Toastmasters Meeting 2537 Minutes

April 15, 2010

2010-04-15 Helmsmen Toastmasters Meeting 2537 Minutes


Congratulations with another great meeting!

Carl Sabath led as TM of the Day with “The Tax Man Cometh”

Word of the Day: VACUITY was provided by Andrea Clark

Grammarian/Ah Counter was Nathalie Carey

Listener was guest Ernie Niblack

Timer was Mike Santivasci

Speakers were Nino Dobrovic and Earl White

Table Topics Master was Leilani Lucas.

Master Evaluator was: Carl Sabath

Evaluators were Mike Santivasci and Sheila Lane

We had 2 guests today Ernie Niblack and Eric Booker!

We’re so glad you came today and hope you will join our club!

Leilani, it was great to have you at the meeting again!

Best Table Topics speaker was Andrea Clark!

Best Evaluator was Mike Santivasci!

Best Speaker was Nino Dobrovic!

Business from President Earl White:

1. Next week, Thursday April 22 will be meeting 2538. We’ll be in Room

M-3, so don’t travel down to the basement level.

Nino Dobrovic will be the Toastmaster of the Day.

Please contact Nino (or Carl) to see how you can help.

TM of the Day Schedule – if you can’t fulfill this duty, let Bert Romero,

the VP-Education know

Terry – Apr 29

Earl – May 6

Bert – May 13

Andrea – May 20

Kim – May 27

Carl – June 3

2. Duty Schedule sign up. We have a spreadsheet that goes around at the

meeting to indicate what role you would like to perform at each meeting.

Most importantly, we’d like you to let us know when you can give

your next speech. Help us plan and schedule our upcoming meetings.

3. Don’t forget to bring in your Speaker and Leadership manuals. You can

Get credit for being Toastmaster of the Day, Evaluator, Table Topics

master, Timer and many of the other duties. Right after the meeting or

during the meeting, ask your fellow Toastmaster to provide a small

evaluation in your leadership book.

4. Guests

For those guests who wish to join in April, the dues are $56 which includes

your speaking and leadership books and your magazine subscription as well as

club dues. This covers you from April – September. In September all

renewing members pay $36 for October – March time frame.

5. Upcoming Contest Information

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Division A Contest

Aurora Hills Recreation Center

735 18th St S

Arlington VA

Registration: 5:30pm

Contestant Briefings: 6pm

Contest Start: 6:30pm

POC: Division A Gov Jenny Genser 703-298-6705

Cost: $6 donation for food, drinks


May 7-8, 2010

District 27 Conference

May 7, 6:30 – 10pm — Evaluation Contest May 8, 8am – 6pm — International

Speech Contest

Happy Speaking!


Carl Sabath

Vice President – Public Relations, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Area A1,

Division A, District 27 work email: home email:

work: 703-695-2804

Carl E. Sabath
Service Design, RDT&E
OSD CIO Engineering Division

Phone: 703-695-2804

110 Boundary Channel Drive
North Parking, Pentagon


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