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2010-04-22 Helmsmen Toastmasters Meeting 2538 Minutes

April 22, 2010

2010-04-22 Helmsmen Toastmasters Meeting 2538 Minutes


Congratulations with another great meeting!

Nino Dobrovic led as TM of the Day with the theme “Springtime”

Earl White did the opening and closing.

Word of the Day: OPULENT was provided by Jason Felisbret

Grammarian/Ah Counter was Andrea Clark

Listener was Terry Bartholomew

Timer was Jay McColgan

Speakers were Mike Santivasci doing an Entertaining Speech regarding time
spent in Iraq/Kuwait

And Lori Gilbert gave her icebreaker speech on “Reaching for the Stars”

Table Topics Master was Kim Humes.

Master Evaluator was: Bert Romero

(Remember the difference between a lectern and a podium)

Evaluators were Andrea Clark and Didi Malovic

We had 2 guests today Dvija “Didi” Malovic and Jason Felisbret!

Thanks for visiting us today. We hope you will join our club!

And this week’s ribbons were awarded as follows:

Best Table Topics speaker was “Didi” Malovic and Earl White!

Best Evaluator was “Didi” Malovic!

Best Speaker was Lori Gilbert!

Business from President Earl White:

1. Next week’s TM of the Day is Andrea Clark, stepping up to the plate.

Speakers on deck are Lori Gilbert, Didi Malovic and Sheila Lane

We will be in Room M-3 again, next Thursday, April 29.

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

the VP-Education know

Andrea – Apr 29

Earl – May 6

Bert – May 13

Terry – 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

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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