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2011-03-24 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club Meeting 2581 Minutes

March 24, 2011

Helmsmen Toastmasters
Club # 2412 District # 27
Meeting 2581 Notes

March 24, 2011

Hello Helmsmen,

It’s cherry blossom time!

Welcome to our guests Shawnette Harrington-Tillman and Mark Gray. We hope you’ll decide to join us at the Helmsmen Toastmaster Club.

Old Business:

Treasurer Carl Sabath reminded us that we will have our Helmsmen TM Evaluation Contest on 14 April during the regular club business time. Volunteers are needed for Evaluation Contestants, Contestmaster, Chief Judge, Judge, Model Speaker, Ballot Counter, Timer, Sgt @ Arms. All members in good standing are eligible to enter the contest except for our District Officers (Earl and Terry). Anyone who wishes to provide any of the contest roles can email Carl at Carl.Sabath@osd.mil .

Refer to the Meeting Assignments Tracker and Syllabus Tracker to keep up with your meeting assignments. A copy of the tracker is included as an attachment. Contact James Adams, Vice President-Education for more info. He is usually available before or after the meeting.

Congratulate Toastmaster Terry Bartholomew for leading the meeting with the theme “The First Day of Spring.”

Word of the Day was “PLACID” provided by Travious Goines.

Opening was provided by Carl Sabath
Grammarian was Matthew Unrue
Ah Counter was Lillian Wilkinson
Timer was guest Shawnette Harrington-Tillman
Ballot Counter was Samuel Unrue
Listener was Mary Johnson
Tip of the Day was provided Earl White

We had three wonderful speeches today:

Speech 1 “The Longest Day” by Jim Adams and evaluated by Terrence Holms

Speech 2 “My New Family” by Earl White and evaluated by Carl Sabath

Speech 3 “A Speech About Myself” by Devon Harrison and evaluated by Rochelle Unrue

Table Topics Master was Terry Bartholomew

Table Topics Speakers:

Andrea Clark
Mark Gray
Shawnette Harrington-Tillman
Elizabeth Femrite

Master Evaluator was Lilnell Small-Storm

Best Speaker was Earl White!
Best Table Topics Speaker was Mark Gray!
Best Evaluator was Rochelle Unrue!

Up and Coming:

Great Helmsmen say “YES!”

March 31, Regular Meeting, TMoD will be Shelia Lane.
April 7, Regular Meeting, TMoD will be Rochelle Unrue.
April 14, Evaluation Contest.

Remember that you can always be on the “Hotseat” for last minute changes.

Things change often so when you are ready to give your speech let the TM of the Day know even if you aren’t “scheduled.” We can almost always fit you in!

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.

Distinguished Club Program – The More We Do as Individuals, the More Goals Our Club Achieves. If you go to club central and go to Distinguished Club Program (DCP) reports, you can view the latest status of the goals for Helmsmen Toastmasters club. http://reports.toastmasters.org/reports_new/dcp.cfm Our club number is 2412. We have achieved 7 goals so far this year!

Did you know that our Helmsmen Toastmasters Meeting Minutes are on line at http://helmsmen.freetoasthost.net/ ? Check it out.

Happy Speaking!

Rochelle Unrue
Secretary, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412,
Area A1, Division A, District 27

Please email corrections/additions to: rlunrue@yahoo.com or unruer@gmail.com

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