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2012-09-06 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2654 Minutes

September 8, 2012

2012-09-06 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2654 Minutes

Greetings Toastmasters,

Welcome to our guests Brandon Carter, Lamarc Comrie, Scott Battle, and Kim Winborne. It was a pleasure having you and hope you will decide to become a member.

Congratulations to Herman Raybon in recognition of achieving Competent Leader!

Business:
Thanks to all who attended and participated in our club Table Topics Contest to make today’s contest a success!

1. The Humorous Speech Contest will be held next week on Thursday September
13, 2012. The Humorous Speech Contest Chair is Mike Quashne. If you wish
to participate as a contestant or be available to fill a role as ballot
counter, timer, or judge, please contact Mike. Please plan to attend and
support your fellow Helmsmen.

2. We’ll meet in Room B7 on September 13, 2012 in the Pentagon Library and
Conference Center.

3. We will return to our normal Toastmasters meeting format on September
20, 2012 and will meet in room B7. Toastmaster of the Day will be Bert
Romero and Master Evaluator will be Royce Edington.

4. Remember to give your dues to Carl Sabath. It’s membership renewal
time. If you can’t get to Carl, contact Herman Raybon, Jr. or Elizabeth
Femrite to arrange a drop-off or pick-up.

5. The next level of contest will be the Area 11 Table Topics and Humorous
Speech contests, to be held on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at the Aurora
Hills Community Center, 735 18th Street South, Arlington, VA 22202 at 6pm.
There may be a small fee at the door to help pay for the food (usually $5.00
per person.)

Table Topics Participants:
Cindy Minnifield
Amy Hunt
Sandria Ray
Dan Krall
Yash Sinha
John Harms

Table Topics Winners!
1st Place – Dan Krall
2nd Place – Amy Hunt
3rd Place – Cindy Minnifield

———– Roles were as follows———- Presiding Officer – Lillian Wilkinson

Table Topics Contest Chairperson – Damien Butler

Timer: Mike Quashne
Backup – Sandy Paolini

Ballot Counter: Carl Sabath
Backup – Scott Battle

Sergeant-at-Arms – Bert Romero

Chief Judge – Carl Sabath

Reminder! Carl Sabath is collecting dues. If you can’t get in touch w/Carl, contact Herman Raybon, Jr. or Elizabeth Femrite to arrange a drop-off or pick-up.

Remember that you can always be on the “Hot seat” 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

Did you know that our Helmsmen Toastmasters Meeting Minutes are on line at http://helmsmen.toastmastersclubs.org/

<http://helmsmen.toastmastersclubs.org/

Check it out.

Happy Speaking! We are Toastmasters!

Sheila Heyward-Snipes
Secretary
Helmsmen Toastmasters
703-692-2094
Sheila.heyward-snipes.civ@mail.mil

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