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2012-10-11 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2659 Minutes

October 11, 2012

Welcome guest Annette Sanks, Andre Dancy, Kimberly Welter, and Kim
Winbourne. We hope you’ll decide to become a


1. Congratulations to Sandy Paolini who was inducted as a new member in the
Helmsmen Toastmasters club today!

2. Come out and support Herman Raybon, Jr. as he competes in the District
27 Fall Conference contest. The Conference will be held Saturday, 3
November 2012 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., in the Sunset Room at National
Harbor, 137 National Plaza, Suite 200, National Harbor, Oxon Hill, MD 20745.
For more information and to register go to

3. Next Thursday, October 18, 2012, Toastmaster of the Day will be Bert
Romero and Master Evaluator will be Forte Ward.

Speakers on deck: Elizabeth Femrite, Sheila Heyward-Snipes, Carl Sabath.
If you are ready to speak please notify Bert Romero.

4. We will meet in room M2 in the Pentagon Library and Conference Center.


Lillian Wilkinson was President

Bert Romero provided the Opening

John Harms was Toastmaster of the Day with the theme,
“Unexpected Discoveries!”

Sandy Paolini was Wordmaster with the Word of the Day — “Hypothesis”

Jill Shanteau was our Grammarian
Bert Romero was Ah Counter
Scott Battle was Timer
Kim Winbourne was Ballot Counter
Lillian Wilkinson was Listener
Amy Hunt was Tipster
Larry Curtin was our Table Topics Master
Mike Quashne was Master Evaluator

Congratulate Herman Raybon, Jr. Speaker 1, with his 10th speech, “A Day in The
Life” CC manual, Evaluated by Carl Sabath

Table Topics speakers were Miriam Michael, Andre Dancy, Jill Shanteau, Mike
Quashne, and Stephanie Pettway

Closing was Cindy Minnifield

Best Speaker was Herman Raybon, Jr.!

Best Evaluator was Carl Sabath!

Best Table Topics Speakers, we had a tie, Miriam Michael and Mike Quashne!

Great Helmsmen say “Yes!”


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 “schedule.” We can 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.

Did you know that our Helmsmen Toastmasters Meeting Minutes are on line at

Check it out.

Happy Speaking! We are Toastmasters!

Sheila Heyward-Snipes

Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE


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