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2012-11-08 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2663 Minutes

November 8, 2012

Good Afternoon Toastmasters,

Congratulate our new Helmsmen Toastmasters Samay Thaboun and Joan Evans.
You’ve taken the first step to becoming confident speakers.


1. Congratulate Sandrina Ray and Samay Thaboun who were inducted into the
Helmsmen Toastmasters club today by Herman Raybon, Jr. our VP of Membership!

2. Congratulate Herman Raybon, Jr. for competing and taking second place in
the Humorous Speech Contest held on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the
National Harbor in Oxon Hill Maryland. Great Helmsmen say “Yes!”

3. Next Thursday, November 15, 2012, Toastmaster of the Day will be Sheila

Speakers on deck: Mary Johnson, Herman Raybon, Jr., and Earl White. If you
are ready to speak please notify Mike Quashne VP of Education.

4. We will meet in room B7 in the Pentagon Library and Conference Center.



Lillian Wilkinson was Presiding Officer

Herman Raybon, Jr. provided the Opening

Lillian Wilkinson was Toastmaster of the Day with the theme, “Veterans Day:
Honoring All Who Served!”

Scott Battle was Wordsmith with the Word of the Day — “Glib”

Sandrina Ray was our Grammarian

Joan Evans was our Ah-Counter

Jill Shanteau was Timer

Kevin Kloeppel was Ballot Counter

Carlos Arzeno was Listener

Yash Sinha was our Table Topics Master

Herman Raybon, Jr. was Master Evaluator

Congratulate John Harms Speaker 1, with his speech, “Courage” CC manual
Project 5, Evaluated by Damien Butler

Congratulate Mike Quashne Speaker 2, with his speech, “Customer Service in
the Digital Age” CC manual
Project 8, Evaluated by Miriam Michael

Congratulate Cindy Minnifield Speaker 3, with her speech, “Honoring the
Service and Sacrifice” CC manual
Project 3, Evaluated by Elizabeth Femrite

Table Topics speakers were Samay Thaboun, Joan Evans, Miriam Michael and
Sandrina Ray

Closing was Herman Raybon, Jr.

Best Speaker was Cindy Minnifield!

Best Evaluator was Elizabeth Femrite!

Best Table Topics Speaker was Miriam Michael!

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. 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

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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