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2013-11-07 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2712 Minutes

November 9, 2013

Hello Toastmasters!

Minutes for Meeting 2712, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday,
November 7, 2013.

Welcome to our guest, Kimberly Scott. We hope you will consider joining our


1. Fall Membership Contest will continue through our December 19 meeting.
Members are asked to bring guest to our weekly meeting. The Helmsmen Club
member with the most guest to join our Club will receive a $25 gift card.

2. Club Officer Nominations are open for the January-June 2014 period. If
you are interested in serving as an officer please talk to one of the
current committee members. If you are uncertain about holding a position,
you can work with the officer to learn more about the position.

3. New Club in Pentagon! There is a new club being formed and will meet on
Tuesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. The first meeting will be held on
Tuesday July 23, 2013 in the Pentagon’s main food court area near the Dunkin
Donuts. Please help spread the word.

4. Remember no meeting scheduled for Nov 28, Dec 26, and Jan 2. Please
mark your calendars.

5. Holiday Party will be held 19 Dec. If interested in serving as the POC
for the party please contact Carl Sabath or Lillian Wilkinson.

6. The Pentagon evening club meets Tuesdays, 5:15 – 6:30 p.m., Main Food
Court area.

7. Our next meeting will be on Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 at 7:30am in room B7
of the Pentagon Library and Conference Center. Damien Butler will be the
Toastmaster of the Day.



Lillian Wilkinson was Presiding Officer!

Yash Sinha was our Opener!

Toastmaster of the Day Herman Raybon, Jr. with the theme “Wine & Spirits”

Joan Evans was Wordsmith with the Word of the Day — “Opulent” – Affluent as
in wealth.

Carmita Cooke was our Grammarian!

Jerrick Alexander was our Ah-Counter!

Luke Lisell was our Timer!

Carl Sabath was our Listener!

Luke Lisell was our Ballot Counter!

Tip of the Day was our Tipster!

Yash Sinha was our Closer!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Table Topics Master!

Jill Shanteau was our Master Evaluator!

Congratulate Carlos Arzeno, Speaker 1, with his speech, “Flow,” Project #3,
Competent Communicator Manual, Evaluated by John Harms

Congratulate Damien Butler, Speaker 2, with his speech, “Mastering the
Toast,” Speech #1, Special Occasion Manual, Evaluated by Carl Sabath

Best Speaker was Carlos Arzeno!

Best Evaluator was John Harms!

Best Table Topics Speaker was Kimberly Scott!

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 are not scheduled. 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. During or immediately following
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!

Annette M. Sanks
Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412


Elizabeth Femrite
ACSIM Installation Services
Soldier and Family Readiness Division
CML: 571-256-8674
DSN: 260
Fax: 571-256-8700

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