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2013-11-14 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2713 Minutes

November 15, 2013

Hello Toastmasters!

Minutes for Meeting 2713, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday,
November 14, 2013.

Welcome to our guests, Kimberly Scott and Ken Garber (from San Diego, CA and
a member of SeaWorld Toastmasters). 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 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 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! Our party will be held 19 Dec. We still need someone to
coordinate the party. If interest in serving as the POC for the party
please contact Carl Sabath or Lillian Wilkinson.

6. Our next meeting will be on Thursday, Nov 21, 2013 at 7:30am in room B7
of the Pentagon Library and Conference Center. Damien Butler will be the
Toastmaster of the Day.



Elizabeth Femrite was Presiding Officer!

Lillian Wilkinson was our Opener!

Toastmaster of the Day Carl Sabath with the theme “Teachers, Leaders.”

Kimberly Scott was Wordsmith with the Word of the Day — “Aplomb” –

Ken Garber was our Grammarian!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Ah-Counter!

Carmita Cooke was our Timer!

Lillian Wilkinson was our Listener!

Lillian Wilkinson was our Ballot Counter!

Kimberly Scott was our Tipster!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Closer!

Carlton Hart was our Table Topics Master!

Carlos Arzeno was our Master Evaluator!

Congratulate Herman Raybon, Jr. Speaker 1, with his speech, “Know Your
Audience,” Better Speaker Series Evaluated by Eugene Burrell

Congratulate Jerrick Alexander, Speaker 2, with his speech, “There’s No
Substitute,” Speech #6 Competent Communicator Manual, Evaluated by Yash

Best Speaker was Herman Raybon, Jr.!

Best Evaluator was Yash Sinha!

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!


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

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

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