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2014-07-17 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2744 Minutes

July 17, 2014

Subject: Minutes Helmsmen Toastmasters Club, Meeting 2754, Thursday July 17, 2014 (UNCLASSIFIED)

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

Minutes for Meeting 2754, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday July 17,

Welcome esteemed guest Paul White, Ambassador for District 27.

Business (repeated):

1. Jill Shanteau stated that the Mentorship Committee held a meeting 10 July
with five toastmasters attending. The group discussed a vision statement for
the committee, mentor eligibility, mentor tips, and agreed to share best
practices. If you are interested in joining the group, please contact Jill.

2. Training for officers
Toastmasters Learning Institute (TLI). New officers are required to
attend training offered by TLI. All TMs are welcome to attend.
Training is free. As more dates become available, we will post. Be sure to
Your club name Helmsmen Toastmasters and Club Number 2412 when you attend
training in another district.

a. July 16 (Wednesday) – 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Washington, D.C. (District 36)
6:00-8:30 PM TLI Core Training (5:30 registration)
Edison Electric Institute, 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

b. July 19 (Saturday) 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Fairlington Community Center
3308 South Stafford Street
Arlington, VA 22206
8:30 AM Registration
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Core Officer Training and Electives (TBD)
Food will be provided, donation requested

c. July 19 (Saturday) 8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Verizon Training Center
22001 Loudoun County Parkway, Ashburn
8:00 AM Registration; 8:45 AM Plenary Session; 9:00 AM Officer Training; 11
Breakout Sessions; 12 Noon End

d. July 19 (Saturday) – 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Baltimore, MD (District 18)
State Highway Division, 707 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

e.July 20 (Sunday) – 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Laurel, MD (District 18)
Johns Hopkins University/APL, 11100 Johns Hopkins Road, Laurel, MD 20723

f. July 23 (Wednesday) – 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Washington, D.C. (District 27)
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. TLI Core Training (5:30 registration)
BAE Systems, 80 M St SE. Washington, DC 20003

g. July 26 (Saturday) – 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Baltimore, MD (District 18)
Franklin Square Medical Center, Conference Center, Room B/C, 9000 Franklin
Square Dr, Baltimore, MD 21237

h. August 9 (Saturday) –
Mt. Vernon, VA (District 29)
South County Government Center, 8350 Richmond Highway, Alexandria—Leadership-Institute

i. August 9 (Saturday) – 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Severna Park, MD (District 18)
Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd, Severna
Park, MD 21146 (between Baltimore and Annapolis)


Annette Sanks was our Presiding Officer!

Lillian Wilkinson was our Opener!

Lillian Wilkinson was our Toast Master of the Day with the theme
“inspirational quotes and sayings”.

Carl Sabath was our Wordsmith with the word of the day: “faze”,
Meaning disturb or disconcert (verb)

John Durish was our Grammarian!

Carl Sabath was our timer!

John Durish was our listener!

John Durish was our AH-counter!

Jerrick Alexander was our Ballot Counter!

Jill Shanteau was our Tipster!

Lillian Wilkinson was our closer!

Luke Lisell was our Table Topics Master with the theme of “”Quotes,
Gestures, Inspiration”

Jerrick Alexander was our Master Evaluator!

Congratulate Trudie Root, Speaker 1, with her speech “The Core Curriculum”,
Communicator #9: Persuade with Power; Evaluated by Ryan Harrell.

Congratulate John Harms, Speaker 2, with his speech “Turn Back”,
Advanced Manual- Storytelling- the Moral of the Story; Evaluated by Paul

Congratulate Paul White, District 27 Ambassador, who provided a Toastmasters
Update “Revitalized Education”

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: John Durish, Jill Shanteau, Paul White

Best Speaker was John Harms !!

Best Evaluator was Paul White !!

Best Table Topics speaker was Paul White !!

First Time Award went to Paul White !!


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, and 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

Happy Speaking! We are Toastmasters!

Trudie Root
Club Secretary

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

Trudie A. Root A.M.L.S.
Army Library Program (ALP)

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE


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