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2014-09-04 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2751 Minutes

September 12, 2014

Minutes for Meeting 2751, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday
September 4, 2014

Club Business:

1. Presiding Officer Lillian Wilkinson welcomed esteemed guest Tanya F.
Ellis, to the meeting.

2. Dues may be paid this September to Elizabeth Femrite or to Herman Raybon
as Treasurer Carl Sabath is now at the Mark Center.

3. SAVE THE DATE: Lillian Wilkinson and Herman Raybon mentioned the
Division A Fall Contest will be October 11. Volunteers are needed so please
consider helping out– members can get credit in the CL manual for doing so.

4. The Helmsmen Toastmasters Club’s Table Topics contest is September 11 and
the Club’s Humorous Speaking Contest is September 18. The Area contest will
be September 22 and volunteers are needed for that as well; contact Rhonda


Lillian Wilkinson was our Presiding Officer!

Herman Raybon was our Opener!

Kimberly Scott was our Toast Master of the Day with the theme
“Lifelong Learning”!

Jill Shanteau was our Wordsmith with the word of the day: “Exultant”
Meaning: triumphant, jubilant, thrilled (adj)!

Katelyn Kuehl was our Grammarian!

Jerrick Alexander was our Timer!

Jill Shanteau was our Listener!

Jill Shanteau was our AH-counter!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Ballot Counter!

Trudie Root was our Tipster!

Herman Raybon was our Closer!

Annika L’Ecuyer was our Table Topics Master !

Kevin Kloeppel was our Master Evaluator!

Congratulate Speaker #1, Annette Sanks, Interpretative Reading #1 – Read a
“From My Point of View”; Evaluated by Lillian Wilkinson

Congratulate Speaker #2, Katelyn Kuehl, Competent Communicator Manual #1 –
The Ice Breaker, “Operation Code Name: Darling Duffy”; Evaluated by
Elizabeth Femrite

Congratulate Speaker #3, Ryan Harrell, Competent Communicator Manual #10 –
Inspire the Audience, “What’s So Funny?”; Evaluated by Herman Raybon

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Forte Ward, Nikki Harrell, and Tanya
Ellis !!

Best Speaker was Annette Sanks !!

Best Evaluator was Lillian Wilkinson !!

Best Table Topics Speaker was Nikki Harrell !!


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)
300 Army Pentagon
Washington, DC 20310-0300
Phone: 703-695-5401, DSN 225-5401

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