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2014-10-02 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2755 Minutes

October 5, 2014

Minutes for Meeting 2755, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday
October 2, 2014

Welcome esteemed guests Tanya Ellis, and Chelsea
West, !!

Club Business:

1. Jill Shanteau asked for a volunteer to replace her as the Mentorship
Chair as she is
going on leave starting 15 October. If you are interested in taking this
please contact Jill for information and training.

2. SAVE THE DATE: The Division A District 27 Contest will be held Tuesday,
October 14 at the Bloomberg BNA site in Crystal City and Kimberly will be
competing. Volunteers are welcome to assist with the contest. Free parking
is across the street and Metro access is nearby at the Crystal City stop.
Flyer attached.

3. REPEAT: The District Conference will be 1 November 2014 at
the Radisson Hotel Largo in Upper Marlboro, MD. Cost is $75 until October
13; $90 from October 14-31; $100 the day of the event. The keynote speaker
is Craig Valentine who is an excellent presenter and has a website where you can sign up for speaking tips.

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


Lillian Wilkinson was our Presiding Officer!

Lillian Wilkinson was our Opener!

Kimberly Scott was our Toast Master of the Day with the theme
“Cross-cultural Communication” !

Ernie Davis was our Wordsmith with the word of the day: “Cacophony”
Meaning: a harsh and discordant mixture of sounds (noun)!

Ernie Davis was our Grammarian!

Carl Sabath was our Timer!

Trudie Root was our Listener!

Katelyn Kuehl was our AH-counter!

Annika L’Ecuyer was our Ballot Counter!

Kimberly Scott was our Tipster!

Lillian Wilkinson was our Closer!

Forte Ward was our Table Topics Master !

Carmita Cooke was our Master Evaluator!

Congratulate Speaker #1, Katelyn Kuehl, Competent Communicator Manual #2 –
Organize Your Speech, “Your Enlisted Chapel People”; Evaluated by Jill

Congratulate Speaker #2, Annette Sanks, Special Occasion Speeches #4 –
Presenting an Award, “Simply the Best!”; Evaluated by Ryan Harrell

Congratulate Speaker #3, Jerrick Alexander, Competent Communication Manual
#10 – Inspire the Audience, “Taking the Blue Pill?”; Evaluated by Elizabeth

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Elizabeth Femrite, Annika L’Ecuyer, Jill
Shanteau !!

Best Speaker was Katelyn Kuehl !!

Best Evaluator was Ryan Harrell !!

Best Table Topics Speaker was Annika L’Ecuyer !!

First Time Award went to Chelsea West !!


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


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