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2015-03-19 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2774 Minutes

April 7, 2015

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Minutes for Meeting 2774, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday, 19
March 2015

Welcome esteemed guests: Jason Adams, Michael Dezort, and Kim Winborne !!

1. Elizabeth Femrite noted that the Sergeant-at-Arms Jerrick Alexander
opened this meeting and will continue to do so in the future.

2. Herman Raybon congratulated Kimberly Scott for her participation in the
District Contest and noted that Kim will be the model speaker for the next
Herman also congratulated Patrick Massenburg for winning 2nd place
And said that if the winner cannot participate in the next contest, Patrick
take his place. Herman encouraged everyone to attend the upcoming contest.

The Division Spring Conference will hold the Evaluation Contest on Friday
night May 1 and the International Speaking Contest will be held on Saturday
May 2.
The Conference will take place at the Crystal City Marriott.

3. Carl Sabath reminded everyone that Toastmaster DUES should be paid this

4. Lillian passed around a sign-up sheet for roles for the next three


Jerrick Alexander and Annette Sanks were Presiding Officers!

Jerrick Alexander was our Opener!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Toastmaster of the Day with the theme: “Free

Jason Adams was the Wordsmith with the word of the
day: “heinous”, (adjective) atrociously bad; strongly objectionable

Travis Herbranson was our Grammarian

Carl Sabath was our Timer!

Michael Dezort was our Listener!

Kimberly Winborne was our Ballot Counter!

Annika L’Ecuyer was our AH-counter!

Lillian Wilkinson was our Tipster!

Jerrick Alexander was our Closer!

Trudie Root was our Table Topics Master!

Kimberly Scott was our Master Evaluator!

Congratulate Rich Santiago, Speaker 1, with his speech “The Future!”,
Competent Communication Manual, Project #1, The Icebreaker;
Evaluated by Carmita Cooke

Congratulate Forte Ward, Speaker 2, with his speech “Gentrification: It’s Not
Bad!”, Advance Manual Public Relations, The Persuasive Approach;
Evaluated by Annette Sanks

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Annika L’Ecuyer, Michael Dezort, and
Herbranson !

Best Speaker was Rich Santiago !!

Best Evaluator was Carmita Cooke !!

Best Table Topics was Annika L’Ecuyer !!

Congratulations to First Timers Jason Adams and Michael !!

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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