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2015-04-02 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2776 Minutes

April 7, 2015

Minutes for Meeting 2776, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday, 2 April

Welcome returning guest Kim Winborne! We hope you’ll decide to join our

1. SAVE the DATE: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 — Join us for the Division A
Contest at 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm — Kimberly Scott is the Model Speaker for the
Evaluation Contest. Come out and help support her as she gives her speech.
Location: 1700 N. Moore Street (Metro Bldg), Ste 830, Arlington, VA 22209.

2. DUES are Due! — Renewing members pay $45 for April — September 2015;
feel free to pay your dues to Carl at the contest or outside the meeting.
Contact Elizabeth Femrite or Herman Raybon.

3. May 1st/2nd — District 27 Spring Conference — Crystal City Marriot —
Washington Reagan National Airport, 1999 Jefferson-Davis Hwy, Arlington, Va On Friday, May 1st 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm is the
Evaluation Contest; Saturday May 2nd from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm includes the
International Speech contest — see information and tickets on website.

4. Lillian Wilkinson passed out a roles sheet for Helmsmen to fill in.


Jerrick Alexander, Sergeant of Arms, called the meeting to order!

Lillian Wilkinson was our Presiding Officer!

Annika L’Ecuyer was our Opener!

Annika L’Ecuyer was our Toastmaster of the Day with the theme: “Team

Lillian Wilkinson was the Wordsmith with the word of the
day: “vicissitude”, (noun) unpredictable; unexpected changes; shifting

Elizabeth Femrite was our Grammarian!

Jerrick Alexander was our Timer!

Kim Winborne was our Listener!

Carl Sabath our Ballot Counter!

Elizabeth Femrite was our AH-counter!

Trudie Root was our Tipster!

Annika L’Ecuyer was our Closer!

Carmita Cooke was our Table Topics Master!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Master Evaluator!

Congratulate Travis Herbranson, Speaker 1, with his speech “Herbie, not the
Competent Communication Manual, Project #1, the Icebreaker;
Evaluated by Herman Raybon, Jr.

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Annika L’Ecuyer, Latisha Balance, Kim
Winborne, Carl Sabath, and Jerrick Alexander!

Best Speaker was Travis Herbranson !!

Best Evaluator was Herman Raybon, Jr. !!

Best Table Topics were Latisha Balance and Jerrick Alexander !!


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.


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