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2015-09-03 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2798 Minutes

September 4, 2015


2015-09-03 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2798

Good morning!

Welcome Rebecca McDaniel! Our newest Helmsmen Toastmaster! You are on
your way to becoming a better speaker, listener, and leader!


1. Contest News!

–We will have our club contest on Thursday 17 September 2015. We need
contestants!! Please contact the club officers of your interest.

— Table Topics contest

— Humorous Speech contest

–Attached is the Contest Rule Book. To be qualified you must be a
Toastmaster in good standing, which means your dues are paid in September.

Forte Ward our club President will be sending more information in a separate

The winner from our club contest will compete in the Area 11 Contest to be
held Tuesday, September 29th. If you have access to a conference room for
30 folks, please let Herman Raybon know.

Division A Contest — TBD

District 27 Conference will be held Saturday, November 14th in Rosslyn. See for details.

2. Renewal Dues!

— Carl Sabath the club treasurer is collecting dues. If you are unable to
get your dues to Carl during the club meeting (he is in the Mark Center),
please contact Elizabeth Femrite or Herman Raybon, Jr., to make arrangements
to meet (in the building).


Jerrick Alexander, Sgt at Arms presided.

Lillian Wilkinson opened the meeting!

Lillian Wilkinson was our Toastmaster of the Day with “School Daze”

Carl Sabath – Wordsmith — DUCTILE – (adj) easily swayed, easy to change,

Forte Ward was the Grammarian

Forte Ward was the Ah Counter

Elizabeth Femrite was our Timer!

Rebecca McDaniel was our Listener!

Rebecca McDaniel was our Ballot Counter!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Tipster of the Day!

Lillian Wilkinson was our Table Topics Master

Lillian Wilkinson was our Master Evaluator!

Congratulate Jerrick Alexander, Speaker 1, with his speech “Trip to Mars”,
Advanced Communication Series, The Persuasive Speech, Evaluated by Herman
Raybon, Jr.

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Elizabeth Femrite, Forte Ward, Herman
Raybon, Jr., Rebecca
McDaniel, Jerrick Alexander, and Carl Sabath.


Best Table Topic speaker was Herman Raybon, Jr. !!

Best Speaker was Jerrick Alexander!

Best Evaluator was Herman Raybon, Jr.!

Lillian Wilkinson was our closer!


It is the summer season and that you may 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! Helmsmen Toastmasters say YES! Our
next meeting is Thursday, 10 September 2015. Bring a friend!

Happy Speaking,

Elizabeth Femrite
For Kimberly Pollard


Elizabeth Femrite
ACSIM Installation Services
Soldier and Family Readiness Division


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