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2015-11-05 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2807 Minutes

November 8, 2015

Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Meeting 2807, Nov 5, 2015 Minutes

Please congratulate Travis Herbranson as TM of the Day “Got Your Back”


1. Meeting 2808 TM of the Day is Carmita Cooke for Thursday, 12
November 2015, 7:30am, PLCC. Contact Carmita to fill a role.

Future meetings:

19 Nov 2015 — TMoD needed
26 Nov 2015 – Thanksgiving. No Meeting.
03 Dec 2015 – TMoD needed
10 Dec 2015 – TMoD needed
17 Dec 2015 – TMoD needed — this is our end of year Holiday Party meeting.***
24/31 Dec 2015 — Holiday Break
07 Jan 2016 – TMoD needed

***Let us know if you have a conference room that can be used. As the PLCC does
Not allow outside food to be brought in, it becomes quite a bit more expensive to host breakfast there.

2. District 27 Conference to be held Saturday, November 14, in Rosslyn, at
Top of the Towers, 1400 N 14th St, Rosslyn. go to and
for event and ticket information. See 6 great table topics speakers
compete at the Table Topics contest and 6 more great speakers compete at
the Humorous Speech contest. District 27 will present the Communication
and Leadership Award to Dr. Willie Jolley (#1 Rated Motivational &
Inspirational Speaker). Additionally, our very own Herman Raybon will be
awarded Distinguished Toastmaster! There will be other expert presentations
on various topics of interest to toastmasters and great networking

3. Please schedule your speeches and other major roles and see how you can
make your goals. Be that Big Time Player who will step up his game! We got your back! — work on the next speech,
the next leadership role you need to complete your next goal! Tell our VP-
E when you will give your next speech or take on your next leadership role
OR, go into and assign yourself. If you don’t
have your easy-speak credentials, let us know!

4. Think about being a leader for the club for the January – June 2016
semester. Toastmasters Leadership Institute training will be held in
January 2016.

5. December Holiday Party. December 17th we will celebrate another year
of learning.


Forte Ward, Presiding Officer

Travis Herbranson, TM of the Day — “Got Your Back”

Word of the Day, Carl Sabath — PERORATION, a noun meaning summary, conclusion,recapitualtion

Grammarian, Lillian Wilkinson

Ah Counter, Nekisha Tate

Listener, Lillian Wilkinson

Timer, Elizabeth Femrite

Ballot Counter, Forte Ward

Tip of the Day, Elizabeth Femrite

Opening and Closing — Jerrick Alexander

Speaker: Forte Ward, “Big Cleats and Wood Chop”, Advanced Communication
Series, Story Telling project 1, The Folk Tale
Evaluated by Herman Raybon

Table Topics Master — Travis Herbranson

Table Topics speakers were Herman Raybon, Jackie Wrice, Lillian Wilkinson, Nekisha Tate

Master Evaluator – Jerrick Alexander

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Best Table Topic speaker was Jackie Wrice!

Best Evaluator was Herman Raybon!

Best Speaker was Forte Ward!

Reminder, you may still 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!

Happy Speaking,

Carl Sabath for Secretary Kimberly Pollard

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