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2017-08-24 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2894 Minutes

August 28, 2017

Subject: Helmsmen Toastmasters Club Meeting 2894 – August 24 ,2017 Minutes (UNCLASSIFIED)


Helmsmen Toastmasters Club Meeting 2894 – August 24 ,2017 Minutes

Welcome guests Nicole James and Kelly Craft! It was a pleasure to have you participate in our meeting. We invite you to join our Toastmasters Club!

Welcome back Eddie Osorio! We are glad to have you back from deployment!

Congratulate Lillian Wilkinson, Toastmaster of the Day, with the theme “Storytelling”!


1. It’s Contest Time!!!!

On Thursday 31 August 2017, we will conduct our club Humorous Speaking and Table Topics Contest instead of our usually meeting. We need contestants. Do you have a humorous speech to present? Contact Lillian Wilkinson, VP Education. In addition to contestants we need a Contest Master, Judges, Timers, Ballot Counter, and Sergeant-at-Arms. Come out and have fun, and support our speakers!

2. TMoD Schedule:

Please contact Lillian Wilkinson to sign-up for a date or go into easy-speak

7 Sep Bert Romero
14 Sep OPEN
21 Sep OPEN
28 Sep OPEN

3. Dues are coming up. Please pay your dues timely. Carl Sabath will reassuringly accept your payment in cash, check, credit card (credit card payment requires an additional fee for processing).


Carl Sabath was our Presiding Officer!

Bert Romero was our Opener!

Lillian Wilkinson was Toastmaster!

Nicole James was Wordmaster with Kinetic, (adj), of or relating to motion

Eddie Osorio was our Grammarian and AH-Counter!

Elizabeth Femrite was our timer!

Kelly Craft was our listener!

Carl Sabath gave our Tip of the Day!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Ballot Counter!

Carmita Cooke was our Table Topics Master!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Master Evaluator!

Bert Romero was our Closer!

Congratulate Bert Romero, Speaker 1, with his speech “Know Yourself!”, Competent Communication, Project 2 Organize Your Speech, Evaluated by Audrey Britton

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Carl Sabath, Eddie Osorio (twice), Kelly Craft, Nicole James (twice), Lillian Wilkinson

Best Speaker was Bert Romero!!

Best Evaluator was Audrey Britton!!

Best Table Topics speaker was Nicole James!!

Happy Speaking!!


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!

Elizabeth Femrite
Helmsmen Toastmasters

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