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2019-08-01 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2986 Minutes

August 1, 2019

Please see below the minutes for Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2986, Thursday August 1, 2019. As usual, Helmsmen had a meeting that rocked! We had lots of fun today!

Congratulate our TMOD, Forte Ward
With the theme, “It’s About That Time”

At today’s TM meeting, Forte remarked on how time is an integral part of what we do; time is a factor of our days.

Guest: None.

Club Business:
1. New club officers are reminded to schedule and attend Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI) training by the end of August.
2. Reach out and congratulate TM Ricardo Cedeno on his very recent retirement from the U.S. Air Force! Use his personal (not work) email address.

Meeting Roles:
Presiding Officer- Andrea Clark
Toastmaster of the Day- Forte Ward
Tip of the Day- Forte Ward: Get up early and catch the day!
Ah Counter- Forte Ward
Grammarian- Forte Ward
Timer- Kim Winborne
Listener- Forte Ward
Ballot Counter- Andrea Clark
Word of the Day- Andrea Clark “banal” (adjective): bland, uninspired, common
Table Topics Master- Herman Raybon
Herman provided quotes from Michael Bender (MB) on “Time when”
1. MB: Don’t let someone else’s opinion of you become your reality.
Q: Tell a time when someone’s opinion became your reality (TM Kim Winborne)
2. MB: If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.
Q: Tell a time when the opportunity wasn’t there and you built a door (TM Andrea Clark)
3. MB: Never let a bad day make you feel like you had a bad life.
Q: When was the last time you had a really bad day (as if life was bad) (TM Forte Ward)
4. MB: It’s never too late to be what you might have been.
Q: What is it you can do that you haven’t done yet? (TM Herman Raybon)
Master Evaluator- Forte Ward
Closer- Herman Raybon: (From Michael Bender) Begin each day with a grateful heart.

Congratulate Andrea Clark for being our Best Table Topics Speaker!

TMOD Schedule Sep 2019

8 Aug Andrea Clark
15 Aug Carl Sabath
22 Aug Christin Crowley
29 Aug Herman Raybon
5 Sep Kim Winborne
12 Sep Elizabeth Femrite
19 Sep Forte Ward
26 Sep Andrea Clark

Andrea Clark will be the TMoD on August 8, 2019. Please let Andrea know which role you will fill.

Andrea Clark
Secretary, Helmsmen Toastmasters
Club: 2412, Area 11, Division A, District 27

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