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2019-08-22 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2989 Minutes

August 22, 2019

Minutes for Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2989, Thursday August 22, 2019

Congratulate our TMOD, Carl Sabath with his theme “What Are Your Superpowers?”

Reference for tips: The Little Book of Talent by Daniel Coyle

Club Business:

  1. New club officers are reminded to schedule and attend Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI) training by the end of August.
  2. The new Officer induction ceremony is planned for 29 August.
  3. Reminder – Dues is due in September. Please pay your dues to the Treasurer, Carl Sabath
  4. Also, next week Herman Raybon is the TMoD – please let him know how you can assist.

Meeting Roles:

Presiding Officer- Lillian Wilkinson, President

Opening- Carl Sabath

Opening Quote: ” Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Toastmaster of the Day- Carl Sabath with “What are your Superpowers?”

Word of the Day- Forte Ward, “Chivy”, a verb

1 : to tease or annoy with persistent petty attacks

2 : to move or obtain by small maneuvers

//chivy an olive out of a bottle

Ah Counter- Kim Winborne

Grammarian- Kim Winborne

Tip of the Day- Carl Sabath, with How to Interrupt Conversations/Meetings – State your point upfront, firmly and back it up with facts. (See March 2018 Toastmasters Magazine)

Timer- Kim Winborne

Listener-Lillian Wilkinson

Ballot Counter- Lillian Wilkinson

Speaker 1, Lillian Wilkinson, “Fear”

Advanced Manual Humorously Speaking, Project 4, Objective: Keep Them Laughing

Evaluated by Forté Ward

Table Topics Master- Forté Ward

Table Topics Speakers – Kim Winborne, Carl Sabath, Lillian Wilkinson

Master Evaluator- Carl Sabath

Closer- Carl Sabath

Kim Winborne was Best Table Topics Speaker!

Closing Quote:: “You can learn new things at any time in your life if you’re willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you.” – Barbara Sher

TMOD Schedule August/Sep 2019

5 Sep     Andrea Clark

12 Sep  Elizabeth Femrite

19 Sep  Forte Ward

26 Sep  Kim Winborne


Carl Sabath for Andrea Clark

Secretary, Helmsmen Toastmasters

Club: 2412, Area 11, Division A, District 27

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