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2019-10-03 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2995 Minutes

October 20, 2019

Fellow Helmsmen,

Please see below the minutes for Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2995, Thursday 3 October 2019.

Congratulate our TMOD, Andrea Clark
With the theme, “What Gets You Going?”

The TM Theme was in honor of International Coffee Day. We learned a lot about coffee but especially what got Helmsmen Toastmasters going! You’d be surprised……

Guest: None.

Club Business:
1. Membership Dues Paid: The majority of dues were paid by the end of September. Yeah, Helmsmen! One or two stragglers still have the opportunity to pay those dues!
2. Our esteemed Area Director, Kim Winborne, informed us that the Area Context will be October 24th at 5:30pm. (This contest will lead up to the Division contest. Unfortunately, there is no district contest this fall.)
What: Area Contest. Categories are Humorous Speech and Table Topics (Ok. You all know that there are times when you act funny….so come and talk about it….)
When: 24 October 2019 at 5:30pm
Where: Pentagon, First Floor Food Court behind the Duncan Donuts area
Who: You!!!! Contact Kim Winborne and let her know!
***Prepare to speak your humorous speech and Table Topics for these next two weeks in October as prep for the contest!!

Meeting Roles:
Presiding Officer- Carl Sabath
Opening- Andrea Clark (Quote about Coffee)
Toastmaster of the Day- Andrea Clark
Tip of the Day- Andrea Clark
Ah Counter- Forte Ward
Grammarian- Forte Ward
Timer- Kim Winborne
Listener- Carl Sabath
Ballot Counter- Carl Sabath
Word of the Day- Andrea Clark: “Emulous”, which means imitative or desirous of rivalry. “She decided to join Helmsmen TM, being emulous of the way her co-workers began to speak after they had joined.”
Table Topics Master- Forte Ward
Master Evaluator- Andrea Clark
Speaker- No speaker
Speech Evaluator – N/A
Closer- Andrea Clark

Congrats, Kim Winborne, for being our Best Table Topics Speaker!

TMOD Schedule October 2019
10 October Bert Romero
**Please let Bert know which role you will fill.
***Contact Elizabeth Femrite for future TMOD opportunities!

It’s a Great Day to be a Helmsmen Toastmaster! Happy Speaking!

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

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