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2019-11-07 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 3000 Minutes

November 7, 2019

Madam President,

Fellow Helmsmen,


Please see below the minutes for Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 3000, Thursday 7 November 2019.


Congratulate our TMOD,               Lillian Wilkinson

With the theme,                              “The Greatest of All Time (GOAT)”


Congratulations to Helmsmen Toastmasters on achieving your 3000th meeting. Way to Go! Looking Forward to many more.


Guest: Welcome to our Guests today:

– Ms Sarah Geist

– Ms Aundrea Veney

– COL Craig Strong

Helmsmen, our guests are listed on the “cc” line. Please reach out and welcome them to our club. We hope that you decide to come back and visit us again.


Club Business:

  1. Available TLIs to attend in November: This Saturday at Arlington Mills 2-6pm; 7 December at George Mason 9am-3pm.

If you are an officer or plan to be one for the period January to June 2020, you can take the TLIs early.

  1. District 27 will hold its Spring Conference on 1 and 2 May 2020 at the Ritz Carlton in Pentagon City, VA.


SPEAKER 1: Kim Winborne – “The Life of Kimmywin”

Kim conducted her Pathways Icebreaker.

Speech Evaluator: Carl Sabath


Meeting Roles:

Presiding Officer- Carl Sabath

Opening- Lillian Wilkinson

Toastmaster of the Day- Lillian Wilkinson

Tip of the Day- Lillian Wilkinson, with a quote by Steven Covey (how we judge ourselves and others).

Ah Counter- Kim Winborne

Grammarian- Kim Winborne

Timer- Carl Sabath

— (Hey ya’ll, Carl used the TM APP to keep time and show the colors….check it out)

Listener- Craig Strong (Good job, Craig!)

Ballot Counter- Carl Sabath

Word of the Day- Sarah Geist (Sarah, you ROCKED for this being your first time at TM!)

–(Lillian, in celebration of GOAT, provided many words to describe “greatest”) outstanding, renowned, eminent, excellent, marvelous, distinguished, superior, splendid, clever, expert, skillful, remarkable.

Table Topics Master- Lillian Wilkinson

— Greatest job experience (Andrea)

— Greatest personal experience that allowed you to grow up? (Craig, Sarah and Aundrea).

****Hats off to all of our guests for participating in Table Topics!


Master Evaluator- Andrea Clark

Closer- Kim Winborne (Quote by Aristotle on being angry)


Congrats to Craig for being voted the Best Table Topics Speaker!


TMOD Schedule November 2019

14 November: Herman Wilkinson

21 November: Andrea Clark

**Be prepared to participate; fill a role.

***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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