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2017-10-12 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2901 Minutes

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Minutes for Meeting 2901, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday October 12, 2017

Congratulations to Carmita Cooke with her theme “Making A Difference!”

Congratulations to All who Made the 60th Anniversary breakfast at Fresh Kitchen a Success!

Congratulations to Randy Estrella for becoming the latest Helmsmen Toastmaster!

Welcome to our many guests Allison Alger, Keith Anderson, Rob Bush, Derrick Candler, Tearria Fowler, Loranji Goodrum, Merry Johnson, Curt McCabe, Damita Zweiback
(My apologies to any that we missed!) We hope you will become members! Attend next week at the Pentagon Library and Conference Center!

Special appreciation and thanks to former and hopefully future Helmsmen Ernie Davis, Eddie Osorio!

(Please pass on to any guests I missed!)

Business:

1.The Division A Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests will take place Wednesday, October 25th 6pm-8pm at Arlington Mill Community Center Room 252, 909 S Dinwiddie St, Arlington VA 22204

2. District 27 Fall Conference: Friday, November 10, 2017, 5pm – Saturday, November 11, 2017, 9pm at the Hyatt Centric Hotel, 1325 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209.

Registration open now! Get the “Early Bird” registration fee of $99 through October 5, 2017 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-district-27-fall-conference-shine-shout-share-tickets-37825494071

3. TMOD Schedule: Please confirm with Lillian Wilkinson Helmsmen Club VP-Education :

10/19/17 – Kim Winborne
10/26/17
11/2/17
11/9/17
11/16/17
11/23/17 – No Meeting! Happy Thanksgiving!
11/30/17

Roles:

Herman Raybon, Jr. , President, presided!

Randy Estrella was our Opener!

Carmita Cooke was Toastmaster!

Kim Winborne was our AH-Counter!

Kim Winborne was our Grammarian!

Audrey Britton was our timer!

Carl Sabath was our Wordmaster with the word “JUBILEE”, a noun, meaning special anniversary or the celebration of that anniversary!

Andrea Clark provided our Tip of the Day!

Rob Bush was our Listener!

Our Speaker was Herman Raybon, “Making A Difference”
Project 2: Presentation Mastery, Level 2
Evaluated by Yash Sinha

Table topics was not done at this meeting 😦

Jwon Wiggins was our Master Evaluator!

Randy Estrella. was our Closer!

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
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412

Helmsmen Meeting Minutes are available at https://helmsmen2412.wordpress.com

Easy-Speak: Check what you need to do to complete for your next goal at helmsmen.easy-speak.org or https://easy-speak.org/view_meeting.php?c=2641&show=next

Carl E. Sabath for
Elizabeth Femrite, Secretary

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2017-10-05 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2900 Minutes

Minutes for Meeting 2900, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday October 5, 2017

Congratulations to Andrea Clark with her theme “Fall Fun!”

Business:

1.The Division A Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests will take place Wednesday, October 25th 6pm-8pm at Arlington Mill Community Center Room 252, 909 S Dinwiddie St, Arlington VA 22204

2. District 27 Fall Conference: Friday, November 10, 2017, 5pm – Saturday, November 11, 2017, 9pm at the Hyatt Centric Hotel, 1325 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209.

Registration open now! Get the “Early Bird” registration fee of $99 through October 5, 2017 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-district-27-fall-conference-shine-shout-share-tickets-37825494071

3.NEXT WEEK! Helmsmen Toastmaster 60th Anniversary and Open House event will be held on October 12, 2017. Proceed to Fresh Kitchen for our 7:30am meeting 2901!

4. TMOD Schedule: Please confirm with Lillian Wilkinson Helmsmen Club VP-Education :

10/12/17 60th Anniversary Celebration
10/19/17
10/26/17
11/2/17
11/9/17
11/16/17
11/23/17 – No Meeting! Happy Thanksgiving!
11/30/17

Roles:

Herman Raybon, Jr. , Preseident, presided!

Carl Sabath was our Opener!

Andrea Clark was Toastmaster!

Randy Estrella was our AH-Counter!

Carmita Cooke was our Grammarian!

Jwon Wiggins was our timer!

Ricardo Cedeño was our Wordmaster with the word “PERSPICUITY” meaning lucidity, clarity!

Carl Sabath gave our Tip of the Day!

Kim Winborne was our Ballot Counter!

Herman Raybon was our Table Topics Master!

Lillian Wilkinson was our Listener!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Master Evaluator!

Herman Raybon, Jr. was our Closer!

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Randy Estrella, Andrea Clark, Ricardo Cedeño, Jwon Wiggins, Elizabeth Femrite, Kim Winborne, Carmita Cooke, Lillian Wilkinson, Carl Sabath

Best Table Topics speaker was Lillian Wilkinson!!

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
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412

Helmsmen Meeting Minutes are available at https://helmsmen2412.wordpress.com

Easy-Speak: Check what you need to do to complete for your next goal at helmsmen.easy-speak.org or https://easy-speak.org/view_meeting.php?c=2641&show=next

Elizabeth Femrite
Helmsmen Secretary

2017-09-28 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2899 Minutes

Minutes for Meeting 2899, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday September 29, 2017

Congratulate Audrey Britton as TMoD with her theme, ‘Time Gone By?’

Congratulate Andrea Clark on completing her last project for her Competent Communicator Award!

Business:

1.The Division A Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests will take place Wednesday, October 25th 6pm-8pm at Arlington Mill Community Center Room 252, 909 S Dinwiddie St, Arlington VA 22204

District 27 Fall Conference: Friday, November 10, 2017, 5pm – Saturday, November 11, 2017, 9pm at the Hyatt Centric Hotel, 1325 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209.

Registration open now! Get the “Early Bird” registration fee of $99 through October 5, 2017 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-district-27-fall-conference-shine-shout-share-tickets-37825494071

2.Club Dues: please bring your dues to the meeting or make arrangements to pay them to Elizabeth Femrite, Herman Raybon or Carl Sabath. We want to make our club goal of getting dues in on time. We appreciate those who have already brought in their dues and thank you!

3.Save the Date! Helmsmen Toastmaster 60th Anniversary and Open House event will be held on October 12, 2017. More information to follow.

4. TMOD Schedule: Please confirm with Lillian Wilkinson Helmsmen Club VP-Education :

10/5/17 Andrea Clark
10/12/17 60th Anniversary Celebration – Fresh Kitchen
10/19/17 – Open

Roles:

Herman Raybon, Jr. as President, presided.

Herman Raybon, Jr. was our Opener!

Audrey Britton was Toastmaster with the theme “Time Gone By?”!

Lillian Wilkinson, was Word of the Day with the word “INSIPID”

Lillian Wilkinson was our Grammarian

Carl Sabath was our Ah Counter

Carmita Cooke was our timer!

Forté Ward was our listener!

Carl Sabath gave our Tip of the Day!

Kim Winborne was our Ballot Counter!

!

Andrea Clark was our Speaker, with “You Have the Power to Make This Work”
Objective, “Inspire Your Audience”, Speech 10, Competent Communicator Manual
Yash Sinha was our Andera Clark’s evaluator

Kim Winborne was our Table Topics Master!

Table topics speakers were Carl Sabath, Lillian Wilkinson, Forté Ward!

Herman Raybon Jr was the Master Evaluator!

Andrea Clark was our Closer!

Best Speaker was Andrea Clark!!

Best Evaluator was Yash Sinha!!

Best Table Topics speaker was Lilian Wilkinson!!

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
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412

Carl Sabath

2017-09-21 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2898 Minutes

Minutes for Meeting 2898, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday September 22, 2017

Welcome first time guest Trudy Mays! Welcome returning guest Randy Estrella. We enjoyed your participation in the meeting and extend an invitation to join our club.

Welcome New Member Ricardo Cedeno! We are glad you’ve taken the opportunity to joined Helmsmen Toastmasters to become a better speaker, listener and leader!

Business:

1.The Division A Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests will take place Wednesday, October 25th 6pm-8pm at Arlington Mill Community Center Room 252, 909 S Dinwiddie St, Arlington VA 22204

District 27 Fall Conference: Friday, November 10, 2017, 5pm – Saturday, November 11, 2017, 9pm at the Hyatt Centric Hotel, 1325 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209.

Registration open now! Get the “Early Bird” registration fee of $99 through October 5, 2017 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-district-27-fall-conference-shine-shout-share-tickets-37825494071

2.Club Dues: please bring your dues to the meeting or make arrangements to pay them to Elizabeth Femrite, Herman Raybon or Carl Sabath. We want to make our club goal of getting dues in on time.

3.Save the Date! Helmsmen Toastmaster 60th Anniversary and Open House event will be held on October 12, 2017. More information to follow.

4. TMOD Schedule: Please confirm with Lillian Wilkinson Helmsmen Club VP-Education :

9/21/17 OPEN
9/28/17 Audrey Britton
10/5/17 Andrea Clark
10/12/17 60th Anniversary Celebration

Roles:

Lillian Wilkinson and Elizabeth Femrite were our Presiding Officers!

Herman Raybon, Jr. was our Opener!

Lillian Wilkinson was Toastmaster!

Trudy Mays was the Wordmaster with Thwart (verb), to prevent, to stop

Randy Estrella was our Grammarian / AH-Counter!

Audrey Britton was our timer!

Ricardo Cedeno was our listener!

Andrey Britton gave our Tip of the Day!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Ballot Counter!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Table Topics Master!

Andrea Clark was our Master Evaluator!

Herman Raybon, Jr. was our Closer!

Congratulate Herman Raybon, Jr. Speaker 1, with his speech “Opportunity”, Pathways Communication project Evaluated by Audrey Britton

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Andrea Clark!, Randy Estrella!, and Ricardo Cedeno!

Best Speaker was Herman Raybon, Jr.!!

Best Evaluator was Audrey Britton!!

Best Table Topics speaker was Andrea Clark!!

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
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412

Elizabeth Femrite
Helmsmen Secretary

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Elizabeth Femrite

2017-09-14 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2897 Minutes

Helmsmen Toastmasters Club Meeting 2897 – September 14, 2017 Minutes

Congratulate Yash Sinha and Forte Ward for their 2nd place finish in the Area 11 Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests

Congratulate Herman Raybon, Toastmaster of the Day, with the theme “Holi days and Special, Wacky Days”
Business:

1. It’s Contest Time!!!!

The Division A Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests will take place Wednesday, October 25th.
More information to follow.

2. Club Dues is Due- please bring your dues to the meeting or make arrangements to pay them to Elizabeth Femrite, Herman Raybon or Carl Sabath. We want to make sure we make our club goal of getting dues in on time.

3. Meeting Roles were as follows
Lillian Wilkinson, VP Education, presided!

Herman Raybon was our Opener!

Herman Raybon was Toastmasters!

Audrey Britton had our Word of the Day – perspicuity — a noun meaning clear, lucid

Lillian Wilkinson, was our Grammarian!

Elizabeth Femrite was our timer!

Lillian Wilkinson was our Ah Counter!

Kim Winborne was our listener!

Carl Sabath was our Ballot Counter!

Carl Sabath was our Table Topics Master!

Kim Winborne was our Master Evaluator!

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Kim Winborne, Audrey Britton, Lillian Wilkinson and Elizabeth Femrite.

Best Table Topics speaker was Kim Winborne!

Herman Raybon provided the Closing!

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
Caution-http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412

Club minutes may be found at helmsmen2412.wordpress.com

Happy Speaking!

Carl Sabath and Elizabeth Femrite
Helmsmen Toastmasters

Vr,

Elizabeth Femrite

2017-09-07 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2896 Minutes

Helmsmen Toastmasters Club Meeting 2896 – September 7, 2017

Welcome guests Allison Alger (guest of Audrey Britton), Ricardo Cedeno, Kelly Craft (2nd time), Randy Estrella (2nd time) , Francis Quiambao,! It was a pleasure to have all of you participate in our meeting. We invite you to join our Toastmasters Club!

Congratulate Yash Sinha for Winning our Humorous Speech Contest. Please support him next Tuesday, September 12, at the Area 11 Contest.

Congratulate Carl Sabath, Toastmaster of the Day, with the theme “Add Spice To Your Life”!

Business:

1. It’s Contest Time!!!!

The Area 11 Contests will take place Tuesday, September 12, and the planned agenda is as follows:

The Contest location is 4E983 :

1630: Setup
1700: Registration:
1730: Contestants and Judges’ Briefings
1800: Contest Preliminaries
1815: Table Topics Contest
1845: Break
1900: Humorous Speech Contest
1945: Results and Adjournment

2. TMoD Schedule:

Please contact Lillian Wilkinson to sign-up for a date or go into easy-speak http://easy-speak.org

14 Sep Bert Romero
21 Sep OPEN
28 Sep OPEN
05 Oct 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). Invoices were sent out over the weekend. Dues are $50 for renewing members for the October – March semester.

New members are welcome to join always!

Roles:

Herman Raybon was our President!

Herman Raybon was our Opener!

Carl Sabath was Toastmaster!

Kelly Craft was Wordmaster with the word “OBFUSCATE”, an adjective, meaning to render obscure, unclear, or unintelligible

Randy Estrella, was our Grammarian!

Kim Winborne was our timer!

Francis Quiambao was our Ah Counter!

Ricardo Cedeno was our listener!

Allison Alger was our Ballot Counter!

Our speaker was Yash Sinha, “Gardening” who was evaluated by Herman Raybon!

Lillian Wilkinson was our Table Topics Master!

Carl Sabath was our Master Evaluator!

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Kim Winborne, Randy Estrella, Allison Alger, Audrey Britton, Francis Quiambao

Best Table Topics speaker was >>>>Francis Quiambao!

Herman Raybon provided the Closing!

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
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412

Happy Speaking!

Carl Sabath for
Elizabeth Femrite
Secretary
Helmsmen Toastmasters

2017-08-31 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2895 Minutes

Helmsmen Toastmasters Club Meeting 2895 – August 31, 2017 Meeting Minutes

Welcome guests Randy Estrella! It was a pleasure to have you participate in our meeting. We invite you to join our Toastmasters Club!

Congratulate Carl Sabath, Toastmaster of the Day, with the theme “Flying By the Seat of Your Pants”!

Congratulate Forte Ward on winning the Table Topics Contest!

Business:

1. It’s Contest Time!!!!

On Thursday 7 September 2017, we will conduct our club Humorous Speaking 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! It looks like Bert Romero is the Contestmaster

2. TMoD Schedule:

Please contact Lillian Wilkinson to sign-up for a date or go into easy-speak http://easy-speak.org

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). Invoices will be sent out shortly

Roles:

Lillian Wilkinson was our Presiding Officer!

Kim Winborne was our Opener!

Carl Sabath was Toastmaster!

Forte Ward was Wordmaster with the word “CONVERSANT”, an adjective

Randy Estrella, our guest was AH-Counter!

Audrey Britton was our timer!

Audrey Britton was our grammarian!

Kim Winborne was our listener!

Lillian Wilkinson was our Ballot Counter!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Table Topics Master!

Carl Sabath was our Master Evaluator!

Kim Winborne was our Closer!

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Carl Sabath, Audrey Britton, Lillian Wilkinson, Randy Estrella, Forte Ward, Kim Winborne

Best Table Topics speaker was >>>>Audrey Britton /Lillian Wilkinson/Kim Winborne

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
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412

Happy Speaking!

Carl Sabath for
Elizabeth Femrite