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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

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Elizabeth Femrite

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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

2017-08-24 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2894 Minutes

Subject: Helmsmen Toastmasters Club Meeting 2894 – August 24 ,2017 Minutes (UNCLASSIFIED)

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED

Helmsmen Toastmasters Club Meeting 2894 – August 24 ,2017 Minutes

Welcome guests Nicole James and Kelly Craft! It was a pleasure to have you participate in our meeting. We invite you to join our Toastmasters Club!

Welcome back Eddie Osorio! We are glad to have you back from deployment!

Congratulate Lillian Wilkinson, Toastmaster of the Day, with the theme “Storytelling”!

Business:

1. It’s Contest Time!!!!

On Thursday 31 August 2017, we will conduct our club Humorous Speaking and Table Topics 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!

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).

Roles:

Carl Sabath was our Presiding Officer!

Bert Romero was our Opener!

Lillian Wilkinson was Toastmaster!

Nicole James was Wordmaster with Kinetic, (adj), of or relating to motion

Eddie Osorio was our Grammarian and AH-Counter!

Elizabeth Femrite was our timer!

Kelly Craft was our listener!

Carl Sabath gave our Tip of the Day!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Ballot Counter!

Carmita Cooke was our Table Topics Master!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Master Evaluator!

Bert Romero was our Closer!

Congratulate Bert Romero, Speaker 1, with his speech “Know Yourself!”, Competent Communication, Project 2 Organize Your Speech, Evaluated by Audrey Britton

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Carl Sabath, Eddie Osorio (twice), Kelly Craft, Nicole James (twice), Lillian Wilkinson

Best Speaker was Bert Romero!!

Best Evaluator was Audrey Britton!!

Best Table Topics speaker was Nicole James!!

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!

Elizabeth Femrite
Secretary
Helmsmen Toastmasters

2017-08-17 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2893 Minutes

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED

Minutes for Meeting 2893, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday August 17, 2017

Congratulate Chanelle Johnson as Toastmaster of the Day, “Change Yourself, Change the World” !

Congratulate and welcome Jwon Wiggins, our newest member in the Helmsmen Toastmasters Club family!

Business:

1. TMoD schedule, please sign up in Easy-speak or with Lillian Wilkinson VP Education:

24 August Open
31 August Humorous Speech Contest, Contestmaster needed, Contestants as well
07 Sep Table Topics Contest, Contestmaster needed, Contestants as well
14 Sep Bert Romero

2. Club Officers need to attend one of the TLI trainings. Last call.

TLI Trainings:

Sat, August 19, 10am – 11am
Where
Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center, 9000 Franklin Square Drive, Rosedale, MD 21237 (map)
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Sun, Aug 20, 10:30am
. Census Bureau – 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Click here to Register now. Registration will close on 20 August to ensure the attendee list is provided to the Census representative in time to meet their requirements for accessing the building. Only US citizens allowed to enter this building on Saturdays.
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Sat, August 26, 8:30am – 2:00pm
2. Arlington Mill Community Center – 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Click here to Register now. No restrictions on entering this building.
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Sat, August 26, 8:30am – 2:00pm
Where
Coppin State University, 2500 W North Ave, Baltimore, MD 21216, USA (map)
Description
See D18 Calendar for updates: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/render?eid=NWdvNm9pdTVsZGoydTZ1YXBxYzI2YXU1MnYgZXZlbnRzQHRvYXN0bWFzdGVycy1kMTgub3Jn&ctz=America/New_York&sf=true&output=xml#eventpage_6
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3. Contest Time coming up! The Area Contest is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday September 12, 2017. We needs Contest Masters and many other roles for the contests to be successful. Look for our club contest to be Thursday August 31, Humorous Speech Contest, and Table Topics contest Thursday September 7, 2017.

Needed: Contestmaster(s)
Contestants (most important)
Chief Judge
Sergeant at Arms (Table Topics Contest)
Judges
Ballot Counter(s)
Timer(s)

Remember — this is a great opportunity to get credit for Competent Leader projects and all speakers in the Humorous Speech contest will receive credit for their speeches toward their goals!

Roles:

Herman Raybon, Jr. was our Presiding Officer!

Herman Raybon, Jr. was our Opener!

Chanelle Johnson was Toastmaster!

Kim Winborne was Wordmaster with “Mutation”, meaning act or process of changing, change

Carl Sabath was our Grammarian / AH-Counter!

Jwon Wiggins was our timer!

Andrea Clark was our listener!

Kim Winborne gave our Tip of the Day!

Carl Sabath was our Ballot Counter!

Speaker 1, Andrea Clark, “Why You Should Change Your Thinking”
Project 9, Persuade with Power, Competent Communications Manual
Evaluated by Herman Raybon

Bert Romero was our Table Topics Master!
Table topics speakers were Lillian Wilkinson, Carmita Cooke, Carl Sabath, Jwon Wiggins, Kim Winborne and Herman Raybon!

Carmita Cooke was our Master Evaluator!

Bert Romero was our Closer!

Congratulate Andrea Clark, Speaker 1, with her speech “Take Time to Get Away!”, Competent Communication, Project 7 Research Your Topic, Evaluated by Carmita Cooke

Best Speaker was Andrea Clark!!

Best Evaluator was Herman Raybon!!

Best Table Topics speaker was Herman Raybon!!

__________________________________________________________________________

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

Meeting Minutes — can be found at https://helmsmen2412.wordpress.com/

Happy Speaking, Thinking, Listening and Leading!!

Carl Sabath

2017-08-10 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2892 Minutes

Minutes for Meeting 2892, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday August 10, 2017

Business:

1. TMoD schedule, please sign up in Easy-speak or with Lillian Wilkinson VP Education:

17 August Chanelle Johnson
24 August Chanelle Johnson
31 August OPEN

2. Club Officers need to attend one of the TLI trainings. The Club President, Mr. Herman Raybon, Jr. would like to have 100% participation. Locations for TM club officers and open to TM club members and listed below.

3. Contest Time coming up! The Area Contest is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday September 12, 2017. We needs Contest Masters and many other roles for the contests to be successful. Look for our club contest to be (tentatively) Thursday August 31, Humorous Speech Contest, and Table Topics contest (tentatively) Thursday September 7, 2017.

TLI Trainings:

Maryland

Sunday, August 13 – Time: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Verizon
13100 Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Sponsored by District 36*

Saturday, Aug. 26: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Coppin State University, 2500 W. North Ave., Baltimore, Maryland

Virginia

Thursday, August 10 – Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30pm Navy Federal Credit Union
820 Follin Lane, Vienna, VA 22180
Sponsored by District 29Maryland

Sunday, August 13 – Time: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Verizon
13100 Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904

West Virginia

Saturday, Aug. 12: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Blue Ridge Community Technical College, 1365 Apple Harvest Drive, Martinsburg, West Virginia

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Roles:

Herman Raybon, Jr. was our Presiding Officer!

Forte Ward was our Opener!

Andrea Clark was Toastmaster!

Elizabeth Femrite were the Wordmasters with Alleviate (verb), to lessen, to lighten

Carl Sabath was our Grammarian / AH-Counter!

Elizabeth Femrite was our timer!

Patrick Massenburg was our listener!

Andrea Clark gave our Tip of the Day!

Yash Sinha was our Ballot Counter!

Herman Raybon, Jr. was our Table Topics Master!

Kim Winborne was our Master Evaluator!

Forte Ward was our Closer!

Congratulate Andrea Clark, Speaker 1, with her speech “Take Time to Get Away!”, Competent Communication, Project 7 Research Your Topic, Evaluated by Carmita Cooke

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Patrick Massenburg, Forte Ward, Ernie Davis, Audrey Britton, Yash Sinha, Bert Romero

Best Speaker was Andrea Clark!!

Best Evaluator was Carmita Cooke!!

Best Table Topics speaker was Audrey Britton!!

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

Vr,

Elizabeth Femrite

2017-08-03 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2891 Minutes

Minutes for Meeting 2891, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday August 3,2017

Welcome guests Katina Yarbough and Candace Bird!

Katina Yarbough, thank you for attending our meeting and participating in Table Topics. We look forward to seeing you again and we invite you to become a member of our club!

Candace Bird is Area 11 Area Governor, a member of PENTAF Toastmasters, who performed an installation ceremony for the new club officers for July 1 – December 31 2017! Thank you for hosting the event!

Congratulations to our club officers!

Business:

1. TMoD schedule, please sign up in Easy-speak or with Lillian Wilkinson VP Education:

10 August Andrea Clark

17 August Chanelle Johnson

24 August Chanelle Johnson

31 August OPEN

2. TLI locations for TM club officers and open to TM club members:

Maryland

Sunday, July 30 – Time: 1:30 pm – 5:45 pm Holy Cross Hospital Education Center

1500 Forest Glen Road

Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

Sponsored by District 36

Sunday, August 13 – Time: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Verizon

13100 Columbia Pike

Silver Spring, MD 20904

Sponsored by District 36*

Saturday, Aug. 26: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Coppin State University, 2500 W. North Ave., Baltimore, Maryland

Virginia

Thursday, August 10 – Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30pm Navy Federal Credit Union

820 Follin Lane, Vienna, VA 22180

Sponsored by District 29Maryland

Sunday, August 13 – Time: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Verizon

13100 Columbia Pike

Silver Spring, MD 20904

Delaware
District 18
Saturday, Aug. 5: 10 .am.-3 p.m., Bank of America, 655 Paper Mill Road, Newark, Delaware 19711

West Virginia
Saturday, Aug. 12: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Blue Ridge Community Technical College, 1365 Apple Harvest Drive, Martinsburg, West Virginia
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Meeting Roles:
Herman Raybon, Jr. was our Presiding Officer!

Enjoli Ramsey was our Opener!

Elizabeth Femrite was Toastmaster!

Andrea Clark and Kim Winborne were the Wordmasters with CONFLUENCE (noun), joining together or coming together

Chanelle Johnson was our Grammarian / AH-Counter!

Enjoli Ramsey was our timer!

Lillian Wilkinson was our listener!

Bert Romero gave our Tip of the Day!

Katina Yarbough was our Ballot Counter!

Carl Sabath was our Table Topics Master!

Bert Romero was our Master Evaluator!

Enjoli Ramsey was our Closer!

Congratulate Audrey Britton, Speaker 1, with her speech “Let Your Light Shine!”, Competent Communication, Project 9 Get Evaluated by Lillian Wilkinson

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Enjoli Ramsey, Katina Yarbough, Herman Raybon, Jr., Bert Romero

Best Speaker was Andrea Britton!!

Best Evaluator was Lillian Wilkinson!!

Best Table Topics speaker was Enjoli Ramsey.!!

Happy Friday and 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

Vr,

Elizabeth Femrite