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2017-11-16 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2906 Minutes

Minutes for Meeting 2906, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday November
16, 2017 (UNCLASSIFIED)

Congratulations to Lillian Wilkinson with her theme, “Let It Go!”

Welcome guest Yvette Spivey back for her 2nd meeting!

Business:

1. Reminder — No meeting next week, Thursday, November 23rd, due to
Thanksgiving Day!

2. TMoD Needed for 11/30 Meeting – As President Raybon says — TCBY or
“This Could Be YOU!”

Contact Lillian Wilkinson to step up as TM of the Day!

11/23 Thanksgiving- no meeting!

11/30 TBD

12/7 Forté Ward

12/14 Holiday-Themed meeting – TM TBD

12/21 Elizabeth Femrite

12/28 Holiday – no meeting

1/4/18 Holiday – No meeting

1/11/18 TBD

3. Elections for Officers coming up in early December. Terms are for 6
months from January 1st – June 30th, 2018 and
All officers are required to attend Toastmasters Leadership Institute
training between December 2017-February 2018.

President , VP – Education, VP-Membership, VP- Public Relations, Secretary,
Treasurer, and Sergeant at Arms are the officers available.

Club Leadership handbook is available at
http://www.toastmasters.org/clubleadershiphandbook

Note that becoming an officer will help you progress and complete goals on
the TM leadership track or in Pathways.

4. Roles
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Roles:

Herman Raybon, Jr. , President, presided!

Daniel Wise was our Opener!

Lillian Wilkinson was Toastmaster!

Herman Raybon, Jr was our Word Master with the word “OBSESS – verb meaning
preoccupy or fill the mind of (someone) continually, intrusively, and to a
troubling extent

Randy Estrella was our AH-Counter!

Randy Estrella was our Grammarian!

Yvette Spivey was our timer!

Randy Estrella was Ballot Counter!

Bert Romero provided our Tip of the Day!

Yvette Spivey was our Listener!

Speaker 1 – Daniel Wise, “How to Be A Star in the Presence of A Black Hole”
Innovative Planning Pathway, Speech 2, How to Research
Evaluated by Bert Romero

Table Topics Master – Carl Sabath
Table Topics Speakers – Randy Estrella, Bert Romero, Herman Raybon, Jr.,
Yvette Spivey

Master Evaluator – Herman Raybon, Jr.

Closing Daniel Wise

The Winners were:
Best Speaker – Daniel Wise!
Best Table Topics Speaker – Yvette Spivey!
Best Evaluator – Bert Romero!

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 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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2017-11-09 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2905 Minutes

U) Minutes for Meeting 2905, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday November 9, 2017 (UNCLASSIFIED)

Congratulations to Jwon Wiggins with his theme, “Financial Freedom”

Welcome guest Yvette Spivey for attending!

Business:

1. Reminder — District 27 Conference will be held this Thursday and Friday, November 10th and 11th.

2. TMoD Needed for 11/30 Meeting – As President Raybon says — TCBY or “This Could Be YOU!”

Contact Lillian Wilkinson to step up as TM of the Day!

11/16 TBD

11/23 Thanksgiving- no meeting!

11/30 TBD

12/7 Forté Ward

12/14 Holiday-Themed meeting – TM TBD

12/21 Elizabeth Femrite

12/28 Holiday – no meeting

1/4/18 Holiday – No meeting

1/11/18 TBD

3. Elections for Officers coming up in early December. Terms are for 6 months from January 1st – June 30th, 2018 and
All officers are required to attend Toastmasters Leadership Institute training between December 2017-February 2018.

President , VP – Education, VP-Membership, VP- Public Relations, Secretary, Treasurer, and Sergeant at Arms are the officers available.

Club Leadership handbook is available at http://www.toastmasters.org/clubleadershiphandbook

Note that becoming an officer will help you progress and complete goals on the TM leadership track or in Pathways.

4. Roles
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Roles:

Herman Raybon, Jr. , President, presided!

Daniel Wise was our Opener!

Jwon Wiggins was our Toastmaster!

Ricardo Cedeño was our Word Master with the word “SPECIOUS” – meaning misleading, spurious, deceptive

Ricardo Cedeño was our AH-Counter!

Ricardo Cedeño was our Grammarian!

Lillian Wilkinson was our timer!

Elizabeth Femrite was Ballot Counter!

Elizabeth Femrite provided our Tip of the Day!

Yash Sinha was our Listener!

Speaker 1 – Bert Romero, “What I’ve Learned”,
Project 4, Competent Communication Manual, How to Say It.
Evaluated by Kim Winborne

Table Topics Master – Carl Sabath
Table Topics Speakers – Yvette Spivey, Yash Sinha, Elizabeth Femrite

Master Evaluator – Herman Raybon, Jr.

Closing Daniel Wise

The Winners were:
Best Speaker – Bert Romero!
Best Table Topics Speaker – Yvette Spivey!
Best Evaluator – 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

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

Easy-Speak: Check what you need to do to complete 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

2017-11-02 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2904 Minutes

Minutes for Meeting 2904, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday November 2, 2017 (UNCLASSIFIED)

Congratulations to Bert Romero with his theme, “Birthday Celebrations!”

Congratulations to Daniel Wise on his induction into Helmsmen Toastmasters Club!

Congratulations to Damita Zweiback for joining Helmsmen Toastmasters!

Business:

1. 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!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-district-27-fall-conference-shine-shout-share-tickets-37825494071?aff=es2

2. Elections for Officers coming up in early December. Terms are for 6 months from January 1 – June 30th, 2018 and
All officers are required to attend Toastmasters Leadership Institute training between December 2017-February 2018.

President , VP – Education, VP-Membership, VP- Public Relations, Secretary, Treasurer, and Sergeant at Arms are the officers available.

Club Leadership handbook is available at http://www.toastmasters.org/clubleadershiphandbook

Note that becoming an officer will help you progress and complete goals on the TM leadership track.

3. TMOD Schedule: Changes have been made. Please contact Herman Raybon for the role you would like to take on next week!

11/9 Jwon Wiggins

11/16 Enjoli Ramsey

11/23 Thanksgiving- no meeting!

11/30 TBD

12/7 Forté Ward

12/14 Holiday-Themed meeting – TM TBD

12/21 Elizabeth Femrite

12/28 Holiday – no meeting

1/1/18 Holiday – No meeting

1/8/18 TBD

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Roles:

Herman Raybon, Jr. , President, presided!

Ricardo Cedeño was our Opener!

Bert Romero was Toastmaster!

Ricardo Cedeño was our Word Master with the word “CONDIGN’ – verb meaning deserve, merit

Forté Ward was our AH-Counter!

Forté Ward was our Grammarian!

Ricardo Cedeño was our timer!

Kim Winborne was Ballot Counter!

Bert Romero provided our Tip of the Day!

Herman Raybon was our Listener!

Speaker 1 – Daniel Wise, “A Brief History of Daniel Wise”
Presentation Mastery, Speech 1, Ice Breaker
Evaluated by Carmita Cooke

Speaker 2 – Jwon Wiggins, “The Visionary Leader”
Leadership Excellence Series, “The Visionary Leader”
Evaluated by Carl Sabath

Table Topics Master – Elizabeth Femrite
Table Topics Speakers – Lilian Wilkinson, Damita Zweiback, Ricardo Cedeño

Master Evaluator – Lillian Wilkinson

Closing Ricardo Cedeño

The Winners were:
Best Speaker – Daniel Wise!
Best Table Topics Speaker – Lillian Wilkinson!
Best Evaluator – Carmita Cooke!

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 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

2017-10-26 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2903 Minutes

Oct 26 Meeting 2903

TMoD – Herman Raybon – Toastmasters International was the theme

Opening – Randy Estrella
Word of the Day – Forté Ward —
Grammarian – Eduardo Osoriomoriyon
Ah Counter – Eduardo Osoriomorioyon
Timer – Damita Zweiback
Ballot Counter – Lillian Wilkinson
Listener – Ricardo Cedeño
Tip of the Day – Ricardo Cedeno

Speaker 1 – Elizabeth Femrite, “TM Many Benefits for Very Little Cost”
Speech 3, Speaking to Inform – The Demonstration Talk
Evaluated by Kim Winborne

Table Topics Master – Forte Ward
Table Topics Speaker – Eduardo Osoriomoriyon, Ricardo Cedeño, Daniel Wise

Master Evaluator – Andrea Clark

Closing – Randy Estrella

2017-10-19 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2902 Minutes

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED

Minutes for Meeting 2902, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday October 19, 2017

Congratulations to Kim Winborne with her theme “Seasons Change”

Welcome guest Damita Zweiback!

Congratulations to Ricardo Cedeño, Randy Estrella and Jwon Wiggins on their inductions into Helmsmen Toastmasters Club!

Congratulations to Eddie Osorio who rejoined Helmsmen Toastmasters – Welcome back!

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: Changes have been made. Please contact Herman Raybon for the role you would like to take on next week!

10/26 Herman Raybon

11/2 Bert Romero

11/9 Jwon Wiggins

11/16 Enjoli Ramsey

11/23 Holiday – no meeting!

11/30 TBD

12/7 Forté Ward

12/14 Elizabeth Femrite

12/18 Holiday-Themed meeting

12/25 Holiday – no meeting

1/1/18 Holiday – No meeting

1/8/18 TBD

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Roles:

Herman Raybon, Jr. , President, presided!

Kim Winborne was our Opener!

Kim Winborne was Toastmaster!

Nekisha Tate was our AH-Counter!

Jwon Wiggins was our Grammarian!

Eddie Osorio was our timer!

Ricardo Cedeño was our Word Master with the word “FALLIBLE’ – adjective meaning capable of making mistakes

Elizabeth Femrite provided our Tip of the Day!

Carmita Cooke was Ballot Counter!

Damita Zweiback was our Listener!

Unfortunately we had no prepared speeches today 😦 !

Table Topics Master was Carmita Cooke – who used a debate format

Table Topics speakers were Ricardo Cedeño, Randy Estrella, Nekisha Tate, Jwon Wiggins, Kim Winborne and Damita Zweiback

Carl Sabath was Master Evaluator!

Herman Raybon was our Closer!

Table Topics Winner was Damita Zweiback!

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

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

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED

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

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