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2010-04-01 Helmsmen Toastmasters Meeting 2535 Minutes

April 1, 2010

2010-04-01 Helmsmen Toastmasters Meeting 2535 Minutes

Earl White led as TM of the Day with “April Fool’s Day”

Word of the Day: Interview provided by guest Lori Gilbert

Speaker was: Earl White

Evaluator and Master Evaluator was: Terry Bartholomew

Grammarian/ and Table Topics were provided by Carl Sabath

Nathalie Carey provided Listener duties.

Lori Gilbert was also our Timer.

We had 2 guests today – Lori Gilbert, our newest member — Congratulations!
and Ronald Tam.
We’re so glad you came today.

Best Table Topics speaker was Ronald Tam!

Business from President Earl White.

1. Next week, Thursday April 8 will be meeting 2536. We’ll be in Room
M-3, so don’t travel down to the basement level.

Kim Humes will be the Toastmaster of the Day.

Please contact Kim to see how you can help.

Word of the Day
Grammarian/Ah Counter
Tip of the Day
Table topics
Master Evaluator

TM of the Day Schedule – if you can’t fulfill this duty, let Bert Romero,
the VP-Education know
Kim – Apr 8
Carl – Apr 15
Nino – Apr 22
Terry – Apr 29

3. Duty Schedule sign up. We have a spreadsheet that goes around at the
meeting to indicate what role you would like to perform at each meeting.
Most importantly, we’d like to DARE you to let us know when you can give
your next speech. Help us plan and schedule our upcoming meetings.

4. Don’t forget to bring in your Leadership manual. You can get, DARE I
say, credit for being Toastmaster of the Day, Evaluator, Table Topics
master, Timer and many of the other duties. Right after the meeting or
during the meeting, ask your fellow Toastmaster to provide a small
evaluation in your leadership book.

5. Dues…For renewing members, it is $36 which was due in March. Please
contact Kim or Carl.

For those guests who wish to join in April, the dues are $56 which includes
your speaking and leadership books and your magazine subscription as well as club dues. This covers you from April – September. In September all renewing members pay $36 for October – March time frame.

5. Upcoming Contest Information

Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Division A Contest

Aurora Hills Recreation Center
735 18th St S
Arlington VA

Registration: 5:30pm
Contestant Briefings: 6pm
Contest Start: 6:30pm

POC: Division A Gov Jenny Genser 703-298-6705
Cost: $6 donation for food, drinks
May 7-8, 2010

District 27 Conference

May 7, 6:30 – 10pm — Evaluation Contest May 8, 8am – 6pm — International
Speech Contest

Happy Speaking!


Carl Sabath
Vice President – Public Relations, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Area 1,
Division A, District 27 work email: home email:
work: 703-695-2804


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