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2010-04-08 Helmsmen Toastmasters Meeting 2536 Minutes

April 8, 2010

2010-04-08 Helmsmen Toastmasters Meeting 2536 Minutes

Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2010 10:10 AM
Subject: Helmsmen TM Meeting 2536 Notes (U)

Congratulations with another great meeting!

Kim Humes led as TM of the Day with “Lead By Example”

Word of the Day: FORTITUDE was provided by Andrea Clark

Grammarian/Ah Counter was Nathalie Carey

Speaker was newest member, Ronald Tam with his Ice Breaker, “A Tale of Two

Master Evaluator was: Bert Romero

Table Topics Master was: Earl White

Andrea Clark provided Listener questions.

Jay McColgan was our Timer.

We had 2 guests today Steve Rollins and Ernie Niblack!

We’re so glad you came today and hope you will join our club!

Congratulations to our newest member, Ronald Tam, who was inducted today by
our President, Earl White.

Best Table Topics speaker was Steve Rollins!

Business from President Earl White:

1. Next week, Thursday April 15 will be meeting 2537. We’ll be in Room
M-3, so don’t travel down to the basement level.

Carl Sabath will be the Toastmaster of the Day.

Please contact Carl 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

Nino – Apr 22
Terry – Apr 29

2. 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 you to let us know when you can give
your next speech. Help us plan and schedule our upcoming meetings.

3. Don’t forget to bring in your Speaker and Leadership manuals. You can
get 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.

4. Guests

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 A1,
Division A, District 27 work email: home email:
work: 703-695-2804

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