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2015-07-09 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2790 Minutes

July 20, 2015

Minutes for Meeting 2790, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday July 9, 2015

Good afternoon Helmsmen Toastmasters!!!!

Minutes for Meeting 2790, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday July 9, 2015


1. Reminder — Congratulate our New Helmsman’s TM Officers:
President, Forte Ward; Vice President Education, Carmita Cooke; Vice President Membership, Katelyn Kuehl; Treasurer, Carl Sabath; Sergeant-at-Arms, Jerrick Alexander; and Secretary, Kimberly Pollard. Formal Induction of Officers will take place in July.

2. New officers should take TLI training and a schedule of training events is listed at the end of the minutes– below.

3. Volunteer Opportunity – Friday, July 10, 11am-1pm – DiLorenzo Clinic is hosting a Prosperity Fair for its employees.
If you have a 1/2 an hour to spare, please help out. Get credit toward your 1st/2nd Competent Leader award.


Jerrick Alexander was our Presiding Officer!

Jerrick Alexander, Sergeant-at-Arms opened the meeting!

Lillian Wilkinson was our Opener!

Trudie Root was our Toastmaster of the Day with “Life’s Disruptions” as the theme

Carl Sabath was our Wordsmith with the word of the day: “Disparity”

Kim Winborne was our Grammarian!

Jerrick Alexander was our Timer!

Kim Winborne was our Ah-counter!

Carmita Cooke was our Listener!

Jerrick Alexander was our Ballot Counter!

Nekisha Tate was our Tipster of the Day!

Trudie Root was our Closer!

Trudie Root was our Table Topics Master

Carl Sabath was our Master Evaluator!

Congratulate Kimberly Pollard, Speaker 1,”Pray, Praise, Proceed”, Advanced Communication Series: The Entertaining Speaker, Project: Dramatic Talk; Evaluated by Lillian Wilkinson

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Kim Winborne, Nekisha Tate, Carmita Cooke, Herman Raybon


Best Speaker was Kimberly Pollard!!

Best Evaluator was Lillian Wilkinson !!

Best Table Topics was Kim Winborne !!


It is the summer season and that you may 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

Happy Speaking! We are Toastmasters! Helmsmen Toastmasters say YES! Our next meeting is Thursday, 16 July 15. Bring a friend!

Kimberly Pollard

TLI TRAINING: Contact the POC to ensure training time, date, location or check .

Monday, Jul 13, 2015 at 5:30pm (Sponsored by Division A) Gunston Community Center, 2700 South Lang St, Arlington, VA 22204
POC: Wesley Padilla, ((Core Officer

Saturday, July 18 ,8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Fairfax County Gov’t Center
12000 Gov’t Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA
POC: Angela Davis, (Core Officer training and electives)

10:00 am – 4:45 pm
Thurmont Library
76 East Moser Road, Thurmont MD 21788
POC: Lisa Thompson, (Core Officer training and

5:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Enterprise Community Investment, Inc.
11000 Broken Land Parkway, Columbia MD 21044
POC: Lisa Thompson, (Core Officer Training)

Saturday, July 25, 8 am – 1pm(sponsored by Division B) George Mason University, Arlington Campus
3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201
POC: Zoe Bauwin, (Core Officer training and electives)

Saturday, July 25, Time: 8:30 am – 1:00 pm (sponsored by District 66)
Location: Altria, 601 East Jackson Street, Richmond, VA
Description: This event is hosted by District 66. More information is available on their website:
POC: Linda Charlton, (Core officer training and

Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 5-8:30pm (sponsored by District 18)
Location: Severna Park Community Library – Anne Arundel County Public Library, 45 West McKinsey Road, Severna Park, MD 21146, United States
Description: This event is hosted by District 18. More information is available on their calendar:
POC: Lisa Thompson, (Core Officer Training)

Friday, July 31, 2015, 5-8:30pm (sponsored by District 18)
Location: 1101 E 33rd St, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
Description: This event is hosted by District 18. More information is available on their calendar:
POC: Lisa Thompson, (Core Officer Training)

Saturday, August 1, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Pr. William County Gov’t Center
A.J. Ferlazzo Building
15941 Donald Curtis Drive
Woodbridge, VA
Registration (Core officer training and electives)
POC: Angela Davis,

Thursday, August 20 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm (sponsored by District 29)
Navy Federal Credit Union
820 Follin Lane SE
Vienna, VA
Registration (Core officer training)
POC: Angela Davis,

10:00 am – 3:30 pm
MedStar Franklin Square, Kotzen Auditorium
9000 Franklin Square Drive, Rosedale MD 21237
POC: Lisa Thompson, (Core officer training and

Secretary, Helmsmen Toastmasters
Pentagon, Room 5D756
☎ (703) 697-2820
☎ DSN 227-2820


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