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2015-10-08 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2803 Minutes

October 12, 2015

Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Meeting 2803, Oct 8, 2015 Minutes

Congratulate Carl Sabath with the theme “Step Up Your Game”

Congratulate Daniel Galarza for becoming the newest Helmsmen Toastmaster!

Congratulate guest/member James Bender for coming up from Sarasota to give a speech !

Remember to Support Kim Winborne at Tuesday’s Division A Contest!


1. Meeting 2804 TM of the Day needed for on Thursday, 15 October 2015, 7:30am, PLCC. Contact Carmita Cooke, VP-Education if you can fill this role.

2. Division A Humorous and Table Topics Contests to be held October 13, 6pm, Bloomberg BNA Office, caty corner to Crystal City Metro.
Support Kim Winborne as the Area 11 humorous speech contestant and JR Reynolds (Pentagon Legacy) as the table topics contestant.

3. District 27 Conference to be held Saturday, November 14, in Rosslyn, at Top of the Towers, go to for event and ticket information.

4. Renewal Dues! Let’s just do it! — Finishing up.

–Thanks to all who have renewed!!

— Carl Sabath the club treasurer is collecting dues. If you are unable
to get your dues to Carl during the club meeting (he is in the Mark
Center), please contact Elizabeth Femrite or Herman Raybon, Jr., to make
arrangements to meet (in the building).

5. Please schedule your speeches and other major roles and see how you can make your goals. Step Up Your Game — work on the next speech, the next leadership role you need to complete your next goal!


Forte Ward, President

Carl Sabath, TM of the Day

Word of the Day, Carmita Cooke — with the word INTENSIFY

Grammarian, Elizabeth Femrite

Ah Counter was Elizabeth Femrite

Listener was Rebecca McDaniel

Timer was Daniel Galarza

Ballot Counter was Nekisha Tate

Tip of the Day was Carmita Cooke

Opening and Closing — Lillian Wilkinson

Speaker 1, James Bender “Habits, What’s It To You?”
Entertaining Speech Manual, project 1 Entertainment speech
Evaluated by Jerrick Alexander

Speaker 2, Rebecca McDaniel, “Leap and the Net Will Appear”
Competent Communications Manual, Speech 1, Objective: Ice Beaker
Evaluated by Lillian Wilkinson

Table Topics Master — Forte Ward

Master Evaluator – Herman Raybon

Table Topics speakers were Rebecca McDaniel, Daniel Galarza, Jerrick Alexander, Elizabeth Femrite, James Bender, Carmita Cooke (x2), Herman Raybon

Best Table Topic speaker was Herman Raybon!

Best Evaluator was Lillian Wilkinson!

Best Speaker was Rebecca McDaniel

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

Happy Speaking! We are Toastmasters!

Happy Speaking,

Carl Sabath for Secretary Kimberly Pollard


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