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2015-10-22 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2805 Minutes

October 25, 2015

2015-10-22 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2805 Minutes

Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Meeting 2805, Oct 22, 2015 Minutes

Congratulate Forte Ward with the theme “Big Time Plays!”

President Forté Ward presented certificates to various folks who participated in or assisted in our club Table Topics and Humorous Speech contests:
Kim Winborne, Rebecca McDaniel, Carmita Cooke, Forté Ward and Carl Sabath!

President Ward also inducted into the club 2 of our newest members, Rebecca McDaniel and Nekisha Tate!! Welcome Aboard (officially)!

VP Carmita Cooke has been pushing the bits and bytes so Immediate Past Division A Governor Herman Raybon will soon, if he has not yet done so, receive
his Advance Leader Silver, Advance Communicator Gold and Distinguished Toastmaster awards!! Congratulations!


1. Meeting 2806 TM of the Day needed for Thursday, 29 October 2015, 7:30am, PLCC. Contact Carmita Cooke, VP-Education if you can fill this role.

2. District 27 Conference to be held Saturday, November 14, in Rosslyn, at Top of the Towers, 1400 N 14th St, Rosslyn. go to and
for event and ticket information. See 6 great table topics speakers compete at the Table Topics contest and 6 more great speakers compete at the Humorous Speech contest. District 27 will present the Communication and Leadership Award to Dr. Willie Jolley (#1 Rated Motivational & Inspirational Speaker). There will be other expert presentations on various topics of interest to toastmasters and great networking opportunities!

3. Please schedule your speeches and other major roles and see how you can make your goals. Be that Big Time Player! — work on the next speech, the next leadership role you need to complete your next goal! Tell our VP-E when you will give your next speech or take on your next leadership role OR, go into and assign yourself. If you don’t have your easy-speak credentials, let us know!

4. Think about being a leader for the club for the January – June 2016 semester. Toastmasters Leadership Institute training will be held in December – February.

5. December Holiday Party. Halloween is almost here. December 17th we will celebrate another year of learning.


Carl Sabath, Presiding Officer

Forté Ward, President

Forté Ward, TM of the Day — “Big Time Plays”

Word of the Day, Travis Herbranson — with the word VOCIFEROUS

Grammarian, Herman Raybon

Ah Counter was Herman Raybon

Listener was Elizabeth Femrite

Timer was Rebecca McDaniel

Ballot Counter was Kim Winborne

Tip of the Day was Travis Herbranson

Opening and Closing — Herman Raybon

Speaker 1 Nekisha Tate, “The 8th Habit and What Will Your Legacy Be?”
Competent Communicator Manual, project 2 , Organize Your Speech
Evaluated by Carmita Cooke

Table Topics Master — Carl Sabath

Master Evaluator – Carmita Cooke

Table Topics speakers were Kim Winborne, Rebecca McDaniel, Jackie Wrice/Nekisha Tate, Travis Herbranson

Best Table Topic speaker was Rebecca McDaniel!

Best Evaluator was Carmita Cooke!

Best Speaker was Nekisha Tate!

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

Carl E. Sabath


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