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2015-11-19 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2809 Minutes

November 21, 2015

Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Meeting 2809, Nov 19, 2015 Minutes

Please congratulate Jerrick Alexander as TM of the Day with his theme – “STAT!! You want it When??”


1. Reminder no meeting Thursday, November 26. Happy Thanksgiving!

2. Meeting 2810 TM of the Day is Forté Ward for Thursday, 3 December
2015, 7:30am, PLCC. Contact Forté to fill a role.

Future meetings:

10 Dec 2015 – TMoD needed
17 Dec 2015 – Nekisha Tate — this is our end of year Holiday Party
24/31 Dec 2015 — Holiday Break
07 Jan 2016 – TMoD needed

***Let us know if you have a conference room that can be used. As the PLCC
does not allow outside food to be brought in, it becomes quite a bit more
expensive to host breakfast there.

2. District 27 Conference was held November 14. Elizabeth Femrite and Herman Raybon attended.

Elizabeth Femrite reported about the Table Topics Contest and that one of the contestants had been
Former Helmsmen TM Yash Sinha.

Herman Raybon received his official recognition by District 27 as a new Distinguished Toastmaster!!

3. Think about being a leader for the club for the January – June 2016
semester. Toastmasters Leadership Institute training will be held in
January 2016. Please contact Forté Ward and other officers if you wish to gain some officer experience. Training is free.

5. December Holiday Party. December 17th we will celebrate another year of


Forte Ward, Presiding Officer

Jerrick Alexander, TM of the Day — “STAT!! You Want It When??” was his theme

Word of the Day, Elizabeth Femrite with ASSUAGE — [əˈswāj] – 1. Make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense; relive, soothe, alleviate; mitigate
2. satisfy (an appetite or desire) : satisfy, gratify, appease, fulfill

Grammarian was Daniel Galarza

Ah Counter, Carmita Cooke

Listener, Bert Romero

Timer, Lillian Wilkinson

Ballot Counter, Forte Ward

Tip of the Day, Lillian Wilkinson — use and if you don’t know your password information, please contact Carmita or Carl to reset your password.

Opening and Closing — Jerrick Alexander

Speaker 1: Forte Ward, “A Rose Can Grow From the Concrete”, Advanced Communication Series,
Story Telling Manual, Project 3, The Moral of the Story
Evaluated by Carl Sabath

Speaker 2: Bert Romero, “Conversing With Ease”, Advanced Communication
Series, Interpersonal Communications, project 1, Conversing with Ease
Evaluated by Jerrick Alexander

Table Topics Master — Carmita Cooke

Table Topics speakers were Elizabeth Femrite, Daniel Galarza, Bert Romero, Forte Ward

Master Evaluator – Elizabeth Femrite

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Best Table Topic speaker was Elizabeth Femrite!

Best Evaluator was a Jerrick Alexander!

Best Speaker was Forte Ward!

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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