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2016-07-21 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2840 Minutes

July 22, 2016

Helmsmen Toastmasters Club Meeting 2840 – 21 July 2016 Minutes

Please congratulate Eduardo Osorio-Moriyon, as the TM of the Day with the theme-“Be Happy and Smile”


1. Toastmaster of the Day for our next meeting 2841, Thursday, July 28th is Forté Ward, with theme, TBD. Contact Forte to volunteer for a role

2. Officer Training – These are the training sessions announced so far. Officers need to attend 2 hours of training, which can be in any District. At registration, to obtain leadership credit, please provide your name, office held, club name (Pentagon Legacy TM), club number (2412), district (27). You do not need to be an officer to attend training. Training is free. A small donation/contribution is suggested for snacks that may be provided. Go to for further training information.

3. Kelly Sargeant, (, who came in 3rd at the World Championship of Public Speaking in 2014, will be at the Pentagon on August 16, 2016. She will be giving a presentation on her journey to the International competition. There is also an event planned with Kelly during the evening of August 16th at the Crowne Plaza National Airport in Crystal City. More details to follow. POC: Herman Raybon. See attached for Kelly’s Pentagon appearance, Tuesday, August 16th.

4. TM International Convention, August 17-20, Marquis Hotel, Washington, DC. Registration is now open at $50 discount still available. Sign up!

5. TMoD Schedule. Please contact our VP-Education, Elizabeth Femrite to sign up for future Toastmaster of the Day roles. If you have an issue with the schedule please try to switch with another TM or call Elizabeth.

7/21 – Jackie Wrice
7/28 – Forté Ward
8/4 – Nekisha Tate
8/11 – Dan Galarza
8/18 – Kim WInborne
8/25 – Steve Coy
9/1 – Elizabeth Femrite
9/8 – Table Topics Contest
9/15 – Humorous Speech Contest

6. Distinguished Club Plan: See how well we are doing by going to

7. Previous Meeting Minutes can be seen at


Presiding Officer, Ernie Davis

Opening, Lillian Wilkinson

Toastmaster of the Day, Eduardo Osorio

Word of the Day, Elizabeth Femrite

Grammarian, Forté Ward

AH-Counter, Robin White

Timer, Carl Sabath

Listener, Carl Sabath

Ballot Counter, Audrey Britton

Tip of the Day, Bert Romero

Closing, Lillian Wilkinson

Speaker 1. Victor Gonzalez, “Junior Was Wrong”
Speech 2, Organize Your Speech, Competent Communicator Manual
Evaluated by Forté Ward

Table Topics Master: Bert Romero

Table Topics Speakers: Audrey Britton, Lillian Wilkinson, Carl Sabath, Robin White, Herman Raybon

Master Evaluator: Elizabeth Femrite


Best Speaker – Victor Gonzalez!

Best Evaluator – Forté Ward!

Best Table Topics Speaker – Audrey Britton!


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,

Carl E. Sabath for Secretary Nekisha Tate


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