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2016-09-29 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2850 Minutes

September 30, 2016

: Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2850 – 29 September 2016 Minutes
Please congratulate Ernie Davis, as the Toastmaster of the Day !

We had a Grab Bag Meeting!

Also congratulate Kimberly Pollard for coming in 1st Place in the Area 11 Humorous Speech Contest.

Congratulate Audrey Britton for participating in the Area 11 Table Topics Contest


1. Toastmaster of the Day for our next meeting 2851, Thursday, October 6th, Toastmaster will be Bert Romero.

2. We need your ideas to expand membership, please contact VP Membership Kimberly Winborne with any suggestions.

3. The Dues team thanks you for getting dues in on time. We are following up on a few folks but we appreciate everyone’s cooperation in their timely submission.

4. Contests continue!

Last Week in October – Bert Romero, Division A Director will be hosting the Division A Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests

11/12 – District 27 Conference will host the Division A Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests. See for additional details.

5. New Officers needed for January – June 2017

Get your leadership skills refined! Speak to our nominating chair, current Area 11 Governor and Immediate Past President Forte Ward.
Toastmasters Leadership Institute available starting in December going through February.

6. TMoD Schedule. Please contact our VP-Education, Lillian Wilkerson 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.

10/13 Audrey Britton
10/20 Nekisha Tate
10/27 Jackie Wrice
11/3 Steve Coy
11/10 TBD
11/17 TBD
12/1 TBD

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

8. Previous Meeting Minutes can be seen at


Toastmaster of the Day, Ernie Davis

Presiding Officer, VP-Education Lillian Wilkinson

Opening, Bert Romero

Word of the Day – Jackie Wrice – COURAGE

Grammarian – Jackie Wrice

Ah Counter – Jackie Wrice (with Bert Romero assisting)

Timer – Bert Romero

Ballot Counter – Bert Romero

Listener – Not done today

Speaker 1 – Elizabeth Femrite, “Priorities”
Project 1, Advanced Communication Manual: Speaking to Inform, “The Speech to Inform”
Evaluated by Ernie Davis

Speaker 2 – Eduardo Osorio, “My Career”
Project 3, Competent Communicator Manual, “Get to the Point”
Evaluated by Bert Romero

Table Topics Master – Carl Sabath

Table Topics Speakers – Lillian Wilkinson, Jackie Wrice, Bert Romero

Master Evaluator – Lillian Wilkinson

Closing – Carl Sabath

Winners ———-

Best Speaker – Eduardo Osorio

Best Table Topics Speaker – Jackie Wrice and Bert Romero

Best Evaluator – Bert Romero


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 Sabath for
Secretary Nekisha Tate


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