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2017-05-11 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2879 Minutes

May 20, 2017

2017-05-11 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2879 Minutes

Please congratulate Nikki Tate on being the Toastmaster of the Day with the
theme, “See You Later, Kimberly!”

Thank you to our guest, Jordan Johnson for joining us! We hope you come
back again soon!


1. Next week’s TMoD is TBD, if you would like to be TMOD, please contact
Lillian Wilkinson as soon as possible.
(Also, sign up for future dates with Lillian Wilkinson. There is a TMoD
schedule below as well)

2. Happy Birthday, Helmsmen Toastmasters!!! March 4, 2017 celebrates 60
years of Helmsmen TM. We will be planning HTM’s 60th Anniversary
celebration in March 2017! More information will be forthcoming in future
minutes. Ernie Davis and Carmita Cooke are working on plans for a formal

We are planning an event for June. More to follow………………..

3. Helmsmen TM Officer Elections — Coming Up in May/June for the July –
December 2017

4. Toastmasters Pathways – New members (as of 1 April) will need to enroll
to get started. Those who have been members for a while are encouraged to
finish their goals under the “old” system and to enroll in Pathways as well.

5. TMoD Schedule. Please contact our VP-Education, Lillian Wilkinson to sign
up for future Toastmaster of the Day roles.

18 May OPEN
25 May Ernie Davis
1 June Lillian Wilkinson
8 June Kim Winborne
15 June Andrea Clark
22 June Audrey Britton
29 June Enjoli Ramsey
6 July Carmita Cooke
13 July Jackie Wrice
20 July Carl Sabath
27 July Forte’ Ward

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

7. Previous Meeting Minutes can be seen at


Toastmaster of the Day, Nikki Tate

Presiding Officer, Elizabeth Femrite

Opening – Bert Romero

Word of the Day – Bert Romero, with the word, Awesome, meaning an extremely
impressive or daunting

Grammarian – Elizabeth Femrite

Ah Counter – Elizabeth Femrite

Timer – Ernie Davis

Listener – Bert Romero

Ballot Counter – Robin White

Tip of the Day – Kimberly Pollard

– Ernie Davis, “Super Achievers”
Project 2, Storytelling Manual, Objective: Let’s Get Personal
Evaluated by Lillian Wilkinson

Speaker 1 – Forté Ward, “Impromptu Speaking”
The Best Speaker Series
Evaluator: Kimberly Pollard

Speaker 2 – Kim Winborne, Power of Prayer”
The Entertaining Speaker Manual Project 4 – A Dramatic Talk
Evaluator: Audrey Britton

Speaker 3 – Lillian Wilkinson, “Meeting Roles and Responsibilities”
Successful Club Series: “Roles and Responsibilities”
Evaluator: Elizabeth Femrite

Master Evaluator – Carl Sabath

Closing – Kimberly Pollard

Winners ———-

Best Speaker – Kim Winborne!!

Best Evaluator – Kimberly Pollard!!

Best Table Topics Speaker – Jordan Johnson

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,

Club Secretary, Nekisha Tate


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