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2017-06-08 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2883 Minutes

June 9, 2017

2017-06-08 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2883 Minutes

Congratulate Kim Winborne on her theme “National Grandparents’ Day”

News You Can Use

1. Next week’s TM of the Day is Lillian Wilkinson for meeting 2884 on June 15th.

2. When are you scheduled to be TMoD? Check Lillian Wilkinson’s schedule below:
If you need to change your date, please let Lillian know.

22 June Audrey Britton
29 June Enjoli Ramsey
6 July Carmita Cooke
13 July Jackie Wrice
20 July Carl Sabath
27 July Forté Ward
03 Aug Open
10 Aug Open

3. Officer Elections. They are coming soon. The President will let us know soon when elections will be held.
New and experienced officers needed to take on the job for July 1 – December 31, 2017. Ernie Davis has sent out an email to call for nominations. Please respond to him by Monday, June 12th.

Election coming up soon.

Please step up to be

VP-Public Relations
Sergeant at Arms

3A – Toastmasters Leadership institute for those who become officers
Toastmasters Leadership Institute

June 24, 10am-2pm District 27

10:15 am: Registration
10:40 am: Plenary
10:45am-12:00pm: Club Officer Training (mandatory for credit)

* President | SAA- Ralph Jones DTM
* VPE – Vann-Di Galloway DTM
* VPM| VPPR – Carlos Velazquez DTM
* Treasurer | Secretary: Mary Pearson ACS, CL

12:00-12:30-pm: Break
12:35- 2:00 pm

* “REAL” Success in Toastmasters – Brenda Lawrence DTM 12:35 pm
* Pathways–Voices from the Field, (Panel of guides, ambassadors and members) 12:35 pm
* Knowing your Leadership Style – Carlos Velazquez DTM 12:35 pm


Updated D29 Training

District 29 TLI

Sat, Jun 24


Fairfax County Government Center

12000 Government Center Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22035

District 29 TLI

Sat, Jul 22



22001 Loudoun County Pkwy, Ashburn, VA 20147

District 29 TLI

Sat, Jul 29


Ferlazzo Building

15941 Donald Curtis Dr, Woodbridge, VA 22191

District 29 TLI Thu, Aug 10 5:30pm-8pm

Navy Federal Credit Union

820 Follin Lane, Vienna, VA 22180


District 36 TLI – June 24, 2017 – U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) – Session 1

Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 12:45 PM (EDT)

Rockville, Maryland

Click here to register[]

District 36 TLI – June 24, 2017 – U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) – Session 2

Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

Rockville, Maryland



4. What is your next goal? Mark the calendar. Set a date. Step up to the Plate.

5. Happy Birthday, Helmsmen Toastmasters!!! March 4, 2017 celebrated 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 soon. More to follow………………..

6. 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.

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

6. Previous Meeting Minutes can be seen at


Toastmaster of the Day, Kim Winborne

Presiding Officer, VP Membership, Carmita Cooke

Opening – Carl Sabath

Word of the Day – CENTENARIAN – Yash Sinha

Grammarian – Andrea Clark

Ah Counter – — Andrea Clark

Timer – Andrea Clark

Listener – Yash Sinha

Ballot Counter – Carmita Cooke

Tip of the Day – Ernie Davis

Speaker 1 – Bert Romero, “It’s All In the Numbers”
Successful Club Series Speech – Closing the Sale, 10-15minutes.
Evaluated by Carl Sabath

Table Topics Master : Ernie Davis

Table Topics Speakers: Carl Sabath, Carmita Cooke, Kim Winborne, Andrea Clark, Yash Sinha

Master Evaluator – Yash Sinha

Closing – Bert Romero

Winners ———-

Best Table Topics Speaker: Andrea Clark!!!
Best Speaker : Bert Romero
Best Evaluator : Carl Sabath


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 Club Secretary, Nekisha Tate

Office # – 703-695-2804


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