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2017-07-20 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2889 Minutes

July 28, 2017

2017-07-20 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2889 Minutes

Subject: Helmsmen Toastmasters Club Meeting 2889 – July 20, 2017 Minutes (UNCLASSIFIED)



Helmsmen Toastmasters Club Meeting 2889 – July 20, 2017 Minutes

Congratulate Enjoli Ramsey, Toastmaster of the Day, with the theme-“Intentional Living!”


1. Executive Council to meet Wednesday July 26, 2017 from 12:00-12:30 in the Dunkin Donuts area of the main food court (up the ramp), open to all Helmsmen members; submit agenda items to Herman Raybon or Elizabeth Femrite

2. All Helmsmen Toastmaster club officers for the term July 1-December 31, 2017 must attend Toastmaster Leadership Institute (TLI) training. The training is free. See TLI training locations listed below. TLI is open to all Toastmaster members.

3.Forte Ward will be TMoD for our next meeting 2890, Thursday, July 27, 2017.

TMoD Schedule:
27 July Forte’ Ward
3 August Elizabeth Femrite
10 August Andrea Clark
17 August Chanelle Johnson

Contact Lillian Wilkinson to sign-up for a role!

TLI locations:

District of Columbia
Thursday, July 19 – Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Edison Electric Institute
701 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, DC 20004
Sponsored by District 36

Saturday July 29 – Time: 10:00 am – 2:30 pm Ralph Waldo ‘Petey’ Greene Community Center
2907 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20032
Sponsored by District 27


Sunday, July 30 – Time: 1:30 pm – 5:45 pm Holy Cross Hospital Education Center
1500 Forest Glen Road
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
Sponsored by District 36

Sunday, August 13 – Time: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Verizon
13100 Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Sponsored by District 36


Saturday, July 22 – Time: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Verizon
22001 Loudoun County Pkwy, Ashburn, VA 20147 Sponsored by District 29

Saturday, July 29 – Time: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Ferlazzo Building
15941 Donald Curtis Dr, Woodbridge, VA 22191 Sponsored by District 29

Thursday, August 10 – Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30pm Navy Federal Credit Union
820 Follin Lane, Vienna, VA 22180
Sponsored by District 29



Lillian Wilkinson was our Presiding Officer!

Carmita Cooke was our Opener!

Enjoli Ramsey was Toastmaster!

Yash Sinha was Wordmaster with imperative, (adj), meaning urgent, not to be avoided

Carl Sabath was our Grammarian and AH-Counter!

Carl Sabath was our timer!

Andrea Clark was our listener!

Yash Sinha was our Ballot Counter!

Chanelle Johnson was our Table Topics Master!

Kim Winborne was our Master Evaluator!

Bert Romero was our Closer!

Congratulate Herman Raybon, Jr., Speaker 1, with his speech “It’s All About You!”, Pathways Ice Breaker Speech, Evaluated by Elizabeth Femrite

Congratulate Bert Romero, Speaker 2, with his speech “My Intentional Living”, Evaluated by Kim Winborne

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Carmita Cooke, Yash Sinha, Kim Winborne, Lillian Wilkinson

Best Speaker was Bert Romero!!

Best Evaluator was Elizabeth Femrite!!

Best Table Topics speaker was Kim Winborne!!


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!

Elizabeth Femrite
Helmsmen Toastmasters

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