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2017-07-27 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2890 Minutes

July 28, 2017

2017-07-27 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2890 Meeting Minutes

Helmsmen Toastmasters Club Meeting 2890 – July 27, 2017 Minutes

Congratulate Forte Ward, Toastmaster of the Day, with the theme-“What’s on Your Mind?”

Thank Kim Winborne for taking very good minutes during todays’ meeting.


1. TMoD Schedule:
3 August Elizabeth Femrite
10 August Andrea Clark
17 August Chanelle Johnson

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.

TLI locations:

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



Herman Raybon, Jr. was our Presiding Officer!

Bert Romero was our Opener!

Forte Ward was Toastmaster!

Forte Ward was Wordmaster with abdicate, (verb), to give up or renounce; wash your hands of

Yash Sinha was our Grammarian

Audrey Britton was our AH-Counter!

Herman Raybon, Jr. was our timer!

Bert Romero was our listener!

Herman Raybon, Jr. gave our Tip of the Day!

Yash Sinha was our Ballot Counter!

Forte Ward was our Table Topics Master!

Carmita Cooke was our Master Evaluator!

Bert Romero was our Closer!

Congratulate Andrea Clark., Speaker 1, with her speech “Girls’ Trip”, Competent Communication, Project 8 Get Comfortable With Visual Aids, Evaluated by Kim Winborne

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Carmita Cooke, Yash Sinha, Herman Raybon, Jr.

Best Speaker was Andrea Clark!!

Best Evaluator was Kim Winborne!!

Best Table Topics speaker was Herman Raybon, Jr.!!

Happy Friday and Happy Speaking!!


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

Kim Winborne
Secretary ad interim
Helmsmen Toastmasters

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