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2019-04-18 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2972 Minutes

April 18, 2019

Minutes for Meeting 2972, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday April 18, 2019

Congratulate Carl Sabath our TMoD with his theme “Spring Break!”

Welcome our guest Mr. Keith Fore and former member Ms. Sheila Snipes! We look forward to seeing you again!


1. Area 11 representatives will be competing at the District 27 Conference to be held Friday, May 3rd and Saturday, May 4th. The conference is Al Carte, you can attend the sessions as your schedule permits.
– Register at the following link for the District 27 Conference:

2. There will be a brunch with the District Leaders on April 20th. This is a good opportunity for networking.

3. Helmsmen’s 62nd anniversary celebration will be the month of May with four Better Speaking Series presentations each Thursday between the 2nd and 23rd. Please see flyer attached. We will have a contest for the member who brings in the most guests during the 4 weeks in May. A prize of $25 in cash will be awarded after May 23rd. You can help by handing out flyers, invite your friends, co-workers, and others to attend.

4. See below for the list of Toastmasters of the Day (TMoD) – Ms. Christin Crowley is the TMoD next week 25 April 2019. Please let Christin know which role you will take to make the meeting successful!

5. Toastmasters International Conference – August 21-24, 2019 in Denver, CO at the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center. Find out more at . Registration is now open.

6. TMOD Schedule: Please confirm with Elizabeth Femrite Helmsmen Club VP-Education ( 571-256-8674)

TMOD Schedule: April – June 2019
25 Apr Christin Crowley
2 May Elizabeth Femrite
9 May Kim Winborne
16 May Herman Raybon
23 May Lillian Wilkinson
30 May Elizabeth Femrite
6 Jun Kelly Craft
13 Jun Andrea Clark
20 Jun Carl Sabath
27 Jun Christin Crowley


Lillian Wilkinson was our Presiding Officers!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Opener!

Carl Sabath was our Toastmaster of the Day!

Keith Fore was the Wordmaster with “Hyperbole” a noun to mean exaggeration

Herman Raybon, Jr. was our Tipster!

Carl Sabath was out Grammarian!

Sheila Snipes was our Ah-Counter!

Andrea Clark was our timer!

Andrea Clark was our listener!

Lillian Wilkinson was our ballot counter!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Table Topics Master!

Herman Raybon, Jr. was our Master Evaluator!

Herman Raybon, Jr. was our Closer!

Congratulate Jerrick Alexander on his persuasive speech, “Am I Your Type?” !!

Congratulate Lillian Wilkinson our best speech Evaluator!!

Congratulate Keith Fore our Best Table Topics speaker!!

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

Elizabeth Femrite

Tel: (571) 256-8674
DSN: (312) 260-8674

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