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2017-05-04 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2878 Minutes

2017-05-04 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2878 Minutes

Please congratulate Herman Raybon on being the Toastmaster of the Day with
the theme, “Leadership Principles (Strategies for Success)”

Business

1. Next week’s TMoD is Nekisha Tate. (Sign up for future dates with Lillian
Wilkinson. There is a TMoD schedule below as well)

2. District 27 International Speech and Evaluation Contests Fri/Sat May
5/6. See d27tm.org to register

3 . 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
celebration

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

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

5. 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.

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

11-May – Nekisha Tate
18-May – Chanelle Johnson
25-May – Ernie Davis
1-Jun – Lillian Wilkinson
8-Jun – Kim Winborne
15-Jun – Tony Ballard
22-Jun – Jackie Wrice

7. Distinguished Club Plan: See how well we are doing by going to
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspxid=00002412

8. Previous Meeting Minutes can be seen at
https://helmsmen2412.wordpress.com/
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Roles:

Toastmaster of the Day, Herman Raybon

Presiding Officer, Elizabeth Femrite

Opening – Carmita Cooke

Word of the Day – Jerrick Alexander, with the word, Qualm, meaning an uneasy
feeling of doubt

Grammarian – Robin White

Ah Counter – Carmita Cooke

Timer – Enjoli Ramsey

Listener – Carmita Cooke

Ballot Counter – Nikki Tate

Tip of the Day – Herman Raybon

Speaker 1 – Forté Ward, “Selecting Your Topic”
The Better Speaker Series
Evaluated by Kim Winborne

Speaker 2 – Yash Sinha, “Miracles”
Project 2, Specialty Speeches Manual, Objective: Uplift the Spirit
Evaluated by Audrey Britton

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

Master Evaluator – Elizabeth Femrite

Closing – Herman Raybon

Winners ———-

Best Speaker – Yash Sinha!!

Best Evaluator – 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
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412

Happy Speaking,

Club Secretary, Nekisha Tate

2017-04-27 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2877 Minutes

2017-04-27 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2877 Minutes

Please congratulate Lillian Wilkinson on being the Toastmaster of the Day with the theme, “Determination”

Business

1. Next week’s TMoD is Herman Raybon (Sign up for future dates with Lillian Wilkinson. There is a TMoD schedule below as well)

2. District 27 International Speech and Evaluation Contests Fri/Sat May 5/6
See d27tm.org to register

3 . 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 celebration

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

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

5. 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.

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

4-May – Herman Raybon
11-May – Nekisha Tate
18-May – Chanelle Johnson
25-May – Ernie Davis
1-Jun – Lillian Wilkinson
8-Jun – Kim Winborne
15-Jun – Tony Ballard
22-Jun – Jackie Wrice

7. Distinguished Club Plan: See how well we are doing by going to
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspxid=00002412

8. Previous Meeting Minutes can be seen at https://helmsmen2412.wordpress.com/
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Roles:

Toastmaster of the Day, Lillian Wilkinson

Presiding Officer, Carl Sabath, Treasurer

Opening – Herman Raybon

Word of the Day – Forte Ward, with the word, Conversant, meaning familiar with

Grammarian – Audrey Britton

Ah Counter – Audrey Britton

Timer – Andrea Clark

Listener – Audrey Britton

Ballot Counter – Bert Romero

Tip of the Day – Herman Raybon

Speaker 1 – Forté Ward, “You Can See Better and We Will Get There”
Speech 5, Persuasive Speaking Manual, Objective: The Persuasive Leader
Evaluated by Carl Sabath

Speaker 2 – Bert Romero, “Wisdom for A Graduate”
Project 4, Specialty Speeches Manual, Objective: Read Aloud
Evaluated by Herman Raybon

Table Topics Master – Andrea Clark

Table Topics Speakers – Audrey Britton, Lillian Wilkinson

Master Evaluator – Kim Winborne

Closing – Lillian Wilkinson

Winners ———-

Best Speaker – Tie Forté Ward and Bert Romero!!

Best Table Topics Speaker – Audrey Britton!!

Best Evaluator – Herman Raybon!!
===========================

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
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412

Happy Speaking,

Carl Sabath for Club Secretary, Nekisha Tate
CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED

2017-04-20 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2876 Minutes

2017-04-20 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2876 Minutes

Please congratulate Elizabeth Femrite on being the Toastmaster of the Day with the theme, “Take Time, Make Time”

Business

1. Next week’s TMoD is TBD for Thursday, April 27th (Sign up for future dates with Lillian Wilkinson. There is a TMoD schedule below as well)

2. District 27 International Speech and Evaluation Contests Fri/Sat May 5/6
See d27tm.org to register

3 . 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 celebration

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

5. Toastmasters Pathways – New members (as of 1 April) will need to enroll to get started. Please see PowerPoint slide attached.
Additional info – Past District Gov Jim Heeren will be providing a few short webinars to help clubs with the transition:

Wednesday, April 26, 6 PM, Managing Dual Members

The dial in and webinar information is below. You will need to cut and paste the web info into your browser. You will need to allow freeconferencecall to download some code that it loads into your browser. The quality of the image and sound are very good.

Webinar/Call Information

1. Dial into the conference:
Dial-in Number: (515) 739-1285 – United States
Access Code: 449478
International Dial-in Numbers https://www.freeconferencecall.com/wall/heerenja/#international > Caution-https://www .freeconferencecall.com/wall/heerenja/#international
2. Join the online meeting:
Online Meeting Link: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/heerenja > Caution-https://join .freeconferencecall.com/heerenja
Online Meeting ID: heerenja
Instructions:
At the scheduled date and time of the meeting, dial into the conference line. When prompted, enter the Access Code followed by the pound key.
To join the online meeting, copy the meeting link listed above, paste it into your browser and follow the prompts to join the meeting.
For 24/7 customer service please call 844-844-1322

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

4-May – Herman Raybon
11-May – Nekisha Tate
18-May – Chanelle Johnson
25-May – Ernie Davis
1-Jun – Lillian Wilkinson
8-Jun – Kim Winborne
15-Jun – Tony Ballard
22-Jun – Jackie Wrice

7. Distinguished Club Plan: See how well we are doing by going to
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspxid=00002412

8. Previous Meeting Minutes can be seen at https://helmsmen2412.wordpress.com/
——————————————————-

Roles:

Toastmaster of the Day, Elizabeth Femrite

Presiding Officer, Lillian Wilkinson, VP-Education

Opening – Herman Raybon

Word of the Day – Bert Romero with the word PERORATION, a noun, meaning summary, conclusion.

Grammarian – Lillian Wilkinson

Ah Counter – Lillian Wilkinson

Timer – Andrea Clark

Listener – Ernie Davis

Ballot Counter – Kim Winborne

Tip of the Day – Lillian Wilkinson

Speaker 1 – Jackie Wrice, “Completing What You Started”
Speech 2, Competent Communicator Manual, Objective: Organize Your Speech
Evaluated by Bert Romero

Speaker 2 – Ernie Davis, “Delegate to Empower”
Project 5, Leadership Excellence Series
Evaluated by Kim Winborne

Table Topics Master – Bert Romero

Table Topics Speakers – Andrea Clark, Lillian Wilkinson, Carl Sabath

Master Evaluator – Carl Sabath

Closing – Andrea Clark

Winners ———-

Best Speaker – Jackie Wrice!!

Best Table Topics Speaker – Andrea Clark!!

Best Evaluator – 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
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412

Happy Speaking,

Carl Sabath for Club Secretary, Nekisha Tate

2017-04-13 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2875 Minutes

Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2875 April 13, 2017 Minutes

Please congratulate Carmita Cooke on being the Toastmaster of the Day with the theme, “The Supreme Court”

Business

1. Next week’s TMoD is Elizabeth Femrite for Thursday, April 20th (Sign up for future dates with Lillian Wilkinson. There is a TMoD schedule below as well)

2. GET READY – IT’S CONTEST TIME! Spring brings International Speech Contests and Evaluation Contests. Here is our contest schedule:
Division A Contests – Thursday, April 13

Spring Division “A” Contest it is on Thursday, 13 April from 530PM to 9PM at the
Arlington Mill Community Center.
909 South Dinwiddie Street
Arlington, VA 22204

They have a parking garage with complimentary use for up to four hours. Directions and additional details are available if you click. Let’s cheer on Karen tomorrow as she competes for best evaluator in our Division.

https://parks.arlingtonva.us/locations/arlington-mill-community-center/

=========================
District 27 International Speech and Evaluation Contests Fri/Sat May 5/6
See d27tm.org to register

3. Last Call for Dues – Dues is now overdue( $50 is due) renewing membership for April – September 2017 semester.
Please contact our treasurer, Carl Sabath to submit dues

***Note if you are unable to attend the meetings, please make arrangement to a) send a check by snail mail to Carl Sabath or b) meet Elizabeth Femrite or Herman Raybon at a mutually convenient time.

4. 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 celebration

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

5. Toastmasters Pathways – New members (as of 1 April) will need to enroll to get started. Please see attachments. I think they were previously sent out.

Additional info – Past District Gov Jim Heeren will be providing a few short webinars to help clubs with the transition:

Tuesday, April 18, 7:00 PM, The Strategic Relationships Path
Wednesday, April 26, 6 PM, Managing Dual Members

The dial in and webinar information is below. You will need to cut and paste the web info into your browser. You will need to allow freeconferencecall to download some code that it loads into your browser. The quality of the image and sound are very good.

Webinar/Call Information

1. Dial into the conference:
Dial-in Number: (515) 739-1285 – United States
Access Code: 449478
International Dial-in Numbers https://www.freeconferencecall.com/wall/heerenja/#international > Caution-https://www .freeconferencecall.com/wall/heerenja/#international
2. Join the online meeting:
Online Meeting Link: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/heerenja > Caution-https://join .freeconferencecall.com/heerenja
Online Meeting ID: heerenja
Instructions:
At the scheduled date and time of the meeting, dial into the conference line. When prompted, enter the Access Code followed by the pound key.
To join the online meeting, copy the meeting link listed above, paste it into your browser and follow the prompts to join the meeting.
For 24/7 customer service please call 844-844-1322

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

20-Apr – Elizabeth Femrite
27-Apr – Enjoli Ramsey
4-May – Herman Raybon
11-May – Nekisha Tate
18-May – TBD
25-May – Ernie Davis
1-Jun – Lillian Wilkinson
8-Jun – Kim Winborne
15-Jun – Tony Ballard
22-Jun – Jackie Wrice

7. Distinguished Club Plan: See how well we are doing by going to
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspxid=00002412

8. Previous Meeting Minutes can be seen at https://helmsmen2412.wordpress.com/
——————————————————-

Roles:

Toastmaster of the Day, Carmita Cooke

Presiding Officer, Elizabeth Femrtie, President

Opening – Herman Raybon

Word of the Day – Carl Sabath, with the word, PERPEND, a verb meaning reflect carefully; ponder

Grammarian – Elizabeth Femrite

Ah Counter – Elizabeth Femrite

Timer – Ernie Davis

Listener – Kim Winborne

Ballot Counter – Bert Romero

Tip of the Day – Enjoli Ramsey

Speaker 1 – Herman Raybon, “The Chicken and the Pig”
Round Robin – Evaluation

Table Topics Master – Carmita Cooke

Table Topics Speakers – Kim Winborne, Elizabeth Femrite, Ernie Davis, Bert Romero, Herman Raybon, Enjoli Ramsey, Carl Sabath

Master Evaluator – Carmita Cooke

Closing – Carl Sabath

Winners ———-

Best Speaker – Herman Raybon!!

Best Table Topics Speaker – Not done today!! We did a semi-debate style.

Best Evaluator – All who participated!!
===========================

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
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412

Happy Speaking,

Carl Sabath for Club Secretary, Nekisha Tate
CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED

2017-04-06 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2874 Minutes

2017-04-06 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2874 Minutes

Please congratulate Forté Ward on being the Toastmaster of the Day with the theme, “Fundamentals”

Congratulate Robert Beal and Reba Simmons for becoming Toastmaster members.

Business

1. Next week’s TMoD is Carmita Cooke for Thursday, April 13th (Sign up for future dates with Lillian Wilkinson. There is a TMoD schedule below as well)

2. GET READY – IT’S CONTEST TIME! Spring brings International Speech Contests and Evaluation Contests. Here is our contest schedule:
Division A Contests – Thursday, April 13

Spring Division “A” Contest it is on Thursday, 13 April from 530PM to 9PM at the
Arlington Mill Community Center.
909 South Dinwiddie Street
Arlington, VA 22204

District 27 International Speech and Evaluation Contests Fri/Sat May 5/6
See d27tm.org to register

3. Last Call for Dues – Dues is now overdue( $50 is due) renewing membership for April – September 2017 semester.
Please contact our treasurer, Carl Sabath to submit dues

***Note if you are unable to attend the meetings, please make arrangement to a) send a check by snail mail to Carl Sabath or b) meet Elizabeth Femrite or Herman Raybon at a mutually convenient time.

4. 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 celebration

5. Toastmasters Pathways – New members (as of 1 April) will need to enroll to get started.

Additional info – Past District Gov Jim Heeren will be providing a few short webinars to help clubs with the transition:

Wednesday, April 12, 6:00 PM, Base Camp Manager Responsibilities
Tuesday, April 18, 7:00 PM, The Strategic Relationships Path
Wednesday, April 26, 6 PM, Managing Dual Members

The dial in and webinar information is below. You will need to cut and paste the web info into your browser. You will need to allow freeconferencecall to download some code that it loads into your browser. The quality of the image and sound are very good.

Webinar/Call Information

1. Dial into the conference:
Dial-in Number: (515) 739-1285 – United States
Access Code: 449478
International Dial-in Numbers https://www.freeconferencecall.com/wall/heerenja/#international > Caution-https://www .freeconferencecall.com/wall/heerenja/#international
2. Join the online meeting:
Online Meeting Link: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/heerenja > Caution-https://join .freeconferencecall.com/heerenja
Online Meeting ID: heerenja
Instructions:
At the scheduled date and time of the meeting, dial into the conference line. When prompted, enter the Access Code followed by the pound key.
To join the online meeting, copy the meeting link listed above, paste it into your browser and follow the prompts to join the meeting.
For 24/7 customer service please call 844-844-1322

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

20-Apr – Elizabeth Femrite
27-Apr – Enjoli Ramsey
4-May – Herman Raybon
11-May – Nekisha Tate
18-May – TBD
25-May – Ernie Davis
1-Jun – Lillian Wilkinson
8-Jun – Kim Winborne
15-Jun – Tony Ballard
22-Jun – Jackie Wrice

7. Distinguished Club Plan: See how well we are doing by going to
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspxid=00002412

8. Previous Meeting Minutes can be seen at https://helmsmen2412.wordpress.com/
——————————————————-

Roles:

Toastmaster of the Day, Forte Ward

Presiding Officer, Elizabeth Femrtie, President

Sgt at Arms, Jerrick Alexander

Opening – Herman Raybon

Word of the Day – Enjoli Ramsey, with the word, IMMUTABLE, an adjective meaning unchangeable

Grammarian – Herman Raybon

Ah Counter – Herman Raybon

Timer – Carl Sabath

Listener – Kim Winborne

Ballot Counter – Reba Simmons

Tip of the Day – Herman Raybon

Speaker 1 – Forte Ward, “Speak Easy ”
Advanced Manual, Persuasive Speaking: Project 3: The Winning Proposal
Evaluator: Herman Raybon

Table Topics Master – Elizabeth Femrite

Table Topics Speakers – Carmita Cooke, Enjoli Ramsey, Reba Simmons

Master Evaluator – Bert Romero

Closing – Forté Ward

Winners ———-

Best Speaker – Forte Ward!!

Best Table Topics Speaker – Enjoli Ramsey!!

Best Evaluator – Herman Raybon!!
===========================

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
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412

Happy Speaking,

Carl Sabath for Club Secretary, Nekisha Tate

2017-03-30 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2873 Minutes

2017-03-30 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2873 Minutes

Please congratulate Audrey Britton on being the Toastmaster of the Day with the theme, “Breathe”

Thank you guests Robert Beal and previous member Patrick Massenburg for attending. We hope you will decide to become members!

Business

1. Next week’s TMoD is Forte Ward for Thursday, April 6th, please contact Lillian Wilkinson. (Sign up for future dates with Lillian Wilkinson. There is a TMoD schedule below as well)

2. GET READY – IT’S CONTEST TIME! Spring brings International Speech Contests and Evaluation Contests. Here is our contest schedule:
Division A Contests – Thursday, April 13

Spring Division “A” Contest it is on 13 April from 530PM to 9PM at the
Arlington Mill Community Center.
909 South Dinwiddie Street
Arlington, VA 22204

District 27 Contests Fri/Sat May 5/6
See d27tm.org to register

3. Dues is now( $50 is due) renewing membership for April – September 2017 semester.
There are several ways to pay:
A – Please bring cash or check for $50
B – Credit card
1) Use your credit card to pay $45 TM International dues and provide check/cash of $5 for the club dues
2) Use your credit card to pay full amount. Please add $2 PayPal fee, for a total of $52 You can also use the following site https://www.paypal.com/webapps/shoppingcart?flowlogging_id=dea73dde6894a&mfi
d=1488398512805_dea73dde6894a#/checkout/openButton Or
3) You can provide me with your credit card details over the phone.

***Note if you are unable to attend the meetings, please make arrangement to a) send a check by snail mail to Carl Sabath or b) meet Elizabeth Femrite or Herman Raybon at a mutually convenient time.

4. 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 celebration

5. Toastmasters Pathways – New members (as of 1 April) will need to enroll to get started. I have attached a couple more pdfs about Pathways.

Additional info – Past District Gov Jim Heeren will be providing a few short webinars to help clubs with the transition:

Thursday, April 6, 7:00 PM, The Presentation Mastery Path
Wednesday, April 12, 6:00 PM, Base Camp Manager Responsibilities
Tuesday, April 18, 7:00 PM, The Strategic Relationships Path
Wednesday, April 26, 6 PM, Managing Dual Members

The dial in and webinar information is below. You will need to cut and paste the web info into your browser. You will need to allow freeconferencecall to download some code that it loads into your browser. The quality of the image and sound are very good.

Webinar/Call Information

1. Dial into the conference:
Dial-in Number: (515) 739-1285 – United States
Access Code: 449478
International Dial-in Numbers https://www.freeconferencecall.com/wall/heerenja/#international > Caution-https://www .freeconferencecall.com/wall/heerenja/#international
2. Join the online meeting:
Online Meeting Link: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/heerenja > Caution-https://join .freeconferencecall.com/heerenja
Online Meeting ID: heerenja
Instructions:
At the scheduled date and time of the meeting, dial into the conference line. When prompted, enter the Access Code followed by the pound key.
To join the online meeting, copy the meeting link listed above, paste it into your browser and follow the prompts to join the meeting.
For 24/7 customer service please call 844-844-1322

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

13-Apr – Mario Franco
20-Apr – Elizabeth Femrite
27-Apr – Enjoli Ramsey
4-May – Herman Raybon
11-May – Nekisha Tate
18-May – Chanelle Johnson
25-May – Ernie Davis
1-Jun – Lillian Wilkinson
8-Jun – Kim Winborne
15-Jun – Tony Ballard
22-Jun – Jackie Wrice

7. Distinguished Club Plan: See how well we are doing by going to
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspxid=00002412

8. Previous Meeting Minutes can be seen at https://helmsmen2412.wordpress.com/
——————————————————-

Roles:

Toastmaster of the Day, Audrey Britton

Presiding Officer, Lillian Wilkinson

Sgt at Arms, Jerrick Alexander

Opening – Audrey Britton

Word of the Day – Carl Sabath, PERPEND, a verb, meaning to REFLECT, PONDER

Grammarian – Carl Sabath

Ah Counter – Robert Beal

Timer – Patrick Massenburg

Listener – Kim Winborne

Ballot Counter – Kim Winborne

Tip of the Day – Carl Sabath

Speaker 1 – Forte Ward, “I Am For It ”
Advanced Manual, Persuasive Speaking: Project 4: Addressing the Opposition
Evaluator: Lillian Wilkinson

Table Topics Master – Kim Winborne

Table Topics Speakers – Carl Sabath, Patrick Massenburg, Robert Beal, Lillian Wilkinson

Master Evaluator – Carl Sabath

Closing – Lillian Wilkinson

Winners ———-

Best Speaker – Forte Ward!!

Best Table Topics Speaker – Patrick Massenburg!!

Best Evaluator – Lillian Wilkinson!!
===========================

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
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412

Happy Speaking,

Carl Sabath for Club Secretary, Nekisha Tate

2017-03-23 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2872 Minutes

2017-03-23 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2872 Minutes

Please congratulate Lillian Wilkinson on being the Toastmaster of the Day with the theme, “Movies”

Thank you guests Reba Simmons, Angela Vines-Crosson, and Vicente Smith for attending. We hope you will decide to become members!

Business

1. Next week’s TMoD is Audrey Britton for Thursday, March 30th, please contact Lillian Wilkinson. (Sign up for future dates with Lillian Wilkinson. There is a TMoD schedule below as well)

2. GET READY – IT’S CONTEST TIME! Spring brings International Speech Contests and Evaluation Contests. Here is our contest schedule:
Division A Contests – Thursday, April 13

Spring Division “A” Contest it is on 13 April from 530PM to 9PM at the
Arlington Mill Community Center.
909 South Dinwiddie Street
Arlington, VA 22204
District 27 Contests Fri/Sat May 5/6

3. Dues is now( $50 is due) renewing membership for April – September 2017 semester.
There are several ways to pay:
A – Please bring cash or check for $50
B – Credit card
1) Use your credit card to pay $45 TM International dues and provide check/cash of $5 for the club dues
2) Use your credit card to pay full amount. Please add $2 PayPal fee, for a total of $52 You can also use the following site https://www.paypal.com/webapps/shoppingcart?flowlogging_id=dea73dde6894a&mfi
d=1488398512805_dea73dde6894a#/checkout/openButton

***Note if you are unable to attend the meetings, please make arrangement to a) send a check by snail mail to Carl Sabath or b) meet Elizabeth Femrite or Herman Raybon at a mutually convenient time.

4. 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 celebration

5. Toastmasters Pathways -. Jim Heeren, past District Governor will be presenting the new TM Educational program highlights and answering questions. Additional sessions are planned for Tuesday, March 28, 5:15pm, Pentagon Food Court, near Dunkin Donuts. Attached is information about the new Pathways Program. New members and current members can enroll. Yes current members can be enrolled in both programs.

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

30-Mar – Audrey Britton
6-Apr – Forte Ward
13-Apr – Mario Franco
20-Apr – Elizabeth Femrite
27-Apr – Enjoli Ramsey
4-May – Herman Raybon
11-May – Nekisha Tate
18-May – Chanelle Johnson
25-May – Ernie Davis
1-Jun – Lillian Wilkinson
8-Jun – Kim Winborne
15-Jun – Tony Ballard
22-Jun – Jackie Wrice

7. Distinguished Club Plan: See how well we are doing by going to
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspxid=00002412

8. Previous Meeting Minutes can be seen at https://helmsmen2412.wordpress.com/
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Roles:

Toastmaster of the Day, Li

Presiding Officer, Carl Sabath, Treasurer

Sgt at Arms, Jerrick Alexander

Opening – Lillian Wilkinson

Word of the Day – Yash Sinha with, RIANT, meaning happy, laughing, smiling

Grammarian – Bert Romero

Ah Counter – Bert Romero

Timer – Carmita Cooke, with help from Herman Raybon and Andrea Clark

Listener – Reba Simmons

Ballot Counter – Angela Vines-Crosson

Tip of the Day – Herman Raybon

Speaker 1 – Enjoli Ramsey, “Icebreaker ”
Competent Communicator: Project 1: Ice Breaker
Evaluator: Carl Sabath

Speaker 2 – Forte Ward, “Cold Calling”
Advanced Communicator, Persuasively Speaking Manual
Project 2: Conquering the Cold Call
Evaluator: Herman Raybon

Speaker 3 – Yash Sinha, “Visions”
Advanced Communicator, Speaking to Inform Manual
Project 4: Factfinding Report
Evaluator: Carmita Cooke

Table Topics Master – Audrey Britton

Table Topics Speakers – Vicente Smith, Andrea Clark

Master Evaluator – Kim Winborne

Closing – Lillian Wilkinson

Winners ———-

Best Speaker – Enjoli Ramsey!!

Best Table Topics Speaker – Andrea Clark!!

Best Evaluator – Carmita Cooke!!
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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
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412

Happy Speaking,

Carl Sabath for Club Secretary, Nekisha Tate
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