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2017-10-26 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2903 Minutes

Oct 26 Meeting 2903

TMoD – Herman Raybon – Toastmasters International was the theme

Opening – Randy Estrella
Word of the Day – Forté Ward —
Grammarian – Eduardo Osoriomoriyon
Ah Counter – Eduardo Osoriomorioyon
Timer – Damita Zweiback
Ballot Counter – Lillian Wilkinson
Listener – Ricardo Cedeño
Tip of the Day – Ricardo Cedeno

Speaker 1 – Elizabeth Femrite, “TM Many Benefits for Very Little Cost”
Speech 3, Speaking to Inform – The Demonstration Talk
Evaluated by Kim Winborne

Table Topics Master – Forte Ward
Table Topics Speaker – Eduardo Osoriomoriyon, Ricardo Cedeño, Daniel Wise

Master Evaluator – Andrea Clark

Closing – Randy Estrella

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2017-10-19 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2902 Minutes

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED

Minutes for Meeting 2902, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday October 19, 2017

Congratulations to Kim Winborne with her theme “Seasons Change”

Welcome guest Damita Zweiback!

Congratulations to Ricardo Cedeño, Randy Estrella and Jwon Wiggins on their inductions into Helmsmen Toastmasters Club!

Congratulations to Eddie Osorio who rejoined Helmsmen Toastmasters – Welcome back!

Business:

1.The Division A Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests will take place Wednesday, October 25th 6pm-8pm at Arlington Mill Community Center Room 252, 909 S Dinwiddie St, Arlington VA 22204

2. District 27 Fall Conference: Friday, November 10, 2017, 5pm – Saturday, November 11, 2017, 9pm at the Hyatt Centric Hotel, 1325 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209.

Registration open now! Get the “Early Bird” registration fee of $99 through October 5, 2017 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-district-27-fall-conference-shine-shout-share-tickets-37825494071

3. TMOD Schedule: Changes have been made. Please contact Herman Raybon for the role you would like to take on next week!

10/26 Herman Raybon

11/2 Bert Romero

11/9 Jwon Wiggins

11/16 Enjoli Ramsey

11/23 Holiday – no meeting!

11/30 TBD

12/7 Forté Ward

12/14 Elizabeth Femrite

12/18 Holiday-Themed meeting

12/25 Holiday – no meeting

1/1/18 Holiday – No meeting

1/8/18 TBD

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Roles:

Herman Raybon, Jr. , President, presided!

Kim Winborne was our Opener!

Kim Winborne was Toastmaster!

Nekisha Tate was our AH-Counter!

Jwon Wiggins was our Grammarian!

Eddie Osorio was our timer!

Ricardo Cedeño was our Word Master with the word “FALLIBLE’ – adjective meaning capable of making mistakes

Elizabeth Femrite provided our Tip of the Day!

Carmita Cooke was Ballot Counter!

Damita Zweiback was our Listener!

Unfortunately we had no prepared speeches today 😦 !

Table Topics Master was Carmita Cooke – who used a debate format

Table Topics speakers were Ricardo Cedeño, Randy Estrella, Nekisha Tate, Jwon Wiggins, Kim Winborne and Damita Zweiback

Carl Sabath was Master Evaluator!

Herman Raybon was our Closer!

Table Topics Winner was Damita Zweiback!

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

Helmsmen Meeting Minutes are available at https://helmsmen2412.wordpress.com

Easy-Speak: Check what you need to do to complete for your next goal at helmsmen.easy-speak.org or https://easy-speak.org/view_meeting.php?c=2641&show=next

Carl E. Sabath for
Elizabeth Femrite, Secretary

2017-10-12 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2901 Minutes

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED

Minutes for Meeting 2901, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday October 12, 2017

Congratulations to Carmita Cooke with her theme “Making A Difference!”

Congratulations to All who Made the 60th Anniversary breakfast at Fresh Kitchen a Success!

Congratulations to Randy Estrella for becoming the latest Helmsmen Toastmaster!

Welcome to our many guests Allison Alger, Keith Anderson, Rob Bush, Derrick Candler, Tearria Fowler, Loranji Goodrum, Merry Johnson, Curt McCabe, Damita Zweiback
(My apologies to any that we missed!) We hope you will become members! Attend next week at the Pentagon Library and Conference Center!

Special appreciation and thanks to former and hopefully future Helmsmen Ernie Davis, Eddie Osorio!

(Please pass on to any guests I missed!)

Business:

1.The Division A Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests will take place Wednesday, October 25th 6pm-8pm at Arlington Mill Community Center Room 252, 909 S Dinwiddie St, Arlington VA 22204

2. District 27 Fall Conference: Friday, November 10, 2017, 5pm – Saturday, November 11, 2017, 9pm at the Hyatt Centric Hotel, 1325 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209.

Registration open now! Get the “Early Bird” registration fee of $99 through October 5, 2017 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-district-27-fall-conference-shine-shout-share-tickets-37825494071

3. TMOD Schedule: Please confirm with Lillian Wilkinson Helmsmen Club VP-Education :

10/19/17 – Kim Winborne
10/26/17
11/2/17
11/9/17
11/16/17
11/23/17 – No Meeting! Happy Thanksgiving!
11/30/17

Roles:

Herman Raybon, Jr. , President, presided!

Randy Estrella was our Opener!

Carmita Cooke was Toastmaster!

Kim Winborne was our AH-Counter!

Kim Winborne was our Grammarian!

Audrey Britton was our timer!

Carl Sabath was our Wordmaster with the word “JUBILEE”, a noun, meaning special anniversary or the celebration of that anniversary!

Andrea Clark provided our Tip of the Day!

Rob Bush was our Listener!

Our Speaker was Herman Raybon, “Making A Difference”
Project 2: Presentation Mastery, Level 2
Evaluated by Yash Sinha

Table topics was not done at this meeting 😦

Jwon Wiggins was our Master Evaluator!

Randy Estrella. was our Closer!

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

Helmsmen Meeting Minutes are available at https://helmsmen2412.wordpress.com

Easy-Speak: Check what you need to do to complete for your next goal at helmsmen.easy-speak.org or https://easy-speak.org/view_meeting.php?c=2641&show=next

Carl E. Sabath for
Elizabeth Femrite, Secretary

2017-10-05 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2900 Minutes

Minutes for Meeting 2900, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday October 5, 2017

Congratulations to Andrea Clark with her theme “Fall Fun!”

Business:

1.The Division A Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests will take place Wednesday, October 25th 6pm-8pm at Arlington Mill Community Center Room 252, 909 S Dinwiddie St, Arlington VA 22204

2. District 27 Fall Conference: Friday, November 10, 2017, 5pm – Saturday, November 11, 2017, 9pm at the Hyatt Centric Hotel, 1325 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209.

Registration open now! Get the “Early Bird” registration fee of $99 through October 5, 2017 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-district-27-fall-conference-shine-shout-share-tickets-37825494071

3.NEXT WEEK! Helmsmen Toastmaster 60th Anniversary and Open House event will be held on October 12, 2017. Proceed to Fresh Kitchen for our 7:30am meeting 2901!

4. TMOD Schedule: Please confirm with Lillian Wilkinson Helmsmen Club VP-Education :

10/12/17 60th Anniversary Celebration
10/19/17
10/26/17
11/2/17
11/9/17
11/16/17
11/23/17 – No Meeting! Happy Thanksgiving!
11/30/17

Roles:

Herman Raybon, Jr. , Preseident, presided!

Carl Sabath was our Opener!

Andrea Clark was Toastmaster!

Randy Estrella was our AH-Counter!

Carmita Cooke was our Grammarian!

Jwon Wiggins was our timer!

Ricardo Cedeño was our Wordmaster with the word “PERSPICUITY” meaning lucidity, clarity!

Carl Sabath gave our Tip of the Day!

Kim Winborne was our Ballot Counter!

Herman Raybon was our Table Topics Master!

Lillian Wilkinson was our Listener!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Master Evaluator!

Herman Raybon, Jr. was our Closer!

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Randy Estrella, Andrea Clark, Ricardo Cedeño, Jwon Wiggins, Elizabeth Femrite, Kim Winborne, Carmita Cooke, Lillian Wilkinson, Carl Sabath

Best Table Topics speaker was Lillian Wilkinson!!

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

Helmsmen Meeting Minutes are available at https://helmsmen2412.wordpress.com

Easy-Speak: Check what you need to do to complete for your next goal at helmsmen.easy-speak.org or https://easy-speak.org/view_meeting.php?c=2641&show=next

Elizabeth Femrite
Helmsmen Secretary

2017-09-28 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2899 Minutes

Minutes for Meeting 2899, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday September 29, 2017

Congratulate Audrey Britton as TMoD with her theme, ‘Time Gone By?’

Congratulate Andrea Clark on completing her last project for her Competent Communicator Award!

Business:

1.The Division A Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests will take place Wednesday, October 25th 6pm-8pm at Arlington Mill Community Center Room 252, 909 S Dinwiddie St, Arlington VA 22204

District 27 Fall Conference: Friday, November 10, 2017, 5pm – Saturday, November 11, 2017, 9pm at the Hyatt Centric Hotel, 1325 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209.

Registration open now! Get the “Early Bird” registration fee of $99 through October 5, 2017 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-district-27-fall-conference-shine-shout-share-tickets-37825494071

2.Club Dues: please bring your dues to the meeting or make arrangements to pay them to Elizabeth Femrite, Herman Raybon or Carl Sabath. We want to make our club goal of getting dues in on time. We appreciate those who have already brought in their dues and thank you!

3.Save the Date! Helmsmen Toastmaster 60th Anniversary and Open House event will be held on October 12, 2017. More information to follow.

4. TMOD Schedule: Please confirm with Lillian Wilkinson Helmsmen Club VP-Education :

10/5/17 Andrea Clark
10/12/17 60th Anniversary Celebration – Fresh Kitchen
10/19/17 – Open

Roles:

Herman Raybon, Jr. as President, presided.

Herman Raybon, Jr. was our Opener!

Audrey Britton was Toastmaster with the theme “Time Gone By?”!

Lillian Wilkinson, was Word of the Day with the word “INSIPID”

Lillian Wilkinson was our Grammarian

Carl Sabath was our Ah Counter

Carmita Cooke was our timer!

Forté Ward was our listener!

Carl Sabath gave our Tip of the Day!

Kim Winborne was our Ballot Counter!

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Andrea Clark was our Speaker, with “You Have the Power to Make This Work”
Objective, “Inspire Your Audience”, Speech 10, Competent Communicator Manual
Yash Sinha was our Andera Clark’s evaluator

Kim Winborne was our Table Topics Master!

Table topics speakers were Carl Sabath, Lillian Wilkinson, Forté Ward!

Herman Raybon Jr was the Master Evaluator!

Andrea Clark was our Closer!

Best Speaker was Andrea Clark!!

Best Evaluator was Yash Sinha!!

Best Table Topics speaker was Lilian Wilkinson!!

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

Carl Sabath

2017-09-21 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2898 Minutes

Minutes for Meeting 2898, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday September 22, 2017

Welcome first time guest Trudy Mays! Welcome returning guest Randy Estrella. We enjoyed your participation in the meeting and extend an invitation to join our club.

Welcome New Member Ricardo Cedeno! We are glad you’ve taken the opportunity to joined Helmsmen Toastmasters to become a better speaker, listener and leader!

Business:

1.The Division A Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests will take place Wednesday, October 25th 6pm-8pm at Arlington Mill Community Center Room 252, 909 S Dinwiddie St, Arlington VA 22204

District 27 Fall Conference: Friday, November 10, 2017, 5pm – Saturday, November 11, 2017, 9pm at the Hyatt Centric Hotel, 1325 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209.

Registration open now! Get the “Early Bird” registration fee of $99 through October 5, 2017 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-district-27-fall-conference-shine-shout-share-tickets-37825494071

2.Club Dues: please bring your dues to the meeting or make arrangements to pay them to Elizabeth Femrite, Herman Raybon or Carl Sabath. We want to make our club goal of getting dues in on time.

3.Save the Date! Helmsmen Toastmaster 60th Anniversary and Open House event will be held on October 12, 2017. More information to follow.

4. TMOD Schedule: Please confirm with Lillian Wilkinson Helmsmen Club VP-Education :

9/21/17 OPEN
9/28/17 Audrey Britton
10/5/17 Andrea Clark
10/12/17 60th Anniversary Celebration

Roles:

Lillian Wilkinson and Elizabeth Femrite were our Presiding Officers!

Herman Raybon, Jr. was our Opener!

Lillian Wilkinson was Toastmaster!

Trudy Mays was the Wordmaster with Thwart (verb), to prevent, to stop

Randy Estrella was our Grammarian / AH-Counter!

Audrey Britton was our timer!

Ricardo Cedeno was our listener!

Andrey Britton gave our Tip of the Day!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Ballot Counter!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Table Topics Master!

Andrea Clark was our Master Evaluator!

Herman Raybon, Jr. was our Closer!

Congratulate Herman Raybon, Jr. Speaker 1, with his speech “Opportunity”, Pathways Communication project Evaluated by Audrey Britton

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Andrea Clark!, Randy Estrella!, and Ricardo Cedeno!

Best Speaker was Herman Raybon, Jr.!!

Best Evaluator was Audrey Britton!!

Best Table Topics speaker was Andrea Clark!!

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

Elizabeth Femrite
Helmsmen Secretary

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Elizabeth Femrite

2017-09-14 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2897 Minutes

Helmsmen Toastmasters Club Meeting 2897 – September 14, 2017 Minutes

Congratulate Yash Sinha and Forte Ward for their 2nd place finish in the Area 11 Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests

Congratulate Herman Raybon, Toastmaster of the Day, with the theme “Holi days and Special, Wacky Days”
Business:

1. It’s Contest Time!!!!

The Division A Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests will take place Wednesday, October 25th.
More information to follow.

2. Club Dues is Due- please bring your dues to the meeting or make arrangements to pay them to Elizabeth Femrite, Herman Raybon or Carl Sabath. We want to make sure we make our club goal of getting dues in on time.

3. Meeting Roles were as follows
Lillian Wilkinson, VP Education, presided!

Herman Raybon was our Opener!

Herman Raybon was Toastmasters!

Audrey Britton had our Word of the Day – perspicuity — a noun meaning clear, lucid

Lillian Wilkinson, was our Grammarian!

Elizabeth Femrite was our timer!

Lillian Wilkinson was our Ah Counter!

Kim Winborne was our listener!

Carl Sabath was our Ballot Counter!

Carl Sabath was our Table Topics Master!

Kim Winborne was our Master Evaluator!

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Kim Winborne, Audrey Britton, Lillian Wilkinson and Elizabeth Femrite.

Best Table Topics speaker was Kim Winborne!

Herman Raybon provided the Closing!

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

Club minutes may be found at helmsmen2412.wordpress.com

Happy Speaking!

Carl Sabath and Elizabeth Femrite
Helmsmen Toastmasters

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Elizabeth Femrite