EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LION’S NEWSLETTER
October 2, 2023 Members: 28 Guests: 2
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
OPENING: Prez Carl Ruiz
Song Masters: PP Chris Bramwell Patriotic Song: God Bless America
Pledge of Allegiance: PP Walt Simmons Invocation: PP Mark Clifton
GUESTS: Lauren Young (Hoban), Pennie McMahon (Owens)
Good to see: Everyone
HELEN KELLER QUOTE BY: PP Van Willsey
“Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.”
ANNOUNCEMENTS/GOOD OF THE ORDER:
.PDG Len reported our “300” Ticket Opportunity Drawing is underway. ONLY 300 tickets will be sold and then we will hold the drawing – the winner taking home $5,000 and the club profiting $10,000. Pick up your own tickets and take some on consignment to sell to your friends and relatives. It’s OK to have your purchase charged to your club account. See PP Yvonne or PDG Len.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Arnold Martin 10/3, Keith Bailes 10/12, Don Anthony 10/13, Zach Nation 10/24, David Huntamer 10/29
GOOD CHEER: Seems Mike Raney has Covid – get well soon, we miss you. Also the word is George Hurst is doing fine (Clifton).
IF you know of any members who are in distress, sick or in the hospital, PLEASE notify PP Yvonne so our good wishes can be conveyed to him/her. Paris4L6@cox.net 619/838-4262
Oct 9th – First Vice District Governor Leo Williams’ visitation.
Oct 12th – ECVH LC Board Meeting 6PM Elks Lodge Conference Room
Oct 19th – El Cajon Valley Lions Foundation Board Meeting. 6PM. Elks Lodge Conference Room. All members are invited to attend.
Oct 23rd – District Governor Julio DeGuzman’s official visitation. Please make every effort to attend this meeting.
VICE PRESIDENTS REPORTS:
1ST VEEP Keith MacArthur: Veep Keith thanked everyone for their hard work on our very successful pancake breakfast. Treas Paul T reported we had 277 breakfasts served; the 50/50 drawings netted the club $349. and we netted approximately $5500.
2ND VEEP Ron Nevels: No Report
3RD VEEP Bob Sanchez: No Report
Membership Chair Cathy Bailes: MIA
LCIF Coordinator Yvonne Paris: No Report
OCTOBER EXEMPT BADGE: Tom Hoban and Chris Bramwell $50 each
HAPPY DOLLARS: TT PP Bob Moreau
.Keith M $20 Terrific pancake breakfast and great group putting it together
.Wally $4 – great breakfast
.Dolores $10 – missed the breakfast
.Mark C $? Happy to have been at the breakfast
.Van $5 good pancake breakfast
.Coleen 5 Thanks to Dolores for letting her take over the 50/50 drawing sales
.Carl $? Won one of the 50/50 drawings
.Paul W $5 thanks to Phil Smith for getting the great music
.Gary S $20 went to see the final tour of Foreigner
.Paul T $5 super breakfast
.Ron N $10 Chargers won and Mack got 6 sacks
.Phil S $5 our breakfast workers and for being a member of our club
.Kiley $5 via Paul T cuz he knew he would miss today’s meeting
OCT 9th – 1st Vice District Governor Leo Williams – Visitation
OCT 23rd – District Governor Julio DeGuzman – Official Visitation
WINNER OF ATTENDANCE DRAWING: Van Willsey $10 donated to City of Hope
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING: Ron Nevels $48
TODAY’S FUNNY: THINK! (It’s not illegal….YET)
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP
Motto of LCI President Dr. Patti Hill “Changing the World”