EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LIONS’ NEWSLETTER
January 23, 2023 Members: 34 Guests: 2
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
Opening: Pres. Rob
Song Masters: Marie Turkle Patriotic Song: God Bless America
Pledge of Allegiance: PP Van Willsey Invocation: PP Bob Moreau
|Roscio (Ray H),
|NW Region Chair Liz Yoe
Good to see:
HELEN KELLER Quote by: PP Mark Clifton
“I would rather walk with a friend in the dark than alone in the light.”
ANNOUNCEMENTS/GOOD OF THE ORDER:
RC Liz spoke on her candidacy for District 4L-6 2nd VDG for Lions year 2023-2024. She mentioned the February MD-4 Convention in San Jose, the District 4L-6 Membership Meeting in March and the District 4L-6 Convention in May. Lion Liz has an impressive career and Lions background.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Van Willsey and Coleen Owens 1/19, Bob Sanchez 1/31.
GOOD CHEER: Spoke with PP Bruce Boorman who is ‘hanging in there’ and hopes to join us for a meeting in the near future, if Pat loosens up on the leash long enough! His words, not mine.
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
FEB 6th – DARK
FEB 7th – El Cajon Citizen of the Year Luncheon 12PM Elks Lodge (replaces our 2/6 meeting)
FEB 9th – ECVH LC Board Meeting 6PM Elks Lodge Conference Room
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORTS:
1st Veep Carl Ruiz: We have a tentative date for our Gunsmoke/Casino Night event – to be published when the date is nailed down.
Beginning February 1st our Nominating Committee will be looking for members to fill positions for the next fiscal year, particularly a 3rd Vice President.
2nd Veep Keith MacArthur:
Social Service Chair Lion Cath Bailes reported she received a request for eyeglasses and has vetted the recipient.
3rd Veep: Ron Nevels: here and gone but reported Progress.
JANUARY EXEMPT BADGE: Tom Normandie, Gary Sims, Cathy Bailes, Mark Clifton.
Chris Bramwell is exempt through Jan 31, 2023 – ONE MORE MEETING!
HAPPY DOLLARS: TT Bob Acker
.Gary R $10 had a great time golfing with Lions last week but when he and Bob Moreau hit their ball in a ditch with water in it, they both slid down the muddy/wet clay slope (see photo)
.Len $5 happy he hit his ball over the ditch.
.Paul T $5 managed to miss our Foundation Board Meeting
.Yvonne $10 good to see 2nd Veep Keith in his spiffy ECPD uniform.
.Roger $50 and a pink slip for $50 going on a trip and the 2nd $50 to be redeemed upon return
.Tom H $? spent 3 nights in Cabo fishing with Tom N and JR – THEY caught 10 Marlin each.
.Mark C $5 messed up the Helen Keller quote (Ed. note: fixed it for publication)
.Rob $1 for every time he didn’t address a Past President as such.
.Paul T $5 Dr. David Keen’s grandfather was broadcaster Harold Keen
.Liz Yoe $5 for her longer-than-expected presentation.
WINNER OF ATTENDANCE DRAWING: Dick Nasif $10-donated to our Foundation
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING: Dick Nasif $60-donated $50 to our Foundation.
Yes, he actually did win both drawings – LUCKY LION!!!
January 30th Christopher Dale will speak on “Community Through Unity.”
WORDS OF WISDOM: “Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” Lao Tzu
Lions Clubs International President Brian Sheehan’s Motto is “Together We Can”
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP