EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LIONS’ NEWSLETTER
February 20, 2023, Members: 26 Guests: 2
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
Opening: Pres. Rob
Song Masters: PP Chris Bramwell Patriotic Song: God Bless America
Pledge of Allegiance: Coleen Owens Invocation: Treas Paul Tremblay
|2nd Vice District Governor Leo Williams||District Secretary Virginia Williams|
Good to see: Everyone
HELEN KELLER Quote by: Bob Sanchez
“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows.”
ANNOUNCEMENTS/GOOD OF THE ORDER:
PDG Len inducted Carol Livesay as our newest “Newbie”. Everyone surrounded her up front with a warm welcome. Her sponsor and mentor are Coleen Owens.
First VDG Candidate Leo Williams shared his biography with the membership, also discussing membership retention. Hoping for our vote at the Districted Convention held in May in Yuma.
Secretary Paul W reported February is Lions Hunger Month. Please report to him if you have helped anyone who is food-deprived.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Bob Moreau 2/1, Gary Robinson 2/8, Jim Nelson 2/10, Kiley Grunstad 2/13, Jeff Winters 2/19, Ray Ridlon 2/21, George Hurst 2/23, Ron Black 2/24, Mike Raney 2/28.
GOOD CHEER: Jeff’s wife, Kathy, is entering hospice. Please pray for them in this very difficult time. Tony is up and around, trying to NOT behave with his cracked ribs.
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
Mar 4th – Lemon Grove LC Chili Cookoff 6-9 PM. Lemon Grove Community Center $35
Mar 9th – ECVH LC Board Meeting 6 PM Elks Lodge Conference Room
Mar 11th – District 4-L6 Membership Meeting 5 PM Pioneer Museum, Imperial. Dinner is $35
Mar 13th – ECVH LC Orientation at Regular Meeting 12-noon ALL members-old and Newbies
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORTS:
1st Veep Carl Ruiz:
.A Casino Night meeting will be held next Monday immediately after our regular meeting. Please join in as much help is needed to make this a successful fundraising event.
.Vice Presidents for the next fiscal year 2023-24 are looking for volunteers to fill positions. See the Vice President responsible for events you are interested in Chairing.
2nd Veep Keith MacArthur: Progress
3rd Veep: Ron Nevels: Progress
FEBRUARY EXEMPT BADGE: Chris, Len, Jeff, AND these badges are good through March 31, 2023.
HAPPY DOLLARS: TT PP Walt Simmons
.Those Happy about Carole being our newest member put in a Happy $5: Walt, Cathy B, Rob, Carl, Coleen X2, Keith M, Ron N.
.Paul W $10 for 2nd VDG Leo and DS Virginia joining us today.
.Mike R $5 Cathy got her voice back and is getting great speakers.
.Dave S $10 missed a couple of meetings.
.Virginia and Leo $5 each Thanking us for having them visit us today.
.Bob S $10 Cathy called him on his Birthday.
.Chris $5 needs ice cream for dessert – letting Dean know of his wishes.
.Bob M $5 for his recent 79th Birthday
.Yvonne $5 for giving Chris and Rob a bad time at the meeting.
February 27th – Dan McAlister, San Diego County Tax Collector
March 6th – Maureen O’Connor from San Diego Heartbeat
April 3rd – Dr. Mathew Willis, DCfrom American Diabetes Association
April 10th – Richard “Rich” Agundez Jr., 2022 El Cajon Citizen of the Year
WINNER OF ATTENDANCE DRAWING: Ray Ridlon MIA so next week $40
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING: Carl Ruiz $51
WORDS OF WISDOM: “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Eleanor Roosevelt
Lions Clubs International President Brian Sheehan’s Motto is “Together We Can”
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP