EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LIONS’ NEWSLETTER
March 13, 2023 Members: 29 Guests: 1
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
1st Veep/Acting Pres. Carl Ruiz
Song Masters: PP Kiley Grunstad Patriotic Song: God Bless America
Pledge of Allegiance: Penny Duane Invocation: PP Mark Clifton
Scott Stearns (Chris)
Good to see:
|Ron Nevels||Penny Duane,||Mark Clifton|
HELEN KELLER Quote by: Ron
“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.”
ANNOUNCEMENTS/GOOD OF THE ORDER:
.Paul W reported on an event by Lions Eyes Across California.
.Also, a new Lion portal so check your directory information and report to Sec Paul if there are any errors. He will be inputting each member’s information in the near future.
.Paul T reported Lions Day at the City of Hope has been postponed until the end of June.
.Treasurer Paul gave us an updated financial report for the period ending 2/28/2023. The total in all 3 accounts is $42,500 plus. There have been considerable donations to the foundation on behalf of PP Tony Forchette.
Treasurer’s Report-Paul Tremblay, as of February 28, 2023
General Fund Account $ 38,956.92
Activities Fund Account $ 2,537.73
City of Hope $ 1,087.68
Members’ Current Account $ 9,024.92
Total Assets $ 51,607.25 File For Audit
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Christian Wille 3/3
GOOD CHEER: Ron Black is home recuperating from a knee infection. Keep him in your prayers for a quick recovery.
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 23rd – La Mesa Lions Annual Italian Dinner 6 PM La Mesa Community Center $40
**Mar 27th – ECVH LC Orientation at Regular Meeting 12-noon ALL members-old and Newbies
IF YOU SPONSORED A NEW MEMBER WITHIN THE PAST 4 YEARS, PLEASE ENSURE YOUR NEW MEMBER ATTENDS THIS MEETING. ALSO, IF YOU BECAME A MEMBER WITHIN THE PAST 4 YEARS THIS IS A MEETING YOU WANT TO ATTEND SO YOU CAN LEARN ABOUT THE WHOLE OF LIONISM ON ALL LEVELS. INFORMATION ON THE IMPORTANCE OF OUR FINANCES, FOUNDATION, LEO CLUB, AND WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO FOR OUR COMMUNITY.
May 6-7 – 80th Annual District Convention. Hilton Pivot Point, Yuma. See PP Yvonne or Sec Paul for Registration forms.
May 20th – ECVH LC Annual Gunsmoke Casino Night. Tickets will be available soon.
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORTS:
1st Veep Carl Ruiz: Casino Night Planning Committee meeting next week after regular meeting.
2nd Veep Keith MacArthur: Progress
3rd Veep: Ron Nevels: Progress
FEBRUARY/MARCH EXEMPT BADGES: Chris, Len, Jeff
HAPPY DOLLARS: TT PP Bob Moreau
.Paul W $5 happy about the Aztecs basketball team’s victory
.Paul T $5 impressed with youth sports, and he was able to view his 12-year-old grandson’s televised home run.
.Gary R $5 Aztecs play Charleston Thursday
.Jim N $20 will be moving to Mass. At the end of April to live near his daughter. Also $50 to the foundation in memory of PP Tony Forchette
.Carl $10 for a mistake and for presiding at today’s meeting.
.Cathy B $5 for our guest Scott
.Coleen $5 Keith’s daughter for being the ‘most spirited’ at her school.
.Phil S $5 happy to be at the meeting.
.Ron $20 for the Aztecs and for missing Thursday’s Board Meeting.
.Jim S $10 this morning was the warmest bike ride in months and he’s glad to see that Chris has a friend.
.Mark C $5 has the privilege of babysitting his grandchildren ages 2 months and 1 ½ years.
.Scott $20 happy to be at the meeting and has a grandson coming soon.
.Carter $5 he missed giving the Helen Keller quote.
.Kiley $50 for the flyer on each table with his company advertising in the masthead and he got to sing today (and a job well done!)
Good of the Order
PP Mike Raney reported that El Cajon Valley High School is putting on a Golf Tournament, scramble format. Will be at Riverwalk Golf Course on May 13th. Cost $150 pp until 3/31. Dinner included. Two teams from the club are in the works.
March 20th – Steve Anderson, Director of Programs Crisis House
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: Christian Wille MIA so next week $20
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING: Keith Bailes $55
TODAY’S FUNNY: Facial recognition software can pick a person out of a crowd but the vending machine at work can’t recognize a dollar bill with a bent corner.
Lions Clubs International President Brian Sheehan’s Motto is “Together We Can”
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP