Newsletter 06/04/19


June 4, 2019
Members: ?? Guests: 24

Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club

Kathleen Baldwin, CAMP JACK, $10,000; Harold Brown, El Cajon Transition Learning Center $2,000; Dennis Smith, San Diego Center for the Blind, $5,000; Bonnie Kelsey, Salvation Army, $3,000; Christine Williams, Boys & Girls Club of East County, $2,500; Jose Cruz, San Diego Council on Literacy, $2,000; Erin Hoffman, Canine Companions For Independence, $5,000; Allen Brown, El Cajon Main Street Flag Program, $500; Guide Dogs of the Desert could not attend – Lion Dick Nasif wil present a check for $10,000 on his visit next week.

Opening: Prez Jeff stating today is “National Cognac Day”        3 Meetings to go!

Song Master: Mark K            Song: God Bless America

Pledge of Allegiance: Wally        Invocation: Christian

Helen Keller quote by PP Bruce Boorman:
No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.”


PDG Scott Leslie, Maxine Barrows guest of Dick Nasif, Leona Black, Lions Katie Zolezzi, Kathleen Baldwin and Mitch D’Arlon from San Diego Host, Allen Brown, Max Wright, Dal Watkins and Steve Perry from Main Street Flag Program, Pat Boorman, “Dixie” Hackworth, Mary Moreau, Susan Acker, Marie Turkle guest of Arnold Martin, Lion Dennis Smith from SD Center for the Blind, Erin Hoffman from Canine Companions for Independence (CCI), Christine Williams from Boys and Girls Clubs of East County (BGC), Harold Brown from East County Transitional Living Center (TLC), Lion Jose Cruz from SD Council on Literacy, Cassandra Muheize and daughter Cadence Lopez, Capt Sean Kelsey and 1st VDG-Elect Brian Clapper

Good to See: “Doc” Terry Winegar


Secretary Paul says District 4L6 has served 615,000 people and donated over $68,000 so far this fiscal year.

Marie Turkle donated 2 tickets for the San Diego County (Del Mar) Fair for tomorrow.


Yvonne Paris 6/3, Gary Sims 6/4, Cathy Bailes 6/10, Tony Forchette 6/13, Cathy Zeman 6/16, Grant Thiem and Jay Jacobson 6/26. Yvonne and Cathy were serenaded with the BDay Song!

EXEMPT BADGES: PP Mark C for his recent Hawaiian vaca. PP Bruce B -last week they were n Houston for the graduation of youngest grandson and next week will be in S Dakota with friends and family to celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary – CONGRATS to Bruce and Pat.

GOOD CHEER: PP Wally had surgery last week and is looking fit as a fiddle.

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 sent to them.

CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS: *Unless otherwise noted all Meetings are Mon at Noon*

JUNE 12TH – ECVH Board Meeting 6PM

June 14th – Flag Day Program at Johnson Elementary School, W Madison. 10:15 AM

JUNE 29th – ECVH LC Installation of Officers 1-4PM aboard the Emerald/Hornblower Cruise

Fiscal Year 2019-2020:

July 2nd – First Tuesday NIGHT MEETING 6PM

July 10th – ECVH LC Board Meeting Elks Lodge Conference Room 6PM

July 13th – ECVH LC Steak Fry at Hoban’s. Details to come

JULY 26th – ECVH LC Day at the Races (Del Mar) 4PM. $25 See PP Gary Sims to sign up.


Four women friends planned a weekend getaway. The rest is history!


Wally $6 It’s been 6 days since his surgery

Cathy B $10 Her BDay and a trip to Chicago

Jim N $5 Marge had cataract surgery today and all is well

Dolores went to the Salvation Army Building opening and says its great

Bob A handed over a $250 check donated by Bob and Ann Trosi for our Foundation. Apparently they were out of town and missed our casino night and wanted to help the cause.

Ray H went to his doctor (Winegar) today and saw Bob Acker there. Seems they were quite disruptive in the waiting room.

And we gave out checks to:

$5,000 TO San Diego Center for the Blind – will be used for transportation expenses

$3,000 to Salvation Army – Shopping Spree for kids back to school clothes

$2,500 to Boys and Girls Clubs of East County – toward Trent Huls Scholarship Program

$5,000 to Canine Companions for Independence – training for another canine

$2,000 to East County Transitional Living Center – client expenses

$500 to the Main Street Flag Program – work with the Boy Scouts to rise/lower flags

$10,000 to Camp Jack – toward campership expenses

$2,000 to San Diego Council on Literacy – 60% of grammar school students need books

$10,000 for Guide Dogs of the Desert. Dick Nasif will take their check to them next week.

UPCOMING PROGRAM: June 10th – Tiana Babcock-NMCSD re: Fisher Houses for the military’s wounded and injured.


Other websites to visit: LionsDistrict4L6;;

Winner of Attendance Drawing: Bob Moreau $30

Winner of 50/50 Drawing: Dolores Galkowski $100

***Don’t forget about the El Cajon Valley Lions Foundation in your Will/Trust***


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