EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LIONS’ NEWSLETTER
August 29, 2022 Members 28 Guests: None, Zip, Zilch, Nada, Zero
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
Opening: Pres. Rob Ransweiler
Song Masters: PP Chris Bramwell Patriotic Song: God Bless America
Pledge of Allegiance: Dolores Galkowski Invocation: PP Phil Smith
Good to see:
PP JR Thiem, Jeff Smith, Bob Acker
HELEN KELLER Quote by:
“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:
PP Phil Smith placed 2nd in the MD4 Photo Contest and was presented with a Certificate for his participation.
Camp Teresita in Wrightwood is holding their annual Lions Appreciation Day on Sept 10th.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Terry Winegar 9/11, Kirby Morrison 9/15, Jim Sing 9/16, Jon Martin 9/19, Mark Krause 9/22, Mercy Walters 9/23, Dave Schwab 9/29
GOOD CHEER: Dick Nasif is recuperating at home after the operation to repair his lung.
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
SEPT 5th – DARK
Sept 8th – ECVH LC Board Meeting 6PM Elks Lodge Conference Room
Sept 24th – 100th Anniversary Celebration for San Diego Host at Admiral Baker. $50 net Reservations required – see Sec Paul Walters.
Nov 12th – ECVH LC Annual Picnic at the Moreau Ranch – Family event
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORTS:
1st Veep Carl Ruiz: PP Chris reported that the Elks Lodge has been procured as the venue for our Annual Pancake Breakfast. Date is October 16th.
2nd Veep Keith MacArthur: MIA
3rd Veep: Ron Nevels:
Student Speakers Contest topic this year will be “Social Media – Connect Us or Isolate Us?”.
An Irish Joke
Gallagher opened the morning newspaper and was dumbfounded to read in the obituary column that he had died.
He quickly phoned his best friend, Patrick. “Did you see the paper?” asked Gallagher, “They say I died!!”
“Yes, I saw it!” replied Patrick, “Where are ye callin’ from?”
August Exempt Badges: Tom Normandie, Roger Stebleton, and Tom Hoban. Chris Bramwell (good through Jan 31, 2023).
HAPPY DOLLARS AND OTHER NONSENSE: TT Bob “the Hatchet Man” Acker
.Ray H $10 for his funny joke
.Carl $47 for his upcoming 47th Wedding Anniversary OR in his words “for 47 years on the Rock”.
.Tom H $10 messed up Tom Normandie’s flight reservation to Cabo (gave Tom the incorrect date).
.JR $20 he has spent the last 6 weeks on the internet trying to find someone to give Chris voice lessons.
.Mark C $10 for his 50th high school reunion and Nasif’s recovery.
.Jeff S $50 happy Chris visited Nasif in the hospital
.Cathy $10 happy Nasif came home
.Ray R $7 celebration of his wife washing his wallet so he could get some new money
.Gary Sims for his upcoming 42nd Wedding Anniversary
.Chris $35 apparently didn’t have enough money to pay $37 for his upcoming 37th Wedding Anniversary.
.Chris $20 for his singing
Sept 26th – Helix Water District
WINNER OF ATTENDANCE DRAWING Keith Bailes 10 – donated to City of Hope
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING: Carl Ruiz $60
QUIP OF THE WEEK: Self-checkout should include an employee discount
Lions Clubs International President Brian Sheehan’s Motto is “Together We Can”
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP