EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LIONS NEWSLETTER
September 27, 2021 Members: 27 Guests: 2
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
Opening: Pres. Mike
Phil Smith and dedicated Song: My Country Tis of Thee in memory of PP Hugh Cowan
Pledge of Allegiance: Ray Ridlon Invocation: Cathy Bailes
|Susanne Hogan (speaker)||Dan Moody (Nasif)|
Good to See:
|Warren McKenna||Ray Ridlon|
Helen Keller Quote by: Susanne Hogan
“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.”
Announcements/Good of the Order:
.We will be DARK on Monday October 4 (night meeting on Thursday Oct 7th)
.Sec Paul reported October will be a major push for used eyeglasses – bring them to a meeting to Paul
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Terry Winegar 9/11, Kirby Morrison 9/15, Jim Sing 9/16, Jonathan Martin 9/19, Mark Krause
9/22, Mercy Walters 9/25
Birthdays before our next meeting: Arnold Martin 10/3
.Our prayers go out to 2nd Veep Carl Ruiz and family on the recent loss of his son.
.Also our prayers to Bruce Boorman that his major health issues will resolve soon.
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
OCT 7th- ECVH LC Night Meeting 6PM Elks Lodge
OCT 9th – ECVH LC Picnic at IPP Chris’ country estate 1PM
OCT 14th – ECVH LC Board Meeting 6PM Elks Lodge Conference Room
OCT 24th – ECVH LC Pancake Breakfast 8AM – 12 Noon – Elks Lodge $10 pp Tickets soon
VICE PRESIDENTS REPORTS:
1st Veep Rob Ransweiler: Pick up your pancake breakfast tickets at the meeting to give away or sell…in either case you will be billed for 10 tickets/$100 as your commitment to the club.
2nd Veep Carl Ruiz: MIA
3rd Veep Fabian Vereda: MIA
If you know of someone interested in employment at Fabian’s business, AAMCO, please have them contact Fabian directly – cell 619-888-9574 or bus 619-442-0404. Location is 355 N Johnson in El Cajon. His email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Membership Chair Cathy Bailes: No new report
PP Ray’s Ramblings:
George, an 83 yo man, went in for a physical. All the tests came back very good.
Between here and the ultimate end to this dissertation I got lost although I’m sure there was an end to it as everyone was laughing out loud and clapping for the ‘novela’.
HAPPY DOLLARS AND OTHER NONSENSE:
Exempt Badges for September: Tom H, Tom N, Len, Chris, Tony
.Tom N $5 Grant Thiem is able to golf again
.Ray R visited his family in AZ last weekend
.Phil S $5 can’t attend the picnic as he’s going to Nashville
.Rob $5 today (9/27) is his 24th wedding anniversary – Congrats to you and Denise
.Paul T $20 missed last meeting and spent some time at the hospital – better now!
.Cathy B $5 just celebrated 22nd wedding anniversary. Gave Keith a ring, which he later ‘misplaced’ but thought was lost. Ring was found later on the bathroom floor.
.Mike R $5 for Ray’s rambling
.Frank Reid $5 for a trip to Jackson Hole with Bob Moreau (who paid nothing)
.Roger $20 cuz he talked a lot during the tail twisting (a total understatement!)
Susanna Hogan from Helen Keller National Center
Susanne has a BA in special education but didn’t want to teach but eventually ended up at the HKNC. The original center was built in 1956 in New York where Helen Keller was from but the center didn’t open until 1972.
Their Eye Connect program offers the deaf and blind all the communication equipment the need for free. Elderly seniors are the most under-served population. To qualify for the services offered one’s annual income must be below $45,000.
10/7 El Cajon Valley Lions Foundation, Inc.
10/25 Kim Danker, LPCCI, Lions Project Canine Companions for Independence
WINNER OF ATTENDANCE DRAWING David Keen MIA so next meeting $40
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING Keith MacArthur $53
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP
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