EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LIONS NEWSLETTER
October 18, 2021 Members: 25-27 +/- Guests: None, Zero, Zilch, Nada
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
Opening: First Veep Rob
Song Master: Gary Sims Song: My Country Tis of Thee
Pledge of Allegiance: Keith MacArthur Invocation: Mark Clifton
A big goose egg!
Helen Keller Quote by: Van Willsey
“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence”
Announcements/Good of the Order:
.Sec Paul reports the 2nd District Membership Meeting will be held on Sat, Nov 13th 10:00 AM at the Blind Community Center on Upas in San Diego.
.1st Veep Rob announced that Moreau and Blottin will find a permanent replacement for the position of 3rd Veep due to Fabian’s horrendous work load. Fabian will continue as a member and hopes to join us for the Thursday evening meetings.
.Treas Paul reported on the club’s financial health as presented at the board meeting last week. The donations for City of Hope now exceeds $900. Keep putting your dollars in the table cans.
.1st Veep Rob announced the HGH Golf Tournament is this Friday. He donated 4 hole sponsorships in the name of El Cajon Valley Host Lions. Thanks Rob!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU OCTOBER:
Arnold Martin 10/3, Keith Bailes 10/12, Don Anthony 10/13, David Keen 10/16, David Huntamer 10/29
GOOD CHEER: Hoping Rusty (Mike Raney’s significant other) who has broken her wrist, has a speedy healing period.
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 24th – ECVH LC Pancake Breakfast 8AM – 12 Noon – Elks Lodge $10 pp
NOV 4th – ECVH LC Evening Meeting 6PM Elks Lodge
Nov 7th Daylight Savings Time Ends
Nov 11th – Veterans Day
VICE PRESIDENTS REPORTS:
1st Veep Rob Ransweiler: Phil Smith has secured a 2-piece band for our pancake breakfast. Henry and Kathy Coleman have donated the food for our breakfast through their vendors at The Brothers Restaurant in Allied Gardens. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!
2nd Veep Carl Ruiz:
.Paul Walters reported that he is hoping to have members of our own LEO Club participate in our Student Speakers Contest in February. If not he will approach other schools for contestants.
.Chris reported at our board meeting that one of our SPOT machines is in the Mt. Empire School District but it will be retrieved at brought back to the El Cajon Valley Union School District.
3rd Veep – Position is currently vacant:
Membership Chair Cathy Bailes: We will have an information table at the pancake breakfast to be manned by volunteers from the club. Please remember to greet our guests throughout the morning.
PP Ray’s Ramblings:
Happy Birthday ‘readings’ on ‘what do you call …….’ sayings.
HAPPY DOLLARS AND OTHER NONSENSE: TT Bob Moreau wandered with the basket
Exempt Badges for October: Chris Bramwell, Roger Stebleton, Don Anthony, Paul Tremblay
.Gary Sims $10 Saw Rod Stewart In Vegas over the weekend and Gail won $1K +.
.Mark C $120 to the foundation – missed last night meeting – went to Montana and WY.
.Jeff Smith $50 to the foundation
.Cathy $5 her daughter sent today’s “Ramblings” to Ray.
.Ray R $5 found some money in his wallet
.Paul T $5 for heckling Rob
.Keith M $20 bought a new RAM 2500
.Dolores $5 couldn’t locate her Lions jacket to wear today
.Len $5 because the meeting on the foundation paid off today
.Bob A $250 to the foundation – he won $25K at Sycuan recently
.Jeff W $$ on hold for his recent Marlin catch until after his 2nd upcoming trip
10/25 Kim Danker, LPCCI, Lions Project Canine Companions for Independence and a puppy
11/4 Mark Gould, Senior Vocation Rehabilitation Counselor, CA Dept of Rehabilitation
WINNER OF ATTENDANCE DRAWING no bag of names so next week $10
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING Bob Acker $65 – donated to the foundation
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP
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WHERE THERE’S A NEED, THERE’S A LION