EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LIONS’ NEWSLETTER
October 31, 2022, Members: 31 Guests: 4
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
Opening: 1st Veep Carl Ruiz
Song Masters: PP Phil Smith Patriotic Song: America the Beautiful
Pledge of Allegiance: PP Chris Bramwell
Invocation: Pastor Ev Lundgren
|Hardy Sers||Pastor Ev Lundren-speaker||Rocio (Ray), Rosario Franko (|
Good to see: Bill Sturgeon
HELEN KELLER Quote by: Carter Short
“Life is short and unpredictable. Eat the dessert first.”
ANNOUNCEMENTS/GOOD OF THE ORDER:
**.DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS NOVEMBER 6TH. SET YOUR CLOCKS BACK AT 2 AM**
Presiding President Carl handed out tenure chevrons to:
|. Ray Hackworth 40 years||Mark Clifton 25 years, Phil Smith 30 years Mike Raney 15 years|
,. Congrats to all on a combined 110 years of service to our community, WELL DONE LIONS!
.PP Mike Raney said one of our LEO club members is in search of part time work – contact Mike Raney or Mike Carleton.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Walt Simmons 11/12, Bob Acker 11/14, Chris Bramwell and Nancy DeTomaso 11/27
GOOD CHEER: Dolores Galkowski is doing just fine – she was weak and dehydrated last week and gave us all a scare. Look forward to seeing your smiling face real soon Dolores.
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
Nov 10th – ECVH LC Board Meeting 6PM Elks Lodge Conference Room
Nov 12th – ECVH LC Annual Picnic at the Moreau Ranch 11 AM – 3 PM Family event – members are asked to bring a dessert to share. Sign-ups next Monday.
Dec 15th – ECVH LC Annual Christmas Dinner/Party 6PM at Elks Lodge. Ugly Sweater contest
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORTS:
1st Veep Carl Ruiz: Progress
2nd Veep Keith MacArthur: Progress
3rd Veep: Ron Nevels:
.PP Bob Moreau said he will need help setting up the tables and chairs for the picnic. He offered to set up the horseshoe court for anyone wanting to play.
.Also, Bob is meeting with Capt. Sam at Salvation Army regarding the needed delivery of our Christmas Baskets for families unable to come to the S.A. Center to pick theirs up.
Membership Chair Cathy Bailes: MIA
NOVEMBER EXEMPT BADGE: will do the auction next week.
Chris Bramwell is exempt through Jan 31, 2023.
HAPPY DOLLARS: TT PP Bob Moreau
.Paul W $5 Rosario and Penny from First Friday Breakfast have both come to a meeting.
.Mark C $1 for his great mask
.Chris $5 Happy to see Gary Sims alive and well after a bout with Covid
.Mike $ $5 Cathy B was in the hospital with Covid but is home now and recovering AND $5 as Rusty is doing much better
.Keith M $110 $1 for every year of service for those receiving their tenure chevrons today
.Gary S $5 took a great drug to get rid of Covid – Paxlovid (Ed note: this is still an investigational drug for mild Covid 19 cases so make sure your doctor prescribes what is best for you).
.Paul T $5 the Chargers didn’t lose this weekend
.Carter $20 coach for his son’s U12 soccer team and they beat a team which previously beat them. And ‘little man’ just had his 10th Birthday.
.Coleen $10 still complaining about the Padres and hopes Keith has figured out how to get his World Series playoff money back
: Chaplain Everett Gundgren from Volunteers of America/Southwest on the topic of A Solution to Homelessness.
He has been in the position for 11 years and was previously Pastor of the First Baptist Church of El Cajon.
His program is called H2H Homelessness to Home. Trying to make a difference one life at a time. Collaboration with others works and feels he is a powerful influence by sharing his cause to others who can help.
People’s choices determine how they live their lives. Influences affect outcome. He works with Interfaith Shelter Network which has a 58% success rate for housing those in need that they work with.
Nov 14th – Mike Brandenburg ED Lions Optometric Vision Clinic
WINNER OF ATTENDANCE DRAWING: Marie Turkle $10
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING: Van Willsey $48 – donated $40 to City of Hope
QUOTE OF THE DAY: “For love is a flower that grows in any soil, works its sweet miracles undaunted by autumn frost or winter snow, blooming fair and fragrant all the year, and blessing those who give and those who receive.” Louisa May Alcott
Lions Clubs International President Brian Sheehan’s Motto is “Together We Can”
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP