Newsletter 10/02/18


October 2, 2018    Members: 25 Guests: 6

Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club




1st Veep Chris

Song Master:  1st Veep Chris                                      Song: God Bless America

Pledge of Allegiance:  PP Bob M                                Invocation: Treas Paul T


Helen Keller quote by PP Bruce: “Use your eyes as if tomorrow you would become blind.”


Guests: Mary Moreau, Renee Hoban, Susan Acker, “Dixie” Hackworth, Pat Boorman and Michael Raney’s significant other Rusty.

Good to See: Doctors David and Mark and Don Anthony



.When you come in for meetings, don’t forget to purchase your 50/50 drawing tickets.

.New club directories are available at the check-in table.

.PDG Norm MacKenzie was selected last night as the new District 1st VDG to replace Bill Browning at the Special Election meeting. PDG Norm came to us from District 4L4 where he was DG 2010-2011.

.I was informed here is a SCAM going around for LCIF donations so please see PP Yvonne if you wish to make a donation.


1st Veep Chris presented PP Mark Krause with his 25 year tenure chevron. 


Arnold Martin 10/3, Keith Bailes 10/12, Don Anthony 10/13, David Keen 10/16, David Huntamer 10/29.  The Happy Birthday Song was endured by all before PP Bob M collected Happy Birthday dollars.


EXEMPT BADGES:  1st Veep Chris, 2nd Veep Mike and PP Mark.  All happily paid $50 each.


GOOD CHEER:  PP Tony still not 100% and we all hope you get well soon

Remember, 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.



Oct 5th – Chamber First Friday Breakfast 7:15AM Steele Canyon Golf Resort.  RSVP to the Chamber

OCT 10th – Board Meeting Elks 6PM

Oct 13th – San Diego Center for the Blind – White Cane Luncheon Fund Raiser $70 pp (see Len)

OCT 14th – El Cajon Valley Host LC Pancake Breakfast 8AM

Oct 31st – El Cajon Trunk or Treat Halloween family event

NOV 6th – First Tues Night Meeting Elks 6PM

NOV 14th – Board Meeting Elks 6PM

Nov 14th – World Diabetes Day.  Diabetes is an LCI Global Cause

Nov 24th – Holiday Lights on Main Street

DEC 17th – DARK

Dec 18th – Christmas Party  6PM at Elks Lodge

DEC 24th – DARK




3rd Veep Gary Zink:  All paperwork has been submitted for our Ma Goose float

2nd VP Mike Raney:  Looking for a new Programs Chair.  See Mike if interested.

1st VP Chris Bramwell: PP Don Anthony reminded us that our annual pancake breakfast is a week from this Sunday.  The pancake batter is being provided by Brother Family Restaurant.  Our LEO Club members will be helping out. Last year we served 350 so SELL those tickets so we can beat the old attendance record.

Treas Paul has tickets, posters and flyers for the breakfast.  You will be charged for your booklet of tickets so sell, sell, sell.


Membership Chair Cathy Bailes:
 Seven members will be attending this Friday.  Come one, come all – wear your vests and sit a different tables.


PP RAY’S RAMBLINGS:  Grandma and Grandpa were watching a healing service on TV.  Viewers were asked to put one hand on the TV and the other hand on their body part needing healing. Each did as requested but when Grandpa did Grandma commented “The purpose was to heal the sick not raise the dead”.



Chris $20 – will be President in 9 months

Bob Acker $1 – happy to see PP Ray at the meeting

Ray H $1 – says he’s walking around better

Cathy $5 – anticipation of PP Ray’s joke

Paul T $5 – wore his Lions shirt all day and received some positive comments from his waitress who recognized the logo and shared her experience of Lionism with him.

Carter $20 – for PP Ray’s joke

Other websites to visit:  LionsDistrict4L6;;


Winner of Attendance Drawing:  Whoops – no bad with the names $ 10 next week


Winner of 50/50 Drawing : Jim Nelson $74


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


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