EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LIONS NEWSLETTER
November 11, 2019 Members: 29 Guests: None, Nada, Zilch, Zip
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Deputy Sheriff 1st Veep Mike Raney
Mark Clifton Song: God Bless America
Pledge of Allegiance: Keith Bailes Invocation: Paul Tremblay
Quote by PP Bruce Boorman: “The highest result of education is tolerance.”
Guests: Nary a guest In sight
Good to See: Mike Carleton and he stayed for the entire lunch/meeting
Sec Paul W reminded us to take our old name badges home as a keepsake. After next week is your last chance.
Also a Thank You letter from the San Diego Center for the Blind for the club members attendance at their recent White Cane event.
Member veterans stood to be recognized and received a grand applause.
1st Veep Mike said Pres. Chris is missing as his electricity went out and he didn’t’ know what to do as First Lady Cathy isn’t home and he’s worried most about the dogs.
Nasif shared his recent experience at the CCI graduation. 80 dogs were recently transferred to their forever ‘person’ from their trainers.
Carl told a great story about he and his first guide dog having to do with a mechanical parrot his Mom gave him.
Moreau says we will have 80 families to feed this year along with toys for the children. 40 families come from our school district and 40 from the Salvation Army. Cost is $5,000 to feed the 80 families. Pies are in our future as a fund raiser and we all wait with baited breath for our opportunity to join in.
Raney said the new Salvation Army facility is great and per Paul W they need volunteers so get in touch with Lion Boni if you can help them.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Fabian Vereda 11/7, Boni Kelsey 11/11, Walt Simmons 11/12, Bob Acker 11/14, Felina Balistreri 11/24, Chris Bramwell 11/27.
EXEMPT BADGES: Tom Hoban and Chris Bramwell $100@.
PP George Hurst has been up and down lately, always hoping to come to a meeting, but not quite well enough to join us. Give him a call and say Hi !
PDG Len says Bucky has was given a good report from her doctor – no more cancer! YEAH!!
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. Paris4L6@cox.net
CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS: *Unless otherwise noted all Meetings are Mon at Noon*
Nov 13th – ECVH LC Board meeting 6PM Elks Lodge Conference Room
Nov 16th – 2nd District 4L6 Membership Meeting 9AM at Blind Community Center on Upas
Nov 24th – Mother Goose Parade 1PM
DEC 16th – DARK
DEC 17TH – TUESDAY MEETING – CLUB CHRISTMAS DINNER/PARTY – ELKS LODGE – 6PM
DEC 23RD AND DEC 30TH – DARK – NO MEETINGS
JAN 6TH – DARK – NO MEETING
JAN 7TH – FIRST-TUESDAY NIGHT MEETING 6PM
3rd VP Carl Ruiz: PP Van reports that 95% of what is needed for our Ma Goose Parade float is in hand and ready to go. Build-out will begin at 9AM on Sat Nov 23rd at the lot behind Lion Dave Huntamer’s business on West Main St.
2nd VP Gary Zink: MIA
1st VP Mike Raney: Has been received some great tips for club programs.
Membership Chair Cathy Bailes: Nov 30th is Holiday Lights event at the promenade and we will have a booth again this year. Event runs from 2-8PM and members are need to sign up to spread the word about Lionism and our club .
PP RAY’S RAMBLINGS:
A company had a delicate corporate matter and the CEO called all 10 Board members into his office. The junior members was the last to be called in and was quizzed over and over as to whether he had sex with the CEO’s secretary, which he adamantly denied. Finally the CEO said “Good, then you fire her.”
Mike C $5 – said our LEO of the Year will ride on the LCI float in the Rose Parade.
Paul W $5 – Keith is at meeting and $5 for Veterans
Carl $5 – for Veterans
Cathy B $? – Keith is back to meetings and for Veterans
Mike R $5 – Nazarene College won the NAIA baseball championships
Ray $20 – said he joined the Marines as a photographers and signed up for 5 years – he ended up with a rifle and was able to shorten his career a couple of years.
Mark C $? – went to Indiana because Angel wanted to see where all the Clifton’s are buried.
Len $5 – PDG Bucky had her final checkup and is free of cancer
Dec 9th – Coach Steve Fisher retired SDSU basketball coach
Jan 7th – Cindy Silver – Signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer
Other websites to visit: LionsDistrict4L6; CALions.org; LionsClubs.org
Winner of Attendance Drawing: No Prez, no bag of names so next week $20
Winner of 50/50 Drawing: Dick Nasif $56 which he generously donated to our Foundation
***Don’t forget about the El Cajon Valley Lions Foundation in your Will/Trust***
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP