EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LIONS NEWSLETTER
November 12, 2018
Members: 25 Guests: -0-
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
Opening: Prez Jeff
Song Master: PP Jerry Song: My Country Tis of Thee
Pledge of Allegiance: PP Walt Simmons Invocation: PP Mark Clifton
Helen Keller quote by PP Bruce: “Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.”
Guests: None, Nada, zero, zilch
Good to See: PP Wally, and Mike Carleton (for the entire meeting)
.Prez Jeff called PP Tom H to the podium and presented him with the coveted Silver Centennial Membership pin (for sponsoring Lion Frank Reid who has now been a member for a year-and-a-day).
PP Walt Simmons attended his first meeting since his surgery, glad to have him back
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Bonita Kelsey 11/11, Walt Simmons 11/12, Bob Acker 11/14, Felina Balistreri 11/24, Chris Bramwell 11/27.
EXEMPT BADGES: Chris Bramwell
GOOD CHEER: Seems 1st Veep Chris has a cold (and Thank You for not sharing it with us!).
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. Paris4L6@cox.net
CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS:
NOV 14th – Board Meeting Elks 6PM
Nov 14th – World Diabetes Day. Diabetes is an LCI Global Cause
NOV 17th – Decorate our Ma Goose float at Huntame’rs store 9AM
Nov 17th – 2nd District Membership Meeting 9AM El Toyon Elementary School 2000 E Division St National City. Club Officers requested to attend.
Nov 18th – Ma Goose Parade at 1PM
Nov 24th – Holiday Lights on Main Street 2-8PM El Cajon Promenade. ECVH LC booth
DEC 12th – Board Meeting Elks 6PM
DEC 14TH – Assemble Xmas baskets at Hoban’s business 4PM
DEC 15TH – Deliver Xmas baskets 7:30 AM from Hoban’s
DEC 17th – DARK
18th – Christmas Party 6PM at Elks Lodge
DEC 24th and DEC 31st – DARK – Merry Christmas
2019 – No Meeting – HAPPY NEW YEAR
JAN 8th – Tuesday Night Meeting 6PM
3rd Veep Gary Zink:
Float decorating on the 17th – everyone please come to help work on OUR float. 9AM at David Huntamer’s Window Solutions back lot. Every hand is needed so please show up ready to work!
2nd VP Mike Raney:
Looking for a new Programs Chair. See Mike if interested. Need guest speakers.
1st VP Chris Bramwell: MIA
Membership Chair Cathy Bailes:
PP RAY’S RAMBLINGS: MIA
Wally $20 – glad to be back and for his Birthday. Special thanks to Sec Paul and DG Mercy, 1st Veep Chris and Cathy for all their help throughout his 3 month recovery. Thanks also to the club for his Get Well card and potted plant.
Paul W $5 Attended the San Diego Veteran’s Day Parade and San Diego Dynasty LC Charter Night at which he gave a speech.
Tom H $20 Thanks for Treas Paul for his assistance in getting Tom’s QuickBooks up and running AND wife Renee has arrived on the Gallapagos Island, to be home Sunday.
Mike R $2 for Dick Nasif’s compassion at Wednesday’s golf game
Mark C $2 trip to see his Mom last weekend
Paul T $5 golfed with a few other members at Cottonwood last Wed and had a great time.
Kiley put in a pink slip for about $50 for a recent fishing trip with David H and Jeff W. Oh the stories he told about huge, record breaking catches but the good thing is he invited EVERYONE to join him the last week of December for ice fishing – in Wisconsin. Also Kiley spoke at the El Cajon Veteran’s Day Celebration yesterday.
Other websites to visit: LionsDistrict4L6; CALions.org; LionsClubs.org
Winner of Attendance Drawing: Kiley Grunstad $10 (donated back to the club)
Winner of 50/50 Drawing : Phil Smith $50
***Don’t forget about the El Cajon Valley Lions Foundation in your Will/Trust***
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