December 19, 2022, Members: 28 Guests: 2
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR
Opening: Pres. Rob
Song Masters: PP Chris Bramwell Patriotic Song: God Bless America
Pledge of Allegiance: Katie Zolezzi Invocation: Treas. Paul Tremblay
Roscio (Ray H), Carol Livesay-2nd visit (Coleen)
Good to see: Everyone
HELEN KELLER Quote by: Carter Short
“We are never really happy until we brighten the lives of others.”
ANNOUNCEMENTS/GOOD OF THE ORDER:
.Congratulations to Zach and Madelyn on the December 12th marriage
.Sec Paul reported our next meeting is Jan 9th and next Board Meeting is Jan 12th.
.Foundation Sec PP Gary Robinson reported our next Foundation Meeting is Jan 19th 6PM Elks Lodge Conference Room
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Penny Duane 12/8, Dick Nasif 12/9, Marie Turkle 12/11, Warren McKenna 12/15, Mark Clifton 12/22, Jeff Smith 12/30.
GOOD CHEER: Wishing a speedy recovery to Dick Nasif on his recent hernia operation.
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
DEC 25th – MERRY CHRISTMAS
DEC 26th – DARK – NO MEETING
JAN 9th – First Meeting for 2023
JAN 12th – ECVH LC Board Meeting 6PM Elks Lodge Conference Room
JAN 14th – LCIF Melvin Jones Luncheon 11AM Elks Lodge Reservation required by sending $40 to CT JoAnne Burke 2910 Buena Vista Ave, Lemon Grove 91945
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORTS:
1st Veep Carl Ruiz: Progress
2nd Veep Keith MacArthur: Progress
3rd Veep: Ron Nevels:
.PP Phil Smith put on quite a Christmas Dinner/Party with 93in attendance. The kiddos enjoyed gifts from Santa and PDG Len got one also. Thanks to the Elks Lodge for providing our Santa and of course our own ‘San Diego Best Grinch’ Ed Waymire.
.Many thanks to our 11 Lions who picked up groceries for our food baskets -Jeff Smith, PDG Len, PP Bob Moreau (Chair), PP Gary Robinson, PP Mark Clifton, PP Mike Raney, PP Gary Sims, Bob Sanchez, Jim Sing, Phil Smith and Carter.
.Then came Friday night with the LEO Club members taping boxes to put the food into. The assembly lines ensued with many more Lions packing up the boxes to the tune of 3 boxes per family/240 total boxes. This group included Lions PP Bob Moreau, PP Mike Raney, Bob Sanchez, PP Yvonne Paris, PP Chris Bramwell, Mike Carleton, Penny Duane, Keith MacArthur, Carter Short, Rob “The Hulk” Ransweiler, plus 15 LEO Club members and 2 significant others.
.And finally, Saturday morning deliveries of food and even more kudos to Phil Smith, Carter, PP Chris, PP Mark C, PP Bob M, PP Kiley, Mike Carleton, PP Roger, PP Gary R, PP Mike Raney, Jim Sing, PDG Len, Nancy, Zach, Bob S plus 12 LEO club members and 7 more family & friends.
.SPECIAL THANKS TO Mary Moreau for being PP Bob’s right-hand gal throughout this special weekend and let’s not forget our photographers PP Phil Smith and Sec Paul Walters.
DECEMBER EXEMPT BADGE: Van Willsey. Chris Bramwell is exempt through Jan 31, 2023.
HAPPY DOLLARS: TT PP Bob Moreau
.Mark C $? Shouted out “No More Women”
.Len $5 a daughter in law lost her glasses at the Xmas Party, they were returned today
.Mike R $5 he took offense at being booed at the Ugly Sweater Contest
.Rob $5 for making Mike feel bad about his Christmas Party sweater. He later put more $ in the pot for something Mike R said and Yvonne’s comment about his own virility.
.Cathy B $5 Happy that PP Mark C has lined up Mark Grant and Joe Musgrove for a program
.Carl $5 was sick, so he missed the Xmas Party & had an ugly sweater he was going to wear and thanks to Rob for safe-guarding his pie over the weekend.
.Dave S $10 Kudos to PP Phil for a great job on the club Christmas Party.
WINNER OF ATTENDANCE DRAWING: Tony Forchette MIA so next time $30
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING: Mike Raney $63 donated to our Foundation
QUIP OF THE WEEK: If you see me talking to myself, just move along, I’m self-employed; we’re having a staff meeting
Lions Clubs International President Brian Sheehan’s Motto is “Together We Can”
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP