EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LIONS’ NEWSLETTER
September 26, 2022 Members 36 Guests: 2
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
Opening: 1st Veep Carl Ruiz
PP Gary Sims Patriotic Song: God Bless America
Pledge of Allegiance: PP Ray Hackworth Invocation: PP Mark Clifton
|Member-Applicant Coleen Owens||Michael Urhammer, Speaker|
Good to see:
|Jim Nelson,||Jeff Smith||Carter Short|
HELEN KELLER Quote by:
PP Yvonne Paris
“Every answer you ever need lies within your own silence.”
ANNOUNCEMENTS/GOOD OF THE ORDER:
Sec Paul W asks that you report your service activities right away as month-end approaches.
Also the District 4L-6 Veteran of the Year luncheon will be held on Nov 13th. Details TBA
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Terry Winegar 9/11, Kirby Morrison 9/15, Jim Sing 9/16, Jon Martin 9/19, Mark Krause 9/22, Mercy Walters 9/23, Dave Schwab 9/29
GOOD CHEER: Tony Forchette will be coming home from the hospital this Friday. Bruce Boorman is up and around (and in Las Vegas at this moment).
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
Oct 7th – Chamber First Friday Breakfast @ Cuyamaca College 7:15AM $25prepaid/$35 at door
OCT 13th – ECVH LC Board Meeting 6PM Elks Lodge Conference Room
OCT 16th – ECVH LC Annual Pancake Breakfast Elks Lodge Times TBA
Nov 12th – ECVH LC Annual Picnic at the Moreau Ranch – Family event
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORTS:
1st Veep Carl Ruiz:
.Pancake Breakfast tickets are now available at our meetings. Please pick yours up – you will be billed for $100 whether you sell them to reimburse yourself or give them away.
.Directories will be ready for pickup at our next meeting.
2nd Veep Keith MacArthur: Progress
3rd Veep: Ron Nevels: Progress
Membership Chair Cathy Bailes: Progress
Paddy was in New York. As he waited patiently at a busy street crossing, he saw the cop stop traffic and shout “Okey, pedestrians”, then allowing the traffic to pass. After watching the cop shout “Pedestrians!” for the tenth time Paddy went over to him and said, ‘Is it not about time ye let the Catholics cross?’
SEPTEMBER EXEMPT BADGES: Rob, Yvonne, Cathy B, Len, George, Paul T and Carter. Chris Bramwell exempts through Jan 31, 2023.
HAPPY DOLLARS: TTPP Bob Moreau
.Jim Nelson $20 Happy to be here today
.Yvonne $20 Happy that 1st Veep Carl was her first ‘blind date’ Sat evening for SD Host’s 100th Anniversary Celebration
.Carl $10 for his ‘blind date’ Saturday night
.Coleen $? going to Maui for 2 weeks
.Cathy $? For Tony’s speedy recovery
.Bob Sanchez $? For a great motorcycle road trip
.Keith M $? Played golf in Tahoe
Mike R $? Rusty in hospital after a recent surgery but doing OK
.Gary S $20 trip to Cabo and his 42nd Wedding Anniversary
.Paul T $? Carter & Kiley both at the meeting which makes him worry about the market
.Mark C $10 His Mother-in-Law is leaving tonight after a 10-day visit
Helix Water District updates from Michael Urhammer.
Helix Water District serves 277,000 households in East County. CA has the most volatile weather in the country. From 1999-2022 there have 4 wet, 5 average and 14 dry years with this year the driest ever recorded. Lake Mead is at 27% and Lake Powell is at 25% of their respective capacities. From 1888 to 2020 precipitation has gone from 36”+/- to 25”+/-. There is a 91% of a La Nina through November and on through our winter weather system.
San Diego is in good shape through 2023 due to: water conservation, we have senior water rights from the Colorado river via the Imperial Water District, desalination, and potable reuse and, we can store more water.
We can all help to conserve by having hi efficiency toilets and washing machines, a flow monitoring device, weather-based irrigation controllers, use of the right sprinklers (rotating streams vs the old spray heads), drip irrigation and the removal of turf replaced with hedging/plants requiring less water. All of the above have rebates from the district. Go to hwd.com/sustainability for more detailed information.
Oct 3rd – Capt Sam Fowler from Salvation Army
Oct 31st – Chaplain Everett Gundgren from Volunteers of America
WINNER OF ATTENDANCE DRAWING: Bruce Boorman MIA so next week $40
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING: Roger Stebleton $63
QUIP OF THE WEEK: Thought it was my dryer that was making my clothes shrink. Turns out it’s the refrigerator
Lions Clubs International President Brian Sheehan’s Motto is “Together We Can”
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP