EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LIONS NEWSLETTER
May 1, 2023 Members: 32 Guests: 2
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
Opening: Prez Rob
Song Masters: PP Mark Clifton Patriotic Song: God Bless America
Pledge of Allegiance: PP Van Willsey Invocation: Christian Wille
GUESTS: Shirley Riedy (3rd visit) (Coleen), Lauren Young (Hoban)
Good to see: Bob Sanchez, Ron Nevels
HELEN KELLER Quote by: Carter Short
“It all comes to this, the simplest way to be happy is to do good.”
ANNOUNCEMENTS/GOOD OF THE ORDER:
.Coleen is in need of donations for the Gunsmoke Silent Auction; baskets, gift cards, items to put into baskets or larger stand-alone items.
.Paul T asks that ticket stubs and money be handed in as soon as possible for our Gunsmoke event.
.Penny graduated from El Cajon Citizen Academy this past Saturday. CONGRATULATIONS!
.PDG Len presented the 2nd reading of the proposed slate of officers for 2023-24. The 3rd and final reading will be May 8th with voting to follow immediately afterward.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Bill Sturgeon 5/4, Keith MacArthur 5/5, Roger Stebleton 5/8, Carl Ruiz 5/27, Phil Smith 5/29. Only 2 of our Birthday Boys were present so they alone had to endure our rendition of the Happy Birthday Song.
GOOD CHEER: PP Gary Robinson is going in for surgery Wed 5/3, please keep him in your prayers.
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
May 8th – Voting for next year’s club officers.
May 11th – ECVH LC Board Meeting 6PM Elks Lodge Conference Room
May 15th – ECVH LC WILL BE MEETING WITH OUR LEO CLUB AT EL CAJON VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL 11:30 AM PIZZA WILL BE THE FARE OF THE DAY
May 20th – ECVH LC Annual Gunsmoke Casino Night.
May 23rd – 8AM Johnson Elementary School Flag Day Program
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORTS:
1st Veep Carl Ruiz:
Gunsmoke Committee has a lot of enthusiasm for our event on May 20th so help out by selling tickets and donating to the silent auction.
.Penny is in charge of sponsorships for our Gunsmoke casino night. They are available in increments of $100, $250, $500, $1000 and, $5000.
Coleen is in charge of the Silent Auction. She is asking for donations of money and/or items for ‘baskets”.
.Flyers and tickets are available, see Treasurer Paul Tremblay
2nd Veep Keith MacArthur: Progress
3rd Veep: Ron Nevels: Progress
MAY EXEMPT BADGES: Chris $76 for discretions to come and Tom N $75 going to visit family
HAPPY DOLLARS: TT Bob “Hatchet Man” Acker__________________________
.Dolores $5 a trip to Maui is coming up
.Coleen $5 for her favorite son-in-law’s birthday
.Christian $5 a great memorial for PP Tony last weekend at the Lodge
.Cathy B $5 El Cajon made national news for their potholes AND $5 Padres won in Mexico City
.Kiley $20 for making ice cream the main staple in his diet (at least on Mondays at noon)
May 8th – Lisa Morand-Volunteer Coordinator, Terr Garay-Development Director, Kara Messina-Development Manager…Guide Dogs of the Desert
WINNER OF ATTENDANCE DRAWING: Wally Simmons MIA so next week $20
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING: Dave Schwab $50
TODAY’S FUNNY: Theme parks can snap a crystal-clear picture of you on a roller coaster going 70 mph, but bank cameras can’t get a clear shot of a robber standing still.
Lions Clubs International President Brian Sheehan’s Motto is “Together We Can”
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP
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2023-2024 Proposed Slate of Officers
President Carl Ruiz
1st Veep Keith MacArthur
2nd Veep Ron Nevels
3rd Veep Bob Sanchez
Secretary Paul Walters
Treasurer Paul Tremblay
LCIF Coordinator Yvonne Paris
Tail Twisters Bob Moreau, Bob Acker, Walt Simmons
Lion Tamers Gary Robinson, Mike Raney
Two Year Directors Coleen Owens, Carol Livesay
One Year Directors Dick Nasif, Carter Short
Membership Chair Cathy Bailes
Web Master Paul Tremblay
Greeters Dolores Galkowski, Penny Duane, Gary Robinson
Bulletin Editors Yvonne Paris, Phil Smith
Immediate Past President Rob Ransweiler