EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LIONS’ NEWSLETTER
July 25, 2022, Members: 32 Guests: 4 1/2
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
Opening: Pres. Rob Ransweiler
Song Masters: PP Chris Bramwell Patriotic Song: God Bless America
Pledge of Allegiance: Cathy Bailes Invocation: PP Mark Clifton
|Robert Mather E.D. Guide Dogs of the Desert
|Colan Owens (Keith MacArthur’s favorite Mom-in-Law
|Madelyne Barba (Newbie Zach),
|Pat Hoban (Tom’s son from Missouri) and Tee (Tom Hoban’s granddaughter)
Good to see: Roger Stebleton, Grant/JR Thiem
HELEN KELLER Quote by: – _PP Van Willsey
“We are never really happy until we try to brighten the lives of others.”
ANNOUNCEMENTS/GOOD OF THE ORDER:
.PP Gary Sims introduced Robert Mather to accept our club check to Guide Dogs of the Desert for $5,000. Robert mentioned that our club has supported this organization for at least 35 years. They are looking for puppy raisers which is an 18-month commitment of in-home basic training.
.Dick Nasif reported that the CCI program is holding their graduation ceremony on Aug 12th at 1PM in Vista. RSVP to Dick or signup sheets available at the meetings.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
David Reed 7/4, Dolores Galkowski and Ed Waymire 7/10, Mike Carleton 7/19, Paul Tremblay 7/26, Tom Hoban 7/31
GOOD CHEER: Jeff Winters and his wife are recovering from Covid. Bob Moreau is recovering from light Covid symptoms.
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
July 29th – El Cajon Valley Lions Day at the Races 4pm Del Mar Fairgrounds $25 Gary Sims
Aug 11th – ECVH LC Board Meeting 6PM Elks Lodge Conference Room
Aug 13th – Lions Camp Jack Dinner & Cake Auction Fundraiser at Coronado Yacht Club $55 See PP Yvonne or grab a flyer on your table at the meetings
Aug 19th – ECVH LC Padre Night $35 – RSVP to WarrenMcKenna@gothere.com
Aug 27th – First District 4L6 Membership Meeting. 10AM-2PM at Bay Terrace Park & Recreation Center 7373 Tooma St, San Diego 92139
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORTS:
1st Veep Carl Ruiz: The Pancake Breakfast Fund Raiser Committee will be meeting soon.
2nd Veep Keith MacArthur: Cathy reported on upcoming programs
3rd Veep: Ron Nevels: Warren reported on Lions at the Padres Night in August. RSVP to Warren OR sign up right away at the meeting. Park at 6th & L OR take the trolley (free for those 65+) and get off at the ballpark.
Membership Chair Cathy Bailes: Cathy reported that we have 65 members with the addition of Newbie Zach.
Ray’s Ramblings: MIA
Exempt Badges will be auctioned in August
HAPPY DOLLARS AND OTHER NONSENSE: TT Wally Simmons
.Christian $5 – back from vacation and exhausted
.Carl $5 – successful cataract operation on his right eye – he can see light
.Mark C $10 – had a great road trip to Missoula, MT and accidentally saw Phil & Lori
.Gary S5 – Gail recently won over $600 on the horses
.Mike R $2 – for the new car he bought LAST year (without ECVH Lions plates on it)
.Roger $100 – for Mike Raney’s new car (where has Roger been?)
.Ed $2 – happy to be at 2 meetings in a row
.Cathy $5 – Padres did well…..over the weekend
.Pat Hoban $1 his 1st ever fine and is grateful to see everyone but returning to Missouri soon
.Keith M $? – happy he brought his first potential new member to a meeting
.Tom N $? – Told a story from 1962 wherein he played baseball for the Lions but alas they still lost the game but not by as much as before he came to bat
Aug 1st – Monica Zech on Safe Driving
Aug 8th – 2nd District Supervisor Joel Anderson
WINNER OF ATTENDANCE DRAWING: Arnold Martin $40
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING: Carl Ruiz $43
QUIP OF THE WEEK: Brain at 3AM: I can see you’re trying to sleep, so I would like to offer you a selection of every memory, unresolved issue, or things you should have said or done today as well as in the past 40 years!
LCI International President Brian Sheehan’s Motto is “Together We Can”
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP