EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LION’S NEWSLETTER
August 14, 2023, Members: 35 Guests: -0-
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
Opening: Pres. Carl
Song Masters :
PP Chris Bramwell Patriotic Song: She’s a Grand Old Flag
Pledge of Allegiance: Dolores Galkowski Invocation: Christian Wille
GUESTS: Nada, Zip, Zero, None
Good to see:
|Ed Waymire||Jeff Smith|
HELEN KELLER QUOTE BY: 1st Veep Keith MacArthur
“Life is either a great adventure or nothing.”
ANNOUNCEMENTS/GOOD OF THE ORDER:
.Treas Paul T has distributed a rough draft of our club directory. Please check out your information and let Paul know if corrections/additions need to be made. The directory will be going to print within the week.
.PDG Mercy inducted Newbie Bob Sparks with his sponsor, Jim Sing, at his side. WELCOME!
.Treas Paul reported on our financial health for the first month (July) of this fiscal year. We have $45K in the bank with $7K due from members.
.IPP Chris took a poll on what meals we would enjoy the most – 6 meal selections and 3 desserts were voted upon.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Tom Normandie 8/15, Paul Walters and Ron Nevels 8/19, Sharie Hoops 8/29.
Tom and Ron endured our version of the Birthday Song led by PP Chris.
GOOD CHEER: So far, so good.
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
Aug 19th – Elks Law Enforcement Appreciation Night 5:30 – Elks Lodge – see Christian or Rob
Aug 20th – District 4L6 Installation at La Mesa Community Center 5 PM – See Sec Paul W
Aug 26th – District 4L6 First Membership Meeting 10 AM Venue TBA
Sept 23rd – ECVH LC Annual Picnic at the Bramwell Estate – 1-5 PM Sign-up at Meetings
Oct 1st – ECVH LC Pancake Breakfast Elks Lodge
VICE PRESIDENTS REPORTS:
1ST VEEP Keith MacArthur: Progress
2ND VEEP Ron Nevels: Progress
3RD VEEP Bob Sanchez: PP Chris reported only 25 have signed up for the annual picnic and he will have the sign-up list available again next week.
Membership Chair Cathy Bailes:
Sept 8th is the East County Chamber of Commerce First Friday Breakfast. Our club will sponsor a table and we will hand out Lions Club information.
AUGUST EXEMPT BADGE: Bob Acker
HAPPY DOLLARS: TT Bob “The Hatchet Man” Acker
.Paul W $5 Great to see Jeff Smith
.Ed W $10 on TV recently and a sad for the San Diego Grinch who has been served with a cease-and-desist order from Dr. Seuss’ estate. The Grinch will continue ‘under the radar’ henceforth.
.Christian $5 for another shameless plug for the Elks Law Enforcement Appreciation Night – this Saturday at the Elks Lodge $20 – our own IPP Rob Ransweiler will be the MC.
.Gary S $51 anniversary of he and Gail’s first date (in their Sophomore year) at the KGB Ball, and a trip to Tahoe wherein Gail won.
.Jim S $5 Happy Bob Sparks became our newest Newbie.
.Bob Sparks $20 Happy to be our newest Newbie.
.Jeff S $20 Happy to be our meeting today. Happier times ahead!
.Coleen $20 her kids’ house in LaHaina HI. didn’t burn.
.Cathy B $10 happy the Elks are recognizing our police officers who also volunteer In our community.
.Keith M $5 happy to see Newbie Bob join our Lions club.
**WELCOME NEWBIE BOB SPARKS. 619-663-4588 SDGoldTeam@gmail.com**
8/21 Ken and Kathy Brassell on Patriot Guard Riders and Real Bearded Santa
WINNER OF ATTENDANCE DRAWING: Christian Wille (left early) so next week $20
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING Keith Bailes $58
TODAY’S FUNNY: My wife says I only have 2 faults. I don’t listen and something else….
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP
Motto of LCI President Dr. Patti Hill “Changing the World”