EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LIONS’ NEWSLETTER
August 15, 2022, Members 31 Guests: 1
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
Opening: Pres. Rob Ransweiler
Song Masters: Dave Schwab Patriotic Song: God Bless America
Pledge of Allegiance: PP Ray Ridlon Invocation: PP Mark Clifton
First Vice District Governor Julio DeGuzman
Good to see:
PP Kiley Grunstad
HELEN KELLER Quote by: – PP Bruce Boorman
“No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit”.
ANNOUNCEMENTS/GOOD OF THE ORDER:
.Kudos to club members who attended the recent CCI graduation, Dick Nasif, Paul Walters, Gary Robinson, Chris Bramwell, Cathy and Keith Bailes and Paul Tremblay.
.Thank you to Lion Ron Black for getting our new Board shirts to us today – and looking great!
.On November 6th our very own Jim Sing will be featured on “The Case” show on Discovery and after 7 hours of being interviewed he should be on for more than a few seconds.
.Sept 24th is the 100th Charter Celebration of San Diego Downtown (Host). Tickets are $100 but our board agreed to buy-down the cost to $50 per member.
.Treasurer Paul T presented a report on the financial health of the club.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Tom Normandie 8/15, Paul Walters 8/19, Ron Nevels 8/19, Sharie Hoops 8/28
GOOD CHEER: _______________________________________________________________
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 – ECVH LC Padre Night $35
Aug 27th – First District 4L6 Membership Meeting. 10AM-2PM at Bay Terrace Park & Recreation Center 7373 Tooma St, San Diego 92139
Sept 8th – ECVH LC Board Meeting 6PM Elks Lodge Conference Room
Sept 24th – 100th Anniversary Celebration for San Diego Host at Admiral Baker. Reservations required – see Sec Paul Walters.
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORTS:
1st Veep Carl Ruiz: Pancake Breakfast will be held in October – date TBD
2nd Veep Keith MacArthur: MIA
3rd Veep: Ron Nevels: Annual Picnic will be held at PP Bob and Mary Moreau’s ranch in Dehesa .Valley on Nov 12th. The event will be catered but members are asked to bring a pie/dessert to share.
.Only 2 Padre tickets left for this Friday’s game with fellow club members. See Ron Nevels
Exempt Badges: Tom Normandie, Roger Stebleton and Tom Hoban. Chris Bramwell (good through Jan 31, 2023).
HAPPY DOLLARS AND OTHER NONSENSE: TT Bob Moreau wandered the room basket in hand.
.Cathy B $5 her phone went off during the meeting
.Walt $5 for 5 day vacation in Las Vegas
.Phil S $101 vacation in the Pacific Northwest
.Dolores $25 to our foundation in memory of PDG Bucky
.Ray Ridlon $? Travelling all summer to baseball events for grandchildren.
.Kiley $20 business has been good
.Paul W $5, Paul T $5, Gary R $5, Chris $5 All enjoyed the CCI graduation last Friday
.Chris $20 because Mark C sent him photos of cars today
.Julio $20 his club, La Jolla Presidents, is sponsoring a Beatles impersonators concert on Sept 3rd benefiting 4 – 501c3 charities.
.Rob $10 for the great job Ron Black did with our board shirts, including the 75-year logo on the sleeve. Rob is especially happy the shirts have pockets.
.Tom H $20 his attorney just served someone Tom is suing for possession of a house he owns.
WINNER OF ATTENDANCE DRAWING Cathy Bailes $20
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING: Yvonne Paris $50
QUIP OF THE WEEK: It’s weird being the same age as old people
Lions Clubs International President Brian Sheehan’s Motto is “Together We Can”
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP