EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LIONS’ NEWSLETTER
August 22, 2022, Members 28 Guests: 5
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
Opening: Pres. Rob Ransweiler
PP Gary Sims with assist from PP Chris Patriotic Song: God Bless America
Pledge of Allegiance: IPP Mike Raney Invocation: Christian Wille
|Kerry Smith (former LEO)-Raney
|Christian Wille and grandchildren William, Penny and Luke
Good to see: Everyone’s happy faces
HELEN KELLER Quote by: – Newbie Zach Nation
“Do not think of today’s failures but of tomorrows successes”.
ANNOUNCEMENTS/GOOD OF THE ORDER:
Clarification from last week: Sept 24th is the 100th Anniversary Celebration of San Diego Downtown (Host). Tickets are $100 but our board agreed to buy-down the cost to $50 each per member and guest.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Tom Normandie 8/15, Paul Walters 8/19, Ron Nevels 8/19, Sharie Hoops 8/28
Prayers for Dick Nasif who had lung surgery 8/23. Katie Zolezzi has been down with something nefarious, so we are hoping for a quick recovery.
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 27th – First District 4L6 Membership Meeting. 10AM-2PM at Bay Terrace Park & Recreation Center 7373 Tooma St, San Diego 92139
SEPT 5th – DARK
Sept 8th – ECVH LC Board Meeting 6PM Elks Lodge Conference Room
Sept 24th – 100th Anniversary Celebration for San Diego Host at Admiral Baker. $50 net Reservations required – see Sec Paul Walters.
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORTS:
1st Veep Carl Ruiz: Pancake Breakfast will be held in October – day TBD
2nd Veep Keith MacArthur: MIA but we’re told he just got back from HA after getting his son enrolled in college there.
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. Perhaps we will be decorating our Mother Goose Parade float also.
.Warren reported that eleven members enjoyed the Padre game last Friday night OR better said we enjoyed pre-game libations at the Omni before enduring the Padre game.
August Exempt Badges: Tom Normandie, Roger Stebleton, and Tom Hoban. Chris Bramwell (good through Jan 31, 2023).
HAPPY DOLLARS AND OTHER NONSENSE: TT Bob Moreau had the basket
.Bob M $59 for he and Mary’s 59th Wedding Anniversary and they are taking a trip
.Mike R $10 fun Padre game and happy to see Kerry
.Carl $5 completed 2nd cataract surgery and all is well
.Bob S $5 good to see Phil S back
.Tony $? For our ‘good’ music today
.Rob $5 missed Padre game and forgot ‘something’
.Warren $5 a few missing Lions at the game (Chris & Mark C gave away their tickets)
.Chris $20 congratulations to the Moreau’s
.Ray H $20 still alive
President/Captain Rob shared a few of his experiences over the weekend and although he was golfing on Friday, he was on his phone more than usual. Calls from the station having to do with violence, domestic issues, suicide, and homicide. Our police department endures a variety of issues with many going on at the same time. The ECPD has a Citizen Academy where the public can learn about the ins and outs of the department. Additionally, they have an RSVP program. More information on to come via a flyer.
WINNER OF ATTENDANCE DRAWING Gary Sims $10-donated to our foundation
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING: Mike Raney $38
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