EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LIONS’ NEWSLETTER
September 12, 2022, Members 31 Guests: 1
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
Opening: Pres. Rob Ransweiler
Song Masters: PP Chris Bramwell Patriotic Song: God Bless America
Pledge of Allegiance: Dick Nasif Invocation: PP Mark Clifton
Coleen Owen (MacArthur) for her 3rd visit and has submitted her application.
Good to see:
|George Hurst and Tony Forchette
HELEN KELLER Quote by: Keith MacArthur
“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.”
ANNOUNCEMENTS/GOOD OF THE ORDER:
.PDG Len thanked everyone for the cards of sympathy and the plant sent by the club but especially those who attended PDG Bucky’s Celebration of Life.
.The City of El Cajon is having a ‘Spook-Easy’ on Oct 29th to benefit St Madeline Sophies
.Lions Gift in Sight is this Sat 9/17 at Mt Miguel High School 7AM to 3PM
.Oct 7th is the Chambers First Friday Breakfast, and we will have an information booth
.Treasure Paul T is preparing the new club directory and it is currently in the editing stages. Please check your email for the rough draft and notify Paul of any errors you may find.
.Dick Nasif thanked those who visited him in the hospital, for the cards and the club plant.
.Treasure Paul T gave a brief report on the financial health of our club.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Terry Winegar 9/11, Kirby Morrison 9/15, Jim Sing 9/16, Jon Martin 9/19, Mark Krause 9/22, Mercy Walters 9/23, Dave Schwab 9/29
Birthday Boys Jim and Dave enjoyed our rendition of the Birthday Song
GOOD CHEER: Bruce Boorman had a fall recently – Hoping for a speedy 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
Sept 24th – 100th Anniversary Celebration for San Diego Host at Admiral Baker. $50 net Reservations required – see Sec Paul Walters.
OCT 13th – ECVH LC Board Meeting 6PM Elks Lodge Conference Room
OCT 16th – ECVH LC Annual Pancake Breakfast Elks Lodge Times TBA
Nov 12th – ECVH LC Annual Picnic at the Moreau Ranch – Family event
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORTS:
1st Veep Carl Ruiz: PP Chris reported that the Elks Lodge has been procured as the venue for our Annual Pancake Breakfast. Date is October 16th. Tickets will be available VERY SOON at our meetings, either next week or the week after.
2nd Veep Keith MacArthur:
Bob Sanchez has agreed to be our Student Speaker Contest Chair. Topic this year will be “Social Media – Connect Us or Isolate Us?”.
3rd Veep: Ron Nevels:
Pres. Rob reported there will be no Ma Goose Parade this year but rather a Mother Goose event wherein ‘floats’ will be stationary, and the public can move around them but “The Goose Will Be Loose”!.
RAY’S RAMBLINGS: No funnies today due to Business Meeting
SEPTEMBER EXEMPT BADGES: Rob, Yvonne, Cathy B, Len, George, Paul T and Carter. Chris Bramwell exempt through Jan 31, 2023.
HAPPY DOLLARS: TTPP Bob Moreau was in charge
.Dave S $1 Birthday
.Jim $66 Birthday and upcoming 66th Wedding Anniversary
.Paul W $5 for “Jester”, retiring EC PD canine
.Mike R $20 for Chris’ singing lessons
.Mark C $10 for last week’s Cabo vacation and $10 for Paul T’s Cabo vacation (17 years ago) wherein he had to vacate his hotel room due to a hurricane
.Keith M $? A great trip to HA
.George 20 just wanted to pay more
George shared another childhood story, this one about is ‘sleep-running’
Sept 26th – Helix Water District
Oct 3rd – Capt. Sam from Salvation Army
Oct 31st – Chaplain Everett Gundgren from Volunteers of America
WINNER OF ATTENDANCE DRAWING _Grant “JR” Thiem_$10
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING: Mike Raney $75
QUIP OF THE WEEK: I bought a little bag of air today…the company that made it was kind enough to put some potato chips in it as well.
Lions Clubs International President Brian Sheehan’s Motto is “Together We Can”
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP