EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LION’S NEWSLETTER
September 18, 2023 Members: 30 Guests: 1/2
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
OPENING: Prez Carl Ruiz
Song Masters: PP Chris Bramwell & Carol Livesay Patriotic Song: God Bless America
Pledge of Allegiance: PP Bob Moreau Invocation: Treas Paul Tremblay
GUESTS: Mary Moreau (left b4 meeting)
Good to see: PP Walt Simmons and Everyone’s bright, shiny faces – all are ready to SERVE
HELEN KELLER QUOTE BY: IPP Rob Ransweiler
“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement; nothing can be done without hope.”
ANNOUNCEMENTS/GOOD OF THE ORDER:
.Nov 12, 2023 Lions Veteran of the Year Military Luncheon 12-3PM See Sec Paul W
.Treas Paul T gave info on our club’s financial health. We have $56,593 in all accounts.
.Also Treas Paul reported the club budget for fiscal 2022-2023 was approved at the Board
Mac from Elks Lodge 1812 is holding a fund raiser for Maui on Sept 30th 4-10PM. The Honolulu Elks will match all dollars donated through any Elks Lodge.
.PDG Len reported the City of Hope is always looking for individuals to donate their long hair so wigs can be made for those cancer patients who have lost their own hair.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Terry Winegar 9/11, Kirby Morrison 9/15, Jim Sing 9/16, Jon Martin 9/19, Mercy Walters 9/25, Dave Schwab 9/29. Only Jim Sing was present and he endured the Birthday Song from fellow Lions.
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
Sept 23rd – ECVH LC Annual Picnic at the Bramwell Estate – 1-5PM Sign-up at Meetings
Oct 1st – ECVH LC Pancake Breakfast Elks Lodge 8-noon
Oct 9th – District Governor Julio DeGuzman’s official visitation. Please make every effort to attend this meeting.
VICE PRESIDENTS REPORTS:
1ST VEEP Keith MacArthur:
Just ‘hookin’ and bookin’ today. That is a direct quote as Veep Keith arrived late
2ND VEEP Ron Nevels: No Report
3RD VEEP Bob Sanchez: No Report
Membership Chair Cathy Bailes: No Report
LCIF Coordinator Yvonne Paris:
El Cajon Valley Host Lions has fulfilled their Campaign 100 Model Club Commitment as reported from Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF).
SEPTEMBER EXEMPT BADGE: Chris and Paul T
HAPPY DOLLARS: TT Bob “Hatchet Man” Acker
.Wally $5 missed a couple of meetings
.Paul T $5 got to babysit his grandsons over the weekend. Big Smiles!
.Chris $50 apparently purchased yet another new car
.Rob $10 The Bailes 25th Wedding Anniversary
.Cathy & Keith $25 for their 25th Wedding Anniversary
.Ron N $10 will be going to the Chargers-Vikings game in MN this weekend
.Keith MacArthur $10 had a great vaca cruise with Cristi, sans children, but thanked his mother-in-law for teenager sitting.
.Phil S $10 ???
.Bob S $10 Liked that Dick Nasif called out Chris for not wearing his Exempt Badge and Chris said something nice? about Nasif.
SEPT 25th – Hank Bauer
OCT 9TH – District Governor Julio DeGuzman – Official Visitation
WINNER OF ATTENDANCE DRAWING: Tom Hoban MIA so next week $20
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING Jeff Smith $45
TODAY’S FUNNY: I don’t care who dies in a movie, as long as the dog lives
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP
Motto of LCI President Dr. Patti Hill “Changing the World”