EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LIONS’ NEWSLETTER
September 19, 2022, Members 31 Guests: 1
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
1st Veep Carl Ruiz
Song Masters: PP Chris Bramwell Patriotic Song: God Bless America
Pledge of Allegiance: PP Roger Stebleton Invocation: PP Mark Clifton
Member Applicant Coleen Owens
Good to see:
|Kiley Grunstad||Kirby Morrison|
HELEN KELLER Quote by:
PP Yvonne Paris
“There is no better way to thank God for your sight than by giving a helping hand to someone in the dark.”
ANNOUNCEMENTS/GOOD OF THE ORDER:
.Oct 7th is the Chambers First Friday Breakfast at Cuyamaca College 7:15AM. $25pp/$35 at door
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
GOOD CHEER: Tony Forchette is at Grossmont Hospital due to a possible stroke, Room 515.
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. 5:30-9PM $50 net Reservations required
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:
.Pancake Breakfast tickets will be available at our next meeting/Sept 26th.
.Directories should be ready in 2-3 weeks for pickup at the meetings.
2nd Veep Keith MacArthur: MIA
3rd Veep: Ron Nevels: Progress
Membership Chair Cathy Bailes: Progress
RAY’S RAMBLINGS: MIA
SEPTEMBER EXEMPT BADGES: Rob, Yvonne, Cathy B, Len, George, Paul T and Carter. Chris Bramwell exempt through Jan 31, 2023.
HAPPY DOLLARS: TTPP Bob “Hatchet Man” Acker found the hidden basket
.Chris $20, for hiding the TT basket, parking in an Elks officer parking space and general misbehavior.
.Dave S $? For Coleen
.Bill S $100 for being here, discussing his knee issues, getting a dog bite and how Dr. Terry Winegar helped him through the shots for rabies and infection.
.Paul T $5 he feels blessed not to be Bill S and happy about the Padre’s performance/
.Roger $10 back from a 2-week vaca to Idaho
.Cathy B $5 for Coleen and $5 its been 2 months since shoulder surgery and she’s doing great.
.Ron $20 attended his 50-year high school class reunion
.Kirby $25 hasn’t been around for awhile and he turned in an Exempt Badge
.Walt $5 went to his 50-year high school class reunion
.Tom H had 2 tickets for Tuesday’s Padre game which Chris promptly claimed and Coleen also had 2 tickets which Arnold claimed.
Acting Prez Carl asked Coleen why she wants to become a Lion. She said that her daughter (2nd Veep Keith MacArthur’s wife) is diabetic and Lions work for that cause, among others, which interests her, and she know Lions is the best service organization.
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: Carter Short MIA so next week $30
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING: Yvonne Paris $43
QUIP OF THE WEEK: The most expensive vehicle to operate, by far, is the Costco shopping cart!
Lions Clubs International President Brian Sheehan’s Motto is “Together We Can”
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP