Newsletter 09/24/18


September 24 2018    Members:  31 Guests: 2

Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club

Business Meeting


Opening:  Prez Jeff

Song Master:  PP Jerry H                                            Song: God Bless America

Pledge of Allegiance:  Lion Dave H                            Invocation: PP Phil S


Helen Keller quote by PP Bruce: “Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.”



“Dixie” Hackworth and Stephanie guests of PP Ray

Good to See: PP Ray and Dave



.When you come in for meetings, don’t forget to purchase your 50/50 drawing tickets.

.New club directories are available at the check-in table.

.On Sept 30th Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation is having a dinner. No cost (see Sec Paul)

.District 4L6 will do a fund raiser for the recent hurricane victims in the Carolina’s


.Lion Sharie was presented with her 20 year tenure (membership) chevron


.Lion Dave was presented with IPP Felina’s Presidents Medallion for his work on our Ma Goose Paraded float and with Camp Jack (better late than never for this presentation)c


Dr.Terry Winegar 9/11, Kirby Morrison 9/15, Jim Sing 9/16, Jon Martin 9/19, Dr. Mark Krause 9/11, Mercy Walters 9/25, Sean Kelsey 9/28. 


EXEMPT BADGES:  PP Tom H and 1st Veep Chris


GOOD CHEER:  PP Wally is doing well recuperating at home

Remember, 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 sent to them.



Oct 3rd – District 4L6 Lion Veteran of the Year at Anchor & Spurs Event Center, SD

Oct 5th – Chamber First Friday Breakfast 7:15AM Steele Canyon Golf Resort.  RSVP to the Chamber

Oct 13th – San Diego Center for the Blind – White Cane Luncheon Fund Raiser $70 pp (see Len)

Oct 14thEl Cajon Valley Host LC Pancake Breakfast 8AM

Oct 25th – La Mesa LC – That’s Amore’ Spaghetti Dinner

Nov 14th – World Diabetes Day.  Diabetes is an LCI Global Cause

Nov 24th – Holiday Lights on Main Street

Dec 18th – ECVH Christmas Party  6PM at Elks Lodge



3rd Veep Gary Zink  Progress


2nd VP Mike Raney:  No Report


1st VP Chris Bramwell: Mike Raney says Mike Carleton is working with the LEO Club to ensure their involvement with our pancake breakfast.  

Ron Black says the work crews will be set up in 2 different shifts 7AM and 9:30AM.

Treas Paul has tickets, posters and flyers for the breakfast.  You will be charged for your booklet of tickets so sell, sell, sell.


Membership Chair Cathy Bailes:
 No Report except for Oct 5th Chamber First Friday Breakfast.



 PP Ray told us the story of his recent mishap and promises not to do anything stupid at the gym, ever again! 

Today’s lite humor involved three churches and squirrels.  You’ve got to attend the meetings to enjoy these jokes.  Well done today PP Ray!



Skip $20 Had a great golf tourney at San Vicente and his group made over $100,000.

Tom N $5 Had a great time at Skip’s golf tourney and a great time fishing with PP Gary R

Cathy $10 So happy to see PP Ray today

David $20 Happy to be at the meeting

Gary R $? Enjoyed a whole week of fishing with Tom N even though he only caught and held one fish and they found the June Lake Brewery and they played golf with a couple of fellas from Holland

Mike R $5 Thanks to Skip for a great golf tourney

Gary S $2 Eagles and Doobie Bros Concert was fantastic and the Aztecs won

Bob G $5 Told a Nike (joke?)

Tom H $10 something about raffle tickets and harassing PP Ray by phone. Tsk, tsk, tsk


Other websites to visit:  LionsDistrict4L6;;


Winner of Attendance Drawing:  Cathy $20 and donated to City of Hope


Winner of 50/50 Drawing : Capt Rob $73.


Unpublished Winner of 50/50 Drawing last week was Skip Kiefer $88 which he generously donated to Salvation Army


***Don’t forget about the El Cajon Valley Lions Foundation in your Will/Trust***


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