EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LIONS NEWSLETTER
October 14, 2019 Members: 32 Guests: 2
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
Opening: First Veep Mike Raney
Song Master: PP Gary Sims Song: God Bless America
Pledge of Allegiance: PP Ed Waymire Invocation: Lion Capt Boni Kelsey
Quote by PP Bruce Boorman: Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.”
Lt. Jason Taub guest of Capt Rob (3rd visit)
Kathy Smith guest of Lion Jeff
Good to See:
PP Ed Waymire
.PP Ed Waymire received his 20-year tenure chevron
.Treas Paul gave a brief financial report and says we have about $29,000 in all 3 accounts. We are still under budget.
.PDG Len says the Board approved the concept of having Vice Presidents report ONLY at the business meeting unless there is an urgent matter. This will eliminate weekly redundancy and give plenty of time for the fun of Happy Dollars and the enjoyment our programs.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Keith Bailes 10/12, Don Anthony 10/13, David Keen 10/16, Arnold Martin 10/23, David Huntamer 10/29.
EXEMPT BADGES: Chris Bramwell, Felina Balistreri, Dr Mark Krause
.Lion Ron Black was in and out of the hospital last week with A-Fib and was back to the meeting today saying everything is back ‘in sync”.
.Lion Keith Bailes came home from the rehab facility yesterday and per his photo on Lion Cathy’s face book page he looks better than ever but still a few weeks before he can put stress on the new shoulder.
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. Paris4L6@cox.net
CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS: *Unless otherwise noted all Meetings are Mon at Noon*
Oct 16th – El Cajon Valley Lions Foundation Board meeting 6PM Elks Lodge Conference Room
Oct 26th – San Diego Center for the Blind White Cane Brunch Double Tree in MV 11AM $70
Nov 2nd – Street cleanup project in El Cajon 8AM on Madison between 1st and 2nd
NOV 4TH – DARK – NO MEETING
NOV 5TH – 1ST TUESDAY MEETING – ELKS LODGE – 6PM
Nov 13th – ECVH LC Board meeting 6PM Elks Lodge Conference Room
Nov 16th – 2nd District 4L6 Membership Meeting – Metro Region – venue and time TBA
Nov 14th – Mother Goose Parade 1PM
3rd VP Carl Ruiz:
PP Van reports that our float will have a huge photo of Helen Keller.
2nd VP Gary Zink: Progress
1st VP Mike Raney:
.The Hoban Family won the 50/50 drawing at the pancake breakfast.
.Mike thanked everyone who helped on/at the breakfast including the LEO’s and Dean and the catering crew.
.Treas Paul said we had about 40 people less for the breakfast and details will be forthcoming.
.Special Thanks to Henry and Kathy Coleman for getting their vendors to donate the food.
Membership Chair Cathy Bailes: MIA
PP RAY’S RAMBLINGS:
A man with a loaded gun asked “Whose been sleeping with my wife?” to which a man in the back of the room said “you don’t have enough amunition!”.
HAPPY DOLLARS: TT Bob Acker had the basket in hand
.Ray H $20 – for his great joke
.Mark C $? – Called Mike R during the meeting while he was running the meeting at the podium
.Mike R $5 – ???
.Ed W $5 – for his VERY loud print shorts
.Dick $5 – wouldn’t say what for – hmmmmmmm!
.Yvonne $5 – Happy her son and family are OK as they were evacuated from their home due to the Saddleridge Fire
.Van $5 – Going back to see his daughter Hannah graduate from Boot Camp…SO PROUD!
.Gary S $5 – 2 trips Feb 2020 to Las Vegas for the Super Bowl/Gail’s BDay and Mar 2020 going to Las Vegas for the Rod Stewart Concert
.Phil $10 – wishing Keith a Happy Birthday and happy he came home yesterday.
.Boni – $10 – Her son graduated from Boot Camp and is now at Camp Pendleton. Nov 2nd is the Grand Opening of the new Salvation Army building on E Main St.
.Gary S $5 and Bob A $5 – Happy Ron Black is OK after his brief (4-day) hospital stay
Oct 21st – Ryan and Kathleen Scudder, Border Patrol Agents
Nov 5TH – El Cajon Chief of Police Mike Moulton
Dec 9th – Coach Steve Fisher retired SDSU basketball coach
Jan 7th – Program on breast and uterine cancer
Other websites to visit: LionsDistrict4L6; CALions.org; LionsClubs.org
Winner of Attendance Drawing Dr. David Keen MIA so $20 next week
Winner of 50/50 Drawing: Mike Raney $45 – donated to the City of Hope
***Don’t forget about the El Cajon Valley Lions Foundation in your Will/Trust***
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP