EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LIONS NEWSLETTER
October 17, 2022 Members: 35 Guests: 2
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
Opening: Pres. Rob Ransweiler
Song Masters: PP Chris Bramwell Patriotic Song: God Bless America
Pledge of Allegiance: 2nd Veep Keith MacArthur Invocation: PP Phil Smith
|Penny Duane||, Manager Home Street Bank (Cathy B)||Ricio (Ray H)|
Good to see:
|Tom Hoban||Tom Normandie|
HELEN KELLER Quote by: Dick Nasif
“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, but just felt in the heart.”
ANNOUNCEMENTS/GOOD OF THE ORDER:
A Big Congratulations to Lion Paul Walters, our District Student Speaker Foundation Trustee – he raised over the $7,000 minimum suggested donation goal per district in the last 5 years. Good Job Lion Paul!
PDG Mercy inducted Newbie Coleen Owens and her sponsor 2nd Veep Keith MacArthur pinned her.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Arnold Martin 10/3, Keith Bailes 10/12, Don Anthony 10/13, David Keen 10/16, Zachary Nation 10/24, David Huntamer 10/29.
GOOD CHEER: Pres. Rob’s Dad has his 3rd heart attack last week and although stable, he will undergo open heart surgery Tuesday (10/18). Best wishes 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
OCT 20th – El Cajon Valley Lions Foundation Board Meeting 6PM Elks Lodge Conference Room
Oct 29th – 2nd Cabinet & Membership Meeting 10am-2pm Vern Goodwin Mira Mesa Senior Center 8460 Mira Mesa Blvd.
Nov 12th – ECVH LC Annual Picnic at the Moreau Ranch 11 AM – Family event – members are asked to bring a dessert to share
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORTS:
1st Veep Carl Ruiz:
Carl thanked everyone who worked and supported our pancake breakfast.
Treasurer Paul T reported we made $5,657 this year. We served the same number of breakfasts this year as last at 281 having $6,000 in tickets sales vs $5810 last year. The 50/50 brought in $285 vs $200 last. Outright cash donations at the event were $157 slightly higher than last year. Our costs were up at $543 vs $416 last year. Many thanks to Kathy Coleman at Brothers Restaurant (Moreau’s daughter) for her generous donation of eggs, pancake batter and sausage.
2nd Veep Keith MacArthur: Progress
3rd Veep: Ron Nevels: MIA
Membership Chair Cathy Bailes: No Report
OCTOBER EXEMPT BADGE: Yvonne Paris. Chris Bramwell is exempt through Jan 31, 2023.
HAPPY DOLLARS: TT PP Walt Simmons
.Rob $20 missed the Board Meeting plus $5 going to Laughlin to play golf & see Hall & Oats
.Jim $20 his daughter is coming out from Mass. to visit
.Walt $5 Padres win
.Paul T $5 An old friend who came to the breakfast won $110 & donated it back to the club
.Tom H $1 for a fishing trip he sponsored to MX & couldn’t go but is leaving Sat for Germany and a cruise in Europe. ALSO $2,000 toward our food basket program to be exempt for the upcoming trip, and to include Zach’s first fine) and to include a ‘stupidity fine’ for not having the foresight to renew his Padres tickets.
.Tom N $100 for the fishing trip to MX, enjoying an SC game, the Padres win and has developed Bells Palsy (facial paralysis) which should be OK in 6 months or so. Ed:We’ll pray it does.
.Newbie Coleen $5 saw Keith’s son in Maui AND $5 for Padres win AND $20 for her trip
.Cathy B $? For ??
.Mercy $5 for Newbie Coleen coming on board
.Bob S $5 has a child that got very sick and is almost OK
.Gary S $20 going to Reno and Tahoe, will be Mom-in-Law and see Hall & Oats
.Tony $? Going to MN to spend Thanksgiving with Nick
.Ray H $? Needs money for his ex-wife
Bob Acker told a story about Al Dumont (Aero Drive-In)/Lynn McDougal (then City Attorney) and Bob himself.
Oct 31st – Chaplain Everett Gundgren from Volunteers of America
Nov 14th – Mike Brandenburg ED Lions Optometric Vision Clinic
WINNER OF ATTENDANCE DRAWING: Bruce Boorman MIA so next week $30
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING: Bob Moreau $58
QUOTE OF THE WEEK: “Your heart is free. Have the courage to follow it.” – Malcolm Wallace
Lions Clubs International President Brian Sheehan’s Motto is “Together We Can”
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP