EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LION’S NEWSLETTER
October 30, 2023, Members: 35 Guests: 6
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
OPENING: Pres. Carl Ruiz
Song Masters: PP Chris Bramwell Patriotic Song: God Bless America
Pledge of Allegiance: Penny Duane Invocation: PP Mark Clifton
|Brent Ford||Emilio Martinez, E.J. and Idaly Sanchez||Marie Turkle||Pennie McMahon (2nd visit) Coleen||Jim Christison (Bramwell)|
Great to see:
PP George Hurst
HELEN KELLER QUOTE BY: PP Bob Moreau
“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.”
ANNOUNCEMENTS/GOOD OF THE ORDER:
.Our “300” Ticket Opportunity Drawing is going well. Of the maximum 300 tickets to be sold less than 100 are remaining to be handed out for sale/resale. If you’ve sold some already, pick up some more on consignment to sell to your friends and relatives. See PP Yvonne or PDG Len.
.Don’t forget to turn your clocks back Sunday at 2 AM – Daylight Savings Time is ending on 11/5.
.Prez Carl reported that there will be a member speaker after our monthly business meeting.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Arnold Martin 10/3, Keith Bailes 10/12, Don Anthony 10/13, Zach Nation 10/24, David Huntamer 10/29.
GOOD CHEER: PP Ray Hackworth probably won’t be joining us for future meetings or events and has moved to a facility in Rancho Bernardo called Silvergate. His new address and contact number are near the end of the newsletter.
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
Nov 4th – District 4L6 Cabinet & Membership Meeting 10 AM – 1 PM Boys and Girls Club 1430 D Avenue, National City ALL ARE WELCOME & encouraged to attend.
Nov 9th – ECVH LC Board Meeting 6 PM Elks Lodge Conference Room. Members are welcomed.
Nov 12th – District 4L6 Lion Veteran of the Year Military Luncheon 12-3 PM Royal Banquet Hall 8990 Miramar Rd #200A, San Diego $45 thru Oct 30th – no ticket sales at the door.
DEC 12th – SAVE THE DATE – ECVH LC Christmas Party/Dinner
VICE PRESIDENTS REPORTS:
1ST VEEP Keith MacArthur: MIA
2ND VEEP Ron Nevels: No Report
3rd Veep P Bob Sanchez: Remember our club Christmas Party is Dec 12th.
Membership Chair Cathy Bailes: No Report
LCIF Coordinator Yvonne Paris: No Report
OCTOBER EXEMPT BADGE: Tom Hoban and Chris Bramwell
.Yvonne $5 – a great road trip to Northern Arizona
.Carl $5 – ???
.Rob $20 – La Mesa VFW is raising funds for their Christmas Basket & Bike giveaway program for children of active-duty military.
.Wally $5 – Christian helped him with his computer.
.Ron $10 – for that Charger win
.Len $5 – nice vacation last week
.Bob S $? – met a Seabee last week and came to appreciate their participation in WW2.
.Coleen $? – Lakeside VFW is doing a fundraiser
.Mike R. $5 for the El Cajon Valley HS speakers today AND $5 for the money he saved (-$700) for NOT going to a World Series game.
.Chris $20 – 2 new autos – one for Cathy and a truck for himself
.Tom N $20 – Aztec loss but will attend the SDSU vs Colorado game AND he bought a car.
.Cathy B. $5 Diamondbacks are doing well in the Series.
***Address update: PP Ray Hackworth, 16061 Avenida Venusto, San Diego 92128. No suite # yet. The old phone # no longer in service. Silvergate RB # is (858)451-1100. Call and ask for their assistance reaching the ‘suites’ and they will take a phone to him.
Brent Ford is a Special Ed (AME Pathway) Instructor at El Cajon Valley HS, he taught previously at El Cap and attended Granite Hills HS. AME is an acronym for Arts, Media & Entertainment and its Mission Statement is to further technical education for students via a specific Pathway, in this case, AME.
Emilio is an Instructional Aide for the AME program teaching editing, audio, flying drones, directing, scripting, lighting, and all things related to the production of a show, concert, video, etc.
Idaly is a student and trying to learn all the things involving AME.
EJ, also a student, is the manager for campus concerts named “Live at Lunch Concerts” which are held once a month as weather permits. The school has held approximately 60-70 concerts in the past 7 years.
The AME Pathway has completed a media production for the City of El Cajon State of the City video. They are also partnering with Taylor Guitars to shoot their business videos in the studios at the high school. The classes can do off-campus concerts and presentations.
There are 3 classes of 35 students each with ongoing waiting lists.
The school has built a new concrete stage on the quad for the concerts.
They are seeking funds for the GUHSD Film Fest expenses and the ECV HS Live at Lunch Concert Series.
Nov 27th – Cindy Lewis from BLISS acronym for Blessed Low Income Senior Support
WINNER OF ATTENDANCE DRAWING: Cathy Bailes $10
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING: E.J. $70
TODAY’S FUNNY: Measure once, cuss twice…
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP
The motto of LCI President Dr. Patti Hill “Changing the World”