EL CAJON VALLEY HOST LIONS NEWSLETTER
December 20, 2021 Members: 31 Guests: 6
Facebook: El Cajon Valley Host Lions Club
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR 2022
Opening: Prez Mike Raney
Song Masters: Chris Bramwell Song: God Bless America
Pledge of Allegiance: Tom Hoban Invocation: Paul Tremblay
|Keith MacArthur ,2nd VDG Julio DeGuzman, Sgt Louie Michael ECPD||District Governor Jennifer Mendoza||Mary Moreau||District Secretary Leo Williams|
GOOD TO SEE: Arnold Martin, Mercy Walters, Ray Ridlon
Helen Keller Quote by: Van Willsey
“What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.”
Announcements/Good of the Order:
Newbie Bob Sanchez will be inducted at our first meeting of the new year – Jan 6, 2022.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
DECEMBER: Dick Nasif 12/9, Warren McKenna 12/15, Mark Clifton 12/22, Jeff Smith 12/30, Daryl Priest 12/31
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
JAN 3rd – DARK
JAN 6th – Night Meeting 6PM Elks Lodge
JAN 13th – ECV LC Board Meeting 6PM Elks Lodge
JAN 15th – Melvin Jones Fellowship Luncheon 11AM-4PM. $35 Elks Lodge. Send checks payable to District 4-L6 to CT JoAnne Burke, 2910 Buena Vista Ave, Lemon Grove 91945
FEB 3rd – ECVH LC Student Speakers Contest 6PM Elks Lodge, Contest at 7PM Sharp!
VICE PRESIDENTS REPORTS:
1st Veep Rob Ransweiler: Progress
2nd Veep Carl Ruiz: We will have a Student Speakers contest to be held at our first meeting in February, 2/3/2022.
3rd Veep – Keith MacArthur:
Bob Moreau gave thanks for members and LEO Club volunteers who gathered, notified, packed and distributed food to our 80 families. $8,800 was raised by members to cover costs. Another banner year for our club – congratulations to all involved but especially Bob and Mary Moreau.
Membership Chair Cathy Bailes: MIA
PP RAY’S RAMBLINGS:
Whoops, our beloved Ray forgot his Joke Book but promises a truly great joke for Jan 6th.
HAPPY DOLLARS AND OTHER NONSENSE: TT Bob Moreau
Exempt Badges for December: Terry Winegar and Chris is Exempt for a 6-months.
.Mike R $5 and $5 – forgot his presidential bag and thanks to Dick Thruston for getting him involved in our club.
.Rob $40 – for sleeping in Saturday morning and didn’t show up to help distribute food.
.Tom N $20 – ditto Rob’s reason
District Governor Jennifer Mendoza spoke of her background and that the District has gained 136 members since 7/1/2021. The MD-4 Convention will be held at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel on Feb 25-27, 2022. Jan 15, 2022 is the Melvin Jones Fellowship Luncheon (see club calendar of Upcoming Events). District 4-L6 Convention will be held April 30-May 1, 2022 in Yuma, AZ. Governor Jenn asked for clubs to submit 2 names of members for consideration in the choosing of recipients for the International Presidential Award and the International Leadership Award. Deadline for submissions is Jan 15th so get your nominations in to Sec Paul by January 6th.
Jan 26, 2022: Michelle and Carol Sing both of whom swam the English Channel.
Mar 3rd: District 2 Supervisor Joel Anderson
WINNER OF ATTENDANCE DRAWING No bag of names so next meeting $20
WINNER OF OPPORTUNITY DRAWING Keith MacArthur $63 and he donated it to City of Hope
ATTENDANCE IS THE PRICE OF MEMBERSHIP
WHERE THERE’S A NEED, THERE’S A LION