Meetings

San Jose Host East Valley

​Established 1920

We meet every 2nd and 4th Tuesday night at 6:00 pm for dinner and socializing followed by our meeting at 7:00 pm.

Welcome to the new online home of the SAN JOSE HOST EAST VALLEY LIONS. This club was established in 1920 and has celebrated its 97th anniversary. As always, we want to "keep up with the times," using new technology to reach out to friends, fellow Lions and the community. We hope you will check back often for updates about our new "old" club.

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SAN JOSE HOST EAST VALLEY LIONS CLUB

MEMBERSHIP MEETING

TUESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2017, 6:00 PM

RED LOBSTER – CAPITOL AND ABORN

 

Members in attendance: Gayle Kludt, Jim McCoy, Marilyn Leonard, Carla Evans, Bob Long, Grace Mata, Mary Esteban, Gerry Stasko, Bill Evans, Barbara Peniston, Bill Peniston

Guests: Susan Medina and Medy Melate from North Valley Lions, Lore McCoy, Jerry Robinson from th Boy Scouts

The meeting was called to order at 7:15 pm. Joyce led the pledge, Jim led the song and Mary did the blessing.

Correspondence: Marla Lenz, Donna Rooney’s sister-in-law, sent a $100 donation for the backpacks in honor of Donna. We received a thank you note from DG Bob Stewart and his wife, Becky, thanking us for our help with the registration at the District installation dinner. We received a thank you note from all of the participants of the Blind Center trip to Casa de Fruita.

Cabinet installation – Val reported that the San Jose Country Club paid for 20 dinners for the dancers. Val and Bob hosted a dinner and bocce at their home for the 3rd VP of Lions International who was here for the installation dinner. There were 18 others there. She also reported that the district training will be the 3rd Saturday of each month at San Martin, with a project following.

Eyeglass frames donation – Gayle reported that the truck rental was $351 plus $95 in gas. The SJSU volleyball team helped load the truck in San Jose. Linda Griffin, Walter Griffin and 3 friends helped unload at Lions in Sight. Luckily, they had a forklift. Sal Pizarro will do an article in the San Jose Mercury-News about the event.

Old Business:

Backpacks – August 12th – James Lick HS Music Room, 9 am

Bocce – Balls & Beer – August 19th – The Villages, 4 pm

Monthly eyeglasses collection – 35 glasses, 12 readers, 8 sunglasses, 18 snap cases, 5 cell phones, 3 hearing aids

The Den – Bob reported that the Water Company agreed that if we provided them with a receipt for proof of repair of the leak, they would adjust the bill.

The board meeting next week will be held at The Creek, 5623 Silver Creek Valley Road, 408.440.0944

New Business:

Gayle has the forms for visitations, volunteer time and reimbursements.

Upcoming Events:

August 12th Backpack project, James Lick HS Music Room, 9 am

August 13th Sunnyvale Host 85th Anniversary, Elks Lodge

August 18th Gilroy Corn Feed

August 19th Balls & Beer Bocce Event, The Villages, 4 pm

August 26th Ride for Diabetes

September 9th Clean Up Day at The Den

September 10th Willow Glen Burrito Breakfast and Antique Car Show

September 13th Sunnyvale Host BBQ

TBD Santa Cruz Boat Trip – will be rescheduled

THE AUGUST 15TH BOARD MEETING WILL BE HELD AT THE CREEK, 6 PM, 5623 SILVER CREEK VALLEY ROAD

The meeting was adjourned at 8:25 pm.

​Respectfully submitted. 

Marilyn Leonard

​SJHEV Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


 

 

 

 

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