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A NEW LIONS CLUB OF THE MILLINIUM IS BORN

SAN DIEGO EXECUTIVE LIONS CLUB

Chartered on October 29,1999  with 23 members namely:

Rommel Alberto, Art Bananal, Ely Bananal, Leonardo Benedictos, Teresa Benedictos, Corazon Boton, Jimmy Boton, Fely Casison, Johnny Casison, Alex Duque, Fil Flores, Mel Gamboa, Tita Gamboa, Luis Guevarra, Ma. Corazon Guevarra, Shonee Henry, Don Jimenez, Minda Josafat, Larry Matriano, Brilita Mejia, Paul Ones, Ellen Sunga and Blesila Trott.

Charter Officers were later elected and formally inducted on January 21, 2000 at the Marriott Hotel in Mission Valley (8757 Rio San Diego Drive, San Diego, CA USA).


C H A R T E R   O F F I C E R S

(1999- 2000)
 

CHARTER PRESIDENT BLESILA TROTT
FIRST VICE PRESIDENT TITA GAMBOA
SECOND VICE PRESIDENT LEO BENEDICTOS
THIRD VICE PRESIDENT FILOMENO FLORES
SECRETARY JOHNNY CASSISON
ASSISTANT SECRETARY MA. CORAZON GUEVARRA
TREASURER SHONEE HENRY
LION TAMER LUIS GUEVARRA
TAIL TWISTER MEL GAMBOA
MEMBERSHIP CHAIRMAN JIMMY BOTON
CLUB CHAPLAIN RICHARD WEST

ELECTED DIRECTORS

(2 YEARS)

ELECTED DIRECTORS

(1 YEAR)

ROMEL ALBERTO ISABEL BANANAL
BRILLITA MEJIA ART BANANAL
ELY BANANAL TONY AGUILA
PAUL ONES VIRGINIA GOMEZ
FELISA DIMALANTA TERESA BENEDICTOS
ELLEN SUNGA ALEGRIA HOLMES
LARRY MATRIANO CORAZON BOTON
AURORA CUDAL FEDERICO BACALA
  FELY CASSISON
  BEN NAVARRO


SDELC was sponsored by: PARADISE VALLEY LIONS CLUB under the presidency of Lion Frank Rivera


Organizers: Lion Frank Rivera & Lion Art Arboleda
Certified Guiding Lion: Lion Art Arboleda
Secretariat: Lion Nick Sunga
Zone Chair: Jack Woods
Region Chair: Frank Westfall
District Governor: Gary Carmack
Immediate Past District Governor: Stephen Gurney

 


 

A total of 68 Charter Members were inducted on January 21, 2000 by IPDG Stephen Gurney and the Charter Officers were installed by District Governor Gary Carmark. The Guest Speaker was Lion Henrietta Paracha from District 4-L3
      

As of July 2012, 40 SDELC members are among the 1.35 millions
Lions in 207 countries all over the world.

 

Remaining Charter Members as of October 28, 2012

FRED BACALA, MJF ILLUMINADA BACALA, MJF
JIMMY BOTON, PMJF CORAZON BOTON, MJF
LOUIE GUEVARRA CORY GUEVARRA
RODOLFO MEJIA, MJF BRILLITA MEJIA, MJF
PACITA WEST, MJF RICHARD WEST, MJF
AURORA CUDAL ISABEL VILLAROS


Honorary Members:                        Associate Members:

Mayor Dick Murphy                         Lion Frank Rivera
Cong. Bob Filner                             PDG Art Arboleda

 


 

Lions of the Year/Lions Couple of the Year
                                                    

1999-2000 LION BRILLITA MEJIA
  LIONS COUPLE LOUIE & CORY GUEVARRA
2000-2001 LIONS COUPLE RICHARD & PACITA WEST
2001-2002 LION CHIT DOMINGO
2002-2003 LION PACITA WEST
2003-2004 LIONS COUPLE JIMMIE & ELEANOR SOBER
2004-2005 LION BEA BIANES
2005-2006 LION GEORGE FOLWARSKI
2006-2007 LION BENNY VALERIO
2007-2008 LION HELEN QUINTANILLA
2008-2009 NONE
2009-2010 NONE
2010-2011 AURING MEDINA
2011-2012 ZENAIDA DE CASTRO

 

 

OUR MEMBERS WHO SERVED IN THE CABINET:                                       

REGION CHAIR ZONE CHAIR CERTIFIED GUIDING LION
JIMMY BOTON JIMMY BOTON JIMMY BOTON
GEORGE FOLWARSKI GEORGE FOLWARSKI JIMMIE SOBER
  CARLOS MANGONON GEORGE FOLWARSKI


 

OUR HONORED PRESIDENTS 

1999-2000 BLESILA TROTT
2000-2001 JIMMY BOTON
2001-2002 AMY SARROCA
2002-2003 JIMMY BOTON
2003-2004 JIMMIE SOBER
2004-2005 BEA BIANES
2005-2006 JIMMY BOTON
2006-2007 JIMMIE SOBER
2007-2008 GEORGE FOLWARSKI
2008-2009 GEORGE FOLWARSKI
2009-2010 ALEX QUINTO
2010-2011 PACITA WEST
2011-2012 PACITA WEST
2012-2013 HELEN QUINTANILLA

                                       

                 
OUR DISTINGUISHED MELVIN JONES FELLOWS

2002 CARMENCITA DOMINGO
2003 JIMMY BOTON
  CORAZON BOTON
2004 BRILLITA MEJIA
  FRED BACALA
  ALEX QUINTO
2005 REMY BROAS
  ILLUMINADA BACALA
2006 ART DOMINGO
  GEORGE FOLWARSKI
  JIMMY BOTON (Progressive)
2007 JANET QUINTO
  BENNY VALERIO
  JIMMIE SOBER
  GEORGE FOLWARSKI (Progressive)
2008 LEE CATBAGAN
  ZENY PLY
  BABY FOLWARSKI
  GEORGE FOLWARSKI (Progressive)
2011 RUDY MEJIA
  MEDES QUINTANILLA
2012 ZENAIDA DE CASTRO
  AIDA FRIJAS
  AIDA MARBELLA

 


CLUBS WE HAVE SPONSORED
     San Diego Mt. Pinatubo Lions Club
     San Diego Princess Urduja Lions Club
     San Diego Forever Lions Club
   San Diego Vietnamese-American Lions Club
  Binmaley (ASKAL) Lions Club, Philippines
    


     

CLUBS WE HAVE TWINNED WITH:
Hundred Island Lions Club
Obando Lions Club
Cubao Lions Club
Tacloban Host Lions Club




 

 

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