It turns out that this is the first black-managed Lions Club in Southern California. Their main focus will be to aid the rebuilding of Haiti - the "Haiti Redemption Project". Clando has already made connections with the Haitian community in San Diego to help him with targeting the relief efforts, and some Haitian leaders showed up tonight to present a video about their efforts.
Us, we just worry about tuning up.
A little slide guitar as people arrive:
Lions from eight different clubs showed up.
It's getting more crowded...
Max plays some Beatles songs. Everybody like the Beatles.
Even Jake like the Beatles.
Presenting of the Colors by the Mira Mesa High School ROTC, maybe Curly Max knows these students:
The MC of the night is Pamela Hendrickson:
Armi Guzman sings the Star Spangled Banner -
All the Charter Officers of the new club, Clando at the far left -
Presenting the Lion's Bell and the official beginning of the club -
President Clando Brownlee, Jr.
And then we ROCK!
The Shrimp Escapes: