Sunnyvale Moose Lodge #2049

Moose Heart

Hours of Operation

( At this time, see Calendar )

Weekly Events





- Pool Team - check schedule

- Tuesday Night Country line dancing. Fun, friendly, high energy line dancing. 7:00pm - 10:30PM

Tango "Practica" 7 - 10pm

Rick's Varity Show 7:00 - 10pm

- Poker at 6:00

- Tacos by Charlie Bell $2.00 each 6:00 - 7:30

- LineDance Lessons with Nanci 6:30 - 7:30 PM

- Ohana Line Dancing 7:30 - 10:30 PM

Note: Actual Lodge closing time is at the discression of the bartender.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, September 2, 2023
No District Meeting this month.
Monday, August 14, 2023
Articles due for Sep/Oct Sunnyvale Moose Lodge Newsletter
Saturday, October 7, 2023
District Meeting in TBD. Legion - 10:00, Council of higher Degrees - 11:00am, Executive board - Noon, Lunch -1:00pm, District meeting 2:00pm
Monday, October 9, 2023
Articles due for Nov/Dec Sunnyvale Moose Lodge Newsletter
Saturday, November 4, 2023
District Meeting in TBD. Legion - 10:00, Council of higher Degrees - 11:00am, Executive board - Noon, Lunch -1:00pm, District meeting 2:00pm
December 2, 2023
District Meeting in TBD. Legion - 10:00, Council of higher Degrees - 11:00am, Executive board - Noon, Lunch -1:00pm, District meeting 2:00pm
Saturday, January 6, 2024
District Meeting in TBD Legion - 10:00, Council of higher Degrees - 11:00am, Executive board - Noon, Lunch -1:00pm, District meeting 2:00pm
Saturday, Feburary 3, 2024
District Meeting in TBD Legion - 10:00, Council of higher Degrees - 11:00am, Executive board - Noon, Lunch -1:00pm, District meeting 2:00pm
Saturday, March 2, 2024
District Meeting in TBD Legion - 10:00, Council of higher Degrees - 11:00am, Executive board - Noon, Lunch -1:00pm, District meeting 2:00pm

Sunnyvale Lodge News

Don’t miss the Lodge Labor Day BBQ on Monday September 4 from 12 noon to 3 PM.

The event is free to all Sunnyvale members with a current membership card and $10 for qualified guest.

There will be entertainment by DJ Scott Johnson for your dancing pleasure. Other events during the day include an Opportunity Drawing, Raffle and a Dessert Sale by the Women of the Moose. Call the lodge if you have any questions, 408-735-1377.

There are many events happening during the months of September and October. Be sure to review the Activities and Entertainment Corner beginning on page 6 as well as all the ads of events in this newsletter.

President's Message

Eugene Bustichi

Hello Sunnyvale Moose Members!

I hope all is well with you. Many things are happening at our Lodge.

There is Sunday breakfast, TNC line dancing on Tuesday nights, Rick’s Variety Show on Wednesday nights, and dancing on Friday nights with Snack Shack open on the 2nd Friday night each month.

The CA/Nevada Convention starts September 13 at the Nugget in Reno. The Miniature golf event is September 30.

Your Board is working diligently to get things in order for our new location which won’t be ready before April next year.

Please take care and stay healthy. God Bless You All, and remember the saying, Do One Good Thing For Someone Each Day!

God Bless America and All Her Soldiers.

Eugene Bustichi

Administrator's Message

Charlie Bell

Administrator’s Message

Hello Everyone,

Help Needed!

We need more volunteers, if you are able to help in any way, please let us know. We are here for you and want to give you dinners, dances and anything else you would like to do.

These are a few of the volunteers we are looking for:

  • Friday Night Food Service Crew: 3-4 people needed
  • Sunday Breakfast Crews: 2-3 people needed
  • Friday Night Door
  • General Maintenance
  • Bartenders

A huge thank you to all our volunteers that we have now and through the years. I really appreciate all you volunteers do for this lodge.

Charlie Bell

From the Editor

Kay Peterson

The membership campaign for this year is "Proud Past, Bright Future" and runs from May 1, 2023 to Aprip 30, 2024. Lapel pins are presented to Lodge memebers who sponsor individuals in the Lodge, Chapter or Moose Legion. Sponsor 1 member and receive a Lodge, Moose legion or WOTM pin.

Sponsor 5 members and funds will be used towards the AAA project at Moosehaven. Five Club members will be providing equipment for the sports complex including a top of the line golf simulator. Contributions are courtesy of your Association, the Women of the Moose and the Moose legion.

Sponsor 25 members and you will receive free basic registration for the 2024 International Moose Convention in New Orleans LA.

Remember you also earn Moose Rewards by sponsoring a memeber, serving in office, renewing your dues or completing training. Each activity generates points automatically that you can use to pay dues, contribute to Mooseheart/Moosehaven, or redeem for Moose gift store purchases. Be sure to to check your Moose Rewards points at to see how many you have earned.


Kay Peterson

Sunnyvale Moose Lodge Newsletter
Published bimonthly by Sunnyvale Moose Lodge 2049
905 Kifer Road • Sunnyvale CA 94086 408-735-1377

Deadline for submitting content for the next newsletter is the 10th of the month.
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Moose Charities News

Chuck Barber
Moose Charties

Mooseheart is hosting this year's 5k event IN-PERSON AND VIRTUALLY!

They are hoping to exceed 50 teams this year! If you choose to participate virtually, you can choose a time and place that's most convenient and safe during the month of November and keep them posted as to where your trails will take you and what you, your friends, coworkers, and family will do to make it the most memorable event! For those participating in-person on November 19, 2022, the 5K Run/Walk will give you a chance to see the Mooseheart campus where the children in our care live and learn. And, this will also give YOU the opportunity to see where your support and fundraising efforts for this event really goes!

This is a very important fundraiser that supports Mooseheart Child City & School, home to nearly 200 children each year. Mooseheart Child City and School serves children who, for a variety of reasons, cannot be provided a suitable home by their family. Mooseheart continues to provide the highest quality of care and education and this challenge can only be met with YOUR generosity. We need to continue to strengthen an academic program and vocational program that works - and allow students to take strides to learn at the appropriate grade level and graduate with a college scholarship. Yes, 80% of Mooseheart graduating seniors enroll in two and four-year universities around the country!

Because of your generous support and participation, we can continue to provide for the children in a safe environment where they enjoy a solid education and loving home environment.

For more information go

Chuck Barber

Moose legion News

Alan Childs
Moose Legion

Moose Legion News

The Golden Spot #15 Lifetime Membership was won by Philip Bond from the Sunnyvale Moose Lodge #2049. The drawing was held at the recent District Social at Sunnyvale Moose Lodge on Aug 5th. Congratulations Philip!

Upcoming Events

The Moose Legion is sponsoring two upcoming events for your pleasure. September 30th will be a Miniature Golf Outing at Golfland USA in Sunnyvale. Plan is to meet at the Sunnyvale Moose Lodge at 9:00 am or Golfland at 10:00 am. $20 donation includes golf and prizes. Food will be served at the lodge following the Golf Outing. Leonard Vyfvinkel is chairman. Contact him or the Sunnyvale Moose Lodge at 408-735-1377.

October 14th will be a full rack Rib Feed Dinner Dance at Sunnyvale. $40 donation (Serves 2) and includes sides and dessert. Theme will be Hawaiian. The Jerry Sauceda Trio band will provide entertainment - with a variety of music and dances for your pleasure. There will also be a performance by a group of Hawaiian Dancers. Julie and Philip Bond are helping with the chairing of the event.

Alan Childs

Youth Awareness

Kathy Childs
Moose Youth Awareness

Youth Awareness Scholarships

Attention High School Students

  • Are you looking to earn Community Service credit?
  • Excellent Experience for Your Resume!

The Moose is here to help!

Students that complete the minimum requirements will receive a recognition certificate and a $50 Visa card as a thank you for all of your hard work.

Finalists will receive $500 from the CA/NV Moose Riders and an all-expenses paid, round trip to the International Youth Awareness Congress in Roanoke, Virginia, on April 25-29, 2024 and may win one of five scholarships awarded for $12,000, $8,000, $5,000, $3,000 and $2,000. All funded by the Moose Legion - The Degree of Service.

How to Qualify:

  • Attend one of the three Youth Awareness Informational Meetings at the Sunnyvale Moose Lodge, 905 Kifer Road, Sunnyvale, CA 94086
  • Choose one meeting to attend:
    Thursday, Sept. 7 or Thursday, Oct.5 or Monday, Oct. 16 Registration 4:10 pm-4:30 pm, Meeting 4:30-7:30 pm (includes light dinner) Parents are encouraged (but not required) to attend.

There are a limited number of sponsorships available. Sponsorships will be filled in order they are received. Applications must be turned in no later than two days before the meeting that you choose to attend (see above Sunnyvale Moose Lodge dates). View the Youth Awareness Informational Video at:

For a Student Application, Brochure, Registration, and Parental Consent Forms or if you have any other questions, Contact: Kathy Childs, Youth Awareness Coordinator (Northern CA.) at the email below.

Kathy Childs

Email: Cell: (650) 520-9004

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