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Friday, December 5

Police Chief Rob Heun

• Anchorage Police Chief Rob Heun, one of our own Lions, will give an overview of current crime statistics in Anchorage, as well as the department's policies and goals. He may also cover the topic of possible terrorist attacs, such as the recent incident in Mumbai, India.

Friday, December 12

Bill Sherwonit

• Bill's will discuss his new book "Living With Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey". Bill is a frequent contributor of articles in the Ancorage Daily News.

Friday, December 19

Ken Smith

• Ken is the Publisher of the Turnagain Times. He will speak about the paper, what it does, and how it serves the community.

Friday, December 26

No Meeting

• (Christmas Time).

Other Activities



Wednesday, December 3

Vision Screening, Quick WIC Clinic at Providence Hospital, 1:00 - 3:00 PM. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, or

Saturday, December 6

• Anchorage Community Concert Band, 7:30 PM at the East High Auditorium. Tickets $6 general admission, seniors/under 12 at $3. See Vern and Neal.

Sunday, December 7

• Tuba Christmas in the PAC attrium at 1:00 PM. Vern and Neal will bring Tuba and other baritone horn players from all over Anchorage to play traditional Christmas music. No charge for attending, brass players welcome.

Monday, December 8

• 2008 Stocking Stuffer for Alaska Troops. 5:00 PM at the First Congregational Church, 2610 E. Northeern Lights Blvd. Check with Colette Moring @ 278-3584 (home), 317-6755 (cell),, Teresa Smith,, or Isabel Nutall @

Tuesday, Deccember 9

Vision Screening,, Quick WIC Clinic, 825 L Street, 1:00 - 3:00 PM. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, or

Wednesday, December 10

Vision Screening, Creekside Elementary School. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, or

Thursday, December 11

• Christmas Dinner at the Millennium Alaska Hotel, 4800 Spenard Road. Social Hour 6:30 PM, Dinner 7:00 -10:00 PM. Cost $45 per person. Please sign up and pay in advance. See details.

Monday, December 15

• Joint Sight Meeting at the Spenard Lions Club House, 2108 Roosevelt Drive, Anchorage. Start 5:30 PM.

Saturday, December 20

• Food Distribution Joint Project with Latino Lions Club, 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM at Hispanic Cultural Center 4233 Mt. View Drive.

Saturday, December 20

• Bell Ringing for the Slavation Army in the JC Penneys / Nordstrom areas.

Monday, December 29

• Anchorage Lions Board Meeting at 5:30 PM at the Westmark Hotel.

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