First Lions in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE LIONS CLUB

OCTOBER 2008 ACTIVITIES

LUNCHEON MEETINGS 12:00 NOON

Date

Speaker

Program

Friday, October 3

Elton Jones with Kids Kitchen

• Elton started feeding kids in the Mountain View Rec Center about 12 years ago, and now serves 100 kids a day through donations and volunteers from the City

Friday, October 10

Neil Thomas

• Neil is consistently the #1 agent for Coldwell Banker Best Properties, both in Residential and Commercial. The topic will be: Anchorage Real Estate, is it as BAD As Outside? Neil is works a lot with statistics, and he is highly respected in the real estate communitiy. He often speaks at lunches for the Anchorage Board of Realtors, so, come with questions, and we are sure he will be very informative.

Friday, October 17

Stan Moll

• Stan works with DAT/EM Systems International, a company that helps turn aerial photographs into maps, such as topographic maps. These maps form the basis for Geographic Information System data compilation (GIS), which is the basic planning device used for construction projects and environmental impact statements. This will be a dazzling audio visual presentation where you will learn about the state of the art technology.

Friday, October 24

John Shively

• John is the Chief Executive Officer for the Pebble Partnership. The Pebble Project is one of the world's most important mineral discoveries. John will give us the latest information on proven and possible economic reserves, current environmental studies, and possible time lines for the development of the mine.

Friday, October 31

Zone Meeting and Army Kirschbaum

•Lion Vern Watts will host a Zone 3 Meeting at our lunch, and we will have reports from the Presidents of the Anchorage, Latino, Mid-Town and Mt. McKinley Lions Clubs. Also, Lion Army will give a presentation on historical developments in Anchorage.

Other Activities

Date

Activity

Wednesday, October 1

Vision Screening, Palmer Health Fair, Quick WIC Clinic, Crystal's Development Center, ASD Intervention Service. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, ewest@gci.net or estherwest@chialaska.com

Thursday, October 2

• Planning meeting for the Great Pumpkin Festival, Sea Galley Restaurant, 4101 Credit Union Drive. Dinner 6:00 PM, meeting at 7:00 PM.

Thursday, October 2

Vision Screening, Ursa Elementary School. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, ewest@gci.net or estherwest@chialaska.com

October 2-5

Vision Screening, North Slope Health Fairs. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, ewest@gci.net or estherwest@chialaska.com

Saturday, October 4

Vision Screening, Girdwood Health Fair @ Girdwood Community Center, 250 Egloff St. 9 AM - 1 PM. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, ewest@gci.net or estherwest@chialaska.com

Saturday, October 4

Vision Screening, Korean Health Fair @ 4807 Northwood Dr. 9 AM - 1 PM. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, ewest@gci.net or estherwest@chialaska.com

Saturday, October 4

Xmen Leadership Training for those who have never been part of this program.

Sunday , October 5

Xmen Leadership Training for those who have been part of the training the day before, or who were trained last year.

Saturday, October 4

• Street Clean-Up Day. Meet at 15th & Gambell in the Anchorage Aces parking lot at 9:30 AM.

Tuesday, October 7

Vision Screening, Trailside Elementary School. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, ewest@gci.net or estherwest@chialaska.com

Wednesday, October 8

Vision Screening, Wonder park, Quick WIC Clinic. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, ewest@gci.net or estherwest@chialaska.com

Wednesday, October 8

Lions International Extension Training. Day One: Coast International Inn, Anchorage, starting at 6:00 PM.

Thursday, October 9

Lions International Extension Training. Day Two: Mountain View Lions Den, starting at 8:30 AM.

Thursday, October 9

• Planning meeting for the Great Pumpkin Festival, Sea Galley Restaurant, 4101 Credit Union Drive. Dinner 6:00 PM, meeting at 7:00 PM.

Thursday, October 9

Vision Screening, Wasilla Senior Center Health Fair @ 1301 Century Cir. 8 AM - Noon. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, ewest@gci.net or estherwest@chialaska.com

Thursday, October 9

Vision Screening, Ravenwood Elementary School. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, ewest@gci.net or estherwest@chialaska.com

Thursday, October 9

Vision Screening, Susitna Elementary School. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, ewest@gci.net or estherwest@chialaska.com

Friday, October 10

Lions International Extension Training. Day Three: Mountain View Lions Den, starting at 8:30 AM.

Saturday, October 11

Lions International Extension Training. Day Four: Coast International Inn, Anchorage, starting at 8:30 AM

Saturday, October 11

• Mayor's Charity Ball 2008. Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center

Saturday, October 11

Vision Screening, Turnagain Health Fair @ Turnagain Elem. School 9 AM - Noon. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, ewest@gci.net or estherwest@chialaska.com

Tuesday, October 14

Vision Screening, Mount Spurr Elementary School. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, ewest@gci.net or estherwest@chialaska.com

Tuesday, October 14

Vision Screening, Scenic Park Elementary School. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, ewest@gci.net or estherwest@chialaska.com

Thursday, October 16

• Planning meeting for the Great Pumpkin Festival, Sea Galley Restaurant, 4101 Credit Union Drive. Dinner 6:00 PM, meeting at 7:00 PM.

Friday, October 17

Mountain View Lions 50th Charter Anniversary.

Saturday, October 18

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

Saturday, October 18

Vision Screening,. Hillside Health Fair @ St. Johns Meth. Church, 1801 O'Malley, 8 AM - Noon. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, ewest@gci.net or estherwest@chialaska.com

Monday, October 20

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

Tuesday, October 21

Vision Screening, Williwaw Elementary School. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, ewest@gci.net or estherwest@chialaska.com

Thursday, October 23

• Planning meeting for the Great Pumpkin Festival, Sea Galley Restaurant, 4101 Credit Union Drive. Dinner 6:00 PM, meeting at 7:00 PM.

Thursday, October 23

Vision Screening, Government Hill Elementary School. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, ewest@gci.net or estherwest@chialaska.com

Saturday, October 25

• Great Pumpkin Festival, Spenard Rec Center. Our club will operate the golf game, as in past years. The building opens up at 9:00 AM, and we need to be ready for the kids from 11:00 AM until 7 PM. Help us provide a safe and fun event for the kids.

Saturday, October 25

Vision Screening, Chugiak Senior Center Health Fair @ 22424 N. Birchwood Loop. 8 AM - 1 PM. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, ewest@gci.net or estherwest@chialaska.com

Monday, October 27

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

Tuesday, October 28

• Alaska Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Seeing With Our Hearts Annual Fund Raiser. Captain Cook Hotel (New Location)12 Noon until 1:30 PM. Our Lions club has already contributed $1000 for the fund raiser, so no charge for our members to attend. Bring family and or a friend.

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