First Lions in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE LIONS CLUB

JANUARY 2009 ACTIVITIES

LUNCHEON MEETINGS 12:00 NOON

Date

Speaker

Program

Friday, January 2

Bjarne Holm

• Review of national, regional and our Lions club accomplishments and goals for the future.

Friday, January 9

Vern Watts

Membership Workshop, Zone III Quarterly Meeting, which will include members of Latino, Mid-Town and Mt. McKinley Lions. Organized by Zone Chairperson Vern Watts.

Friday, January 16

Bill Raften

• Bill is a '92 graduate of the State University of new York College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Bill is a Law Enforcement Zone Officer with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, based in Anchorage. Bill will be speaking on the scope of his responsibilities and the enforcement of Federal Fish and Wildlife laws in Alaska.

Friday, January 23

Dianne Sanzone

• Dianne, one of our new Lions, will speak about her research on polar bears, their habitalt and prospects in a changing climate.

Friday, January 30

Marsha Huffman DeVoe

• Marsha is the Director of Public Affairs with the Veterans Administration's Medical and Regional Office Center. A new office is opening on Elmendorf, and she will give us an insight into changes that will occur in the futurre under the new military and political leadership.

Other Activities

Date

Activity

Saturday, January 17

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

Monday, January 19

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

Tuessday, January 20

Vision Screening, Inlet View, beginning at 9AM. Contact Esther L.West if you can help 339-9064, 276-7667 X 113, ewest@gci.net or estherwest@chialaska.com

Monday, January 26

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

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