Anchorage Lions June 2012First Lions in Anchorage







Friday, June 1, Lunch

Sheila Parker

* Sheila will give us a briefing on the history of the Covenant House in Anchorage, as well as an update on the upcoming Don Fridley Golf Tounament, which is our biggest benefit effort of the year. (tentative) ( Food Bank Day)

Friday, June 8, Lunch

Larry Holman and George Stransky

* The Alaska Ride for Life has been moved to earlier in the season, looking for better weather and less traffic on the road. There will be a new exciting format. The Fireweed 400 bicycle races follow a few weeks later. Larry and George will get us revved up and let us know how we can support these exciting and valuable community events.

Friday, June 15, Lunch

Bruce Service

* Bruce is a FedEx pilot, flying mostly from Anchorage to the Asia, and occasionally to Europe and the Lower-48. Anchorage is one of the world's largest cargo airports in the world. Come and finnd out about the inner workings of this enterprise.

Friday, June 22, Lunch

Dr. Pete Mjos

* Pete will talk to us about his medical outreach programs in Nicaragua and Northeast India. We'll all be in for a reat treat.

Friday, June 29, Lunch

Rebecca Goodrich

* Rebecca is with "Ghostwriters". Her presentation will be on "The Joy of Working with Creative Alaskan Writers", and she'll go through some of the high and low points of several different projects on which she has worked.

Other Activities


Monday, June 4 * Anchorage Lions Board Meeting at 5:30 PM at the Westmark Hotel.
Wednesday, June 13 * Installation Dinner for our new incoming slate of Anchorage Lions Club Officers. Westmark Hotel, 6:30 PM until 7:00 PM Social Hour, Dinner 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM. The price will be $35 per person. Please call Bjarne Holm at 346-3910 or Neal Haglund at 345-0410 to make reservations. We ask that all banquet tickets be paid for in advance.
Saturday, June 16 * Anchorage Lions Club Garage Sale, 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM at the home of Lion Alicia Egan, 12814 Chapel Drive. Items can be dropped off up to a week in advance.

Saturday, June 16

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

Monday, June 18

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

June 22-26 * Lions International Convention in Busan, Korea.
June 23-24 * Alaska Ride for Life, fund raiser to detect and treat cancer. Two day cycling event from Anchorage to Seward. Our Lions organize and staff several of the aide stations along the ride.
Monday, June 25 * NEW: Anchorage Lions Board Meeting at Dennies Restaurant, located at the intersection of Denali and Benson Blvd. Dinner, if you choose, at 6:30 PM. Board Meeting starts 7:00 PM. We would like to have all old and new board members in attendance, as well as others who would like to attend.

Wednesday, June 27

* Don Fridley Golf Classic, our big benefit effort for the Covenant House. O'Malleys on the Green, Anchorage. Contact Neal Haglund for more information.

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