Anchorage Lions June 2012First Lions in Anchorage







Friday, June 7, Lunch

Larry Holman and George Stransky

* Our big cycling events are just around the corner. Larry will talk about the Ride for Life Alaska, the two day bicycle ride to Seward to prevent colorectal cancer (see below - June 29 and 30). Two weeks later will be the Fireweed races, where our club provide support at the 25 mile mark. George will give us updates about this event, an event gave us over $2,000 last year, for us to give to our local charity. ( Food Bank Day)

Friday, June 14, Lunch

Lion David Jensen

* Lion Dave will speak about his new book that he is getting published.

Friday, June 21, Lunch

Lion David Jensen

* No Lunch meeting since we will ba at O'Malleys on th3e Green for the Don Fridley Golf Classic.

Friday, June 28, Lunch

Ryan Toohey

* Ryan ius the Science Department Director for the Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council.

Other Activities



Saturday, June 15

* 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 17

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

Friday, June 21 * Don Fridley Golf Classic, our big benefit effort for the Covenant House. O'Malleys on the Green. Contact Neal Haglund for more information. Rigistration Noon, Play golf 1:00 PM.
Wednesday, June 26 * Anchorage Lions Board Meeting at Denny's Restaurant 5:30 PM, Benson Blvd & Denali Street. Note change in date.

Saturday-Sunday June 29 and 30

* Ride for Life Alaska, a two day bicycle ride from Anchorage to Seward, raising money to prevent colorectal cancer. This is one of our big Lions events of the season. We are asked to help supply personnel at the following aide stations: Saturday - Ingram Creek at the base of the Turnagain Grade, at the Top of Turnagain Pass, and Summit Lake. Sunday - Kenai Lake. We will then work with the Seward Resurrection Bay Lions at the end of the ride in Seward. Call Lion Bjarne for more information.

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