First Lions in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE LIONS CLUB

MARCH 2007 ACTIVITIES

LUNCHEON MEETINGS

Date
Speaker
Program

March 2

Chris Keffalos

• Chris Keffalos of Grace Alaska will discuss the new Sports dome, Changepoint and the remarkable growth of this organization and the community they serve.

March 9

Ron Nagel

• Ron Nagel of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium will discuss dental care in the bush, the problems and their efforts to solve them.

March 16

Larry Holman

•Larry Holman is President for Ride For Life, a bicycle touring event that raises funds for cancer awareness, research, and treatment. 85% of funds raised this year will go toward funding Colorectal screening organized by the Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center. 10% will go toward statewide cancer information. Last year the effort funded a Story Board for "Healthy Colon" that is being develop by Alaska Health Fairs and will be used at health fairs around the state, especially in rural areas. The last 5 % goestoward the Lance Armstrong Foundation.

March 23

Judge Beverly Cutler

• Judge Beverly Cutler of Palmer will discuss justice in the Mat-Su valley, the problems faced through their period of enormous growth.

March 30

Angela Liston

• Angela Liston - Anchorage Faith and Action - Congregations Together (AFACT) an interfaith organization building leadership and creating positive change in Anchorage... addressing, among other things, intensive outreach to Native students, public safety concerns. Ms. Liston is an inspiring speaker - not to be missed.

Other Activities

Date
Activity

March 2

Canned Goods Collection for Food Bank. Bring canned goods to lunch meeting.

March 17

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

March 19

Joint Sight Meeting.

March 26

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

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