First Lions in Anchorage




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April 4

Hillary McIntosh

• Hillary is the Manager of Business Development and External Affairs for Brooks Range Petroleum Corporation, the only "wild cat" oil exploration firm in Alaska.

April 11

Bjarne Holm

• Our own Lion Bjarne will be giving a slide presentation about soil conditions along the proposed gas pipeline from Prudhoe Bay to Fairbanks, and then over to the Canadian Border. These are slides he took while logging soils on drill rigs back in the late 70's and early 80's. He'll show the foundation conditions we encountered, and discuss foundation design criteria for buildings and communication structures on the Slope, as well as requirements for hot oil and cold natural gas pipelines in and out of permafrost. Most of us recall that work on the gas pipeline stopped in the early 1980's when the prices of oil and natural gas took a steep price decline.

April 18


• Our lunch will be part of the Muntiple District 49 Lions Convention, Coast International Inn, 3333 West International Airport Road. See details about the Convention below.

April 25

Paul Tousignant

• Paul is district director for SCORE, also known as Councellors to America's Small Business.

Other Activities



April 4

• Canned Goods Collection for Food Bank. Bring canned goods to lunch meeting. If you forget, be prepared to make a $1.00 donation to the Food Bank of Alaska.

April 16-19

Multiple District 49 Convention, Coast International Inn, 3333 West International Airport Road. Agenda "A" / Agenda "B" / District 49A Informer Remember to ask your spouse to come to the banquet Saturday evening, and dress in your finest.

April 19

• Food Distribution Joint Project with Latinos Lions Club 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM at Hispanic Cultural Center 4233 Mt. View Drive. Bill Elam, our regular volunteer, will be in Florida, and with the convention going on, we need to make sure this valuable activity is staffed.

April 28

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

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