Foster Child Gift Giving

Saturday was a busy day for the Mendenhall Flying Lions but we divided and conquered and accomplished what needed to be done. Some of us participated in the Food Drive to benefit Hoonah and others participated in the Office of Children Services Gift Giving event.  This event gave all children …

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Food Drive to Benefit Hoonah

Yesterday was our second annual food drive to benefit the comnunity of Hoonah, Alaska.  Hoonah is the largest Tlingit village in Alaska with about 70 percent of its 850 residents being Alaska Native heritage.  Fishing is its mainstay industry.  Hoonah is 30 miles west of Juneau, across the Inside Passage. The …

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Zone 7 Newsletter: December

by Lion Nancy Norton Zone 7 is gearing up for some of their busiest time of the year.  Juneau Lions Club is in the process of putting their annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament Together; the Mendenhall Flying Lions Club has their Light Flights fundraiser; and the Ketchikan and Wrangell Lions Club are …

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Night Flights Flying Over Juneau

by Lion Nancy Norton The Juneau Empire put a nice story in the paper this week about our upcoming fundraiser…. Light Flights.  The proceeds from this event go towards the Children’s Tumor Foundation and other projects.  http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-08/night-flights-flying-over-juneau-next-friday

Light Flights

by Lion Nancy Norton One of our signature projects is our Light Flights event.  This is held every year the week before Christmas and involves helicopters, Christmas lights, and lots of fun! Yep…. Light Flights….  Thanks to the generosity of Coastal Helicopters, the Juneau Mendenhall Flying Lions is able to …

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Great Alaska Shootout

Split the Pot at the Shootout Many Benton Bay Lions participated to make this year’s Split the Pot at the Shootout a success. Lion Lawrence provided these photos of the teams on the ice with the winning number shown.

2nd Annual Lions Packs Drive

By Lion Nancy Norton Last August 2013, our club came up with a new project idea…. to provide a backpack to every child who entered into the foster care program.  We asked the community for donations that would help provide a little comfort during this first 24 hours (a blankie, …

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