Melvin Jones — 100 Years

June 7, 1917 Lions were formed by Melvin Jones.  The first club was formed in Alaska in 1940 in Juneau.  Now we have 75 clubs in our great State with approximately 2500 people serving. It’s been 100 years in the making, and now our Centennial year is finally...

A Century of Miracles

I have the honor of being the Centennial District Governor for 42 Lions Clubs and approximately 1500 members in Southeast, Southwest and Southcentral Alaska.  This is the Centennial year for Lions Clubs International.   We were founded by a Chicago Insurance...

Knights Of The Blind

Born in Tuscumbia, Alabama, USA, in 1880, Helen Keller developed a fever at 18 months of age that left her blind and deaf. With the help of an exceptional teacher, Anne Mansfield Sullivan of the Perkins School for the Blind, Helen Keller learned sign language and...

Lions Corner – New Members

It is an exciting time to be part of such a large service organization such as Lions International.  Your local Lions have come together to form two new clubs in the last six months. We Chartered The Kenai Centennial Savvy Lions and Sitka Centennial Lions Clubs this...
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