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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....

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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...

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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...

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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. ...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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Post Barbecue 2014

By Lion Nancy Norton Another year. Another Barbecue. Another successful fundraiser. There were a couple hiccups.... But we managed to get back on track fairly quickly and no one was the wiser. Lions Neil Atkinson, Soapy Lingle and Mike Norton showed up early early...

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Zone 7 Newsletter: November

For those who don't know, Zone 7 is Southeast Alaska.  We have four clubs and one branch club:  Juneau Lions, Juneau Mendenhall Flying Lions, Ketchikan Lions, Wrangell Lions, and POW Branch Lions.  Newsletter November 2014 Lion Mike Norton Zone 7...

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November is American Diabetes Month

Hi friends: We have many great promotions going on, Rosie on air personality with Clear Channel is doing a great on line campaign for ADM – please like our FB page – many great messages… Natural Pantry – coin cans at all registers – Stylized Hair Design – silent...

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Sockeye Fire Relief

The 2015 Alaska Sockeye Fire was brought under control by about 750 fire fighters. 55 Matanuska Valley residents lost everything from vehicles to houses to dog kennels. Alaska Lions rallied to assist them with needed supplies. Read the whole Sockeye Fire story here...

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A Successful Recycle for Sight Drive

By Lion Nancy Norton Yesterday the two Juneau clubs had their annual Recycle for Sight Drive at the Nugget Mall.  It started out a little slow but in the end worked out. At present, the Joint Sight Conservation Committee (aka Joint Sight Committee) has eyeglass...

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Vision Screening Testimonial

by Nancy Norton There's no doubt that Lions have a passion for many things.  One of them being vision screening.  Not just any vision screening, but for children.  Most adults know they have vision problems or already wear corrective lenses.  But too often children...

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Annual Barbecue

by Nancy Norton The Juneau Mendenhall Flying Lions will be serving up their famous rib dinner on Saturday, November 1, starting at noon.  We will keep serving until the ribs are gone! This annual event has been taking place for 19 years and we've raised over $150,000...

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