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Have You Plunged Today?

How can you have a crazy good time and help a deserving group of people at the same time? By participating in the 4th Annual Polar Plunge for Special Olympics, that’s how. The Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations, and businesses to...

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Lions celebrate 50 years of service

Who are the Eagle River Lions? In the spring of 1962, two guys met for breakfast in Eagle River before going to work. It was the usual way to start the day, but the conversation was different. The night before, a local family had lost their home and all their...

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The Lions Tale

(Editor: Lion Chuck DuCharme) Bulletin 2012-6 ; Oct 23, 2012 Please send info you would like in this bulletin to akchuckd@gci.net For Eagle River Lions Club Membership “What have you done to serve the community lately?” Upcoming Events: ERLC Gun Show Fund Raiser Oct...

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Eagle River Lions

Who are the EAGLE RIVER LIONS? IN THE SPRING OF 1962 Two GUYS MET FOR BREAKFAST IN Eagle River before going to work. It was the usual way to start the day; but the conversation was different! The night before a local family had lost their home and all their...

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Fund Raiser for Anne Roberts

What a tremendous community we are lucky enough to live in! The fund raiser that was pulled together in a short amount of time for Anne Roberts on Friday September 21st was a giant success!! Anne has been a long time Eagle River and Chugiak resident for many years and...

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Eagle River Bear Mountain Leos

The Bear Mountain Leos are very busy in the Chugiak-Eagle River community having fun and serving their community. A few of their projects during the last year were: vision screening at local health fairs and the Alaska State Fair, Shoe Boxes To the Troops, Supplies...

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Eagle River Bear Mountain Leos

The Bear Mountain Leos are very busy in the Chugiak-Eagle River community having fun and serving their community. A few of their projects during the last year were: vision screening at local health fairs and the Alaska State Fair, Shoe Boxes To the Troops, Supplies...

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Ketchikan Lions

Some clubs are active—and you know it. Other clubs are active, but you don’t hear much about them. They’re quietly being Lions, doing what they can to help their community. Such is the case with the Ketchikan Lions Club. With a membership of 18 active members, the...

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Leaping from Leo to Lion: Growing up to serve

It seems as I was born to be a Lion. As a child, the Lions Park was my playground and I ran around the Lions Den while my dad worked projects for his club, the Eagle River Lions. When I was old enough, I helped my dad behind the scenes on different Lions projects....

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The heart of a lion

Many of us have made countless trips to Lions Park in Eagle River to watch our kids play ball, attend the Fourth of July festivities or be a part of the Highland games. But have we ever stopped to consider who takes care of the park, or the clubhouse that sits...

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Wounded Warriors: Giving to those who have given so much

Thanksgiving came early this year to the wounded warriors stationed in the Wounded Warriors Transition Barracks at Fort Richardson. Over four years ago the Chugiak Lions asked their commander what the club could do for our local heroes. To the Lions’ surprise, the...

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Keep an eye out for Lions at the State Fair

If you attended the Bear Paw Parade, you probably saw the Lions’ Vision and Eye Screening Trailer go by you, with Lions and Leos marching alongside, handing out candy to the kids and having a blast along the way. Now, those same Lions and Lions clubs from around the...

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Alaska State Sno-X Lions

The club is working to allow snowmobile racing in the area of Kincaid Park currently used by motor cycle racing. In June the club helped with the Alaska Ride for Life bicycle fund raiser. Recently they also held a fund raiser to help support one of their members who...

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Anchorage Mt. McKinley Lions

Members have been involved with the Disabled camp at Camp K near Kenai, and other members played instruments on a float in the Eagle River Bear Paw Festival. A blue spruce was planted at the Anchorage Senior Center and dedicated to the club. The club is actively...

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Anchorage Lions

The club helped coordinate all aide stations for the Alaska Ride for Life bike ride from Anchorage to Seward in June, an effort to raise funds to diagnose and treat colorectal cancer for those Alaskans in need of assistance, with the goal of eliminating mortality from...

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