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Advances in Ocular Prosthesis.

Ocular Prosthesis is not a new concept for helping with outward cosmetic appearances in animals and humans who have physically lost an eye. But they have been, for the most part, cosmetic only and largely non-functional for the purposes of restoring lost sight (there...

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Support for Blood Mobile Project

Support for Blood Mobile Project Fellow Lions, I ask that your club Board of Directors consider supporting the District project adopted by the Cabinet and as DG Dottie's priority(pet) project. You will recall that the project is to provide $30K to the Blood Bank of...

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Juneau Mendenhall Flying Lions

They don’t fly and they aren’t the king of the jungle, but they sure know how to roar! The Mendenhall Flying Lions (MFLC) have been serving the Juneau community and outlying areas for almost 30 years and are still going strong! With 15 active members, they participate...

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Featuring Zone 6

Zone 6 has been very busy during the months of July. Chugiak, Eagle River and Sleeping Lady Mountain Lions had a busy time the first two weeks of July. They both participated in the 3rd of July Celebration at the park with music, various vendors, vision screening and...

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Peace Poster Contest

ALASKA STAR / JULY-ISSUE-4 2012 / LIONS INTERNATIONAL PEACE POSTER CONTEST, Jul 25, 2012 - 11:59 PM AKST Lions International Peace Poster Contest By Mary Pederson Each year, Lions clubs around the world proudly sponsor the Lions International Peace Poster Contest in...

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Bear Paw Pageant

ALASKA STAR / JULY-ISSUE-3 2012 / BEAR PAW PAGEANT HIGHLIGHTS HOMETOWN YOUTH, Jul 18, 2012 - 11:31 PM AKST Bear Paw Pageant Highlights Hometown Youth By Sleeping Lady Lions “It’s a Jungle Out There” found Sleeping Lady Mountain Lions Club roaring in to Sponsor the...

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Esther West District Governor 2012-2013

A big Thank You to each and every one of you and your club for the support you have extended to me by electing me your District Governor of 49A for the 2012 - 2013 term. With your help and continued support I will do the best I can to promote and serve our Lions in...

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Eagle River Lions Recognized for Service

ALASKA STAR / JULY-ISSUE-2 2012 / LOCAL LIONS RECOGNIZED FOR SERVICE, Jul 11, 2012 - 10:50 PM AKST Local Lions Recognized for Service “Hail, hail the Lions are here!” The roar came loud and strong at the 49A Multi-District Convention held this past April in snowbound...

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Technology helps train visually impaired

Jonathan Grass, Alaska Journal of Commerce Alaska Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Executive Director Karla Jutzi watches as assistive technology and Braille instructor Michael Babcock works with his iPad. Special apps allow the blind to work with online...

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Zone 6 has been very busy during the month of July.

Chugiak, Eagle River and Sleeping Lady Mountain Lions had a busy time the first two weeks of July. They both participated in the 3rd of July Celebration at the park with music, various vendors, vision screening and the big event at midnight with the Fireworks show....

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

A big Thank You to each and every one of you and your club for the support you have extended to me by electing me your District Governor of 49A for the 2012 - 2013 term. With your help and continued support I will do the best I can to promote and serve our Lions in...

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‘Gathering’ for Those in Need

ALASKA STAR / JULY-ISSUE-1 2012 ‘GATHERING’ FOR THOSE IN NEED, Jul 4, 2012 - 12:00 PM AKST ‘Gathering’ for Those in Need By Tanya White The Sleeping Lady Mountain Lions Club had joined hands with local businesses to introduce “The Gathering.” The Gathering is a food...

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Peace Poster Contest / An Annual Art Contest for Kids

Hello Fellow Lions! District Governor Esther has asked me to chair the Peace Poster contest for the coming year and I would like to thank Kathy Trautner for her 10 years of service chairing this project for out District. Yes 10 years! I want to let you know that the...

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From the District 49A Webmaster…

I'm still in a daze from the MD 49 2012 convention. Lion of the Year for district 49A. Wow, that certainly wasn't expected. It is truely a humbling experience when I saw my name name next to the names of Lions that not only are deeply respected within the district but...

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