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32 Years Ago….

Thirty-two years ago, one of our Lion members took the plunge....  He helped charter our club, the Juneau Mendenhall Flying Lions (MFLC).  Ever since he has been making a difference in the lives of many... Click HERE for the rest of the story! Lion Nancy...

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Zone 7 Newsletter for May

As usual, Zone 7 is hopping!  What I failed to report in this month's newsletter was the awards Zone 7 brought home from MD Convention.  First, I want to thank everyone who showed up from Southeast.  We had members from Ketchikan Club, Juneau Lions Club, and the...

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Malawi Project aka prescription pill bottles

The Mendenhall Flying Lions heard about the Malawi Project over social media and thought it might be a simple act to collect used prescription pill bottles and contribute them to this project.  Read HERE for our story. Lion Nancy...

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Autism Awareness

The Mendenhall Flying Lions had an opportunity to participate in the 6th Annual Autism Awareness Carnival and Walk this weekend.  What an incredible event this was!  Click HERE for the story. Lion Nancy...

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Zone 7 Newsletter: April

Lots going on in Zone 7!  Our Branch Club is moving forward with their first fundraising event; Juneau Lions Club finished their annual fundraising event; Ketchikan Lions moving forward with their new project to benefit foster children; and MFLC has a couple new...

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April/May Vision Screenings

We have some very exciting screening events coming up that we will need many volunteers. I personally have three S09s and two S12s but the more devices for April 18 events the better. We could be screening over 500 that day. April 9.   Faith Day Care on Wisconsin Ave....

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Vision Screening in Southeast

March was a busy month for the Mendenhall Flying Lions.  We screened at elementary schools, health fairs, flew to Angoon and Petersburg.  We screened 511 children with 58 referrals.  Click HERE for the full story. Lion Nancy Mendenhall Flying...

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Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home

The Juneau Lions Club, Mendenhall Flying Lions Club, and Boy Scout Troop 247 (whom the Mendenhall Flying Lions sponsor) had the privilege of serving our Vietnam Veterans today.  Click HERE for the story. Lion Nancy...

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AK Child & Family

Greetings from AK Child & Family (formerly Alaska Children's Services). We are celebrating our 125th Anniversary. Every Thursday we share a Throwback Thursday picture on Facebook & Twitter. This week we included a picture from 1980 that included members from the...

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District 49A DG Fundraiser

District 49A DG Fundraiser Saturday, March 28th Palmer Moose Lodge 6-10PM Calling all Lions!!  Come support DG Cindy while eating a great meal, winning door prizes, picking up that perfect gift bidding on silent auction items, winning some cash from various...

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Rotary and Lions Getting the Job Done

Saturday was Rotary's annual food drive for our local food bank.  They took post at three different stores in town and had a school bus waiting at each site to load with canned goods and other items that were donated. Lions showed up at the Food Bank on Sunday to help...

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Zone 7 Newsletter: March

All Clubs in Southeast (Zone 7) are busy busy!  The Juneau Lions Club is gearing up for their annual fundraiser, the Gold Medal Tournament which is no easy task and takes up all their time.  The Mendenhall Flying Lions Club is busy with vision screening, reaching out...

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Zone 7 Newsletter for February

Well, here it is almost March and time for another newsletter, but here's where we are now:  Newsletter February 2015. Lion Nancy for Zone Chair Lion Mike Norton

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Spring Vision Screening

Hello Lions, We don't have any screenings scheduled in our schools so far this quarter but I will be calling all of the schools that have not been done to see if they are ready for us to come in. We do have a special event on February 28, "Meet the World in Anchorage"...

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Aubrey’s Big Adventure

Recently, our club was approached by a local mom asking for financial assistance to help her three year old daughter who was diagnosed with Intermittent Exotropia and required eye surgery to prevent vision loss. Here's her story:...

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