Archive of: Lions Corner



November Issue 3 2012

Elks Helping Our Veterans

In the year 1867, a group of entertainers in New York City were looking for a place to socialize and enjoy the camaraderie of each other’s company and common interests. Less than six months later the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks was born and quickly added charitable works to their fraternal foundation.

November Issue 2 2012

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 support Special Olympics Alaska athletes by gathering pledges and plunging into the icy waters of Goose Lake in Anchorage.

November Issue 1 2012

Lions celebrate 50 years of service

Who are the Eagle River Lions?

October Issue 4 2012

Lions support American Diabetes Association Step Out event

Local Lions donated their time and resources to the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) fundraising event Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes. The flagship event helps the ADA provide community-based education programs, protect the rights of people with diabetes and fund critical research for a cure.

October Issue 3 2012

Bidding for the Cause

Fall seems to be the time of year when auctions abound, raising funds for a variety of non-profits throughout our community.

October Issue 2 2012

Culinary Art Students at Chugiak High School

What do culinary arts students, Chugiak High School and the Sleeping Lady Mountain Lion’s have in common? How about service to others, work related training, community support and fun!

October Issue 1 2012

Community comes together

What a tremendous community we are lucky enough to live in! the fundraiser that was pulled together in a short amount of time for Anne Roberts on Friday, Sept. 21 was a giant success! Anne has been a longtime Eagle River and Chugiak resident for many years and raised four children in this community. Two months ago, she learned the breast cancer she fought and beat 10 years ago had returned, only this time it turned out to be a very rare form of breast cancer and she was flown to Seattle for treatment. Anne will be receiving treatment in Seattle for the next 2-3 months. To help with her medical costs, her colleagues at Prudential Vista Real Estate planned a fundraiser to help her.

September Issue 4 2012

The Bear Mountain Leos

As a follow-up article related to the Leo program run by the Sleeping Lady Mountain Loins, I would like to introduce you to the Bear Mountain Leos.

September Issue 3 2012

Lions: The World’s Largest Service Club Organization

Our 46,000 clubs and 1.35 million members make us the world’s largest service club organization. We’re also one of the most effective. Our members do whatever is needed to help their local communities. Everywhere we work, we make friends. With children who need eyeglasses, with seniors, community members needing assistance and with people we may never meet.

September Issue 2 2012

Eagle River Lions Park: A Crown Jewel of our Community

This fall the Eagle River Lions Club will be celebrating their 50th anniversary as a participant in the Eagle River Community. Having served twice as president of the club.

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