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Reflections at Christmas Time

This morning, I’m sitting at my desk reflecting upon Christ’s return that was the topic of a recent worship service. Each scripture read was filled with encouragement and certainty of Christ coming again. After reading a scripture, the preacher would ask, “Are you ready for his return?”

Teach with love and caring while remaining loyal to the church

On October 8, 2013, Pope Francis announced to the world that in October of 2014 there would be an Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on topics related to the family and evangelization.

A conflict worthy of Christian prayer

As news interest regarding activity in the Middle East has turned away from the conflict between Hamas and Israel with the current focus on covering U.S. involvement in the coalition attempting to thwart the threat of militant Islamic groups in Iraq, an Eagle River pastor continues to remind the members of his church and other community members to pray for the peace of Jerusalem. He also encourages Americans to look behind the mainstream media in an effort to be better educated regarding current events in the Middle East.
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Your gift to help blind Alaskans counts twice thanks to Lions

Aren’t we fortunate as Alaskans to be able to plan on a Permanent Fund Dividend check again this year? As you apply for your PFD between now and the March 31 deadline, remember that you can choose to give some of it to the Alaska Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired and more than 300 other charities serving our neighbors.

Worldwide Week of Service honors Jones

Lions Clubs International President Joe Preston is inviting Lions around the world to celebrate the birthday of Melvin Jones on Jan. 13 by serving their communities. To honor the legacy of our founder, Lions around the world are invited to join the Worldwide Week of Service on Jan. 10-16, 2015. I would like to invite you in our community to join us.

Thank You for Tree of Giving and Food Baskets

Each year the Eagle River Lions gather food supplies from the local elementary school to assist in the preparation of 50 food baskets for the needy in our community. All with the can and dried goods, they provide each family with gift cards to purchase the meat of their choice. Our community was very supportive of this request for assistance allowing our club to provide the families with meals for the holiday seaon. Chugiak Lions raised money and provided food baskets to the Chugiak Children Services for each of their families to enjoy the holidays.

Thoughts for the New Year

A few days ago it was Christmas morning. For many people, excitement and smells of a holiday feast filled the air. Gifts were nestled under the tree wrapped in brightly colored paper and bows. Children were wide-eyed in awe of what was inside the box that had their name on it. Dazzling lights and sounds of jingle bells provided a backdrop to this much anticipated moment. It was a time for family and friends to come together, exchange gifts, feast, and for many to celebrate the birth of Jesus.

A Tale of Tails

More than 73 years ago, three Lions from Detroit, Mich. had a dream that they could build a school to train dogs for people who are blind or visually impaired. Lions from all over the world helped this dream come true. Over 14,500 people have left Leader Dog, walking proudly, safely and independently with a Leader Dog harness in their left hand full of Lion love in the form of a guide dog.
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Fire Company gets coupons

The Chugiak Volunteer Fire Company has received help in securing a new fire truck from 5,000 miles away. This week the Courier received a letter from Natalie Brooks who is visiting with her parents at Merrimac, Mass.

“Statehood”

The shouting is over, but the joy and enthusiasm lingers on! I’m speaking, of course, about Congressional approval of statehood for this great country of ours. It was a memorable occasion for the majority of Alaskans the day the word was flashed instantaneously by the miracle of teletype. After years of struggle, red tape, delay and what-not, the victory was finally ours.

“Two seniors named for the Gruening Award”

“Peters Creek boy goes to national ski meet”

“Vandalism is prevalent in this area”

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Starlight October 20

Starlight October 20

“Residents line up to buy new 4S iPhone.
Starlight

Starlight

“What would Chugiak's pioneers think of the Palmer Highway if they were to drive through the community today?”
Facebook page connects Chugiak-Eagle River

Facebook page connects Chugiak-Eagle River

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