2014 Club Weekly Meetings

Two fun events and one NO Meeting on Tuesday, December 30, 2014.

Tuesday Evening, January 6, 2015 at 6:00PM  dinner meeting with the UAA Hockey Team at the Coast International Inn. This is a buffet with unlimited food except you may only have for your dinner entree either chicken, beef or pork loin. Per plate cost including gratuity should not exceed $33.00. Let me know if you are coming and what you will want to eat, pork, beef or chicken.

Tuesday, December 30, meeting "Canceled" Happy New Year.

Tuesday Noon, 12/23/14, Christmas Party & Chinese Auction Gift Exchange Gift required for each one participating costing between $20 & $25. This the fun event of the year. Call all your friends to join us for this Party. We need Lions to join us and relax and have fun. Everyone participating in the exchange must bring a gift. Please come for our last meeting in 2014.

Tuesday Noon   12/16/14, Dennis Raines, Adult and Teen Challenge Alaska, Outreach Coordinator

Tuesday Noon 12/09/14,Karen Matthias Ex Director, Council of Alaska Producers

Tuesday Noon 12/02/14, Dede Allen Associate Athletic  Director, Compliance Officer

Tuesday, November 25, Evening Shootout Begins at UAA Alaska Airlines Sports Center with basketball the rule for Thanksgiving week.

Tuesday, November 25, Noon, Matt Thomas, Head Hockey Coach, UAA Athletics

Tuesday, November 18, Noon, Abe Hernandez, G, Alaska Indoor Football League

Tuesday, November 11, Noon,  Mike Miller, Executive Director,  Food Bank of Alaska

Tuesday, November 4, 2014, Noon, Kris Ashley, Senior Tax Consultant, IRS

Congratulations to UAA Athletics for an extremely successful period for Hockey, Volleyball and Cross Country. UAA is doing great things with great student athletes. The Hockey Team is off to Maine this weekend without having a loss in the preseason.

The Oct. 25-26 weekend is the State Championships for large schools. Need a lot of split the pot salesman

Tuesday, October 29, 2014, Dinner, Mary Miner, Raven's Roost Co-housing Project

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, Lunch,  Rusty Osborne, UAA Men's Basketball Coach

Tuesday, October 14, 2014, Noon Captain Cook Hotel, Seeing With The Heart   Free Lunch with a donation to Alaska Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired

From Lion Chuck on October 10 – We had a great weekend of Hockey, Volleyball & inductions into the Seawolf Hall of Fame. All teams won. Can you imagine UAA & UAF both won their games against Wisconsin & Maine. Coach Matt had a great game plan & the boys executed.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014, Lunch, Margaret Weber, Camp Abilities for Kids

August 19, 2014, Becky Parker, Blood Bank of Alaska, Support of our only critical source of blood.

August 12, 2014, Lorelei Simon, Usibelli Coal, the State of Alaska's most abundant resource for energy.

August 5, 2014, Steve MacDonald KTUU TV will be with us so we need a good showing for the evening news.

July 12, 2014, Saturday, Golf Outing All Hands on Board for a Fun Saturday.

July 29, 2014, Tuesday Evening, Lion Lawrence Camp, Zone Chairman Zone 4, A Meet our zone Lions

July 22, 2014, Tuesday  lunch meeting,  Jim Kubitz Alaska Railroad Director of Real Estate Operations

July 15, 2014, Tuesday  lunch meeting, Joshua Weinstein Northrim Benefits Gp  Affordable Care Act

July 8, 2014, Tuesday  lunch meeting, Paul Stoklos Alaska Search & Rescue Dogs

July 1, 2014,  Tuesday lunch meeting, Steve Thompson Director of Hockey Operations, UAA Hockey Recruits

Golf is scheduled for July 12, 2014 at  Mooses Run.

Members ,we had a fantastic installation banquet last Thursday with our new but experienced Lion Esther West serving as our President. The program was great and everyone seemed to have a fun time. Also joining our club with induction by District 49A Governor, Lewis Quinn, the newest Lion in the world Amy Erickson. All the Past District Governors explained to Amy why they were Lions. It was a program touched you to the core. Lion Amy your enthusiasm is terrific.

On June  24, 2014 we have our evening meeting and I have scheduled the tuba player from Hope Cottage. That would be the Care Coordinator for Hope Cottage, Jim Mallory. Remember, we meet between 6:30 PM & 7:00 PM at the Lone Star.

Next Tuesday we have Tiffany Wilson with ATLA as our next speaker. That is on June 17, 2014. Then the tuba player returns for Hope Cottage on June 24 our evening meeting.

June 17, 2014, ATLA Tiffany Wilson, Very exciting program on new inventions helping individuals with handicaps blind, deaf, etc.

June 10, 2014, Open Date at Press Time

June 3, 2014, Jon Dyson,  General Manager of the Anchorage Glacier Pilots, Upcoming season

May 27, 2014, Scheduled a Tuba player but he got blown off course. He was to give us a rousing rendition. Sorry about that. Evening meeting Dinner at 7:00 PM

May 20, 2014: Mike Lyle, Tournament Director, Moose Run Golf Course. Mike will give us the facts for our BIG Golf outing July 12, 2014.

May 13, 2014: Regan Mattingly, Ex. Director, Alaska Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired. New Director with all the new programs

May 13, 2014: Regan Mattingly Ex. Director, Alaska Center for the Blind

May 6, 2014  Justin Green & Ian Williams  Alaska Rugby Programs and Fabulous Facilities The Greens is located in upper Rabbit Creek Valley

May 6, 2014:  Justin Green & Ian Williams, Alaska Rugby. Go to their website & see what they have done. Lion Craig Cornichuck is very active with this program.

April 29, 2014: LION Tlisa Northcutt, Director of Development UAA. Tlisa will be our program for our evening meeting. She will deliver a special message of importance.

April 22, 2014: Gary Matthews, Retiring Ex. Director of ASAA, The multifaceted  Alaska School Activities Assn.

April 15, 2014: Duane Clark, Center Market, Year Around Farmers Market in Anchorage

April 8, 2014: Matt Thomas,Head Coach UAA Hockey. The first winning season in more two decades.

April 1, 2014: Steve Smith Ravn Alaska, The new name for several very old commuter airlines in Alaska

March 25, 2014: Walt Hays District  49A  International Relations    Walt is a 50 year resident of Alaska Retired Methodist Minister Introduced PET International for Lions International  at Conventions Boston-2006, Chicago-2007, Minneapolis-2009, Sydney-2010, Seattle-10 Hamburg-2011

March 18, 2014: Joy Blackburn District 49A, Global Leadership

March 11, 2014: Angela Rush & Denis McCarville, Alaska Child and Family Services

March 4, 2014: Sheriff Lance Buchholtz,  LEAP

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014:  We need all our members to join us in a fun evening at the Lone Star with meet and greet at 6:00 PM with dinner at 7:00 PM  Don't have a program but will ask Lion Coach Matt Thomas  to come as UAA has a bye week.

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014: Christy Hickel the premier Women's HOCKEY Coach in Alaska. She has two daughters playing at division 1 schools presently. Previously ran a private academy in Girdwood teaching not only.  Academics but skiing at the competitive level. She has two Master degrees from UAA and was formerly an Anchorage Fireman.