Mike Norton awarded Lions Zone Chair of the Year

Mike Norton has been awarded Zone Chair of the Year by Multiple District 49A in recognition of his commitment to serving the Lions Clubs of Southeast Alaska. As Zone Chair, Lion Mike monitors the health and status of four clubs in Southeast Alaska-- Ketchikan Lions, Wrangell Lions, Juneau Lions, and Juneau Mendenhall Flying Lions—sharing ideas for projects, assisting with problems, ensuring clubs are operating as required.

Mike Norton is a member of the Juneau Mendenhall Flying Lions Club. He has been a Lion for six years, and has participated in various club projects including the annual Barbeque and Auction, Spring Dinner and Auction, Lions Packs, Light Flights, litter pick up and vision screening efforts.

“It is very rewarding to help fulfill community needs, and it is a great honor to be presented with this award,” said Norton.

The Juneau Mendenhall Flying Lions Club has 21 members and meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 6 p.m. at the Udder Culture in the Mendenhall Mall. Lions clubs are a group of men and women who identify needs within the community and work together to fulfill those needs. For more information or to get involved with the Juneau Mendenhall Flying Lions Club, contact Mike Norton at 957-1697 or mikennancy@gci.net.

Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with more than 1.3 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world. Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to community service and serving youth throughout the world. For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit the Web site at www.lionsclubs.org.

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