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On January 19, Dr. William Hutto (left), Airport and Aviation Center Director, spoke to the Auburn Lions Club about the airport. Auburn University offers educational programs in Professional Flight Management, in Aviation Management , and in Aerospace Engineering, using the airport facilities. Also newly approved (first in the nation) is a program in Unmanned Aircraft […]

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On January 12, Dr. James Barberee (left), Professor of Biological Sciences, Auburn University, spoke to the Auburn Lions Club about his (and colleagues) work on early detection of disease-causing bacteria. Early detection is essential to control the spread of diseases. Bacteria studied were MRSA, Strep, and E Coli. Methods were developed for very quick detection, […]

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At the January 5, 2016, meeting, Todd Bennett (center), Chief Development Officer, The Methodist Home, spoke to the Auburn Lions Club about the work of the Methodist Homes with young people. The Homes serve abandoned or abused or orphaned children as a temporary home until more suitable family environment can be provided.  At any time, approximately 600 […]

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On Dec. 8, 2015, Dr. Fred Lacy (left) spoke to the Auburn Lions Club about the recent history of Israel. The previous history of Jewish persecution by non-Jews made the idea of a Jewish homeland very attractive to many people. The idea of a Jewish homeland, developed under Zionism in the late 1800.s, and the […]

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Sam Maloney (left), Field Deputy, Opelika Unemployment Compensation Tax Office, spoke to the Auburn Lions Club on December 1, 2015, about the work of his office. In particular, he said that classification of employees by employers (laborers or independent contractors) has a big impact on unemployment compensation funds and health insurance funds, which are withheld […]

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Vickie Dearing, Executive Director, Rape Counselors of East Alabama, spoke on November 17 to the Auburn Lions Club about her organization’s services to those sexually assaulted. In the last two years, the number of crisis calls and the number of rape calls has increased almost 100%. The sexual assault victims in our area are anywhere […]

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The Auburn Lions Club, as a part of Lions International, places a strong emphasis on aiding the visually impaired. This fall, over 3000- schoolchildren were screened by the club for vision problems. As a part of its program, ophthalmologist Dr. Jeffrey Weeks (right) spoke to the club on November 10 about the latest developments in eye […]

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