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Havre Lions Club presents 2018 Melvin Jones Fellowship Award to Tom Allen


January 23, 2019

Pictured, left to right, are Lions, Jim Rowlatt, Melvin Jones Fellowship Award winner Tom Allen, and Gregg Carlson.

Melvin Jones was the founder of Lions Clubs International. "What if these men," Melvin Jones asked, "who are successful because of their drive, intelligence and ambition, were to put their talents to work improving their communities?" Thus, at his invitation, delegates from men's clubs met in Chicago to lay the groundwork for such an organization and June 7, 1917, Lions Clubs International was born.

As recognition of outstanding work, a Melvin Jones Fellowship Award may be presented to individuals who have contributed time, energy and service that furthers the Lions' Motto, "We Serve". This...

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