Each year, the West Stanly Lions Club recognizes a member with a Melvin Jones Award in recognition of his long time service and
dedication to the West Stanly Lions Club and his dedication to our motto of “We Serve”. This year, the award was presented to Leonard Pritchard, a member of WSLC since 1997.
Melvin Jones founded the Lions organization in Chicago in 1917. This year as we celebrate the Centennial anniversary of Lions International,the organization has grown to over 1.4 million members and 45,000 clubs worldwide. The Lions motto “We Serve” exemplifies the dedication to helping those in need with specific emphasis on the blind and visually impaired.