Lions Club highest award to Central Saanich man

Lorne Jones has received the highest honour the international wing of the Lions Club can bestow upon its members.

  • Dec. 2, 2016 8:00 p.m.

Central Saanich Lions Club member Lorne Jones

CENTRAL SAANICH — Lions Club member Lorne Jones has received the highest honour the international wing of the Club can bestow upon its members.

On Nov. 24, District Governor Alan Guy came to central Saanich from Mayne Island to present Jones with the Melvin Jones (no relation) Award. As a 35-year member of the Lions Club, Lorne received the honour in recognition of his exemplary service to the community and acting as a role model for other members of the Central Saanich service organization.

— Submitted by Bob Warren, Secretary, Central Saanich Lions Club

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