Submitted by Linda Kale
New Providence Lions Club recently awarded Mr. Tom Montrone and Mr. Brian Geoffroy the “Melvin Jones Fellowship Award.” This award is the highest form of recognition and embodies outstanding humanitarian ideas consistent with the nature and purpose of Lionism. A recipient of this award becomes a model of exemplary service to his club and the community which it serves.
The Melvin Jones Award is a nation-wide award. Melvin Jones a 38-year-old Chicago businessman, asked a simple and world changing question, “What if people put their talents to work improving their communities?” One hundred years later Lions Club International is the world’s largest service club organization with 1.35 million members in more than 46,000 clubs.
The New Providence Lions Club is in its 48th year of service to the community of New Providence, New Jersey.
The New Providence Lions Club donates back to the community every dollar it collects. Being a Lion empowers you to help others in a way that no one person could alone. The Lions are dedicated to helping others. Lions make a difference!
Organizations that have benefited from your annual support are: NP Recreation Dept., Fire Dept., Community Service Assoc., EMS Rescue Squad, Senior Citizens Center, PBA, NPHS Scholarships, NP Historical Society, Health Fair, NP Public Library.
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