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Havre Lions present Allen with Melvin Jones Fellowship Award


January 11, 2019

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Maranna Allen stands by her husband, Tom, as he accepts a Melvin Jones Fellowship Award from Lions Jim Rowlatt and Gregg Carlson.

Press release

For Lionistic year 2018-19, The Havre Lions Club recently presented Lion Tom Allen a Melvin Jones Fellowship Award.

Melvin Jones founded Lions Club International in 2017, with the organization celebrating its centennial in 2017-18.

"What if these men," 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 17, 2017, Lions Club International was born.

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