Lions Club member honored

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Lion Tom Wells of the Powers Spalding Lions Club, recipient of the Melvin Jones International Humanitarian Award, has now received the Ralph M. Sheehan Distinguished Service Award, the highest level of community service, from Past District Governor Jim Wash. The presentation was made at the group’s June 16 meeting. A reception was held for members and guests after the meeting. Wells has provided countless dedication to his community through his service, education and entertainment. He has built numerous projects using his mason and building skills. In addition, he has held all the offices of Lions Club – some multiple times – and has chaired numerous civic service committees. He has also entertained his whole community playing tuba since joining the Lions in 1968. He has been a leader in the Adopt a Highway Project, Pasty Sale, and July 4th Celebration.