The Plains Lions Club recently presented Lions member Francis Griffith with the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award. The award, named for the founder of Lions International, recognizes outstanding individuals. It is the highest form of recognition and embodies humanitarian ideas consistent with the nature and purpose of Lionism. The award recipient becomes a model because of exemplary service to his club and the community it serves. At the award presentation, from left: Ron Filipinni, Griffith, past president; Chris Grudzinski; and Tom Major, secretary.