Lion Past President Fred Aldrich, right receives the Lions International Distinguished Service Award from President David Dingman (right) and incoming President Donald Labarge. “The award is given in sincere appreciation and recognition of distinguished service, loyalty and devotion to the objects and furtherance of Lionism, “ Dingman said. Lion Charles McIntyre (absent from photo) received Lions Clubs International’s Melvin Jones Fellowship. A Melvin Jones Fellowship is the highest honor that Lions International can bestow, Dingman said. This award recognizes a person’s commitment to humanitarian service.