Rome Lions Club present awards
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE — Rome Lion Anthony Ciotti was presented the Robert J Uplinger Award at the Rome Lions Club 65th Charter Anniversary at Teugega Country Golf Course. The award, established in 1993, the award honors outstanding Lions and Non-Lions or organizations who perform exemplary service to a club, district or community. From left: David Hubman, Rome Lions Club president; Janet LaFrance, district governor; and Ciotti.
AWARD FOR RASHFORD — Dale Rashford, of the Rome Lions Club, receives the Lions Melvin Jones Fellowship Award at the Rome Lions 65th Charter Anniversary held at Teugega Golf & Country Club. The national award is the highest form of recognition and embodies humanitarian ideas consistent with the nature and purpose of Lionism and exceptional club and community service, the club announced. Rashford was joined at the ceremony by other local Melvin Jones Fellowship Award recipients, including, from left: Charles Nutting; Joe DeFina, past district governor; Rashford; Dale’s brother Ron Rashford; and Larry Riolo.
NEW MEMBER — PCC Tim Jachlewski, Secretary/Treasurer of MD-20 Lions installed new member Lion Lenny Giardino at the Rome Lions 65th Charter Anniversary at Teugega Country Club. Pictured L-R are Giardino and sponsor IPPVictor Fariello Jr.