Pictured, from left to right, are SCLC President Stephania Motes, Fellow Recipient and SCLC Treasurer Chuck Day, 12-O District Governor Fred Mundt, SCLC Secretary Jim Reed, and SCLC 1st Vice President Daryle Cochran
Chuck Day of Spring City has been named a Melvin Jones Fellow by Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) in recognition of his commitment to serving the world community. Named for the founder of Lions Clubs International, Melvin Jones, the fellowship is one of the Foundation’s highest recognitions, honoring the commitment to humanitarian service.
Mr. Day is a member of the Spring City Lions Club. He recently received a commemorative plaque and lapel pin acknowledging his dedication to the foundation’s humanitarian goals. As a Melvin Jones Fellow, Mr. Day becomes a part of the growing network of individuals who are committed to improving the quality of life for people locally and in communities around the world.
The Melvin Jones Fellowship is a recognition presented to those who donate $1,000 to LCIF or to people for whom a donation was made by others. It is the backbone of LCIF, providing 75 percent of the Foundation's revenue. Contributions can be made by individuals (including non-Lions), clubs or districts.
Lions Clubs International Foundation is the charitable arm of Lions Clubs International. Established in 1968, LCIF is committed to providing humanitarian services to those in need, including providing disaster relief, saving sight, supporting youth and combating disability. There are more than 476,000 Melvin Jones Fellows worldwide who provide more than 75 percent of the Foundation’s revenue. LCIF was ranked by a Financial Times study as the #1 non-governmental organization with which to partner.