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THE AUBREY D. GREEN HUMANITARIAN AWARD:

This award may be presented annually at the Lions of Alabama, Multiple District 34 Annual Convention in honor of Aubrey D. Green, Past President of The International Association of Lions Clubs.  This award is presented to a non-Lion citizen of Alabama or a person who is a native of Alabama who has made a significant contribution to a better community, state and nation through their personal business or professional life under criteria developed by the Multiple District Council of Governors.  The recipient is selected by a committee appointed by the Multiple District Council of Governors.  Nominees may be proposed by local Lions Clubs, District Governors, Committee Members, or individual Lions.  Two or more nominations must be received for presentation of this award.

Some of the award recipients: Ralph “Shug” Jordan,  Senator Jim Allen,  John Sparkman,  Charlie Boswell,  Dr. Alston Callahan, Dempsey Boyd,  Paul “Bear” Bryant,  John M. Harbert III,  Dr. William R. Lucas,  Dr. John W. Kirklin,  “Alabama”,  Joseph A. Colquitt,  Congressman Tom Bevill,  Jim Wilson, Jr.,  Joseph S. Bruno,  John F. Croyle, Chester Freeman, Dr. Buris Boshell,  George Wallace,  Eugene C. “Gene” Stallings,  Mayor Emory Folmar,  Dr. Frederick P. Whiddeon,  Senator Howell Heflin,  Mrs. Sheri Mills,  Steve James,  Dr. Sam Eichol,

2013-14        Dr. Rod Nowakowski
2014-15        Dr. Christopher La Ganke
2016-17        Coach Sarah Patterson

 

TOM JONES LION OF THE YEAR AWARD:

This award may be presented annually in honor Tom C. Jones and his service as a Past International Director of our Association to a Lion who has demonstrated loyal and devoted service and/or other criteria developed by the Multiple District Council of Governors. The recipient of this award is selected by a committee appointed by the Multiple District Council of Governors.The District Lion of the Year Award recipients from each District of Multiple District 34 are automatically nominated for selection. Two or more nominations must be received for presentation of this award.

1981-82        PDG Frank Sims
1982-83        PDG Murray Sanders
1983-84        PDG Dr. Andrew Hosien
1984-85        PDG Joseph Colquitt
1985-86        PDG William Ray Belew
1986-87        Lion Billy Rau
1987-88        PDG James Goodwin
1988-89        Lion John M. “Mo” Ballew
1989-90        PDG Victor D. McCarley
1990-91        R. G. Cook
1991-92        PDG William Tisdale
1992-93        Dawson Christian
1993-94        Edris Hawthorne
1994-95        James L. Livingston
1995-96        J. C. Elsberry
1996-97        William C. Tisdale

2013-14        Gloria Williams
2014-15        Allen Neal
2015-16        Pedro M. Pino,Sr.

 

RODERICK BEDDOW OUTSTANDING CLUB AWARD:

In honor of Roderick Beddow,Sr. – Past President of The International Association of Lions Clubs, this award may be presented annually to the Lions Club who, in the opinion of a committee appointed by the Multiple District Council of Governors, has most distinguished themselves in service and the promotion of Lionism and/or other criteria developed by the Multiple District Council of Governors.  The District Outstanding Club Award recipients from each District of Multiple District 34 are automatically nominated for selection.  Two or more nominations must be received for presentation of this award.

1971-72        Hanceville
1972-73        Enterprise
1973-74        Tuscumbia
1974-75        Cullman
1975-76        East Gadsden
1976-77        Jasper
1977-78        Holly Pond
1978-79        Florence Downtown
1979-80        Enterprise
1980-81        Opelika
1981-82        Hokes Bluff
1982-83        Hokes Bluff
1983-84        Selma
1984-85        Enterprise
1985-86        Cullman
1986-87        Killen
1987-88        Cullman
1988-89        Snead
1989-90        Cullman
1990-91        Vestavia
1991-92        Phenix City Russell
1992-93        Northport
1993-94        Daleville
1994-95        Birmingham
1995-96        Birmingham

2014-15        Cullman Community

 

WILLIAM C. CHANDLER AWARD:

This award, presented annually in honor of William C. Chandler, Past President of The International Association of Lions Clubs, is a statistical award to recognize club membership growth.  There are three awards, with one to the club with the highest percentage gain with a beginning membership of nineteen or less, one with the highest percentage membership gain with a beginning membership of twenty to a closing membership of forty-nine, and one with the highest percentage gain with a beginning membership of fifty or more.  The award is given on the basis of beginning membership as of July 1 and closing membership as of June 30 as shown on the Membership Register of Lions Clubs International.

1980-81        Adamsville
1981-82        Muscle Shoals
1982-83        Montgomery
1983-84        Northport
1984-85        Adamsville
1985-86        Moulton
1985-86        Tuscumbia
1986-87        Enterprise
1987-88        Snead
1988-89        Snead
1989-90        Ashford
1990-91        Orange Beach
1991-92        Phenix City Russell 

                     1-19 Members                       20-49 Members                     50+ Members
1992-93        Uniontown                             Navoo                                    East Walker 

1993-94        Boldo                                     Dothan Wiregrass                  Forestdale 

1994-95        Jackson                                 Daleville                                 Killen 

1995-96        Tuscumbia                             Fort Payne                             Mobile
1996-97        Cahaba Valley                       Trussville                                Enterprise

2013-14        Town Creek                           Daleville                                  Athens 

2014-15        Huntsville – Von Braun          Gulf Shores                            Saraland 

2015-16        Leeds                                    Talladega                                Enterprise