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Melvin Jones

The Impact of Melvin Jones

on Lions Club

What better way to ring in the Centennial than by celebrating the man who started it all? 100 years ago, Melvin Jones’ vision became a reality when delegates of the first Lions Club met to inaugurate what would become an International movement to improve lives of vulnerable people around the world. Jones’ devotion to service embodied the values that have grown Lions Club International in the world’s largest service organization. His vision carriend Lions Club international into the 21st century and his legacy will propel it into the next.
Facts about MJF The Fellowship was established in the 1973 and the progressive program began in 1986 in response to Lions’ request for a way to extend their commitment to LCIF Donations through MJFs provide 75 percent of the Foundation's annual revenue. There are 54 levels in the PMJF program. As of January 2016, there are 386,804 MJF recipients and 75,067 PMJF recipients worldwide. All MJFs are invited to the annual luncheon held at the convention (ticket purchase required). The MJF luncheon began in 1984 and has been held at each convention since then. The names of MJFs are displayed on a computer in the LCIF Room at the International Headquarters
Melvin Jones Fellowship   The Melvin Jones Fellowship (MJF) recognizes donations to the sum of $1,000 to LCIF. For recognition of humanitarian serviice. An MJF is an hornor presented to those who donated to LCIF or to People for whom a donation was made in their name. Here is a list of District 13OH5 Melvin Jones Fellows
Melvin Jones Fellows
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