Honors and Awards

2009 Melvin Jones Recipient Lion Glenn Ridenour
and 2009 Birch Sturm Recipient Lion Mike Husting

Melvin Jones Fellowship
Named for the founder of Lions International, recognizes commitment to humanitarian work.

2014Carl Wegner III
2013Steve Hansen
2012John Weinrich
2011Rich Plier
2010Pat Pool
2009Glenn Ridenour
2008Dave Mueller
2007Phil Groothousen
2006Larry Caro
2005Lloyd Morgan
2004Chuck Prendergast
2003Gary Bley
2001Richard Kapp
2000Melvin Birkholz
1999Orville Froh
1998Rick Bichler
1997Ralph Schmit
1996Howard Keller
1995Jim Greisch
1994Merlin Mueller

Birch-Sturm Award
Named for Wisconsin’s only International Presidents, Frank V. Birch and Clarence L. Sturm, honors dedication and commitment to Lionism in Wisconsin.

2014Melvin Birkholz
2014Ralph Schmit
2013Merlin Mueller
2012Dave Mueller
2011Jeffrey Bley
2011Shawn Hokanson
2010Brian Boettcher
2010Steve Hansen
2009Michael Husting
2008Rick Bichler
2007Richard Webb
2006Bob Mittnacht
2005Jim Greisch
2004Jim Herman
2003John Weinrich
2003Rich Plier