Lion Tony Hopkins presented with the prestigious District Govenor’s Excellence Award
The visiting 1st Vice District Governor Graham Jackson presented the District Govenors Excellence Award to Lion Tony for his excellence in service to lions and the ideals of Lions International.
The award was presented on the 17th August 2015 during the dinner meeting of the Lions Club of Sanctuary Cove Hope Island at Sanctuary Cove Restaurant.
Lion Tony is our Lions Club most deserving member to receive the DG’s Excellence Award as not has he the longest serving member he has also held every position at club level (in previous clubs) plus other Zone positions.
About Lion Tony Hopkins
Tony joined the Lions Club of Taree NSW on 1st July 1975 at the age 38. Tony was a member of Taree Lions Club for about 22 years.
When Tony was introduced to Lions at that time the Taree Lions Club was made up of mainly professionals, Doctors, Solicitors & Accountants. However it was the local Butcher Max Hurrell who introduced Tony into Lions.
Tony moved, and transferred to other clubs including;
Foster Lions Club for about 3 years
Tamworth Lions Club for about 5 years
Redland City Lions Club for about 20 years
In 2014 Tony became a member of the Lions Club of Sanctuary Cove Hope Island.
So lets think of how many lives have been improved because Lion Tony was involved!