The Westminster Lions Club awarded the Melvin Jones Fellowship to Lion Robert Hayes for his dedicated service and commitment to the ideals of Lionism. This is the highest honor conferred by Lions Clubs International. Lion Hayes is chairman of the club High School scholarslhiop awards probram and is a club past president The Melvin Jones award was presented on 11 January 2018 at the Westminster VFW by Barbara Mills, chairman of the Westminster Lions Club Melvin Jones selection committee.

Lion Robert Hayes, center, receives his Melvin Jones pin from his wife Lion Barbara Hayes. Lion Barbara Mills is on the Left.