Schneider wins Lions Club's biggest award

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Henry Schneider has been selected by the Loomis Lions Club as the recipient of its Melvin Jones Fellow award, the club’s highest award. Schneider is a well-known community leader and businessman, former president of the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce, and longtime Loomis Lion. The announcement was made at the Lions annual Christmas banquet Dec. 14 at the Flower Farm. Presenting the award was Lions International Director Bob Smith, who explained that those named Melvin Jones Fellows are recognized for their community services in the name of the organization’s founder. Accompanying Schneider’s award was a donation from the Loomis Lions Club of $1,000 to the Lions Clubs International Fund, an account used to assist people in great crisis around the world. – Staff report