LaPlace Lions Club President Dr Christy Montegut (Right) is shown with Sheriff Wayne L Jones, who was presented with the Melvin Jones Fellow award for dedicated humanitarian services to the Lions Club International Foundation. This award is the highest award a Lions Club member can receive after 15 years of active and outstanding membership. Sheriff Jones received this award at the LaPlace Lions Club Banquet recently. Sheriff Jones has been a member of the Lions Club for the last 27 years, and has served as President for two years. The LaPlace Lions Club also donated $1,000 to Lions Club International in the name of Sheriff Jones.