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Federal Way Lions Club recognizes member with fellowship | Slideshow
The Federal Way Lions Club presented their incoming president with a Melvin Jones Fellowship on Tuesday during the club's monthly meeting.
C.T. Purdom, who will take over the club presidency for the coming year, has been a member of the Lions Club since 1969. He is a teacher, husband and father. The fellowship is awarded to club members who have donated or had donations made in their name totaling $1,000.
Julie Enges, current "tail twister," was recognized as the Lion of the Year for her work and dedication to the club. Her role as tail twister includes bringing energy to the club meetings.
The club also installed several other leaders at the meeting. Bill Ellis will be the membership chairman; Dick Mayer will be the "lion tamer," who is responsible for the various flags and items present at each meeting; Roger Hershey, current president, will take over the role of tail twister; Bob Darrigan will be the club's secretary and Dorothy Burt will be vice president.
The Lions Club meets at noon every first and third Tuesday at the Denny's restaurant on 320th Street.