The Whitefield Lions Club President Cindy Lincoln was presented the Membership Key Award and the Silver Centennial Award for Membership at the club’s Jan. 25 meeting. Both awards are given for inviting and sponsoring new members into the club.

Lincoln accepted the 2016-17 Excellence Award on behalf of the Whitefield Lions Club at the Jan. 28 cabinet meeting.

Lincoln has served as president of the Whitefield Lions Club for two of her nine years in the club.

The award is given to clubs that excel in community service, membership growth, communication and organization

“I am super proud and honored to be part of such a dedicated organization that cares about the needs of others. It’s like our motto says, ‘Where there is a need, there is a lion,'” Lincoln said according to a news release from Britt Morris.

The Whitefield Lions Club was one of 15 clubs in the state to receive the award.