Whitefield Lions Club recently received a number of awards at the fourth cabinet meeting of Maine Lions District 41.

District Gov. Norm Hart was hosted by the Whitefield Lions Club on May 10 for dinner and presentation of awards.

Lion Amanda Stevens was presented the 2017-18 Rookie of the Year award. Stevens has made significant contributions to the Whitefield Lions Club, including serving as co-chairwoman of the Railroad and Dollhouse Show, developing a Facebook page and website for Whitefield Lions, publishing a monthly newsletter, as well as volunteering for additional projects, according to a news release from the club.

Stevens also was awarded first place for Outstanding Newsletter. This award is given for consistently creating a professional, high-quality newsletter containing pertinent information, inviting headlines and pictures of events of interest.

Lion Charlotte Hayes was presented the 2017-18 Secretary of the Year award. Hayes has excelled in her duties of maintaining accurate records, reporting and submitting records to Lions Club International, assisting the Erskine Academy Leo Club and supporting Whitefield Lions Club President Cindy Lincoln.

Chevron awards for long-term service were presented by Hart to Whitefield Lions Brenda Bonsant, 10 years; Ted Bonsant, 10 years; Dolly Lothrop, 10 years; Richard Parlin, 15 years; Ronald Kenoyer, 15 years; and Ernestine Sproul, 35 years.

The club also took third place in both Travel and Efficiency for District 41.

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