Lion Vic Kopnitsky Jr., a 16 year member and current treasurer of the Canastota Lions Club, was recognized by his fellow Canastota Lions for his many years of dedicated service to Lions and his community.  Lion Vic, becomes the 16th Canastota Lion to receive this well deserved and prestigious award.  ID Roderick Wright presented the Melvin Jones Fellow award to Lion Kopnitsky Jr. during the fall convention's held Saturday night Melvin Jones Fellow / Robert J Uplinger awards dinner held at the Embassy Suites in Syracuse. NY. 

MJF PDG Kerry Brown was also given a 40 year service pin and plaque, for his very active service with the Lions and Leo's along with the LCIF.

Pictured are  L to R:  MJF PDG Kerry L. Brown, Lion Nickie Brown, Lion Marian Cerio, Lion Wynne Shaul (3rd VP), MJF Vic Kopnitsky Jr., Canastota President Lion Jeffrey Huss (RJU in 2015), ID Wright and MJF Donald “Biff” Cerio Sr.

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