Lions club honours Alan's 50-year commitment to community
LIONS International past district governor Alan Moore has been honoured for his long-time commitment to the community.
Alan, 89, received a special medallion marking his 50th year of service to those in need through Lions.
His distinguished history of service dates back to his home state of Tasmania, where he was an Apexian and a district commissioner of scouts before joining the Lions Club of Devonport.
Since moving to the Sunshine State, Alan has been a member of Lions clubs in Gympie South, Hervey Bay, Lake Currimundi-Kawana and Mooloolaba.
He has provided outstanding service to others through these clubs across the past half-century. In that time, Alan has been engaged in most executive and board roles.
His service has been acknowledged through excellence and dedication awards including: an International President's appreciation certificate, the District Governor's Award, a Melvin Jones Fellowship Award, James D Richardson Honour Award, William Tresise Fellowship Award a distinguished service award and life membership of Lions International and the Mooloolaba club.
A Mooloolaba Lions Club spokesman said many people would recall a helping hand from Alan across his 52-year long career as a pharmacist.
Locally, he owned and operated the Buddina Pharmacy before his retirement.
The spokesman said Lions members across the district, especially from his Mooloolaba club, had shared in the festivities honouring Alan's service and had extended their thanks and congratulations for the leadership and support provided by a humble club member.