Nominated by: Hubbards & Area Lions Club
Lion William Burns has shown great initiative, leadership, and dedication since joining the Hubbards & Area Lions Club in 2018. He has proven to be a great role-model to his peers by being a “hands-on” volunteer.
Willie’s drive and determination are only two factors which led to him becoming King Lion in 2019. Since then, Willie has taken the club to “new heights” with increased revenue & functions, as well as becoming a respected member of our community. He has sustained us thus far, through Covid-19 with take-out dinners (something new for us), connecting with this community and beyond, and increased membership by 24%.
Through additional revenue, Willie has enabled the Hubbards & Area Lions Club, to touch and enrich the lives of more community members. Hubbards is a diverse community where some families struggle financially, especially since Covid-19. Willie has ensured that families are taken care of through club donations, functions and hard work of he and his peers. This year 70+ children had a brighter Christmas thanks to King Lion Willie and the Hubbards Lions (just one aspect of the work our social services monies do to help the community). It is for these reasons and many more that we nominate King Lion William Burns for the 2021 Volunteer Award.