Longtime North Haven volunteer honored by Lions Clubs International

Longtime North Haven volunteer honored by Lions Clubs International

Alan J. Sturtz, four-term president of the North Haven Lions Club (2014-2018) and former president of the New Haven Lions Club (1998-1999), was recently recognized for his 25 years of community and humanitarian service to his club and community by the Lions Clubs International Foundation and was named a Melvin Jones Fellow, the highest honor bestowed by LCIF.

Sturtz has also served on numerous committees at the club, district (Fairfield and New Haven counties) and multiple district (state) level.

Sturtz was also recognized as a Knight of the Blind, the highest honor awarded by the Connecticut Lions Eye Research Foundation (CLERF) for his work in bringing the KidSight program to the North Haven public elementary and preschools, to private day care centers in North Haven, to home-schooled children through the North Haven Memorial Library, and to Special Needs children at the Connecticut Autism Speaks Resource Fair, and his service on the CLERF Board of Directors. 

Sturtz is beginning his term as second vice-district governor for Lions District 23-A, covering 51 clubs in Fairfield and New Haven counties. He is in line to be first vice-district governor in 2019-20 and to be installed as district governor in July 2020.

-- Press Release


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