Lion-hearted: Oberg, others honored for commitment to Lions Club
Bemidji Lions member Bob Montebello (right) shows Gordy Oberg (seated left) the "Melvin Jones Fellow" plaque presented to Oberg by Lions District Gov. Larry Winner on Friday morning. In the background, left are fellow Lions members Ron Porter and LeRoy Hill. The Bemidji Lions are celebrating their 75th anniversary hosting the Lions District 5M-10 Midwinter Convention this weekend, with more than 150 members and their spouses. Oberg has been a Lion member for almost 50 years, 27 years in the Bemidji Chapter. Lions members Mike Liapis, Ted Magnan and Mark Paulson are also being honored with the "Melvin Jones Fellow" honor this weekend.