Rhinelander Lion awarded for ‘undying dedication and commitment’
Birch-Sturm Fellowship award.
Mark Hintzmann, past International Director presented Rhinelander Lion Tony
Cirilli with the covented Wisconsin Lion Birch-Sturm Fellowship award.
Rhinelander Lions Club honored Lion Tony Cirilli with his Birch-Sturm as a
result of his activities as a Lion serving the Rhinelander Lions community.
Lion Tony Cirilli’s membership in the Rhinelander Lions Club began February
2004. Lion Tony is also a past member of the Hodag Lions Club.
In 1990 the Birch-Sturm Fellowship was created by the Wisconsin Lions
Foundation to honor those individuals who exemplify undying dedication and
commitment to Lionism. The Fellowship is named after Wisconsin’s only
International presidents, Frank V. Birch and Clarence L. Sturm who were
great supporters of the Foundation.
Rhinelander Lion Tony Cirilli has received a lapel pin, plaque, and a patch
identifying his Birch-Sturm Fellowship. His name in inscribed on the Master
Plaque, honoring all recipients, located at the Wisconsin Lions Foundation
Should you have an interest in becoming a member of the Rhinelander Lions
Club, contact any member of the Rhinelander Lion club.