Chocolay Lion Jerome "Pete" LaRue receives the District 10 Distinguished Service Award by District Gov. Ruth Snyder at the U.P. Lions Convention in St. Ignace recently. This award is the highest award the district governor can give to a fellow Lion in the U.P. LaRue has been a member of the Chocolay Township Lions Club since December 1983, and is currently serving as president for the fifth time. LaRue has been chairman of the Chocolay Lions Club Children's Halloween Party for more than 15 years and started and chaired the Lions Club Easter egg hunt for 13 years. His club elected him Lion of the Year in 1992.