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BSA 100th celebration set Saturday

By Staff | Apr 16, 2010

In recognition of the 100th Anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America, the Mannahoac District, Boy Scouts of America announces that Roger Dailey, George E. Tabb, Jr. and James E. “Jay” Watson are being honored as the 2010 Jefferson County Distinguished Citizens. These three individuals have played a significant role in the Jefferson County Scouting movement.

The dinner will take place at Independent Fire Co. Social Hall in Ranson on Saturday, April 17, at 6:30 p.m. for a social gathering with dinner at 7 p.m. The purpose of the dinner is to honor these individuals for their work on Scouting’s behalf for the youth of Jefferson County and to raise the necessary funds so that Scouting may continue to grow and offer a quality program to the youth of Jefferson County. Individual tickets are $100 or $180 per couple. Also, there are sponsorships available. Past recipients of the Distinguished Citizen Award are; Conrad “Connie” Hammann, Henry B. Davenport, III, Roger Ramey, Peter H. Dougherty, Guy Chicchirichi, and A. David Hamill.

The Mannahoac District, organized in 2002 covers Jefferson County and Clarke County, Virginia. They have earned the National Quality District Award six of the last eight years. Currently over 900 youth call themselves Scouts with over 300 adults serving as leaders in the Mannahoac District.

For more information on how to support Scouting or to join, please contact the Shenandoah Area Council at 1 (540) 662-2551 or by email at sacbsa@sac-bsa.org or you may visit their website at www.sac-bsa.org.