Shenandoah Area Council – 2011 Friends of Scouting Dinner

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Shenandoah Area Council –  2011 Friends of Scouting Dinner

Honoring Charles Triplett “Trip” Hardesty

Purpose of Dinner: To raise the awareness of the Scouting program in Clarke County and to provide  operating funds for the Shenandoah Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, which provides a value based program to over 6,000 young people annually in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.

To recognize Trip Hardesty as Scouting’s Distinguished Citizen for 2011 for his significant contributions to Scouting and the community.

Where: Enders Fire Hall,  Berryville, Virginia

Did you know?

  • The Shenandoah Area Council was started in 1928, 83 years ago.
  • Only 1 out of every 3 Boy Scouts earn the Eagle Award, Scouting’s highest honor.
  • The Military Academy’s automatically give all Eagle Scout applicants 10 points on their application
  • Since 1988, the Shenandoah Area Council has conducted Scouting for Food collecting over a million pounds of food that has helped feed the needy
  • Over 5 million youth are in Scouting throughout the country
  • Of the 12 men to physically walk on the moon’s surface, 11 were involved in Scouting.
  • From the 110 United States Congress, 248 have a Scouting background with 25 having earned their Eagle Scout.
  • President Gerald Ford is an Eagle Scout
  • It cost the Shenandoah Area Council $300 to keep one youth in Scouting.

Contribution: Those in attendance will have an opportunity during the dinner program to make a pledge of a financial contribution to the Boy Scouts of America. Payment may be made at a later date. Make checks payable to Shenandoah Area Council, B.S.A. Corporate checks are accepted

Sponsorships: Anyone may be a Dinner Sponsor and will be listed in the program by level (if desired).

        • $5,000.00 – Day of Scouting in the Shenandoah Area Council – Recognition in Council Newsletter, Website, Leaders dinner at Camp Rock Enon, Custom banner at Scout Service Center, Photo of presentation and an accompanying story submitted to local news outlet. Receive a special council patch
        • $2,500.00 – Day of Scouting in Clarke County – Recognition in Council Newsletter, Website, Photo of presentation and an accompanying story submitted to local news outlet. Receive a special council patch
        • $1,250.00 – Honorary Eagle Scout – Recognition in Council Newsletter, Website. Receive a special council patch
        • $750.00 – Honorary Life Scout. Receive a special council patch
        • $500.00 – Honorary Star Scout. Receive a special council patch
        • $300.00 – Honorary First Class Scout. Receive a special council patch
        • $125.00 – Honorary Tenderfoot Scout. Receive a special council patch

Past Recipients: J.D. “Jack” Hardesty                                   Dr. Thomas C. Iden