On Tuesday March 26, the
Flint River Council of the Boy Scouts of America hosted the 2013
Annual Boy Scout Golden Eagle Dinner at the Eagles Landing Country
Club in Stockbridge.
Buddy Welch displays the
Golden Eagle Award he received at the Annual dinner held at
the Eagles Landing Country Club.
Close to 200 Henry County
leaders, residents and Scouting supporters attended the event to
raise money for the Henry County Scouting program and at the
same time, honored one of Henry County’s most influential youth
and community quality of life advocates, Judge and Attorney
Organizing the dinner were
Co-Chairs Trea Pipkin, Solicitor-General and Marcia Taylor,
President and CEO of Bennett International Group. Both Co-Chairs
also are instrumental in supporting various youth and community
initiatives here in Henry County and the Southern Crescent. Master
of Ceremonies for the evening was Ed Clark, Atlanta Motor Speedway
President and General Manager.
“Each year, with the aid of
influential community leaders, the Boy Scouts of America hosts a
dinner to raise funds necessary to keep the Scouting Community
growing and flourishing here in Henry County” says Jason Setser,
Senior District Executive of the Flint River Council, Boy Scouts of
Mr. Setser further states
that “There is no other program here or in the United States that
has worked for over 100 years to instill in youth the positive
values of good citizenship, positive moral values and ethical
decisions. Many of Henry County’s current leadership were Scouts,
some of which attained the highest award, that of Eagle Scout.
Sheriff Keith McBrayer and County Chairman Tommy Smith, to name a
few, earned the rank of Eagle right here in Troops from Henry
County, and have dedicated their lives to making Henry County the
best place to live, work and play in Georgia.”
To make a
donation to Henry County Scouting, contact Jason Setser at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 770-866-8319. You can mail a
donation to: Flint River Council, 1361 Zebulon Rd., PO Box 173,
Griffin GA 30224.