Maui Boy Scout Council Awards Announced
The Maui County Boy Scouts Council today announced recipients of its Silver Beaver Award and District Award of Merit.
Volunteers Grant Chun, Eric Nagamine and Jamie Wright will be honored with the organization’s Silver Beaver Award; and Ira Uradomo and James Brent will be honored with the District Award of Merit award.
All will be recognized at the organization’s Annual Dinner on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the LDS Maui Lani Stake Center.
The Silver Beaver was introduced in 1931 as the highest Scouting award given at the local council level, the Silver Beaver recognizes volunteers for consistent, dedicated service to the area’s youth, both in and out of Scouting, over their tenure as a volunteer.
The District Award of Merit Award is presented to any registered Scouter who renders service of an outstanding nature.
“The Silver Beaver is one of the few national awards presented by the local council, we will also be recognizing our District Award of Merit for Scouters with outstanding service in there respected areas,” said Robert Nakagawa, MCC Scout Executive. “We are honored to have the opportunity to recognize our volunteers in this way, and grateful for their years of devoted service. It is only because of the leaders with this type of dedication that we are able to serve more than 1,000+ local youth.”
Cost to attend the Annual Dinner is $180 for a catered table of eight, or $25 per person for a catered meal.
To sign up to attend, please visit: www.mauibsa.org/cab2017. For more information about Maui County Council, Boy Scouts of America, call (808) 244-3724.