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SCOUT YOUTH HONORED AT BEXAR COUNTY BRUNCH
Alamo Area Council’s Annual Fundraiser Recognize Youth
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (February 13, 2020) Community leaders and Scout supporters will gather Thursday, February 13, 2020, to hear youth and adult members of the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council share their stories, including a keynote from Eagle Scout Jim Syring, newly appointed President of Property and Casualty at USAA. Others will be honored for their outstanding achievements and saving lives.
Valero Energy Corporation will host the event and Media is invited to attend at Valero’s facility at One Valero Way, Building D, Fourth Floor, with event beginning at 11:30 a.m. and concluding at 1:00 p.m.
“The goal of the Scouting Movement is to teach our youth to have good judgement and a good head on their shoulders by experiencing positive outdoor adventures. So please ‘Give’ to help fund the tradition of adventure and character development for all boys and girls,” said Michael de los Santos, Scout Executive, Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council.
Tyler Syring with Scouts BSA Troop 18 and Gayle Hende of Scouts BSA Troop 346 will emcee the breakfast; announcing many special honorees. Eagle Scout Jonathan Largoza of Troop 346 will be honored with the Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award for his support of a senior community.
Connor Ferguson of Troop 285, Stephen Chapman, Clayton Gillen, and Massone Sirianni of Troop 111 will be honored for their significant acts of service that demonstrate unusual heroism and skill in saving or attempting to save another’s life.
The presentation of colors will be led by Eagle Scout Alex Kubon with Scouts BSA Troop 208. Alex will be recognized for completing ALL 138 merit badges Scouting has to offer.
The annual event hosted by Valero Energy Corporation helps support Scouting programs and camps council-wide. The counties served by the Alamo Area BSA include Bexar, Atascosa, Bandera, Comal, Frio, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, La Salle, McMullen, Medina, and Wilson.
To support Scouting, donate online at www.GiveTheAdventure.org or text GIVEADVENTURE to 41444.
About the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council
The Alamo Area Council, BSA headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, serves a 13-county area imparting the Scouting program to over 17,000 youth and 4,000 volunteer adults in South Texas. The Boy Scouts of America continue to prepare young people for life by providing the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, utilizing outdoor activity, citizenship, and fitness. The Council manages over 1,280 acres of outdoor adventure for boys and girls from 5-20 years of age at three premier camps – Bear Creek Scout Reservation, Mays Family Scout Ranch, and McGimsey Scout Park. Learn more at www.AlamoAreaBSA.org.