Many local boy scouts are being honored for their dedication and hard work.
Awards were given out Saturday to 2011 Silver Beaver recipients at North Terrace Christian Church. 48 Eagle Scouts also received honors , but one Cub Scout received a very special award for his heroic act of saving his grandfather's life.
"We also recognized Ian Whitaker who received the heroism award they only give out 100 nationally so, it's a very fantastic honor to him, " said Jeff...
Local scouts and cheerleaders held a carwash today at the Golden Corral to raise money for Children's Miracle Network supporting the Nationwide Children's Hospital. Project Coordinator, Jeffery Brewer, says that cars showed up an hour early to get in line for the carwash. "It's a great community event and supports a great worthy cause," says Brewer.
Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Zanesville High School cheerleaders helped to make this event a great fundraising opportunity.
More than 75 adults took classes Saturday to help lead the youth in our area.
The "University of Scouting" training event for the Boy Scouts of America gave adults advanced training to take back to their scout groups.
"It is more things that you can work with, with boys and girls and actually adventure crew we also have girls, so it just gives them a better skills and abilities to put the program together to help the youth," says Richard Dailey the...
The United Way is granting money to a local organization that they believe will have a positive effect on the community.
The United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan county is giving the Muskingum Valley Boy Scouts $5,000 as part of its Community Grant Impact Funds. The Boy Scouts will use the money to develop a Learning for Life Post Program designed specifically for at-risk youth and youth in the juvenile court system.
"We are going to use these funds to build three...
The Muskingum Valley Boy Scouts now have a new leader.
Ed Mulholland is the new Scout Executive of the Muskingum Valley Council. Growing up, he was a member of the Boy Scouts and graduated as an Eagle Scout. He's been working for the Boy Scouts for 20 years and has big plans for their future.
"Well our biggest objective is always to increase our membership and there are several ways we can do that, first we just had a great fall round up in September, recruited 500...