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Dan Beard Council News

For the an inventory of press releases from events in the Dan Beard Council, please click here. For the latest updates and news about what’s happening in the Dan Beard Council, please see below. For additional information on National Organization of the Boy Scouts of America Restructuring, click here.

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Scouts BSA Troop 974 Celebrates 20th Anniversary Dinner in Conjunction with the 1st Anniversary of sister Troop 1974 while both hosting a Court of Honor

On January 9, 2020, Scouts BSA Troop 974 from West Chester, Ohio, Fort Hamilton District, Dan Beard Council, celebrated their 20th Anniversary Dinner and Court Of Honor in conjunction with their sister Troop 1974, to celebrate their 1st anniversary and Court of Honor. The highlight of the event was 25 of the 69 Troop 974 Eagle Scouts attending, along with the troop founder, Lee Yarberry, and former Scoutmaster, Scott Kunau. To learn more, click here.

Eagle Scout Caleb W. of Troop 990 in West Chester, Ohio Completes his Service Project at FCUMC

Caleb W., a member of BSA Troop 990 in West Chester, Ohio, chose to support Faith Community United Methodist Church (FCUMC) on his Eagle Scout Service Project. He produced 100 resurrection crosses to be placed on FCUMC worshipers’ yards so they can witness their faith during lent 2020. To learn more about Caleb, click here.

The Dan Beard Council Welcomes Andrew Zahn as the New Scout Executive of the Dan Beard Council

The Dan Beard Council is excited to welcome and introduce Andrew Zahn as our new Scout Executive. Andy will be joining us on February 1, 2020. To learn more about Andrew, click here.

The National Council of the Boy Scouts of America Names Roger C. Mosby as New CEO and President

Irving, TX (December 30, 2019) – The National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) named Roger C. Mosby as the organization’s CEO and President after a focused search, which was initiated when former CEO and President Michael B. Surbaugh retired after a tenure of more than four years.
For the story in it’s entirety, click HERE.

Eagle Scout Does A Good Turn By Returning Lost Ring Found After 35 Years

November 20, 2019 – In June, 1984, David Schaefer lost his high school class ring. Then, in September of 2019, David receives an email through Facebook Messenger from Joe House, who David did not know. Joe, an Eagle Scout from Troop 974 of the West Chester Nazarene Church in West Chester, Ohio, asked David if he lost something and asked about when he graduated his particular high school. David remembered losing his ring and connected with Joe to personally meet him and thank him for returning his lost item. For the story in it’s entirety, click HERE.

Good Scout Award Luncheon Supports Scouting in Our Community

April 4, 2019 – In March, more than 1,000 community leaders gathered in for the annual Dan Beard Council Good Scout Award Luncheon. The Dan Beard Council honored Laura Brunner, President and CEO of The Port and Ed Diller, Partner at Taft, Stettinius & Hollister. The Dan Beard Council serves more than 30,000 boys and girls in Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky with a program of character development and leadership training. 

Road Closure – Information on Getting to Camp

April 2, 2019 – As of Tuesday, April 2, 2019, the bridge to the south of the Cub World entrance is closed. The repairs may not start until summer of 2020. This means that the only option to access Cub World will be by coming down Price Road past Camp Craig; access from Milford is no longer an option. This will affect all Scout and non-Scout groups and events for the foreseeable future, including (but not limited to) Summer Camp, Challenge Camp, Peterloon, Spook-O-Ree, all weekend Reservations, District Camp-O-Rees and Cub-O-Rees, etc. Please make note and make proper travel arrangements on getting to camp. Click HERE or the image above for more details on this closure.

A Family Tradition: For the Moellers of Ohio, it’s Six Brothers, Six Eagle Scouts

January 14, 2019 – Birders call a group of eagles a convocation, a congregation or an aerie. But in the case of Daniel, Tim, Ben, Adam, Sam and Joshua Moeller, a more fitting word is “family. Last month, the two youngest members of the Cincinnati-based Moellers earned the Eagle Scout rank. In doing so, Sam and Joshua became the family’s fifth and sixth Eagle Scouts. That means all six Moeller brothers — whose ages range from 15 to 30 — have achieved Scouting’s highest honor. In doing so, they join an even larger family: the community of more than 2 million Eagle Scouts in BSA history.

Professional Leadership Network Predict To Raise Over $65,000 In Support Of Local Underserved Youth

May 31, 2018 – The Professional Leadership Network (PLN) of Dan Beard Council, Boy Scouts of America hosted the seventh annual Dodgeball Challenge tournament. The proceeds help send under-served local youth to Dan Beard Council’s Challenge Camp, an exciting summer camp program designed to prepare youth to become well-equipped citizens by instilling in them the values of service, leadership and ethics.

Boy Scouts of America National Aviation Scholarship Awarded to Local Scout Explorer

May 29, 2018 – Reagan Alley, of Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky, was awarded a $5,000 National Aviation Exploring Scholarship Award by the Boy Scouts of America’s National Aviation Exploring Committee. Two years ago, Reagan joined the Aviation Explorer post of the Dan Beard Council, which he found was a great way to stay in Scouting and focus on his career path.

Dan Beard Council Good Scout Award Luncheon Raises $500,0000

March 14, 2018 – More than 1,100 people gathered for the annual Dan Beard Council Good Scout Award Luncheon to celebrate the accomplishments of Chris Cole and raise $500,000 for Boy Scout programs.

Cincinnati Regional Chamber To Honor John F. Steele Sr. With Great Living Cincinnatian Award

November 21, 2017 –Strategic advisor for Hilltop Basic Resources, Inc. and long-time Scouter, John F. Steele Sr., will be honored as one of four recipients in the 2018 class of Great Living Cincinnatians. The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber has presented the Great Living Cincinnatian award annually since 1967.

PLN To Raise Funds In Support Of Local Youth

June 5, 2017 – The Professional Leadership Network (PLN) of Dan Beard Council, Boy Scouts of America will host the seventh annual Dodgeball Challenge tournament in support of an exciting summer camp program called Challenge Camp.

Eight Israeli Scouts Visit Local Boy Scout Summer Camp

July, 2017 – Eight Scouts, ages 13 and 14, and a leader from the Tzofim Israeli Scout Delegation visited the Greater Cincinnati area and Camp Friedlander for two weeks.

Cincinnati Regional Chamber To Honor William P. Butler With Great Living Cincinnatian Award

December 1, 2016 –CEO of Corporex Cos., and Dan Beard Council board member, William P. Butler, will be honored as one of four recipients in the 2017 class of Great Living Cincinnatians. The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber has presented the Great Living Cincinnatian award annually since 1967. The four honorees will be installed at the 2017 chamber annual dinner at the Duke Energy Center on Feb. 16, 2017

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