Area Boy Scout Council plans recognition dinner

Don Wehrly, vice president and chief information officer at Marathon Petroleum Corp., will be the featured speaker at the Black Swamp Area Boy Scout Council’s inaugural Exploring program recognition dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Findlay Country Club.
The dinner is held to honor volunteers and Explorers for their distinguished work. Wehrly will talk about his experience as an Explorer advocate. He heads the Information Technology Exploring post sponsored by Marathon.
Awards will be presented to the Explorer of the year, post adviser of the year, the annual scholarship winner, the president’s award, and the “Grow the Movement” award to the post whose membership has grown the most the past year.
Exploring is a career education program for young men and women who are 14 (and have completed the eighth grade) or 15 through 20 years old. Adults are selected by the participating organization for involvement in the program. Exploring’s purpose is to provide experiences to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults.
The cost for the dinner is $25 per person. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis with limited seating. They may be purchased in advance online at http:www.bsac449-bsa.org. by clicking on the calendar, then on Thursday.

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