The Greater St. Louis Area Council,
Boy Scouts of America
invites you to our
2013 Annual Meeting & Recognition Dinner
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Hilton St. Louis Frontenac
1335 South Lindbergh Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63131
6 p.m. - Fellowship
6:30 p.m. - Dinner
7:15 p.m. - Program
$32 per person
Free parking is available at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac.
Please R.S.V.P. by May 15 by mailing in your response card, visiting a council office or by visiting stlbsa.kintera.org/2013AnnualDinner
Highlighting the evening
will be the Silver Beaver Award Ceremony.
The Council Annual Dinner is our council's annual business meeting and adult volunteer recognition event.
Invitations will be mailed out early April to council executive board members, council members-at-large, district committee members, district commissioner staff, chartered organization representatives, unit committee chairmen and unit leaders. Unfortunately, we cannot mail invitations to everyone, but other Scouters are definitely welcome to attend, too.
Join us for a very special evening!
Meet our 2013 Silver Beaver recipients!
As we near the Annual Meeting & Recognition Dinner, we will introduce each of the Council's 21 Silver Beaver recipients. Learn more about the 2013 honorees below!
Robert Bruton has been a servant leader in the community for more than 40 years as a
combat veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a Scout leader in the Osage District and dedicated church and
Among his many roles, Bob is a chartered
committee chairman, assistant Scoutmaster and a committee member. He is also his district’s advancement
chairman and acts as a merit badge instructor and counselor for eight merit
badges. His many functions have earned him the William D. Boyce New Unit Organizer
Award, District Award of Merit and multiple district leader awards. Roy has
completed both Wood Badge and Sea Badge and is a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow.
He is a voting member of the Citizen Corps
Council, which is responsible for the oversight of the Franklin County
Emergency Preparedness and Emergency Management Training. Bob served the community during multiple free dental clinics, helping more than 200 people get the dental care they couldn’t
Brooks’ dedication has had a monumental impact in both the community as well as
in scouting. A volunteer in the River Trails District, he has used his numerous
positions in Scouting, such as Scoutmaster and Assistant District Commissioner,
to keep boys and girls motivated in the Scouting program. Roy’s 20-plus years
of experience in Scouting have earned him the district award of merit and the
Vigil Honor of the Order of the Arrow.
only has Roy contributed a considerable amount of time to the Boy Scouts, he has
also been registered and active in the Girl Scout program for close to 18
years. In addition to Scouting, Roy has coached CYC soccer for over eight years
and nine years for the Khoury league.
believes in the future of all youth and is willing to donate every spare moment
of his time to see youth succeed.
An Eagle Scout, Dr. Rick Blaich
is a volunteer in the Sioux District and currently acts as the District’s
Advancement Chairman. Previously he served as the Cubmaster for Pack 63 and
Scoutmaster for Troop 166. The father of three Eagle Scouts and brother of a
Silver Beaver recipient, Rick is also a Brotherhood member of the Order of the
Arrow, Anpetu-We Lodge, and has
received the Sioux District Award of Merit.
In addition to Scouting, Rick
has served his community as a past elected member of the Butler County Health Board
and spent time on the Poplar Bluff Airport Advisory and Boys and Girls Club
boards. He is the current president of
the Clyde McCrea Cerebral Palsy Association.
General Aviation has always
been his passion. Teaching the Aviation Merit Badge and introducing hundreds of
Scouts and family members to their first flight in a light plane continues to
be a family tradition.