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‘Celebration of Scouting’ Fundraiser Set for April 24

BOARDMAN, Ohio – How the Boy Scouts provide leadership skills training and prepares youths for future success will be celebrated April 24 by the Whispering Pines District Great Trail Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

The event, the 13th annual “Celebration of Scouting” breakfast fundraiser hosted by the council, will be held at the Holiday Inn-Boardman. Doors open at 7 a.m. Breakfast will be served beginning at 7:15 with the program ending by 9.

This year’s speaker will be Youngstown City Schools CEO Krish Mohip, and master of ceremonies will be Mark Luke.

The Whispering Pines District of the Great Trail Boy Scout Council serves families in Mahoning County and Hubbard with over 1,000 youth involved supported by more than 600 adult volunteers.

Reservations are required by March 16 sponsorship opportunities are available by calling John Brkic at 330 773 0415, ext. 230 or emailing at

Pictured: 2018 Celebration of Scouting Breakfast Committee members are: From left: Mark Luke, Albin Dearing, Katie Burkey, Perry Chickonoski, Bill Moss, John Barkett, Laura Kupec, John Brkic and Mike Kupec.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.