Chief Scout Executive, Chief Earl Old Person honored June 23

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For More Information Contact:

Jack Sherick, Assistant Scout Executive, Montana Council, 761-6000

Mary Matelich, VP Public Relations

Chief Scout Executive, Chief Earl Old Person honored June 23 

(GREAT FALLS, MT — June 16, 2011)  The Montana Council, Boy Scouts of America, is pleased to announce that Mr. Robert Mazzuca, national Chief Scout Executive, will speak at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, 4201 Giant Springs Road, on Thursday, June 23 at 7:00pm.  The theme for the celebration is “Welcoming the Second Century of the BSA and Celebrating Scouting in Montana.” Chief Earl Old Person will be honored for his lifetime achievements in the Boy Scouts.  Jim Kizer, Director of the Rescue Mission, will offer the invocation.

Complimentary tickets can be reserved by phone, 761-6000 or on line, Seating is limited to 160 people, and tickets are going quickly.

This is only the second time that a Chief Scout Executive has visited Montana.  Mr. Mazzuca will also visit Columbus on June 24th and Kalispell June 25th, where he will dedicate the BSA Centennial Forest.

Sponsors for the Great Falls event include Orthopedic Center of Montana, Chuck and Gerry Jennings, DADavidson, Pacific Steel & Recycling, Benefis, Stelling Engineers, Taylor Automax, and Conner and Pinski.

For more information, please contact Jack Sherick, 868-5662 or 761-6000.