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Good Scout Award and 20K Raised at Tall Timbers Dinner

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The 7th Annual Leadership Dinner was held at The Woodlands Country Club’s Palmer Course to present the Good Scout Award and raise money for the Tall Timber’s District.  More than $20,000 was raised for Friends of Scouting, Tall Timber’s District during the event on February 21, 2017.

The evening began with Boy Scouts from the Tall Timber’s District greeting guests and showing them to their tables. In attendance were previous honorees Coulson Tough (2011) Retired from The Woodlands Development Company, Alex Sutton (2012) Co-President of The Woodlands Development Company, Virgil Yoakum (2013), The Johnson Development Corporation, Nelda Blair (2015) Founder for the Blair Law Firm, and Gil Staley (2016), President of The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership. Rob Eisler, (2014) Former State Representative was unable to attend.

The Good Scout Award is given each year to an individual that exemplifies the values and ideals of Scouting through community leadership and service. This year’s honoree was Jack Stibbs Jr., the Managing Shareholder of Stibbs & Co Attorneys and has been practicing law for over 40 years. Jack demonstrates the continuous values and ideals of scouting through many community leadership roles, such as: Economic Development Partnership of Montgomery County (Board Member, 2008-2009; Executive Committee Vice Chairman, 2003) San Jacinto River Authority (Board of Directors, 2004-2011) Pulmonary Hypertension Association (Chairman, 2004-2006) Association for Corporate Growth (Founder Local Committee, 2002) Amegy Bank (Advisory Board Member, 1999-2005) South Montgomery County YMCA (Board, 1997) The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce (Chairman, 1995-1996) The Woodlands Rotary Club (Director, 1990-1995) K-Life of The Woodlands Christian Youth Ministry (Board, 2009).

Jack Stibbs shared, “There were two summers that I worked during college at the Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch in Colorado…One Summer I was the head quartermaster in charge of ordering all food and supplies and getting it out to the troops. The next Summer, I was what they called a provisional scout master in charge of handling kids that were recruited from the inner city in Denver to show them the out of doors and the scouting ways. Both interesting gigs.” Stibbs said that these two summers had such a strong impact in his life, proving further that the Boys Scouts of America provides a program that builds character, trains and develops young people.

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View photos from the event on the Hello Woodlands Facebook page!