WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The Mason-Dixon Council, Boy Scouts of America held its annual volunteer recognition dinner March 1 at the Savoy Restaurant.
The following Scout leaders were recognized for their years of service: Johnie Simpson, Frederick Shetter, Doug Henneberger, Chris Richwine and Julia Grove, 25 years; Robert Avey, 30 years; H. Ron Keefer, 40 years; and John Kinney, 65 years.
Joe Bach was presented with the James E. West Award for his endowment contributions to the Boy Scouts.
Mark Wisner and Joe Mellot were presented with the William D. Boyce Award for organization of new units.
A moment of silence was held in recognition for the Scout leaders who passed away during the previous year: Don Brown, Thomas Robel, Alexander and Agnita Schreiber, Richard Stanton, Jerry Hoak and Jim Mortzfeldt.
Council Advancement Chairman Tom Lowson presented the council's highest volunteer award, The Silver Beaver, based on volunteering service to the council, church and in the community. This year's recipients are: