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Outstanding Citizens To Be Honored at the Boy Scouts of America 6th Annual New Providence Good Scout Award Dinner

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Gina Caburis
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Al Elefante
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David C. Hasenkopf
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Gary Kapner
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Kerry Lee
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 Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will be honoring local citizens at the 6th Annual New Providence Good Scout Award Dinner to be held on the evening of Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at The Primavera Regency in Stirling at 6:30 pm.  This year’s honorees are Gina Caburis, Al Elefante, David Hasenkopf, Gary Kapner, and Kerry Lee.

The event recognizes these five outstanding citizens for their community service, as evidenced by their leadership and interests within the New Providence community, and for their embodiment of the values of the century old Scout Oath and Law in their personal and professional lives. The event chair is a 2016 New Providence Good Scout Award Recipient, Michael Shapiro, CEO & Publisher, TAPinto.net

Gina Caburis is Director of Global Sales at West Unified Communications Services and the chartered organization representative and committee chair for Boy Scout Troop 63 of New Providence. Al Elefante is the owner of Elefante Music & School for the Performing Arts. David Hasenkopf is the immediate Past President of the New Providence Board of Education and committee chair of Boy Scout Troop 1 of New Providence. Gary Kapner is the Vice President & General Manager of Creative Wallcoverings & Interiors and a Councilman in New Providence. Kerry Lee is the General Manager of Murray Hill Hotel & Suites.

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New Providence is a part of the Patriots’ Path Council, Boy Scouts of America which serves 17,000 youth in over 400 Scouting units in communities like ours throughout Morris, Middlesex, Somerset, Sussex, and Union Counties. 

For more information on Scouting, attending the event, and sponsoring an ad in the program journal, contact Jennifer Volz, Sr. Development Director, at 973-765-9322 ext. 249 and/or jennifer.volz@scouting.org.

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