Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will honor local citizens at the 2017 Denville Good Scout Award Dinner to be held on the evening of Thursday, June 1st at Embassy Suites in Parsippany at 6:30 pm. The honorees are Melissa Cooke; Ronald and Marie Dickerson; Officer Rick Duda; Dr. Andy Smith; Reverend Richard V. Tartaglia; and Nancy Witte.

The event recognizes these seven outstanding citizens for their community service, as evidenced by their leadership and interests within the Denville 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 Denville Township Councilman, Douglas Gabel.

Melissa Cooke is the owner of Restyle Renew and the President of Denville P.R.I.D.E. Council. Ronald and Marie Dickerson are the owners of the Denville Foodtown. Officer Rick Duda is an officer for the Denville Township Police Department and the School Resource Officer at Morris County School of Technology. Dr. Andy Smith is a Chiropractic Physician at Denville Community Chiropractic Center. Reverend Richard V. Tartaglia is the Parochial Vicar at St. Mary’s R.C. Church. Nancy Witte is a retired teacher and Army Master Sergeant.

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The area 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 the program journal, contact Sarah Galo, Development Executive, at 973-765-9322 ext. 224 and/or sarah.galo@scouting.org.