NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will be honoring local citizens at the 7th Annual New Providence Good Scout Award Dinner to be held on the evening of Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at The Primavera Regency in Stirling at 6:30 pm. This year’s honorees are Community Service Association, Armand Galluccio, Detective Mike Hand, David K. Helsabeck, and Nora Murphy.

The event recognizes these four outstanding citizens and one organization 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 2017 New Providence Good Scout Award Recipient David C. Hasenkopf of Boy Scout Troop 1 in New Providence.

Established in 1954, the Community Service Association’s primary purpose is to offer financial assistance to New Providence residents in their time of need. Armand Galluccio is a Former New Providence Councilman. Detective Mike Hand of the New Providence Police Department is President of PBA Local #132 and headed up the first Junior Police Academy in New Providence in 2016. David Helsabeck is the Vice Chair of Membership in the Watchung Mountain District of the Boy Scouts America and has been involved in the local Scouting programs in New Providence for 13 years. Nora Murphy is the Chairperson of New Providence Alliance, an organization that’s mission is to achieve a drug free community and improve and enhance the quality of life for all who work and live in New Providence.

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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 throughout Morris, Middlesex, Somerset, Sussex, and Union Counties.

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