Honda receives 22nd annual Good Scout Award

The Housatonic Council Boy Scouts of America, will present this Year’s Good Scout Award to longtime community leader Curtiss*Ryan Honda. The award will be presented to Curtiss Ryan Honda on Thursday, Oct. 20 at the Brownson Country Club, 5 Soundview Avenue in Shelton from 5:30 P.M. to 7:30 PM.

The Housatonic Council presents a Good Scout Award to an individual or organization that exemplifies the ideals of the Boy Scouts of America as expressed in the Scout Oath and Scout Law. The recipients are chosen for their outstanding community service as evidenced by the interest and leadership given to many worthwhile organizations as well as the respect and esteem in which they are held by their colleagues. Good Scout Award honorees are selected by a committee that is chaired by  Mayor Mark Lauretti who is also a member of the Executive Board of the Housatonic Council.

“Curtiss*Ryan Honda has contributed to the betterment of life in our Valley towns in many ways,” said Mayor Lauretti. “Curtiss*Ryan Honda has been an engaged partner with the Housatonic Council and through their support of many of the Valley’s community organizations and initiatives to improve the quality of life for area residents.”

Previous recipients of the Good Scout Award include Walter Archer, Jr., Jamie Cohen, Helen and Gerald Bogen, David Rifkin, Mark Lauretti, James Ryan, John Anglace, Representative Richard Belden, Robert Scinto, Dean Borgman, Norman Santa, Patrick Charmel, Royal Wells, the Jones family, Fletcher Thompson, William Bassett, Monty Blakeman, and David Grant, the law firm of Welch, Teodosio, Stanek & Blake, LLC (formerly known as Winnick, Vine, Weich & Teodosio, LLC), Ned Miller, and Jeff Bruner of the Iroquois Gas Company.

The Housatonic Council serves the towns of Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, and Shelton. Established in 1923, the Housatonic Council is one of the oldest councils in the Boy Scouts of America. In addition to delivering the Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, Venturing, and Learning for Life programs, the Housatonic Council owns and operates the Edmund D. Strang Scout Reservation in Goshen.

People who would like to attend the Good Scout Award Ceremony, or make a contribution to the event should contact John Zseller at the Housatonic Council, Boy Scouts of America at (203) 734-3329.