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File #: 16-4346    Version: 1 Name: HONORING OAK PARK BOY SCOUT TROOP 16 ON THE OCCASION OF ITS 100TH ANNIVERSARY
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 7/8/2016 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 7/13/2016 Final action: 7/13/2016
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING OAK PARK BOY SCOUT TROOP 16 ON THE OCCASION OF ITS 100TH ANNIVERSARY WHEREAS, on March 16, 1916, Oak Park Boy Scout Troop 16 was chartered under the sponsorship of First Presbyterian Church; and, WHEREAS, 100 years later it is the oldest remaining scout troop in Oak Park; and, WHEREAS, community service is a staple for troop 16, and has been since World War I, when it sold $25,000 in victory bonds; and, WHEREAS, Troop 16 has conducted the annual Thatcher Woods cleanup for the last twenty years, thereby contributing to the health and vitality of the Cook County Forest Preserve; and, WHEREAS, Troop 16's outdoor program teaches scouts problem solving, perseverance, and teamwork; and, WHEREAS, Troop 16 is committed to developing Oak Park area boys into productive and responsible young men; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the president and Cook County Board of Commissioners recognize Oak Park Boy Scout Troop 16 in its centennial year, and su...
Sponsors: RICHARD R. BOYKIN

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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

 

HONORING OAK PARK BOY SCOUT TROOP 16 ON THE OCCASION OF ITS 100TH ANNIVERSARY

WHEREAS, on March 16, 1916, Oak Park Boy Scout Troop 16 was chartered under the sponsorship of First Presbyterian Church; and,

WHEREAS, 100 years later it is the oldest remaining scout troop in Oak Park; and,

WHEREAS, community service is a staple for troop 16, and has been since World War I, when it sold $25,000 in victory bonds; and,

WHEREAS, Troop 16 has conducted the annual Thatcher Woods cleanup for the last twenty years, thereby contributing to the health and vitality of the Cook County Forest Preserve; and,

WHEREAS, Troop 16’s outdoor program teaches scouts problem solving, perseverance, and teamwork; and,

WHEREAS, Troop 16 is committed to developing Oak Park area boys into productive and responsible young men;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the president and Cook County Board of Commissioners recognize Oak Park Boy Scout Troop 16 in its centennial year, and support its growth and continued success for 100 more.

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