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File #: 18-7012    Version: 1 Name: DANIEL JOSEPH LITTON - EAGLE SCOUT
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 11/9/2018 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 11/13/2018 Final action: 11/13/2018
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING DANIEL JOSEPH LITTON FOR ACHIEVING THE RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT WHEREAS, The Cook County Board of Commissioners is pleased to recognize outstanding achievement and dedication; and WHEREAS, In August 1911, The Boy Scouts of America established the rank of Eagle Scout which is the highest title that can be attained by a Boy Scout; and WHEREAS, In order to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout, a Scout must first earn at least 21 merit badges and demonstrate Scout Spirit through community service and leadership, including an extensive service project that the Scout plans, organizes, leads and manages; and WHEREAS, Daniel Joseph Litton, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout with Troop 1373 of Palos Hills where he has earned a total of 32 merit badges. Daniel has spent ten years in the scouting program and has served in numerous leadership capacities which include Patrol Leader, Assistant Patrol Leader, Librarian, Chaplain's Aide and Troop Guide; and WHEREAS, Scouting ...
Sponsors: SEAN M. MORRISON
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

HONORING DANIEL JOSEPH LITTON FOR ACHIEVING THE RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT

WHEREAS, The Cook County Board of Commissioners is pleased to recognize outstanding achievement and dedication; and

WHEREAS, In August 1911, The Boy Scouts of America established the rank of Eagle Scout which is the highest title that can be attained by a Boy Scout; and

WHEREAS, In order to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout, a Scout must first earn at least 21 merit badges and demonstrate Scout Spirit through community service and leadership, including an extensive service project that the Scout plans, organizes, leads and manages; and

WHEREAS, Daniel Joseph Litton, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout with Troop 1373 of Palos Hills where he has earned a total of 32 merit badges. Daniel has spent ten years in the scouting program and has served in numerous leadership capacities which include Patrol Leader, Assistant Patrol Leader, Librarian, Chaplain's Aide and Troop Guide; and

WHEREAS, Scouting has provided numerous community service opportunities for Daniel to participate in such as Feed My Starving Children, the NALC Food Drive, the Special Olympics and Honor Flights for veterans at Midway Airport; and

WHEREAS, For his Eagle Scout Service Project, Daniel created the "Kits for Kids" service project which entailed the gathering of school supplies, story books, activity books, hygiene items, dental informational packets, snacks, and games. These items were assembled by Daniel and his fellow scouts into over 100 gift bags for children, ages 6-12, which were distributed to the Operation Blessing food pantry where Daniel had volunteered previously; and

WHEREAS, Daniel's commitment extends beyond Boy Scouts and into his education where he has served on Student Council as the chairman of the Missions and service Committee where he has led blood drives, food drives, hunger awareness events and a St. Baldrick's fundraiser which raised over $8,000; and

WHEREAS, Daniel has...

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