MIDDLE TENNESSEE COUNCIL, BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, TO HAVE RETIRED U.S. ARMY GENERAL DAVID H. PETRAEUS AS GUEST SPEAKER
(pictured above: Retired United States Army General David H. Petraeus)
Over 800 attend Council’s largest fundraising event
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Middle Tennessee Council, Boy Scouts of America, will hold its 31st Annual Nashville Patron Luncheon on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. More than 800 community leaders and supporters will be in attendance to honor the Council’s five Scouts of the Year, learn about the success of Scouting programs, and hear from Retired United States Army General David H. Petraeus. During the luncheon, former Governor of Tennessee Bill Haslam, will host a one-on-one conversation with General Petraeus.
The luncheon is the Council’s largest fundraising event, and this successful luncheon will generate more than $1,300,000 in contributions. Winston Justice, a vice president with Alliance Bernstein and the Council’s Friends of Scouting Chair, will announce the giving total at the end of the luncheon. Clay Bright, with the Megasite Authority of West Tennessee, will serve as the Nashville Patron Luncheon Chair.
The Scouts of the Year being honored are Wyatt Hensley (Webelos, Pack 358), Matthew Pyle (Second Class, Troop 593), David Olakunle (First Class, Troop 621), Jack Jones (Life Scout, Troop 137), and Hannah Neal (Life Scout, Troop 2019, Venture Crew 357 and Ship 1919).
The Nashville Patron Luncheon is a priority to the Middle Tennessee Council Scouting program. The Middle Tennessee Council serves over 12,000 youth in 37 Middle Tennessee counties and Ft. Campbell, KY. For information on how to support the Nashville Patron Luncheon and make a difference in a Scout’s life, contact Director of Finance Services, Kevin McMurrian, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Middle Tennessee Council, Boy Scouts of America is committed to preparing young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. For more information about MTCBSA, visit www.mtcbsa.org