Champions of Character Dinner Held June 18, 2014, Washington, DC
National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America held the 2014 Champions of CharacterDinner in Washington, DC on June 18th. Honorees were, Dr. Jorge Ribas, President & CEO of Mid-Atlantic Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Susan Au Allen, National President & CEO of U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce; Mike Enzi, U.S. Senator (R-WY); Angela Franco, President & CEO of Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Michael Melton, President, 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, DC.
Washington, DC, June 20, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- On June 18th, National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America and Learning for Life hosted the 2014 Champions of Character Award Dinner. This year's honorees were Susan Au Allen- National President & CEO US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce, Michael Melton- President - 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, DC, Angela Franco-President & CEO Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Dr. Jorge Ribas-President & CEO Mid-Atlantic Chamber of Commerce. The event was held at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, 999 Ninth St. NW Washington, DC 20001. The master of ceremonies was Jose Nino. Eagle Scout Justice Boston spoke on his Scouting experience. Individuals and companies gathered to support this event which benefited the National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America and Learning for Life program. The Learning for Life program is an affiliate of the Boy Scouts of America and is a diverse and inclusive nationwide program providing career guidance and character education to boys and girls in grades pre K through age 20. Together, Learning for Life and the Boy Scouts of America serve over 55,000 youth in the Greater Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area. The honorees have provided dedicated public service for a number of years in a variety of positions and have maintained an impeccable reputation for both integrity and competence. As such, they serve as superb role models for girls and boys through their effective leadership and consistent embodiment of the goals and values that these organizations promote in young people.
Pictures are available at www.ncacBSA.org/champions