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31ST ANNUAL WHITNEY M. YOUNG JR. SERVICE AWARDS DINNER

Pittsburgh, PA (February 18, 2020) – Over the past 30 years, the Laurel Highlands Council, Boy Scouts of America has honored a wide array of individuals, institutions, and even local businesses for their service to Scouting by presenting them with the Whitney M....

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CAMP TWIN ECHO RELEASE 1/2020

Pittsburgh, PA (January 1, 2020) -- On Thursday, January 30, 2020, the board of directors of the Laurel Highlands Council (LHC) approved the sale of Camp Twin Echo, located in New Florence, PA. The sale of the property is expected to close by the end of May. Tony...

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MEMBERSHIP FEE CHANGES

PITTSBURGH, PA – September 23, 2019 Dear Laurel Highlands Scouters, I want to make you aware that late last week we were informed that the National Council, Boy Scouts of America, is considering a fee increase for 2020. While the fee increase would be effective...

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PROPERTY UPDATE: CAMP TWIN ECHO

Pittsburgh, PA (December 9, 2019) -- The Board of Directors of the Laurel Highland Council met on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, to discuss the 2020 Council operating budget.  The Board determined that based upon operational deficits and reduced usage of Camp Twin...

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MEMBERSHIP FEE INCREASE FOR 2020

PITTSBURGH, PA – September 23, 2019 Dear Laurel Highlands Council Scouters, Thank you for your leadership, time and effort devoted to Scouting. Our program would not be what it is without the dedicated men and women who pass along our aims of character...

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30TH ANNUAL WHITNEY M. YOUNG JR. SERVICE AWARDS DINNER

Pittsburgh, PA – The Boy Scouts of America, Laurel Highlands Council is delighted to recognize our 2019 Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award winners, Thomas Blank and the Pittsburgh-based law firm of Meyer, Unkovic & Scott, at the 30th Annual Awards Dinner, which...

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COUNCIL STATEMENT ON CAMP MASTER PLAN

PITTSBURGH, PA – October 2, 2018 – The volunteer Board of Directors of the Boy Scouts of America, Laurel Highlands Council as part of its efforts to increase and enhance programs and services has approved a Master Camp Plan. This plan was part of the continuing...

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COUNCIL STATEMENT ON THE BSA-LDS RELATIONSHIP

PITTSBURGH, PA - The Laurel Highlands Council is thankful for the 105-year partnership that our parent organization – The Boy Scouts of America – has enjoyed with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Throughout the years, our council has been privileged to...

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