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St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister honored at ‘Legacy of Scouting’ event

By Elizabeth Moore The Times-Picayune on May 17, 2016 at 7:55 PM, updated May 17, 2016 at 8:20 PM

St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister was honored as the recipient of the North Star Award given for her ongoing support and commitment to the Boy Scouts of America. The award was presented by Bogue Tuchenna (BT) District Chairman Roger DeSanti at a “Legacy of Scouting” reception at Forks & Corks at TerraBella on April 18.

Earlier, BT District Executive Dorothy Garcia extended welcoming hands to guests before the Order of the Arrowmen participated in the presentation of colors and the pledge of allegiance.

BT  District Commissioner John Tomba said the invocation, and BT District “Investment in Character” Chairman Pat Granier introduced the steering committee of David Boudreaux, Roger DeSanti, Ed d’Hemecourt, Chuck Hughes, Richard Knight, Shelby LaSalle, Kelly McHugh, Don Villere, Paul Vining and Michael Weiner.

The Istrouma Area Council serves 13 parishes in Louisiana and Wilkinson County, Mississippi and provides quality scouting programs to more than 8,200 co-ed youths. More than 3,000 adult volunteers support 285 Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops and Venturing Crews. The mission is to build character, citizenship and fitness while preparing young people to make ethical and moral choices by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. For more information, go online to: www.iac-bsa.org.

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