On Friday, November 1, Richard and Sylvia Place, of Vestal, were recognized for their longtime service to Vestal Boy Scout Troop 221. Three dozen attended a dinner arranged by the troop’s committee at the Silo Restaurant in Coventry.
Friends, family and alumni contributed pictures on display, fond memories and well wishes were shared, including several from people who could not be there.
Hal Ehrhardt, a two-time Scoutmaster, presented the two with freestanding awards engraved as follows:
Presented on November 1, 2019 to Richard Place, a Vestal scout and scouter who earned his Eagle rank in 1956, in appreciation of his continuous dedication to Vestal Boy Scout Troop 221. Presented on November 1, 2019 to Sylvia Place in appreciation of her many years of service to Vestal Boy Scout Troop 221, and the positive impact she has had on lives of hundreds of scouts.
Boy Scout Troop 221 • 328 Main Street • Vestal, NY