The Mid-America Council, Boy Scouts of America is recognized as “Centennial Quality Council” for 2008, for providing youth members with the highest quality program experience possible.
For nearly 100 years, the Boy Scouts of America has created a strong foundation of leadership, service, and community for millions of America’s youth. Today, the Mid-America Council celebrates this legacy as it reaffirms their commitment to inspire and prepare future generations.
The council received this recognition under the leadership of Daniel P. Neary, Chairman and CEO of Mutual of Omaha and Mid-America Council Chairman, Stephen L. Bartlett, Vice President, Wells Fargo Private Bank and Council Commissioner, and Lloyd E. Roitstein, Mid-America Council Scout Executive/President.
In order to receive Centennial Quality Council, the Mid-America Council had to achieve 10 areas of achievement, including serving more youth in its traditional program, ending the year with 30,527 total youth.
The council also focused on staff development and recruiting quality volunteer leadership at every level of the organization. Individuals looking for volunteer opportunities can call 402.431.9BSA (9272).
The Boy Scouts, Mid-America Council serves youth in 58 counties in Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota. The Council serves youth by instilling them with values that last a lifetime. Such values include honesty, helping others, character development and respect for the law. Scouts learn these values while participating in fun, family-friendly activities. The Council, supported by 8,516 volunteers, is headquartered in Omaha, with a satellite Scout Center in Sioux City, Iowa.