Connecticut Yankee Council Good Scout Award Banquet

Bob Macklin, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Milford Bank, and Robert “Bob” Scukas, Owner and President of Heritage Electrical Contractors, will receive the Milford/Orange Good Scout Award at a luncheon in their honor on Tuesday, May 5th, 2009 at Costa Azzurra Restaurant in Milford. Rev. Kenneth Fellenbaum of Boys & Girls Village, is chairing the event.

The Good Scout Award is presented annually to those who exemplify in their daily lives the ideals of the Boy Scouts of America as expressed in the Scout Oath and Law. Recipients are chosen for their outstanding community service as evidenced by their interest and leadership given to many worthwhile organizations as well as the respect and esteem in which they are held by their colleagues. Proceeds from the luncheon support the programs and services of the Connecticut Yankee Council, BSA. A detailed registration flyer is available on the Connecticut Yankee Council website at

Anyone interested in learning more about Scouting or financially supporting this event should contact Event Chairman Ken Fellenbaum at 203.877.0300 or, or Staff Adviser Jonathan Pleva at 203.876.6868, Ext. 286 or Seats are $100 and all donors will be recognized at the luncheon.

Bob Macklin has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Milford bank since 1999. As President and CEO, Bob has given leadership to 95 employees in 5 offices throughout the Milford area. Prior to his service at The Milford Bank, Bob served in a number of positions at Village Bancorp in Ridgefield from 1974 through 1999.

An active supporter in the community, Bob has served for a number of years on the Good Scout Luncheon Committee, chairing the event twice, he is also a member of the Administrative Committee of the Mutual Institutions and Council American Bankers Association, the immediate past Chairman of the Connecticut Bankers Association, the immediate past President of the Milford Rotary, the Vice-Moderator of the First United Church of Christ, and a Corporator of The Milford Hospital.

Robert “Bob” Scukas is the Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Heritage Electrical Contracting, Inc. in Milford. Bob is a member of the Milford Chamber of Commerce, National Federation of Independent Business, International Association of Electrical Inspectors, and is a member of the Fairfield County Electrical Association.

Bob is an active parishioner at St. Mary’s in Milford. He’s a member of the Milford Volunteer Fire Department. Bob is especially active in Milford Scouting. From 1995 through 1999 he served as a Cub Scout leader for Pack 721. Since 1999, Bob has been the Scoutmaster of Troop 721 at St. Mary’s Church in Milford. He has built the Troop membership from just a handful of Scouts to over 50 today.

The Connecticut Yankee Council, Boy Scouts of America, serves more than 25,000 youth in Fairfield, New Haven and parts of Hartford counties. Scouting’s programs encourage youth to pursue their special interests, make new friends, develop leadership skills and give back to their community. he Council is pleased to receive 1 percent of its $4.1 million operating budget from three participating United Ways, including the United Way of Milford. For more information, please visit

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