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Boardman family of Eagle Scouts to be spotlighted

February 24, 2012
Special to the Town Crier

This year's Scouting Breakfast will shine the spotlight on the Boy Scouts of America Scouting families and will honor Eagle Scouts George, John and Jim Grim, Dr. Robert and Christopher Hunt and Dr. Timothy, John, Robert, Jason and Travis Kneen at the Whispering Pines District seventh annual Celebration of Scouting Breakfast on Tuesday, March 6 at the Holiday Inn in Boardman. Guest speakers include Eagle Scout Dr. Timothy Kneen, Eagle Scout Anthony Calautti and Jason Wolf, the new Scout executive of the Greater Western Reserve Council, Boy Scouts of America who himself is an Eagle Scout.

The Whispering Pines District of the Greater Western Reserve Boy Scout Council serves families in Mahoning County and Hubbard, with 1,215 youth involved in 42 units supported by 536 adult volunteers. In 2011, the Whispering Pines District was the only district in the council to increase in the number of units.

Eagle Scout George Grim earned his Eagle Scout award in 1948 while in Boy

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John, George and Jim Grim of Boardman will be honored as a family of Eagle Scouts at the annual Scouting breakfast on March 6.

Scout Troop 59 from Beech Bottom, W.Va., and is a retired systems engineering manager of the IBM Corporation and continues to serve the Whispering Pines District on the Advancement Committee. John Grim is a 1985 Eagle Scout of Boy Scout Troop 46 of Boardman and is currently employed as a commercial real estate Broker and lives in Atlanta, with his family. James Grim is a 1988 Eagle Scout of Boy Scout Troop 46 of Boardman and is currently employed as a security officer at the Cleveland Clinic.

The breakfast begins at 7:15 a.m. and reservations are required by calling or e-mailing Wolf at 330-898-8474 or



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