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Bob Harmon to Receive Distinguished Citizen Award

Boy Scouts of America to Host Dinner Honoring Distinguished Citizen

Pine Tree Council, Boy Scouts of America President Peter Ventre and the Distinguished Citizen Award Committee are pleased to announce the recipient of the 33rd Annual Distinguished Citizen Award, Robert Harmon, President and CEO of Norway Savings Bank.  The Distinguished Citizen Award honors Harmon as an outstanding individual for his support to the youth of Maine and the community.

Harmon has worked in financial services for over 30 years and joined Norway Savings Bank in 2000. He serves on the boards of Bridgton Academy, Norway Savings Bank and Western Maine Health.

Pine Tree Council Executive, Anthony Rogers stated that, “Bob was selected to be recognized as our 2010 Distinguished Citizen because he exemplifies the Scout Oath and Law in his everyday life.  The annual Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner is one of our most prestigious events of the year. The event promotes the dynamic community partnership that exists between Scouting and leading area businesses. The dinner serves to showcase the contributions of the honoree to the local community as well as to promote positive public awareness of the Scouting program and its impact of the youth of Maine and our Nation.  The beneficiary of this event is Maine youth.”

The 2010 Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner is scheduled for Thursday, November 11th at the Holiday Inn By The Bay in Portland.

About the Boy Scouts of America
Serving nearly 2.8 million young people between 7 and 20 years of age at more than 290 councils throughout the United States and its territories, the Boy Scouts of America is the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training.  For more on the Boy Scouts of America, please visit http://www.scouting.org/.

About the Pine Tree Council
The Pine Tree Council provides Scouting opportunities to 9,300 youth in central and southern Maine, including the counties of Androscoggin, Cumberland, Franklin, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Oxford, Sagadahoc, Somerset and York.  For more information on the Pine Tree Council, please visit http://www.pinetreebsa.org/.

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