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Dan Jansen Guest Speaker at Boy Scout Breakfast Fundraiser Community Leaders Rally To Support Scouting

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 7:00am
The Pfister Hotel
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(MILWAUKEE)— Olympic gold medalist Dan Jansen will speak about his life experiences in relation to Scouting at an April 2 gathering of business and community leaders here.  Jansen, a Wisconsin native and former Boy Scout, will address the annual Leadership Breakfast which showcases new programs and traditionally successful programs of the Three Harbors Council, Boy Scouts of America.

More than 400 people are expected to attend the event at the Pfister Hotel, which is also one of the Three Harbors Council’s biggest fund raisers of the year.

Three Harbors Council’s comprehensive platform of programs helps fill the various character educational needs for local youth. These programs provide quality, life-changing opportunities and training in leadership to youth in Kenosha, Milwaukee and Racine counties.

Three Harbors Council helped create Future Leaders in 2013:

•         25,179 local youth participated in Scouting’s CHARACTER BUILDING programs

•         538 community organizations partnerships

•         5,000 trained adult volunteers

•         1,512 Scouts in the Multicultural program experimented in an innovative summer STEM program

•         12,292 ADVANCEMENTS and 7,053 merit badges were awarded to Scouts

•         180,000 pounds of food were collected during SCOUTING FOR FOOD

•         145 Scouts earned the highest rank of EAGLE SCOUT

•         26,000 hours of COMMUNITY SERVICE for Eagle projects were performed by more than 3,000 youth and adult volunteers

•         Thousands of youth learned self-reliance in the OUTDOORS at four state-of-the-art camps

•         Almost 10,000 students—71% who live in the nine lowest income-level zip codes—learned CHARACTER, CAREER AND LIFE SKILLS through the Learning for Life program


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Event Details
The Pfister Hotel Grand Ballroom
424 East Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, Wis. 53202
7:00 a.m. Fellowship and Coffee
7:30 a.m Breakfast and Program