Tooele City recognizes Great Salt Lake Council's 100th anniversary

 Tooele City Councilman Steve Pruden reads a Tooele City Proclamation recognizing the Boy Scouts Great Salt Lake Council’s 100th anniversary. On the left is Darwin Cook, chairman of the Deseret Peak District. Mayor Debbie Winn (right) signed the proclamation. (Courtesy of Kolbie Cook)

Tooele City Councilman Steve Pruden reads a Tooele City Proclamation recognizing the Boy Scouts Great Salt Lake Council’s 100th anniversary. On the left is Darwin Cook, chairman of the Deseret Peak District. Mayor Debbie Winn (right) signed the proclamation. (Courtesy of Kolbie Cook)

Tooele City Mayor Debbie Winn signed a proclamation Wednesday night honoring the Great Salt Lake Council of the Boy Scouts of America on its 100th anniversary.

“It is a great honor to be able to sign this proclamation and declare the year of 2018 as the 100th anniversary of the Great Salt Lake Council,” Winn said.

“I want to thank all the scouts, leaders and volunteers for all the time and effort they put into this program,” she added. “This program makes such a huge impact to this community and our community would not be the same without the scouting program.”

It was 100 years ago this year that Boy Scouting officially came to Utah, according to a news release from the Great Salt Lake Council. Since 1918, the GLSC has served millions of young men in our area and encouraged them to be trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly and all the other good things about scouting, the release states.

About 15 Boy Scouts and five leaders attended the proclamation signing at Tooele City Hall on Wednesday night.

 

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