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The Western Massachusetts Council serves over 6,600 young people and over 1,600 adult volunteers in Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire Counties of Western Massachusetts.

The Council has programs for boys and young men aged 5-20, and young ladies aged 13-20.

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Silver Beaver Nominations Due April 1

The highest volunteer recognition awarded by a council is the Silver Beaver. Please nominate adult Scouters who have shown exceptional service and leadership at the local, district and council level for this distinguished award. The official form can be found at the BSA Form Library, accessed at

http://www.wmascouting.org/forms-and-resources/BSA-forms.html

Nominations should be submitted to the council office, attention Silver Beaver Committee, by April 1, 2015.

This year, these awards will be presented to deserving leaders as part of the Council Annual Meeting in June. Watch the council website for details regarding this event.

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