Boy Scouts of America honors Hall County citizens at American Values Dinner

By AccessWDUN Staff
Posted 4:00PM on Saturday 18th March 2023 ( 2 days ago )

Boy Scouts of America's Northeast Georgia Council held its 24th annual American Values Dinner Thursday at the Chattahoochee Country Club in Gainesville to honor three citizens for their exceptional contributions to the Hall County community.

"Each year, the goals of this dinner are to raise money for the local Scouting program and to honor three outstanding citizens with the Ralph Cleveland Distinguished Citizen Award," Scout Field Advisor Foy Todd said in a release Friday.

The dinner had more than 150 individual donors and corporate sponsors including two presenting sponsors - Mar-Jac Poultry and Northeast Georgia Health System. Latham Saddler, a former Navy SEAL, was the keynote speaker at the event, Todd said.

Ralph Cleveland Distinguished Citizen honorees:

Mohake Dave' President & CEO - Georgia Emergency Department Services
Jay Jacobs CEO - Jacobs Media Corporation
Joel Williams VP of Operations - Mar-Jac Poultry

Dinner tri-chairs:

Tammy Caudell
Michell Piucci
Dr. Bo Walpole

Dinner host committee:

Jimmy Adams Ken Loft
Dr. Pepper Brown Abit Massey
John Cleveland Sonja McLendon
Mimi Collins Tate O'Rouke
Sam Couvillon Dr. Richard Oates
Randall Frost Kevin Price
Mike Giles Ricky Pugh
Don Grimsley Brian Rochester
Tony Herdener Tyler Smith
Dr. Trevor Hooper Phillip Turner
Dick Huff Melissa Tymchuk
Ben Jarrard RK Whitehead
David Lancaster Martha Zoller


Boy Scouts of America held its 24th annual American Values Dinner Thursday, March 16, at the Chattahoochee Country Club in Gainesville. Ralph Cleveland Distinguished Citizen honorees pictured L to R: Mohake Dave', Jay Jacobs and Joel Williams.

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