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Dr. James H. Taylor to be honored by Boy Scouts of America


Williamsburg, Ky. – On Tuesday, May 14, 2013 the Blue Grass Council, Boy Scouts of America will be hosting their third annual Daniel Boone Visionary Award Dinner. This event will be held in the T.J. Roberts Dining Hall on the campus of University of the Cumberlands (UC) to honor UC President Dr. James H. Taylor.

The 2013 Daniel Boone Visionary Award will be presented to Dr. Taylor by Dr. Terry Forcht, 2012 award recipient. Dr. Taylor has been selected to receive the award for his significant service to the youth in Southeastern Kentucky.

Anyone wishing to attend the ceremony on May 14 is encouraged to reserve a table. Guests may sponsor a table of six to eight people for $1,000, couples are $250 and individuals $150. The event begins at 5:30 pm.

Checks can be made out to Mt. Laurel Boy Scouts, or pledges can be billed at a date you request. Please mail RSVP’s by May 3, 2013 with check or pledge to:

Daniel Boone Visionary Award Dinner

P.O. Box 1450

Corbin, KY 40702

All proceeds from this event benefit the Mt. Laurel Boy Scouts of America serving Laurel, Whitley, Knox, Harlan, Bell, and Jackson counties. The District serves over 1,000 youth in 45 units.

For more information contact Shane Anglin at or at 606-539-4364.

Located in Williamsburg, Ky., University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees in more than 40 major fields of study; nine pre-professional programs; twelve graduate degrees, including two doctorate, two specialist and eight master’s degrees; certifications in education; and online programs.