CELINA —The Boy Scouts of America, Black Swamp Area Council, conducted its Council Annual Meeting and Recognition Luncheon on Feb at the Tri-Star Career Center in Celina. During the day, Dr. Daniel Meffley was installed as council president, three Silver Beaver awards were bestowed, and the 2019 Kitty Freed Community Service Award was presented.
Those that were honored from the region included Terri Mauer, of New Bremen, and Eric Reneker, of Bluffton, who were awarded Silver Beaver Awards. Curt Brookhart, of New Bremen, was given the Silver Antelope Award. Sam Briggs, of Lima, was recognized for earning the President Award.
The council serves the counties of Allen, Auglaize, Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Mercer, Paulding, Putnam, Seneca, Van Wert and Williams.