The Boy Scouts of America, Mid-America Council hosted its annual Citizen of the Year Luncheon on April 18 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at the Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine Street, Omaha.

Hal Daub was honored as the Citizen of the Year. Walter Scott, Jr. was recognized for receiving a National Silver Buffalo award, and the University of Nebraska at Omaha, was recognized as the council’s Corporate Partner of the Year.

Hal is an Eagle Scout, a Distinguished Eagle Scout and a Silver Beaver recipient. He’s been serving on the Mid-America Council Board of Trustees since 2001 and is currently serving as the Council Fundraising Chair.

Walter Scott, Jr., the former CEO of Peter Kiewit Sons’ Inc., is a distinguished Eagle Scout, has served as chairman of the Mid-America Council and was a co-founder of the council’s Heritage Society endowment fund.

The University of Nebraska at Omaha has been a strong supporter of the Mid-America Council of the Boy Scouts of America. They have chartered the Aviation, Business, and Education Explorer Posts.

The Boy Scouts, Mid-America Council serves youth in 58 counties in Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota.

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