Special Events

Each year the Heart of America Council conducts special events to showcase the positive impact of Scouting.

The Heart of America Council is pleased to announce that Greg Graves will be the 2013 recipient of the Distinguished Citizen Award. Mr. Graves is the Executive Chairman of Burns & McDonnell. Mr. Graves, a native Kansan, is an active member of the Kansas City community. The dinner will take place on October 17, 2013 at the downtown Kansas City Marriott. General reception begins at 6:30 pm with dinner at 7:00 pm.

The Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner helps support the Urban Scouting program that serves more than 17,110 young men and women in the urban core of Kansas City. Another highlight of the evening includes the awarding of two Eagle Scout scholarships to Eagles who have been served by our Urban Scouting program.  For additional information on the dinner please contact Tammy Butterfield, Director of Development at (816) 569-4979.

The Boy Scout Golf Classic will be held on Tuesday, August 13th at Loch Lloyd Golf Club with a noon shotgun start. Funds raised by the tournament help sponsor programs for more that 34,785 Scouts in the Heart of America Council. The event included afternoon golf followed by an awards dinner. If you would like more information on the Boy Scout Golf Classic, please contact Bob Hamlin, Development Director, at (816) 569-4921.

The Council's Sporting Clays extravaganza will be held on Friday, October 11th and Saturday, 12th. The event is chaired by Chris Hodgdon and raises funds to support the Heart of America Council. If you would like more information on the Sporting Clay Shoot and the Shooting Sports receptiont, please contact Bob Hamlin, Development Director, at (816) 569-4921.