Special Events

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


The Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner helps support the Urban Scouting program that serves more than 6,300 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 Jeromy Rutledge, Director of Development at (816) 569-4965.

The Boy Scout Golf Classic was held on Tuesday, August 12th at Loch Lloyd Golf Club. Funds raised by the tournament help sponsor programs for more that 33,000 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 Classic was held on Friday, October 10th and Saturday, October 11th. The event was Co-chaired by Chris Hodgdon and Mark Larrabee and raised funds to support the Heart of America Council. If you would like more information on the Sporting Clays Classic and auction, please contact Bob Hamlin, Senior Development Director, at (816) 569-4921.