Sen. Vincent J. Fumo
 

District Office

1208 Tasker Street
Phila, PA 19148
215-468-3866

Harrisburg Office

545 Main Capitol
Hbg, PA 17120
717-787-5662

 





  

_____________________NEWS RELEASE
State Senator
VINCENT J. FUMO

1st Senatorial District
Democratic Appropriations Committee Chairman
Room 545 Main Capitol, Harrisburg PA 17120
Internet Website: www.fumo.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  GARY TUMA
PHONE: 717-787-5662 
FUMO HONORED BY PHILADELPHIA AREA BOY SCOUT COUNCIL

     PHILADELPHIA, June 6, 2002 State Senator Vincent J. Fumo was presented today with the Good Scout Mariner Award at a ceremony aboard the battleship New Jersey.

    The honor was given by the Cradle of Liberty Council, Boy Scouts of America, which serves the Greater Philadelphia region, in conjunction with the local maritime industry. The annual award honors a person whose service to the community lives up to the Scout Oath and Scout Law, and who has been effective in helping the maritime industry, especially the ports of the Delaware River area.

     Since 1978, Fumo, a Democrat has represented the First State Senatorial District, which includes the waterfront of south and central Philadelphia. He also serves on the Board of the Delaware River Port Authority.

     In accepting the award before a luncheon crowd of several hundred people, Fumo praised the Scouts for the work they do in developing leadership skills and responsibility among young people.

     "The Boy Scouts have stood for timeless values, such as good citizenship, teaching young people to become self reliant, and teaching them to provide the kind of strong leadership that our country will always need," Fumo said.

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