CBS Sportscaster to be guest speaker at Local Boy Scout Award Luncheon

Cincinnati, Ohio (February) — CBS sportscaster, Greg Gumbel, will be the guest speaker during the 2016 Good Scout Award Luncheon – hosted by the Dan Beard Council, Boy Scouts of America- at the Duke Energy Convention Center on Wednesday, February 24.

The standout work of Good Scout Award Luncheon guest speaker, Greg Gumbel, has made his face, name and voice as familiar as any in the sports broadcasting industry. Throughout 40+ years in the business, Gumbel has become one of the most outstanding and best-known announcers in sports television. He has covered everything from Major League Baseball to the NBA to the NFL, the Men’s NCAA Championship Tournament, the Summer and Winter Olympic games, World Figure Skating Championships and the Daytona 500 to name a few.

In the fall, he calls exciting NFL play-by-play action across the country on CBS, with his broadcast partner, Trent Green. He is the first network broadcaster to both call play-by-play and host the Super Bowl. He hosted Super Bowl XXVI in Minneapolis, Super Bowl XXX in Tempe and Super Bowl XXXII in San Diego.

Greg is a member of the National Board of Advisors for The March of Dimes and is honored to have become a member of the St. Jude Children’s Hospital Sports Council. He is the 2007 Honoree of the prestigious Pat Summerall award for his outstanding work in broadcasting. The 3-time Emmy award winner is also a member of the Board of Regents at his alma mater, Loras College, in Dubuque, Iowa.

The Dan Beard Council will also honor the Jeff Wyler Automotive Family with the Good Scout Award for their community efforts in supporting local youth. Jeff Wyler, founder and CEO of Jeff Wyler Automotive Family, opened his first car dealership in Cincinnati in 1973 and it has grown to be one of the top 50 automotive groups in the nation. Built on a strong foundation of providing great deals combined with excellent service, the Jeff Wyler Automotive Family is one of the highest online rated dealerships in the nation.

The Good Scout Award Luncheon is the 4th largest sit-down event and is 13th in size out of the top 25 fundraising events in Greater Cincinnati. Bringing together 1,400+ guests in support of local Scouting programs, the Good Scout Award Luncheon is a “can’t miss” networking event.


The Dan Beard Council prepares more than 33,000 youth and adults to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law. Scouting provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.


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