GOOD SCOUT AWARD LUNCHEON
Virtual Good Scout Award Luncheon
Thursday, March 11, 2021 | 12pm
The Good Scout Award Luncheon is attended by over 1,200 leaders from major companies in our community who gather to support local Scouting programs in Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky. Each year, the Good Scout Award is presented at this event to a business or individual who has made a lasting impact in our community over the years. This year, due to the pandemic, the Good Scout Award Luncheon will be held virtually on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 12pm. Stay tuned for further details, which will be posted soon.
GOOD SCOUT AWARD LUNCHEON HONOREE & GUEST SPEAKER
HONOREE: STEPHEN HIGHTOWER
Stephen Hightower, President and CEO of Hightowers Petroleum Co. leads a business enterprise consisting of five national and international businesses, all providing energy solutions. He grew his Ohio-based wholesale fuel supply company into an International energy solutions enterprise covering the entire energy value chain, from petroleum supply to power production. Mr. Hightower’s blue-chip customer base includes, Duke Energy, General Motors Corporation, The Kroger Company, Fed Ex, SCANNA, Ford Motor Company UPS, Honda, Con-Edison, Nissan, ATT, United Rentals, JLL Dominion Transportation, PEPCO Utility and the State of Ohio amongst others.
Hightower serves at the pleasure of the President of the United States with two appointments; the Department of Interior’s, National Park Foundation and Department of Energy’s National Petroleum Council.
Hightower was the recipient of the 2014 National MED Week Award from the US Department of Commerce, and 2013 Black Enterprise Magazine’s Industrial/Service Company of the Year, 2018 Rainbow PUSH Living Legend Award and 2019 Duke Energy Supplier of the year award.
GUEST SPEAKER: SENATOR ROB PORTMAN
Rob Portman is a United States Senator from the state of Ohio, a position he has held since he was first elected in 2010. Rob was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he still lives today with his wife, Jane. Together they have three children: Jed, Will, and Sally. Rob grew up in a small-business family, where he learned early on the value of hard work, leadership, and fiscal responsibility. When Rob was young, his dad, Bill Portman, borrowed money to start Portman Equipment Company, where Rob and his brother and sister all worked while growing up. His father, and then his brother, built the family business from a small forklift truck dealership with five employees, with Rob’s mom as the bookkeeper, to one that employed more than 300 people.
OTHER GOOD SCOUT AWARD LUNCHEON SPEAKERS
EMCEE | Clyde Gray, Former WCPO Anchor & Current
Co-host of Cincy Lifestyle
Robert C. Taylor
Council President & Chairman of the Board
Vice President New Business Development, HORAN Associates & Co-chair
Scout Oath & Law
Spoke about Scouting experiences with NYLT
Dan Beard Council’s First Female Eagle Scout in the Inaugural Class
Presenting Level Sponsor ($10,000) Includes: logo displayed on-screen throughout virtual event, recognition in the program, logo on pre-communication pieces and logo on the website.
Gold Level Sponsor ($6,500) Includes: recognition on-screen during the virtual event, recognition in the program, and logo on the website.
Silver Level Sponsor ($5,000) Includes: recognition in the program and recognition on the website.
Bronze Level Sponsor ($2,500) Includes recognition in the program.
Individual ($250) At this level, you will help to support and cover the costs of one Scout for the entire year.